Homeowners settle lawsuit with propane, heating companies

Karen and Timothy Kelley, whose house near Lemon Reservoir exploded on Feb. 21, 2012, have settled a lawsuit they filed against Amerigas Propane, Mesa Propane, and Creative Plumbing and Heating.

The case was settled on April 20, before the lawsuit was set to go to a jury. The terms of the...



Bayfield officials expect new growth

Subdivision activity was booming in Bayfield in the early and mid-2000s. That ended with the 2008 national real estate bust. Home construction...

Durango Bayfield officials expect new growth
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The Mesa Meadows subdivision in Bayfield was platted in the mid 2000s. Lot sales and construction progressed from north to south. These now occupied homes are on the south end of the subdivision, with...


  • Summer food assistance available

    The Family Center's Bayfield office and community members from Pine River Shares are extending the BK4K (Bayfield Kids for Kids) Snackpack Project through the summer thanks to the community's very generous donations. The Summer Food Project offers a free supply of nutritious meals and snacks for adults and/or children each week beginning June 4th...
  • BAAM seeks support for school music

    BAAM (Bayfield Association for the Advancement of Music) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide funds for the advancement of music for Bayfield music students. We are run by a board of band parents, focusing on the improvement, advancement, and support of the excellent music programs in the Bayfield School District.
  • Lions Club Foundation thanks donors

    The Bayfield Lions Club Foundation would like to thank the donors to the Foundation banquet and auction in April:

    J. Paul Brown, Baked, Cowboy Trading Co., Salon del Sol, Beverly & Marcel Theberge, Palace Restaurant, General Palmer Hotel, Bayfield Gardens, Fox Fire Farms, Brenda's Old West Cafe, Durango Silverton RR, Village Feed...

Reader Poll

  • The town of Ignacio is considering removing the big spruce tree in front of Town Hall because it's obstructing views as drivers pull out onto Goddard. What do you think?
  • Remove the tree
  • 15%
  • Trim it back
  • 82%
  • No opinion
  • 3%
  • Total Votes: 130