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Arts calendar  The Durango Herald

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Noel Night Pass Sales, 1 p.m., Durango Welcome Center, 802 Main Ave. Holiday ...



Durango soccer puts two players on CHSAA all-state list  The Durango Herald

An incredible season for Durango High School boys soccer was wrapped up Monday when all-state selections were announced by the Colorado High School...



Bayfield High School graduates championship class  The Durango Herald

Sending off a state-champion class in style, Bayfield High School graduated 84 members of the class of 2018 on Sunday.



Bayfield captures first boys state track and field title in school history  The Durango Herald

LAKEWOOD – The Wolverines are state champions yet again. Bayfield High School secured its first state championship for boys track and field in school history ...



Success in Otago champs, prize giving for Bayfield's Hofmans  Otago Daily Times

These articles are compiled by the Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association which is sponsored by Perpetual Guardian. Bayfield High School. Eva Hofmans ...



Former Bayfield superintendent Troy Zabel dies at age 52  The Durango Herald

Troy Zabel, former superintendent of the Bayfield School District, died Sunday, Sept. 16, from brain cancer. Zabel, 52, died surrounded by his family in Hayden.



Aspen High football holds its own Saturday in 20-8 loss at No. 1 Bayfield  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School football team lost the game but in many ways passed the test. Facing host Bayfield Saturday afternoon, the Skiers held serve before ...



Bayfield schools planning big moving day  Pine River Times

Moving day is coming to the Bayfield School District.



New Gold Rush coach pleased to show 'anyone can do it'  Otago Daily Times

The 31-year-old has been confirmed as the new head coach of the Otago Gold Rush, taking over from Todd Marshall. That comes after a year as the side's ...



Four Bayfield seniors share triple crown with three state titles in one year  The Durango Herald

LAKEWOOD – When the Bayfield High School boys track and field team won the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 3A state championship...



Bayfield teen who died earlier this month identified  Pine River Times

A 17-year-old girl who died by suicide in Bayfield earlier this month has been identified by the La Plata County Coroner's Office.



Ignacio School District improves state rating  Pine River Times

The Ignacio School District improved its rating from the Colorado Department of Education for 2018, one of six low-performing districts in the...



13 marching bands compete at festival | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

13 marching bands compete at festival. Thirteen high schools took to the field at Stocker Stadium on Thursday to compete in the Colorado Bandmasters Western ...



5 BHS cheerleaders earn All-America honors  Pine River Times

Hannah Whitmer, a pole vaulter for the BHS track and field team, displays a new kind of jump during cheer camp in Fort Collins. She is one of five BHS ...



'Showing Dunedin what Dunedin can do'  Otago Daily Times

Little Red Riding Hood, is one of the most-performed operas in the United States. Rebecca Fox talks those involved in bringing the Grimm Brothers tale to life in ...



Bayfield football claims third state championship in rout of La Junta  Pine River Times

State records were meaningless to the Bayfield High School football team Saturday. All that mattered was winning the state championship.



Bayfield couple announces engagement  The Durango Herald

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald M. Dunavant of Bayfield announced their daughter, Erin Faye Dunavant, is engaged to marry Robert Franklin Trujillo, son of Mr....



State championship Bayfield football team stunned by CHSAA all-state awards  Pine River Times

Bayfield High School won the Class 2A football state championship and expected all the honors that come along with winning a title. Thursday...



Bayfield coach Lehnus, center Phelps headline CHSAA All-State basketball awards  The Durango Herald

The state-champion Bayfield High School boys basketball team earned a few more awards Friday. BHS head coach Jeff Lehnus, who announced his retirement ...



Bayfield football historian Dan Ford the ‘Voice of the Wolverines’  The Durango Herald

Dan Ford's brain is a treasure chest of high school football knowledge. Name a statistical record, and Ford will have an answer within 24 hours because few ...



Tough competition at event  Otago Daily Times

Placings were shared around at the Otago schools indoor rowing championships in Dunedin on Sunday. With just under 100 rowers lining up, there was some ...



Bayfield woman dies in motorcycle crash south of Silverton  The Journal

A 58-year-old Bayfield woman died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Thursday morning 7 miles south of Silverton on U.S. Highway 550.



Fundraiser established for Bayfield woman  Pine River Times

A fundraising account has been established for Linda Hester of Bayfield. She is a longtime waitress at Brenda's Old West Cafe but currently is...



Bayfield Yard Sale Day is June 2  Pine River Times

Bayfield Yard Sale day, always held on the first Saturday in June, falls this year on Saturday, June 2.



Police chase through Durango ends in arrest outside Bayfield  The Journal

A high-speed chase in Durango ended in a manhunt that resulted in the arrest of two individuals a few miles north of Bayfield on Saturday evening.



