Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Ignacio, regional law enforcement face recruitment challenges

Law enforcement agencies nationwide are facing recruitment challenges, and the struggle is no different across Southwest Colorado. It’s not uncommon for regional departments to have open positions....

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield calls on Durango to rejoin economic council

As a regional council of governments considers expanding its interstate partnerships, Bayfield Town Board members pointed to the city of Durango as an important – and lacking – voice in furthering...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito Dam managers ‘conquered’ historic spring snowmelt

The spring runoff from the exceptional 2019 snowpack has receded, and Pine River Irrigation District is moving forward while declaring the carefully balanced water management season “conquered.”...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield debates priorities for downtown development

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield business community is at a crossroads: The town is ripe for more business development, but residents also want to maintain the economic viability and community charm that...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield family mourns son who died of ‘broken heart’

BAYFIELD – Chloe Wiebe walked around her son’s apartment. In the main room, the furniture was sparse and the door hung open on an empty, recently cleaned refrigerator. In his bedroom, rows of...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Confederate parade float spurs free speech discussion in Bayfield

The Bayfield Town Board of Trustees will consult with a First Amendment lawyer to learn more about what options are available to deal with a Confederate float that has entered the town’s Fourth of...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Living rooms become music venues in Bayfield

Some Bayfield residents will embark on a different kind of home renovation for their living rooms and backyards this summer – one that turns houses into intimate music venues. On Friday, local...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Astronaut’s sister to share ‘insider’ stories to inspire dreams

When Colorado native John Michael “Mike” Lounge was on Earth, he flew a jet to work. When he left Earth, he flew on a rocket ship as an astronaut in NASA’s space shuttle program. On Saturday,...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield downtown growth challenged by tepid public involvement

Bayfield town staff will host a community meeting this week to receive direction from residents and business owners about downtown development plans on Mill Street. The meeting, which will take...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango and Bayfield catch rain for education

Andrew Trujillo, a Pine River Garden Club board member, peered into the murky depths of a 50 gallon barrel of captured rainwater at Pine River Library Community Garden in Bayfield June 28. About...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute council appoints new Growth Fund director

Shane Seibel started in his new role as executive director of the Southern Ute Growth Fund this week. The Growth Fund operates and manages the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s businesses and business...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Momentum 24/7 Fitness opens new building in Bayfield

BAYFIELD – Momentum 24/7 Fitness finally opened the doors to its new, 10,000-square-foot building in Bayfield, bringing gym owners, Rayburn and Kira Gosney, into a new era as small business owners....

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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