Bayfield receives $3 million to repair water pipes

Bayfield has secured a $1 million grant and a $2 million loan to replace thousands of feet of aging, asbestos-reinforced drinking water pipes. The Colorado Department of Local Affairs Energy and...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 9 hours 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield parents find new ways to address teen depression

Parents gathered last week at a Bayfield High School Conversation Cafe to learn how to spot signs of depression in their teenage kids – and how to reach out with success. In Colorado and around the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield a college town? Pueblo Community College opens satellite site

The night before her first college class at Pueblo Community College in Bayfield, Heather McKee, 42, couldn’t sleep. “I was very nervous. Mostly because I knew the high school kids would be there,...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School wins governor’s award

Bayfield High School was one of three high schools in the state to receive a Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award this week in Denver. About 90 schools received the award for...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County approves new homes near Bayfield, solar project west of Durango

La Plata County planning commissioners Thursday approved a conceptual plan for 14 new homes about 1 mile west of Bayfield, north of U.S. Highway 160. The property is part of the Heartwood Ranch...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters conduct live fire training on church property

BAYFIELD – Upper Pine River Fire Protection District burned an abandoned house – on purpose – Thursday behind Pine Valley Church on County Road 501. Pine Valley Church worked with Upper Pine to...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Primary School teacher wins state excellence award

BAYFIELD – Becki Talbot, a kindergarten teacher at Bayfield Primary School, was in her planning period Monday when the principal called her into the school’s gym. When she arrived, she saw about...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conversations of the great beyond percolate at Death Cafe

BAYFIELD – On one side of a door at Pine River Library, visitors quietly returned books or typed away at computer keyboards in the brightly lit library. On the other side, 12 people sat in a...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Lakes subdivision approves new district manager

FOREST LAKES – A new district manager for the Forest Lakes Metropolitan District plans to prioritize water and wastewater updates, as well as building a sense of community. The board of directors...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield seeks community input about smoking policies

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Board of Trustees is seeking community input as it considers more restrictive smoking policies. The Town Board might decide to increase the legal minimum age for buying...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield ups its mental game with help from national speaker

Bayfield High School students, parents and teachers will get an expert guide to getting the most out of sports next week from a nationally recognized speaker and mentor to the pros. Bayfield High...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield divvies up funds to new nonprofits

Bayfield town trustees voted unanimously this week to bring more services to Bayfield in 2020 by moving grant funds away from public transportation. Bayfield allots up to $30,000 to nonprofits that...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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