Bayfield takes slow, steady approach to racial equity effort

Racial equity activism in Bayfield is chugging ahead, slowly but surely, with a new community group focused on tackling racism and inequality through collaboration. The Bayfield Racial Equity...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield hires economic recovery coordinator

The town of Bayfield wants to help businesses access COVID-19 relief money so much that the town created a new position to help them do it. Beth Lamberson, former executive director of KSUT, is the...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Positive COVID-19 case reported at Bayfield library

A staff member at the Pine River Library in Bayfield tested positive for COVID-19 this week, prompting a temporary closure of in-person library services. The library said in a Facebook post Friday...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Slowly, seniors return to exercise classes in Bayfield

Laughter and music echoed through an otherwise empty space at Bayfield’s senior center Wednesday as three women did strength exercises – rare sights and sounds since the center closed in March...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Valley grassroots initiative receives grant for senior services

In the Pine River Valley, a network is growing. Community advocates are connecting aging adults, people with disabilities and others in need with support services and a message: We’ve got your...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield woman recounts little-known stories about World War II anniversary

Bayfield resident Erika Svor grew up hearing World War II stories. Her father, Tony, fought in the last official battle of the war then flew documents halfway around the world to the U.S....

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second mistrial declared in Bayfield child sex assault case

A mistrial was declared for the second time in a case where a Pagosa Springs man was accused of sexually assaulting a girl in Bayfield in 2018. The trial for Rodney Keller, 54, began last week. The...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fewer events result in smaller harvest at Bayfield’s Community Garden

The Pine River Library Community Garden in Bayfield didn’t yield its typical bounty this year. For local gardeners, it’s yet another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Normally, the Pine...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

WalletHub ranks Ignacio favorably for equitable school spending

The Ignacio School District is one of the most equitable districts in Colorado when it comes to spending on students, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. Equitable education means...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield takes a second look at marijuana restrictions

Surrounding the town of Bayfield is a 3-mile buffer where marijuana production is restricted, courtesy of an agreement reached between the town and La Plata County. But as of Tuesday, that...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield is the safest town in La Plata County

Bayfield residents can sleep well knowing that their town is the safest municipality in La Plata County, and the 27th safest small town in Colorado, according to a recent AdvisorSmith study....

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County seeks to recover $337,000 in attorney fees, prevail in lawsuit

La Plata County hopes to recover an estimated $337,000 in attorney fees as part of a four-year legal battle with the state of Colorado – a case the county initially won in trial court, had...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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