Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Ignacio Family Dollar approved to sell beer

IGNACIO – Family Dollar, a grocery store in Ignacio, has been approved by the state to sell beer. The Ignacio Town Board voted June 17 to approve Family Dollar’s off-premises “fermented malt...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio woman finds healing through art

IGNACIO – Little pockets of creativity pop up around Ignacio, including the banners, painted by young artists, that line the main street or the hand-painted decorations in “Inspiration Square.”...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcycle rally approaches without Ignacio involvement

By Aug. 30, the streets of Durango will be filled with glistening, roaring motorcycles ready for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally. While rally events will take place throughout the region, one...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Call it what you like – za, pie or eepa – Bayfield has a new pizzeria

BAYFIELD – After about three years of sitting unused, the old Bayfield Diner building has a new purpose: a pizzeria. Bayfield’s newest restaurant, Eepa’s Pizzeria, officially opened its doors...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield farmers market to launch Thursday

BAYFIELD – Bayfield will launch its third annual downtown farmers market Thursday, and despite concerns about vendor participation earlier this year, organizers hope for a successful summer. The...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood advisory on Los Pinos River is lifted

IGNACIO – After a week of strong flows, the Los Pinos River near Ignacio looks like it’s slowing down. Over the last 10 days, the river has been running high and fast, according to a measuring...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two hours outside per week improves well-being

A recent study in England found that spending two or more hours outside each week correlates with improved health and well-being. University of Exeter researchers analyzed data from 20,000 people...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library might ask taxpayers again for a property tax increase

The Pine River Library in Bayfield is considering another attempt at requesting a mill levy increase to ease its financial woes. The library has been experiencing budget issues since 2017 when a...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio gets creative with economic growth

Ignacio community leaders are taking steps to become a certified creative district, both to express the heart of the community and to create economic opportunities. This week, Creative Ignacio,...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Screeching highway traffic pushes Bayfield into action

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Town Board is considering a noise ordinance, the first step toward addressing residents’ complaints about loud traffic on U.S. Highway 160. Jake brakes, or compression...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio summer reading program shoots for the stars

IGNACIO – For James Onions, 7, the Ignacio Community Library summer reading program kicked off with a workout, specifically how to train like an astronaut. “I was doing jumping jacks and...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eating healthier made easier in Ignacio for those on food assistance

Anyone eligible for government food assistance can get up to $20 per day of free produce at Farmers Fresh Market in Ignacio. Farmers Fresh staff began offering Double Up Food Bucks to customers...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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