Bayfield

Town of Bayfield to open new twin bridges Tuesday

The town of Bayfield has completed work on the Twin Bridges on Bayfield Parkway. The road has been closed since March to allow construction of two new bridges. The town will hold a public grand...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

County Clerk’s office in Bayfield will open doors every Thursday

The La Plata County Clerk’s office in Bayfield will remain open on Thursdays in 2018, La Plata County Clerk Tiffany Parker said this week. After the county commission announced plans to close the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield woman found dead with self-inflicted gunshot wound

A Bayfield woman died earlier this week from what appears to a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Jann Smith, La Plata County coroner. Jackie Nelson, 49, was found dead inside her house shortly...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI: Sheriff’s deputy likely died from self-inflicted gunshot wound

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that evidence suggests La Plata County Sheriff’s Office deputy Jeremiah Lee, who was found dead inside a burning home, died of a self-inflicted...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm cancels Bayfield’s Heritage Day festivities

Saturday morning’s rain and lightning canceled Bayfield Heritage Days activities, but the sheep trailing continued on the Buck Highway. “You can’t stop a sheep parade,” J. Paul Brown quipped as he...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield petition to keep motor vehicle office open goes to La Plata County Commission

A petition signed by more than 1,600 people was presented to the La Plata County Commission on Tuesday morning – it asks to keep the county clerk’s motor vehicle registration office open in...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheep trailing, Heritage Days to be held this weekend in Bayfield

For 18 years, Bayfield has celebrated autumn and harvest-time with its Heritage Days and Sheep Trailing event. The Heritage Days kickoff event will be held at the South Street Gym on Friday. Doors...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents protest closure of Motor Vehicle office in Bayfield

Many residents of Bayfield and Ignacio are not happy the county clerk’s Bayfield Motor Vehicle branch office is closing and are circulating petitions to keep it open. “It’s disappointing,” said...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 teens, 1 adult arrested in Bayfield home burglary

A 16-year-old girl requesting help with a stalled vehicle was allegedly a front for two acquaintances to break into a home on Bayfield Parkway on Saturday, according to the Bayfield Marshal’s...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

County clerk opens motor vehicle kiosk in Bayfield

A new motor vehicle registration renewal kiosk is now at the Pine River Public Library. Users need to have their vehicle renewal postcard or the license plate number to enter into the new machine....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Rally in Four Corners ensures bikers have reason to come

Labor Day weekend might be a little quieter around Durango without the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, which was approaching its 25th year until it was canceled because of financial struggles, but...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan Redwine’s mother: ‘It was such a senseless crime’

Dylan Redwine didn’t want to visit his father in November 2012. But he didn’t have a choice. A court order granted Mark Redwine visitation rights over the Thanksgiving holiday, and Redwine chose...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News