Bayfield author releases second children's book  Pine River Times

Bayfield author Brooke Smith has published her second children's book, The Mango Tree.



Bayfield football rolls over Basalt for a 41-0 win in second round of 2A playoffs  Aspen Times

BAYFIELD — The record-setting Bayfield High School football team will march into the semifinals with a defense as good as any in program history. No. 3 seed ...



Ignacio Middle School student found dead at home  Pine River Times

A 12-year-old boy from the Bayfield and Ignacio area died by suicide Wednesday night at his home, according to family.



CSU volleyball stars Hillyer, Foutz proudly represent small hometown of Bayfield  The Coloradoan

The town of just over 2000 people is home to two Colorado State volleyball stars, who were welcomed home like heroes for an exhibition in April.



Bayfield pupil's costume design to show in London  Otago Daily Times

A dress designed by a Dunedin teenager will be on display on the other side of the world. Bayfield High School pupil Charlotte Fuller (16) finished second in the ...



3 running for 2 seats on Bayfield School Board  Pine River Times

Three Bayfield-area residents are running for two seats that are up for election in the Bayfield School District.



Bayfield dance steps up to regional title  Pine River Times

The Bayfield Wolverette dance team didn't just win their 3A regional dance competition on Nov. 18 in Grand Junction, they had the highest overall...



2017: state championships, Redwine arrested, no rally in valley  Pine River Times

While 2017 was notable for what happened: two state championships, and the arrest of Mark Redwine, it also can be remembered for what didn't happen...



Bayfield Block Parties set for this summer  Pine River Times

Bayfield's third annual Summer Block Parties are set this year for May 17, June 21 and July 19, and the second season of the Bayfield Downtown...



Meth use flat, heroin and opioid use increasing in La Plata County  Pine River Times

When Chris Choate joined the Southwest Drug Task Force in 2012, one of the primary issues faced by task force members was meth production in the La...



Sheriff notifies residents of sex offender living in Bayfield  Pine River Times

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office has notified some residents in Bayfield that Ian Vincent Taylor, a convicted sex offender, is living at 83 S....



Durango students join school walkout  The Journal

High school students across Durango participated in a national walkout Wednesday morning to remember victims of the Parkland, Florida, school...



Bayfield High School presents Grease  Otago Daily Times

Bayfield High School is well known for its high-quality productions and this year will be no exception! Come along and revisit the summer of 1958. Danny Zuko ...



Coach dies in head-on crash on U.S. 160 east of Bayfield  The Journal

A 59-year-old Bayfield man died Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160 a couple of miles east of Bayfield.



Bayfield schools break ground  Pine River Times

It was a day of thanks and excitement at Bayfield Elementary School.



Bayfield Elementary getting an update  The Durango Herald

Compressing an elementary school remodel into two summers is the latest construction challenge for the Bayfield School District.



Bayfield teen wins youth award  Pine River Times

Selected as an exceptionally outstanding youth, Bayfield teen Taylor Morris has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of La...



Bayfield volleyball, soccer makes most of senior night  The Durango Herald

BAYFIELD – The Bayfiled High School volleyball team wasn't as sharp as it usually is, but the Wolverines were still plenty good enough to get a win on senior ...



Marijuana sales in Bayfield?  Pine River Times

Past proposals to sell marijuana in the Bayfield town limits haven't just been met with 'no.' It's been more like 'heck, no.'



Football historian Dan Fords looks at state championship games in Southwest Colorado over the years  Pine River Times

State football championships in Colorado have been contested by high schools since 1921. Ninety-six years after the first title game was played,...



Prep Spotlight: Bayfield linebacker Kirk Malone lives for big hits  The Durango Herald

BAYFIELD. Kirk Malone is a big piece of the puzzle that completes the Bayfield High School football team's defense. Malone, a senior linebacker, is one of the ...



358 Fire at 51 acres  Pine River Times

Evacuation orders for five homes and pre-evacuation notices for two subdivisions were still in effect as of 9:30 Saturday morning because of the...



Making the right choice for secondary school  Otago Daily Times

Choosing a secondary school for your family is a big and important decision. All Dunedin schools are performing well, and yet you want to find where your son ...



ICE revokes Bayfield business owner’s permission to stay in U.S.  The Journal

The fate of a Bayfield resident who owns two businesses is uncertain after Immigration and Customs Enforcement suddenly detained him when he showed up to ...



Righteous anger: Wolverines devastate 5A Farmington, 54-13  Pine River Times

Looking ahead to his team's Aug. 31 trip to Blanding, Utah, Gary Heide exhorted his Bayfield bunch to 'go in there with the same chip on your...



