Review: Author Pam Houston finds ‘hope in the high country’; she will speak in Bayfield

Pam Houston’s newest book, “Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country,” is a magical blend of essays that are somehow both memoir and autobiography. She manages to beautifully marry her life...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 hours 59 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Colorado bill would let electric vehicle makers sell directly to customers

A bill that would allow electric vehicle makers to sell directly to potential customers, instead of going through a dealership, is under consideration in the Colorado Senate. Under current law,...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Gardner goes all-in with Trump, calls results for Colorado ‘astounding’

COLORADO SPRINGS – Cory Gardner decisively tied his reelection bid to President Donald Trump on Thursday, debuting a campaign resume filled with what he said are the pair’s shared accomplishments...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Public fears billionaire’s influence in land swap near Pagosa Springs

A proposed land exchange between wealthy property owners near Pagosa Springs and the U.S. Forest Service seems like a foregone conclusion, according to nearly 3,000 people who submitted public...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Foutz delivers Bayfield first state wrestling championship since 2012

The normally reserved John Foutz couldn’t contain his emotions. They were raw, unmasked and unequaled. The Bayfield High School senior beat Cody Ponce of Eagle Valley in a 4-1 decision to win his...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ben Belt, Dylan Pickering come up short of placing rounds at final day of CHSAA state wrestling tournament

It was a heartbreaking start to the final day of the Colorado High School Activities Association State Wrestling Championships for two area wrestlers, as both came up just short of reaching the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

In outdoor meccas, medical helicopters save lives

PURGATORY RESORT – Within minutes of the helicopter landing at Purgatory Resort, Petra Bier was out the door and rushing to the ski patrol officers huddled around a man lying on a stretcher. Bier,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Community Foundation helps direct $1.82 million in charitable giving

The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado coordinated $1.82 million in charitable giving in the region in 2019, down almost half from 2018’s contributions. Giving to nonprofits and...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Census workers needed for Four Corners

FARMINGTON – With Census Day on April 1 drawing closer, the U.S. Census Bureau is still hiring for positions throughout the Four Corners, and it hopes to fill some of those jobs at a recruiting...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Durango City Council stalls on cannabis cafe proposal

Marijuana may be allowed in Colorado, but consuming cannabis in public venues remains illegal in Durango. The Durango Marijuana Hospitality Association wants to change that – and it has legal...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield’s Foutz reaches championship match at CHSAA state wrestling tournament

Bayfield High School’s John Foutz will wrestle for a state championship. The senior (43-3) solidified his spot in the Colorado High School Activities Association State Wrestling Championship Class...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield Middle School principal resigns

Tod Lokey, Bayfield Middle School principal of five years, will leave the Bayfield School District in late June after resigning earlier this year. Amid the transition, Lokey said he and the middle...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

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