Benefit Saturday aids Bayfield couple injured in explosion in Mexico

This year’s Community Cares 5K on Saturday benefits Jim and Lorna Bulwan of Bayfield, who were injured in an explosion while they were on vacation in Mexico. The free event is sponsored by First...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife officials offer tips for avoiding collisions

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are reminding drivers that with dusk arriving earlier as a result of the time change the chances increase for collisions with wildlife on the roads. “The...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BHS Marching Wolverines win regionals

For the first time in school history, Bayfield High School took a first-place award at regionals in Grand Junction. All of the band members’ hard work culminates this weekend and Monday at two more...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM conducts prescribed burn near Gem Village

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management started a prescribed burn Friday on about 275 acres near Gem Village. The burn should reduce fuel in the hills, which will reduce wildfire risk in the area,...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feds restrict vehicle access at Navajo State Park

Visitors to Navajo State Park are no longer allowed to drive their vehicles to the water at Arboles Point. Visitors can still walk to the water in that area and can continue to hand-launch water...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Yard Sale Day is Saturday

Bayfield Yard Sale Day is Saturday. Sponsored by the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce, the event brings bargain hunters from throughout the region to Bayfield and the surrounding area. A map listing of...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Registered sex offender returns to La Plata County

William Ed Vollert, 28, who was previously convicted of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault on a child, will be released from prison and returned to Durango on Monday after meeting all...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield approves 1-cent sales tax increase for roads

The third try was the charm. Preliminary results for the Bayfield sales tax vote showed a clear approval by voters, with 68 percent of voters voting yes in the first wave of results. “I’m pretty...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Foutz, Blatnick, Hoover win Bayfield School Board seats

Mike Foutz is the newest member of the Bayfield School Board, and incumbent Carol Blatnick will keep her seat, according to unofficial election results released Tuesday night. Foutz had 1,345...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

McCaw, Conley-Chapman, Little tops on Ignacio school board

Kelly McCaw, Yvonne Conley-Chapman and Doug Little appear to have won the three available seats in the Ignacio School District board elections Tuesday. It was as crowded of a field for school board...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head Start turns 50

Head Start, the federal child and family development program, celebrates its 50th year in 2015. Head Start was only two years old when the Southern Ute Montessori Head Start and Early Head Start...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn east of Bayfield complete

The Yellow Jacket prescribed burn east of Bayfield was completed Tuesday just ahead of afternoon rain showers. A helicopter aerially ignited 944 acres of National Forest lands in the Northern HD...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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