Classes to start at bigger, better BHS

Classes will start Tuesday at the renovated and expanded Bayfield High School, although some construction work is continuing.

Project manager Marty Zwisler told the school board Tuesday that the new baseball field is pretty much done, and the focus has been on the building.




Motorcycle rally in 2 weeks

The four Corners Motorcycle Rally starts two weeks from today in Ignacio and Durango. Rally Central is at the Sky Ute Event Center. The organizing...

Durango Motorcycle rally in 2 weeks
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A 2014 Harley Davidson Road King is the top prize for this year's Four Corners Motorcycle Rally at Sky Ute Casino on Sunday, Aug. 31. Another Harley will be given away at the rally events center later...


  • Grazing on public lands isn't free

    Grazing on public lands keeps the ecosystem healthy.  Underbrush and other fuels are grazed, reducing the threat of forest fires.  Hoof action churns the soil, stimulating grass seeds, promoting germination, prevents erosion and helps to protect the watershed.

    What the public does not understand is that grazing on public lands is not...
  • Bayfield All-Stars, PRYB thank community

    The Pine River Youth Baseball Little League and our 9-10 Bayfield All-Stars would like to thank all of our supporters this year for a wonderful season of baseball and helping our All Star team travel to the state Little League tournament in Grand Junction last month.

    We were extremely successful in getting our tournament donations, which...
  • Superintendent addresses changes at Bayfield schools

    By Troy D. Zabel

    Dear Bayfield parents, guardians and community members,

    I hope you have had an excellent summer with time for relaxation and recharging your batteries. The district has been busy with hiring, construction and improvements, technology and program upgrades, and building/grounds preparation. I'm sure...

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