2 bats test positive for rabies


Two bats tested positive for rabies on Tuesday in Bayfield, according to the San Juan Basin Health Department. No human contact was reported, but there was suspicion of domesticated animal exposure. If you think your pet or domestic animal has been exposed to rabies due...



Conference looks at safety, law enforcement issues in Indian Country

Drugs, alcohol, domestic violence, child welfare, and gangs dominated discussion Wednesday at Sky Ute Casino at a conference for law enforcement,...

Durango Conference looks at safety, law enforcement issues in Indian Country
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Deputy Attorney General, Sally Quillian Yates, and Acting Associate Attorney General, Stuart F. Delery, address a question by Patrick Boice, a prosecutor with the Ute Indian Tribe in Fort Duchesne, Ut...


  • Youth football raising funds for jerseys

    Hi everyone! As many of you know, Bayfield-Ignacio YAFL is overdue for some new game jerseys. We are a very small community and our businesses get hit up for donations for every sport. However, we have been approached by individuals willing to help raise money for jerseys. We need roughly 125 jerseys. Each jersey is roughly $65. Grand total...
  • Former marina operator should refund fees to Vallecito customers

    In regards to the Dolores Star article about McPhee Reservoir marina operator Stan Folsom in the Aug. 7 edition of the Times:

    I just wish Stan Folsom would give the people who gave him their hard earned money last year for slips on Vallecito Lake this year their money back. I have some very good friends who would REALLY like their money...
  • Yappy, unleashed dogs don't belong in quiet cemetery

    I would like to take a few moments to express my thoughts and feelings towards a 60ish woman and her two "corkies" (little yappy dogs) who visited our Pine River Cemetery last week. I noticed you right away as you got out of your vehicle - you opened the door and turned your dogs loose so they could run free barking at everyone near your vehicle.