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Bayfield Mayor Matt Salka to run for District 3 County Commissioner

May 10th 2019
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Jessie O’Brien

Bayfield Mayor Matt Salka is running for county commissioner in District 3, which includes the Bayfield, Ignacio and Vallecito areas, in November 2020.

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Town of Bayfield invests $30,000 in drought plan

May 22nd 2019
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Mary Shinn Health

While the region was blessed with a wet winter and spring, the town of Bayfield is investing in a plan to guide the town in dry times.

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Broadband survey results give Bayfield new direction

July 4th 2019
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Shannon Mullane

The results are in: Bayfield residents see broadband as a necessary utility, and they want the town involved. For the town board, the question remains: in what way?

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Bayfield grapples with how to ‘toot its own horn’

Sept 6th 2019
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Shannon Mullane

The Bayfield Town Board earlier this week weighed how exactly to boast about community achievements, wading through the complicated politics of recognition placards on U.S. Highway 160.

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Bayfield debates priorities for downtown development

July 21st 2019
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Shannon Mullane

The Bayfield business community is at a crossroads: The town is ripe for more business development, but residents also want to maintain the economic viability and community charm that attracted them to the town to begin with.

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Bayfield takes steps toward 21-and-older smoking ordinance

Sept 5th 2019
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Shannon Mullane

The Bayfield Board of Trustees this week recommended banning smoking in public parks and raising the legal minimum age for buying tobacco or nicotine products to 21.

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La Plata County commission candidates file first expense report

Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 10:44 AM
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Jonathan Romeo

Salka, who announced in May his intention to run for county commission, reported spending about $250 on miscellaneous campaign costs. He had $1,090 on hand at the end of the filing period.

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