Gem Village

Giant American flag can’t be missed near Bayfield

Travelers on U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield might have noticed a new addition to the skyline this week: A 100-foot metal pole wielding an American flag about the size of two coach...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

38-year-old orange tractor stolen in Gem Village

An agricultural business in Gem Village is asking for help in finding an old tractor stolen sometime late Monday or early Tuesday. The orange 1981 Kubota M4050 tractor with a front loader was...

DATE: April 16, 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

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

Gem Village now a stop on information superhighway

Tracy McCracken, owner of Valley Feed and Ranch Supply in Gem Village, is looking forward to the end of September – when she expects to merge onto the information superhighway after struggling for...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Carjacking suspect identified

A man who was arrested in the Gem Village area Tuesday on suspicion of a carjacking in New Mexico was identified Wednesday. David Garcia, 36, is being held at La Plata County jail and he is being...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three teenagers taken to Mercy with life-threatening, serious injuries

Three minors were taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Sunday with serious or life-threatening injuries after a rollover on U.S. Highway 160 in which alcohol is a suspected factor. Colorado...

DATE: May 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A look at future of Bayfield’s past

BAYFIELD – Before the A&W came to town, before Forest Lakes, even before automobiles were the main mode of traffic, this place developed a history and personality that still haunts the old...

DATE: May 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

2-car crash snarls Gem Village traffic

A two-car crash about three miles west of Gem Village closed U.S. Highway 160 on Monday night during the evening commute.One person was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with serious injuries,...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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