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Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday. After a 2½-day trial, a jury of six people acquitted Bridget Craig on two counts of child...

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

Bayfield baby sitter on trial for child abuse

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child under her care is on trial this week in La Plata County Court, accused of leaving the child unattended for extended periods of time in...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield girl loses fight against brain cancer

Jolean Scott, a Bayfield girl diagnosed in August with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, died Monday with her family at her side. Jolean is remembered as an active, lively girl who zoomed around...

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

U.S. Highway 160 clear around Bayfield after two closures

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in two spots near Bayfield on Tuesday, but reopened later in the day. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jeff Chmieleski said Highway 160, about 5 miles east of Bayfield,...

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

Community celebrates Christmas with girl diagnosed with tumor

Hundreds of people gathered on Christmas Eve to sing Christmas songs and provide some holiday cheer for the Scott family. Meeting at the home of a nearby neighbor, they walked to the Scott home and...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Becky Logan moved into Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield in November because she was looking for a community after years of traveling in an RV. She was drawn to cohousing by the tight-knit...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield plans to increase water, sewer rates

The Town of Bayfield recently completed a water and sewer user rate study looking forward five years. The results show the town needs to raise water rates by 10 percent to build water distribution...

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

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

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