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Be FRANK expanding into 3rd year

What started as six kids at Bayfield Elementary School learning orchestral music has expanded to become the largest music education program in La Plata County.

The Be FRANK Foundation now serves 186 students in Bayfield playing in orchestra or drum groups, as well as 140 students playing...



Towns hosting Christmas festivals this weekend

Ignacio's community Christmas gathering will be Friday, Dec. 2, starting with a light parade at 5:30 p.m. on Goddard Avenue, follwed by activities at...

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  • McLachlan is starting 'listening tour'

    I look forward to representing La Plata County and the rest of District 59 in the Colorado State Legislature this session.

    Thank you so much for electing me to this prestigious position; I will be a strong voice for the people, values, and issues of the Western Slope.

    The race was hard fought, and I want voters to know I am...
  • Club practices random acts of kindness

    On Nov. 8, members of the Friends of Rachel Club presented their workshop at the conference for the International Association of Bullying Prevention and it was an overwhelming success.

    They were all poised and professional and they represented BHS very well.

    The conference has been amazing and our students are like...
  • Redwine mother thanks friends, supporters

    Editor's note: This is a message Elaine Hatfield Hall posted on her Facebook page on Nov. 19.

    While today is the four-year mark of Dylan's death, there is not a day that goes by that I don't think about what happened on this day.

    I wish daily that I could change the events that transpired four years ago and Dylan would still be...