Jonathan Romeo

Position: Herald Staff Writer

BP pipeline ruptures near Bayfield, spills into Sauls Creek

A BP pipeline running along Sauls Creek in Bayfield was discovered ruptured last week, spilling coal-bed methane produced water into the creek and forcing the emergency construction of an earthen...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Ignacio company fined by state oil and gas regulators

Maralex Resources and its sister company, Maralex Disposal, were fined a total of $45,000 on Monday by the Colorado oil and gas regulatory arm for violations at two production sites in La Plata...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Colorado bird atlas tracks changing population trends

Bird lovers interested in the species' habitat and health throughout Colorado need wait no longer. The Second Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas, which is only released in 20-year intervals and is...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Southern Utes stand with Standing Rock protest

Southern Ute tribal member Shelly Thompson took a carload of blankets, jackets and other supplies last week to the thousands of Native Americans camped out on the Standing Rock reservation in North...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fawn euthanized after resident brings it to animal shelter

Wildlife officials euthanized a baby deer Saturday after someone who thought it was abandoned put the animal in their car and took it to the Humane Society, effectively signing its "death...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Silverton aims to honor town marshal slain in 1880s

If it weren't for the ink of Silverton's only newspaper, the tragic story of the small town's marshal, who was gunned down by an infamous outlaw gang in 1881, would likely fall into the deep annals...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Chaco Canyon oil and gas lease sale delayed

An oil and gas lease sale near Chaco Canyon was postponed this week for the third time, leaving conservationists and tribal communities on edge over the uncertain future of one of the country's few...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Allison property owner refuses fire investigators access

The cause of a fire that burned through an Allison property last month remains undetermined after the property owner refused investigators access the following day, Los Pinos Fire Protection...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

BLM extends comment period on oil and gas lease in HD Mountains

The Bureau of Land Management has granted a two-week extension to March 29 for public comment on a contentious proposal to lease 6,137-acres in the HD Mountains southeast of Bayfield for oil and...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Problems with fueling pumps in Bayfield may have caused thousands of dollars in damages

Drivers filling up at Bayfield's two Conoco stations say they have suffered thousands of dollars in damages within the last two months because of contaminated fuel at one location, and gas...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Cattle truck driver charged; 3 cows died in Oct. 25 crash

The driver of a semi-truck full of livestock that overturned Oct. 25 in Durango has been charged with reckless driving, police said Thursday. It was also revealed that at least three cattle died in...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

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