Bayfield's track-field best compete in Southwest Classic  Pine River Times

Bayfield's David Hawkins follows through after throwing the shot during the 2018 state championships in Lakewood. He recently surpassed his state distance at ...



Bayfield volleyball star Jade Pascale overcomes ACL tear, signs with Colorado Mesa University  The Durango Herald

BAYFIELD. Fierce and dedicated. There is no better way to describe Jade Pascale. The Bayfield High School senior is coming off the most trying months of her ...



Bayfield fireworks set for Tuesday night  Pine River Times

The July 4th fireworks in the Town of Bayfield will be displayed as scheduled at dusk on Tuesday night in Joe Stephenson Park in downtown Bayfield....



The public - yes, you - needs public notices  Pine River Times

The Town of Bayfield will ask voters in November to allow it to stop publishing legal notices in full in the Pine River Times and instead publish...



Prep Spotlight: Bayfield’s Ryan Phelps more than a feared pass rusher  The Durango Herald

BAYFIELD. Ryan Phelps may be the most feared pass rusher in Colorado's 2A classification. That only begins to detail his athletic abilities. Phelps, a senior at ...



Festival sparks imagination for a future in science and arts  Ashland Daily Press

BAYFIELD –Bayfield High School hosted its fourth-annual Bayfield Science Night Oct. 23 as part of the annual Wisconsin Science Festival held throughout the ...



Company fined for construction worker's death in Bayfield  Pine River Times

A Colorado-based construction company found responsible for unsafe conditions at a Bayfield worksite that contributed to the death of a 23-year-old...



Driver charged, victims identified in fatal motorcycle crash  The Journal

A Bayfield woman faces charges after police said she caused a head-on crash Saturday on U.S. Highway 160 with a motorcycle, leaving one person dead...



Fourth of July festivities planned for Southwest Colorado  The Journal

Fourth of July is on Wednesday and Independence Day events are scheduled for Southwest Colorado, with festivities and fun in Durango, Silverton,...



Support for swimming program at SunUte center requested  The Durango Herald

Bayfield and Ignacio schools are on the forefront of swimming education because all students receive swim lessons during school.



CDOT starting roadwork Monday night on U.S. 160  Pine River Times

Two road projects will start Monday, one on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango and another - which was postponed due to the 416 Fire - on U.S....



Law enforcement says Aztec school shooting details forthcoming  The Durango Herald

AZTEC – Law enforcement provided few details Thursday afternoon during a news conference about three people who were killed earlier in the morning...



Crow causes power outage  Pine River Times

3 p.m. update: As an example of how wildlife can impact electricity transmission, the cause of the power outage this afternoon, which affected the 46kV ...



Southwest Colorado in 'exceptional drought'  Pine River Times

Both La Plata and Montezuma counties are in an 'exceptional drought' listing - the most critical drought category from the U.S. Drought Monitor -...



Passenger in fatal motorcycle crash expected to recover  The Journal

A Durango woman who was riding as the passenger on a motorcycle that was involved in a fatal crash Saturday in Bayfield was listed in critical but...



Shooting range approved to operate in La Plata County  Pine River Times

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday approved a shooting range and gun safety school, despite some concerns from nearby residents over noise...



Prep Spotlight: Bayfield’s Dax Snooks sets records with a smile  The Durango Herald

Few athletes play with as much joy as Bayfield's Dax Snooks. The senior always has a smile on his face, and he has given Bayfield High School football fans ...



ORC decision riles schools  Otago Daily Times

Several South Dunedin schools are considering the unusual step of protest action after the Otago Regional Council voted against making minor changes to bus ...



416 Fire is about 2,000 acres in size, 10 percent contained  Pine River Times

The latest on the 416 Fire: 6:35 p.m.The fire was 1,974 acres in size and 10 percent contained, according to a news release issued by La Plata County ...



Autopsy offers no clue for cause of woman's death  Pine River Times

Preliminary autopsy results have found no clues to explain why a 40-year-old Bayfield woman was found dead along Florida Road last week, according...



Bayfield Parkway bridges open  Pine River Times

After years of planning and construction, the bridges on Bayfield Parkway opened on Tuesday.



Treated water makes its way east to rural residents in La Plata County  Pine River Times

Water pipeline construction is marching along on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango, from County Road 225A to Bayfield, allowing rural businesses and...



OzFest to help Bayfield 6-year-old on June 24  Pine River Times

A cancer diagnosis is tough, particularly for a toddler and his family.



Attempted robbery suspect caught after 6-hour pursuit north of Bayfield  Pine River Times

A La Plata County man was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted robbery, leading police on a 20-mile chase and a multi-hour foot pursuit north...



