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Tax expert: Coloroado prosperity doesn't mean more money for services

Colorado's economy is booming, but state funding for roads and education don't reflect that, tax policy expert Carol Hedges told a small audience at the Pine River Library on May 19. There are reasons for the discrepancy, which she called the Colorado conundrum, but they are...



Raising the bar: BHS pole vaulter primed for college

Last weekend's vastly improved weather in Lakewood-over that experienced back home in the Pine River Valley six days into May-was certainly conducive...

Durango Raising the bar: BHS pole vaulter primed for college Colorado 380x230

Bayfield's Katie Hawkins revealed her commitment to pole vault for Fort Lewis College at a May 10 ceremony inside BHS' cafetorium. Observing the decision were (standing, left to right) BHS Track and F...


  • Empty Bowls is big success

    The oranizers of the Empty Bowls event on April 21 at want to send a big thank you to the families, staff and students of Ignacio Elementary and the community for making this a successful event.

    Silent auction donations were made by Ignacio Floral and Gifts, Julie's El Amigo Restaurant, Walker's True Value, C&J Gravel Co., Brandon...
  • Currency change will cause paradigm shift for businesses

    When I saw this headline:

    "BRICS Announce $100 Billion Reserve to Bypass Fed, Developed World Central Banks"

    I asked myself what businesses would need to know about this?

    As a business turn-around and profit expert, I would ask a business.

    Will your business survive the April 19 Global FIAT Dollar Collapse...
  • Basketball mom wants attention brought to coaching situation

    I, Tracie Baker, did go to the Bayfield school board last week regarding the BHS girls basketball coach and the actions and treatment to the girls this past season. There have been many comments, which I am thankful everyone can have their own opinion, but as adults there should be no tearing down of the kids.

    Many adults, who have...