Separate foundation proposed to aid Bayfield schools

Bayfield School District Finance Director Amy Lyons and Superintendent Troy Zabel want to create an educational foundation to assist the schools with unfunded needs.

"The big one (motivation for doing this) is filling gaps, things we aren't funding in the district," Lyons told the school...



Red Cross honors local heroes

Sometimes a hero is just an everyday person with an exceptional event thrust at him.

Five Bayfield and Ignacio-area residents and employees...

Durango Red Cross honors local heroes
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Colleen Johnson, the new director of the American Red Cross chapter of Southwest Colorado, and Sheriff Duke Schirard presented Luke Harrington with a certificate Tuesday honoring his actions in saving...


  • Person who hit cat is a jerk

    To whoever ran over our beloved kitty, Puddin, on CR 523 on Sunday April 13 and did not at least have the guts to pick him up off the road and left him there to die like a rotten piece of liver:

    I  pray that that happens to you, that you die lying in the middle of the road and no one stops for you.

    And to all of you that think...
  • BEEP thanks donors to Cowboy Luau

    Bayfield Early Education Programs (BEEP) would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all who attended our recent Cowboy Luau on March 22. We sincerely appreciate all the individuals and donors who give to our auction fundraisers. BEEP is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable preschool and we provide quality early learning education for Bayfield and...
  • Upper Pine ballots reaching military voters

    I sure wish the Bayfield town clerk and manager would have consulted with the Upper Pine Fire Protection District to learn how to conduct an election. 

    Upper Pine Fire is taking its upcoming election seriously.  They are making sure that everyone gets a chance to take part in its May 6 board election.  The boundaries of the fire district...

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