Boy who died in four-vehicle crash identified  Pine River Times

The 10-year-old boy who died in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 550 on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Dominic Mannin.



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.



Bayfield girls proudly play for Durango softball  Pine River Times

Sometimes it may have seemed to Emma Candelaria that the only indication she had a summer vacation at all this year was the sunshine, while suiting...



Sheriff’s deputy resigned days before he was found dead  The Journal

A La Plata County Sheriff's deputy found dead last week was under investigation and resigned from the Sheriff's Office three days before he was...



Social media advice no lecture  Otago Daily Times

When a well-meaning adult tries to share wisdom about the dangers of social media, young people usually see it as a lecture from a technophobe. But University ...



Man found dead in house on fire early Friday morning  Pine River Times

A Bayfield man is dead, and a fire destroyed his house on CR 516 and Bayfield Parkway early Friday morning.



Tiny homes helping to make housing affordable in La Plata County  The Durango Herald

Over the past few years, communities across Colorado have emerged as leaders of the tiny house movement, a campaign that surfaced in the 1990s and...



New bus stop but maybe tell driver  Otago Daily Times

Bayfield High School pupils (from left) Chris Hawkins (16), Josephine Tarasiewicz (13), River Charteris-Wright (14) and Conla Benham (16) walk along ...



Wolverines mangle Moose, 30-6, for Homecoming  Pine River Times

As potent as Bayfield had heard Alamosa's quarterback-led ground game could be, the #3-ranked (CHSAANow.com Class 2A poll, Sept. 24) Wolverines as...



Victims identified in U.S. Highway 160 crash east of Bayfield  The Durango Herald

A 59-year-old Bayfield man died Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160 a couple of miles east of Bayfield.



Friends of Rachel kindness club earns Colorado students trip to conference in New Orleans  The Denver Channel

BAYFIELD, Colo. -- A group of students from Bayfield High School in southwestern Colorado spent part of this week in New Orleans at the International Bullying ...



Dolores High School graduates look to kinder future  The Journal

It was standing room only at the Dolores High School gym, where 39 students received their diplomas on Saturday morning.



Winter homeless shelter approved for Grace Fellowship building  The Journal

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission approved a project Tuesday night to establish a temporary homeless shelter at of Grace Fellowship...



Bayfield cheer brings rare two-person team to state spirit competition  CHSAA Now

Friday marked what is believed to be the first time in the history of the State Spirit Championships that a two-person team took the mat.



Miners bring excitable Wolverines down a peg  Pine River Times

Assessing the Wolverines' performance in a 3-2 home loss to Alamosa Saturday afternoon, Sept. 15, junior co-captain Weslee Blakeslee was upbeat...



School stalwarts stepping aside  Otago Daily Times

Caretaker Ken and administrator Noeline Duerden are living proof that those who play together, stay together. So, after 33 years working together at Bayfield ...



Big improvement by Eva after only 18 months  Otago Daily Times

Eva Hofmans, Bayfield High School and rowing are all relatively new to each other - but they make a pretty good combination. The 16-year-old was 0.62sec off a ...



Firefighters expect 'severe' conditions Saturday  Pine River Times

The 416 Fire showed early signs of activity Saturday morning, putting up a column of black smoke on the southeast flank of the fire, near the...



Halfway house director has history of sexual harassment complaints  The Journal

The director of Hilltop House, a community corrections center for adult offenders, has been accused of at least a half dozen incidents of sexually...



Mancos High School graduates give fond farewell to district  The Journal

Mancos High School's small Class of 2018 spent its commencement on Friday reminiscing about the good times they'd had in school and looking to the...



Stapleton, Polis trade digs on absenteeism  The Durango Herald

Democrats allege Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton is a guy who does not show up for work, but their party's nominee, Jared Polis, has a ...



Durango woman, 22, found dead at home  The Durango Herald

A 22-year-old Durango woman was found dead Sunday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to La Plata County Sheriff's Office...



Police identify suspect in Ignacio shooting  The Journal

A 25-year-old Bayfield man who is the prime suspect in a shooting that occurred last weekend in Ignacio remained on the loose Tuesday and is...



Aspen High School Dance Team takes second place in state championships  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School Dance Team finished in second place at the state Spirit Championships in Denver on Saturday night. The team of 12 competed in the ...



All welcome to annual San Ignacio Fiesta  Pine River Times

The community of Ignacio will celebrate its 118th annual San Ignacio Fiesta on July 28.



Eight candidates vie for seats on La Plata Electric board  Pine River Times

Eight candidates will compete for four open seats on the La Plata Electric Association's board of directors during the upcoming May election, the...



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