One man brings recycling to the Pine River Valley

BAYFIELD – One man has single-handedly provided recycling services for the Pine River Valley since 2018, and now he is looking for ways to expand his services. Antwan Whitehead, owner of TDL...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield craft fair offers holiday shopping, chance to support nonprofits

During Frosty’s Craft Fair at Bayfield High School, community members can shop for the holidays while supporting nonprofits focused on cancer treatment, dance and food access. The craft fair, which...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School cheer team places second at state championship

The Bayfield High School cheer team earned second place last weekend in the Colorado State Spirit Championship – after years of chasing the spot. This is the third consecutive year that Wolverine...

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

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 | 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

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