Jessie O’Brien

Position: Special to Pine River Times

Tourist loses $6,000 at Pine River Library

We’ve all felt the sinking feeling of misplacing hard-earned cash, but losing thousands overseas is a nauseating level of distress. That’s what happened to Davide Faggioli, who was visiting from...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Mayor Matt Salka to run for District 3 County Commissioner

Bayfield Mayor Matt Salka is running for county commissioner in District 3, which includes the Bayfield, Ignacio and Vallecito areas, in November 2020. He said he never expected to run for office,...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSUT tribal radio station ready to make a move in Ignacio

The struggle and excitement of music discovery has vanished with streaming services. Unearthing Native American music was even more of a challenge in the bygone days of cassette tapes because there...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water rates expected to rise nearly 75% for Ignacio residents on Oct. 1

There’s a rift between the town of Ignacio and the Southern Ute Utilities Division over water rates. The utility run by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe plans to charge the town 74% more to supply...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

How an Andalusian horse redirected a Bayfield life coach’s life path

Mill deVoto, a white Andalusian horse, changed the course of Jan Shaw’s life. Shaw is the founder of The Success Alchemist , a marketing, website development and life coaching business that...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area farmers should be growing hemp

More and more farmers are growing hemp after the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalized the production of the plant nationwide. There are currently 30 farmers in Montezuma County and 45 in...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School District board holds forums on new strategic plan

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 2, the Bayfield School District Board held forums to receive community input on a new strategic plan for all Bayfield schools. The plan will serve as a guideline that identifies...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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