Bayfield

Fire damages Bayfield home, re-ignites after initial suppression

A fire destroyed part of a home on Los Pinos Drive on Tuesday in Bayfield, then briefly came back to life on Wednesday morning. The fire started outside the home on Tuesday afternoon, torching the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield ‘No on pot’ sign stolen

Organizers of the campaign urging a no vote on marijuana sales in Bayfield report that one of their banners was stolen. The banner was displayed on the fence of a downtown home across from the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Healthy food options in Gem Village, one night a week

On a weeknight in Bayfield, options for picking up dinner and heading home can be a little, well, limited. Several restaurants in town are open only for breakfast and lunch and close in the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Pine River Library announces first round of cuts

The Pine River Library Board of Directors has announced the first steps to address the revenue shortfall from falling property tax income. The board had hoped to cover the shortfall with a mill...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds commit to eating more locally produced foods

About 500 residents in eastern La Plata County have made a commitment to ensure 10 percent of their food comes from local sources. “It’s a little bit of a challenge, but it’s not intimidating,”...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library asking voters to approve property tax increase

For the first time since 1999, the Pine River Public Library District is asking voters for a property tax increase. The proposed property tax would raise the district’s mill levy from 2.5 mills to...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield voters to consider legalized pot sales in town

For the first time since Colorado voters legalized marijuana sales in 2012, Bayfield voters will be asked this November to decide if they want to have marijuana dispensaries within town limits. The...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield’s Simegn Abnet Yeshanbel takes fourth in Twin Cities Marathon

Simegn Abnet Yeshanbel, a 32-year old from Bayfield, took 31st overall and fourth among women at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon last Sunday in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Yeshanbel, who is...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

9-year-old Bayfield girl faces terminal cancer diagnosis

Nine-year-old Jolean Scott spent the summer with her family swimming, going to the movies, making art projects and hanging out along the Animas River. In August, her life took a dramatic turn when...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Want upgrades to U.S. Highway 160? CDOT says more funding would help

U.S. Highway 160 from Elmore’s Corner to Bayfield needs turning lanes, wider shoulders and other safety improvements that will require between $55 million to $65 million to build. The Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Heritage Days set for next weekend

Bayfield Heritage Days celebrates the changing of the seasons and the return of area sheep herds from the high country above Lemon Reservoir. All are welcome to two days of events next weekend. ...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield marijuana sales will be on November ballot

Voters in the town of Bayfield will decide in November if they want to lift the ban on selling medical and recreational marijuana within town limits. It will be the first local vote on the ban. ...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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