Ignacio school board looking for new member after resignation

Ignacio’s Board of Education began interviewing new board candidates Tuesday to replace Doug Little, who resigned last month. Little had his last meeting in January and ultimately decided to leave...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield parents push back against school district layoffs

Bayfield community members held a small protest outside the school district administration building this week, opposing both district layoffs and the hiring of an assistant superintendent. The...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal bill seeks to preserve Native American languages

Local educators hope a federal bill focused on Native American languages will enhance local Ute language education efforts. The bill, which would establish Native American language resource centers...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School cheer team places second at state championship

The Bayfield High School cheer team earned second place last weekend in the Colorado State Spirit Championship, despite a shorter season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wolverine cheer competed...

DATE: March 31, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield goes outdoors with Easter scavenger hunt

The Bayfield Parks and Recreation Department is getting up and running again – and hopefully, getting community members outside and active – with an Easter scavenger hunt. The department had a...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio School District saves taxpayers $345,000

The Ignacio School District refinanced and sold bonds in early March – saving taxpayers $345,276. The district made the savings possible by selling and refinancing about $8.1 million of taxable...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield restaurant and coffee shop calls it quits

The Tuning Fork Cafe, Bayfield’s only downtown coffee shop, has closed for good. The owners, Tim and Kellie Lillyquist, put the restaurant and coffee shop up for sale in August 2019, hoping to find...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield schools receive $328,000 to improve broadband access

The Bayfield School District will be able to improve student access to broadband with an award of $328,000 in state funding announced last week. Broadband has become an even more vital utility...

DATE: March 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library brings latest tech, including Zoom, to seniors

La Plata County residents age 60 and older are taking a deep dive into technology through a nationwide program hosted by Pine River Library in Bayfield. The Senior Planet program, created by the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

CNN features Native American dancers with ties to Southern Ute tribe

Sean Snyder, who is of Southern Ute and Navajo heritage, has been making history through dance, according to a recent CNN feature. Snyder and his fiancée, Adrian Stevens, are breaking the mold of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can homemade lasagna be the thing that lifts our neighbors?

La Plata County residents are turning to lasagna as a way to help neighbors experiencing tough times. The local effort is part of Lasagna Love, a nationwide grassroots movement featured on NBC’s...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio community COVID-19 vaccination clinic launches Saturday

Ignacio is set to hold its first community COVID-19 vaccination clinic Saturday at Ignacio Middle School. The Greater Ignacio COVID-19 Vaccination Team plans to administer up to 500 first doses of...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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