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As cases rise, Bayfield schools gear up for in-person learning

In a controversial move, the Bayfield School District is scheduled to reopen Nov. 30 with in-person learning for its entire student body. The plan to reopen, announced during a special school board...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library expands digital offerings

Pine River Library has expanded its digital resources to include Creativebug, Prenda Code Club, Kanopy and the New York Times . Creativebug is a collection of arts and crafts video tutorials,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

SJBPH to host COVID-19 community testing event Friday in Bayfield

San Juan Basin Public Health and Upper Pine River Fire Protection District will provide free community drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Upper Pine River Fire Protection...

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

With COVID cases rising, Bayfield businesses wonder how best to spend relief funds

The town of Bayfield has distributed $58,300 in COVID-19 relief grants to local businesses, but with new public health restrictions in sight, grantees are still worried about what lies ahead. The...

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

Ignacio School Board announces changes to district schedule

The Ignacio School Board has announced these changes to its district schedule: Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 will be professional development days for all staff members at Ignacio Elementary School and...

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

Three La Plata County residents recognized for lifesaving acts

Pine River Valley heroes received recognition this month for jumping into action, in dangerous situations, to save others’ lives. In Bayfield, a bystander at a gym started CPR when another person...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library launches new ‘Get Outdoors’ program

Pine River Library has launched an all-levels and all-ages open air group and help plan monthly outings throughout the year at 10 a.m. every third Friday of the month, beginning Nov. 20. The first...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

U.S. Highway 160 crash reported in Bayfield

The Colorado State Patrol was investigating a possible three-car crash Thursday night in front of the Conoco gas station in Bayfield. Master Trooper Gary Cutler said one person was under...

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

Bayfield American Legion celebrates 100th anniversary

At promptly 11:11 a.m. Wednesday, Bayfield veterans and community members raised an American flag to honor Veterans Day – and the 100th anniversary of Bayfield’s American Legion post. It was one of...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos Fire breathes sigh of relief after elections

Tony Harwig, Los Pinos Fire Protection District’s chief, was relieved after seeing the voting results Tuesday: Residents approved a vital property tax increase. Los Pinos has been heading toward a...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New ‘Program in a Bag’ kits available from Pine River Library

Pine River Library has been offering “Take and Make Kits” for children since the summer, and because of their popularity, the library is now expanding the concept to adults. Patrons may stop by...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Charges dropped against Pagosa Springs man accused of sex assault on a child

After two mistrials, a Pagosa Springs man who was accused of sex assault on a child will not face a third trial after his case was officially dismissed Friday. Rodney Keller, 54, was arrested June,...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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