Bayfield library faces setback in new director search

The search for a new director of the Pine River Library in Bayfield was nearing an end, but after a candidate dropped out this week, the search will go into a second round. Shelley Walchak, who has...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Humbled Ignacio hopes to set new course vs. Monte Vista Pirates

Nearly 80 years after the Chicago Bears’ NFL Championship whitewashing of Washington, setting the league’s record for largest margin of victory (73-0), Ignacio High School unfortunately – and...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield aims to seize the moment in league clash with Alamosa

One win. That’s all that is on the minds of the football players from Alamosa and Bayfield high schools ahead of Friday night’s game at Wolverine Country Stadium. Familiar foes will meet once more...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio middle and elementary schools have suspected COVID-19 cases

The Ignacio School District announced new quarantines this week after two students reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, the district announced Wednesday. The COVID-19 cases were being...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Lakes says ‘yes’ to new district office

Residents of Forest Lakes subdivision north of Bayfield voted to construct a new $370,000 office building in the district, according to unofficial results Tuesday. About 55% of voters in the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wooley Wolverine now open

Wooley Wolverine is now open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 271½ N. Mountain View Drive, Bayfield, next to Brenda’s Cafe. The store offers yarn, fabric and more. For more...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Voters say ‘yes’ to Los Pinos Fire tax increase

La Plata County residents approved a property tax increase for the Los Pinos Fire Protection District, injecting much-needed funding into the district’s struggling budget. Sixty-five percent of...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Special Election fills vacant Tribal Council seat

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe held the 2020 Special Election on Friday and the Southern Ute Election Board presented the certified results Monday. Vanessa P. Torres secured support with 105 votes....

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat for Humanity homes outfitted with solar panels

Two families in Bayfield are receiving free solar panels thanks to La Plata County’s only certified benefit corporation, Shaw Solar, as part of a Habitat for Humanity project. The solar...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery DIY Network wraps up filming of Ignacio off-grid home

Filming finished Sunday on Ignacio’s newest, soon-to-be-famous earthen home. In September, Shalina Luna and her daughter, Joli Galvan, residents just south of Ignacio, embarked on a warp-speed...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florence locks down Bayfield in lopsided win

The opponent may have been a smaller classification school Friday night, but it was another state title contender that lined up across from the Bayfield Wolverines. After having a 2A Southwest...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pine River Library brings back ‘Rambling Readers’

Pine River Library has brought back its popular “Rambling Readers” program. Participants are invited to meet at 10 a.m. on the first Friday of each month starting Nov. 6 at the gate of Saul’s Creek...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

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