Bayfield family mourns son who died of ‘broken heart’

BAYFIELD – Chloe Wiebe walked around her son’s apartment. In the main room, the furniture was sparse and the door hung open on an empty, recently cleaned refrigerator. In his bedroom, rows of...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield debates priorities for downtown development

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield business community is at a crossroads: The town is ripe for more business development, but residents also want to maintain the economic viability and community charm that...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Confederate parade float spurs free speech discussion in Bayfield

The Bayfield Town Board of Trustees will consult with a First Amendment lawyer to learn more about what options are available to deal with a Confederate float that has entered the town’s Fourth of...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Living rooms become music venues in Bayfield

Some Bayfield residents will embark on a different kind of home renovation for their living rooms and backyards this summer – one that turns houses into intimate music venues. On Friday, local...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Portion of Pine River Trail closed for repairs

The U.S. Forest Service announced a portion of the Pine River Trail has been closed for public safety as a result of flooding and high water, which are causing the trail to collapse. The popular...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield downtown growth challenged by tepid public involvement

Bayfield town staff will host a community meeting this week to receive direction from residents and business owners about downtown development plans on Mill Street. The meeting, which will take...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango and Bayfield catch rain for education

Andrew Trujillo, a Pine River Garden Club board member, peered into the murky depths of a 50 gallon barrel of captured rainwater at Pine River Library Community Garden in Bayfield June 28. About...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Momentum 24/7 Fitness opens new building in Bayfield

BAYFIELD – Momentum 24/7 Fitness finally opened the doors to its new, 10,000-square-foot building in Bayfield, bringing gym owners, Rayburn and Kira Gosney, into a new era as small business owners....

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Confederate float in Bayfield’s Fourth of July parade stirs controversy

A float at the Bayfield Fourth of July parade promoting the Confederate flag caused a bit of a stir Thursday. “I was just appalled,” said Robin Goldman, who has lived in Bayfield for 15 years....

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Broadband survey results give Bayfield new direction

BAYFIELD – The results are in: Bayfield residents see broadband as a necessary utility, and they want the town involved. For the town board, the question remains: in what way? The Bayfield town...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River tests banks, floods pond and stresses dike

Community teamwork helped minimize damage when the Pine River broke its banks Monday and sent water toward LePlatt’s Pond. The river changed course when its bank was damaged by a tree that fell...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Music festival kicks off Saturday in Bayfield with bluegrass band

Bluegrass band FY5 will open the three-week Music in the Mountains festival Saturday at the Bayfield Performing Arts Center. The event, which starts at 6 p.m., will feature Colorado-based groups...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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