Pine River Times

LPEA Greens spend your money freely

Follow the money. It's standard advice for discovering underlying truths. Applied to La Plata Electric Association's Board of Directors, it looks like this: Mentioned in the April 15 meeting is...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Dubit is best choice for LPEA District 2

For the first time in many years, residents in LPEA District 2 are being offered a choice of candidates who will ultimately represent them on the LPEA board; and that choice is Gregg Dubit. Gregg's...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LPEA needs strength, reliability

I am running for the LPEA Board of Directors in District 2 because I believe affordable electricity should be available to all. In 1979 I moved to Durango to start my business. I started, then...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Voters should elect independent board

Dan Olson's  (executive director of San Juan Citizens Alliance) Thinking Green column in the Durango Herald prompted me to write this letter. Rather than support his candidate's positions, he...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BHS Knowledge Bowl asking for support

After winning the Southwest Colorado Regional Knowledge Bowl meet in March and placing second at the Colorado State Knowledge Bowl meet in April, our team was invited and will attend the National...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

9Health Fair tomorrow at BES

The Bayfield 9Health Fair is from 7 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at Bayfield Elementary School. If you would like to register online, go to, select a location...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Assessor's office sending valuations

It is the time of year when the assessor's offices of Colorado report on the value of all real estate properties in their counties. We inform individual owners with a Notice of Valuation (NOV),...

DATE: April 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Take Christi Zeller's word for it!

The oil and gas behemoths must be desperate. Having worked double shift to degrade this planet for their obscene profits, they now send their paid bully Christi Zeller - the lady who never saw a...

DATE: April 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Barger announces LPEA candidacy

I am Karen Barger, owner of Seasons Rotisserie & Grill. We are actively involved in the community and as a business owner I support local farmers and ranchers and back agriculture, sustainability...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Standardized testing available for home school students

In the spring, a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of . standardized testing? While the great poet Tennyson actually completed the previous sentence with the word love, many Colorado students are...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BLM management plan lacking, but leasing plan is positive move

We were encouraged to learn that Connie Clementson, BLM's Tres Rios Field Office (TRFO) Manager, recently committed to putting a Master Leasing Plan back on the table for southwest Colorado. In a...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Easter should be a holiday

I'm afraid Easter - the most important religious holiday of the year for Christians - is going the way of other holy days, turning into a secular opportunity to buy more stuff. Heck, we apparently...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus