Bayfield seeks community input about smoking policies

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Board of Trustees is seeking community input as it considers more restrictive smoking policies. The Town Board might decide to increase the legal minimum age for buying...

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

Bayfield ups its mental game with help from national speaker

Bayfield High School students, parents and teachers will get an expert guide to getting the most out of sports next week from a nationally recognized speaker and mentor to the pros. Bayfield High...

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

Bayfield divvies up funds to new nonprofits

Bayfield town trustees voted unanimously this week to bring more services to Bayfield in 2020 by moving grant funds away from public transportation. Bayfield allots up to $30,000 to nonprofits that...

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

Heavy smoke moves through Bayfield to the east

BAYFIELD – Smoke drifted through Bayfield on Wednesday morning, impacting air quality and visibility for residents, but did not result in an air-quality advisory from the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield searches for millions of dollars to update water infrastructure

BAYFIELD – In 2020, Bayfield plans to “tear up the town.” Construction crews will be replacing old asbestos-reinforced water pipes on both sides of U.S. Highway 160 – but first, town staff needs to...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Newcomers take three seats on Bayfield school board

Three newcomers and one incumbent will join the Bayfield school board as a result of Tuesday’s election. Mike Foutz, the only incumbent candidate, and newcomers Amy Davlin and Debbie Wilhelm, will...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library District pops Champagne to celebrate tax increase

Voters showed strong support for the Pine River Library District’s proposed mill levy increase, according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Among district voters, 59% voted for ballot...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballots should be dropped off before 7 p.m. Tuesday

It is not too late to vote in this year’s mail-in election, but residents are advised to drop off their ballots at designated drop boxes or La Plata County offices to make them count. Eligible...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eight Corners intersection in Bayfield to close for repairs

A section of the Eight Corners intersection in Bayfield will be closed Monday through Wednesday for road repairs. Motorists should consider alternative travel plans around the intersection at...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School board candidates weigh in on LGBTQ policy in Bayfield

BAYFIELD – While community members push against LGBTQ-related policies in Bayfield School District, school board candidates emphasize making the district a safe place for all students. A rainbow...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield residents to receive bear-resistant trash cans in 2020

The Bayfield Town Board voted unanimously Oct. 15 to increase monthly trash rates to provide bear-resistant trash cans for residents. The rate increase would add $1.49 per month to the town’s...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-density developments sought in unincorporated La Plata County

Some developers in the unincorporated parts of La Plata County are seeking higher-density developments. At least that’s the takeaway from a handful of La Plata County properties that had their...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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