Pine River Times

Property tax bills are in mail

2014 property tax bills have been mailed to all La Plata County property owners. Property taxes are paid retroactively, meaning that 2014 taxes are paid in 2015. It is the property owner's...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Gardner, Tipton claim to be conservative

I'm interested in our Congressional Representative Scott Tipton's, and Senator Cory Gardner's conservative stances. I know they both espouse smaller federal government reach and support individual...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Youth should repair museum damage

The Pine River Valley Heritage Society Museum was notified by the marshal's office regarding racial epithets and graffiti on our building. We thank the business owner who provided the marshal's...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

$18 million available for training for beginning farmers, ranchers

By Traci Bruckner Center for Rural Affairs The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced more than $18 million in funding available to support training, mentoring, and development of beginning...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Preschool thanks Bells for BEEP supporters

Bayfield Early Education Programs completed its Bells for BEEP fundraiser on Dec. 18. Sponsors of the bells were CRG Construction, Horizon Environmental Services, F & M Construction, Sun Cleaning,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Vandalism is sad commentary

Looking at racial epithets spraypainted on your church is sad. Along with the Lions Club, where my husband is a member, the museum where I've covered events and learned about our early residents,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Lions Club appreciates Santas, donors

The North Pole has sent a special message to the Bayfield Lions Club. Santa Claus would like to thank all his helpers in the Bayfield community. Santa would not be able to visit all the children in...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BEEP appreciates support for breakfast

Bayfield Early Education Programs recently completed its 10th annual Breakfast with Santa and silent auction fundraiser on Dec. 13. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Jennifer Gosney...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Preparedness begins at home, resulting in stronger communities

By Sharon Loper As 2015 begins, it's an opportunity to take stock of our lives and examine what we can do to make them better and improve the community around us. While the holiday season and New...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Leadership La Plata thanks supporters

We are writing of behalf of all of Leadership La Plata to sincerely thank the businesses, organizations and individuals who contributed to making our LLP Business session in December a great...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ignacio Wrestling Association promoting sport

The Ignacio Wrestling Association is a nonprofit organization that began in May to promote wrestling in Ignacio and the surrounding communities. Our meetings and membership are open to anyone who...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Postal worker, coach thanks community

Before I leave my home of 20 years to begin a new chapter of my life, I would like to say thank you to all of you. Thank you to all the parents who over many seasons entrusted me with your...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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