Pine River Times

Local nurse wins regional award

 The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center (SWCAHEC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Nightingale Luminary Awards. The annual Nightingale Luminary Awards event provides...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio housing issues discussed with county commissioners

Lack of housing in Ignacio was among the issues town trustees discussed with the La Plata County Commissioners at a March 13 dinner meeting at the casino. Commissioner Julie Westendorff, a real...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service finishes prescribed burn

Photo by Melanie Brubaker Mazur Wednesday was the last day of this week's prescribed burn east of Bayfield in Saul's Creek, according to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service. Staff burned...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield moving forward on economic development effort

The Town of Bayfield is moving forward to develop a town vision and build upon previous public input regarding community and economic development. A visioning meeting is 6scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m....

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rancher starts crowdfunding site for ag producers

It all started when a friend was having difficulties getting a loan for an irrigation system. Jesse Lasater, who raises sheep near Bayfield with his wife, Veronica, said he knew a fellow Farm...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

State ag commissioner presents student with $1,000 scholarship

Jackson Artichoker received a big check for growing a big cabbage. The Bayfield Elementary fourth grader participated in a project last summer to grow a cabbage provided by Bonnie Plants. His...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio school board debates superintendent pay raise

Ignacio School Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto's contract with the district has included an annual $5,000 pay raise. At the March 18 board meeting, his contract wasn't in question, but the $5,000...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business owner's death ruled suicide

The death of Gregg Cuthbert, owner of Four Corners Framed Art in Gem Village, has been ruled as a suicide by the La Plata County Coroner. Sheriff's deputies did a welfare check on March 12 in the...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

RARE TRIPLETS ARRIVE!

This set of triplets was born at John and Diana McGeeney's place southwest of Bayfield on March 16.  Odds for triplets calves are 1 in 700,000. The calves, two heifers and one bull, are doing well,...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

7 Ignacio trustee candidates compete for 4 seats

Four incumbents and three challengers are competing for four Ignacio Town Board seats. The election is Tuesday, April 1 at town hall. Candidates are incumbents Tom Atencio, Cecilia Robbins, Dixie...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Marshal's Office buys surplus equipment

From backpacks to a big dump truck and a Humvee, the Bayfield Marshal's Office has an assortment of new equipment courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense excess property program. "It's free, at...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers needed for Bayfield Heritage Days

More volunteers are welcome - and needed - for this year's Bayfield Heritage Days Celebration, set for Sept. 27 in downtown Bayfield, with other events taking place throughout town. In partnership...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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