Pine River Times Staff Report

Bayfield approves 1-cent sales tax increase for roads

The third try was the charm. Preliminary results for the Bayfield sales tax vote showed a clear approval by voters, with 68 percent of voters voting yes in the first wave of results. “I’m pretty...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Foutz, Blatnick, Hoover win Bayfield School Board seats

Mike Foutz is the newest member of the Bayfield School Board, and incumbent Carol Blatnick will keep her seat, according to unofficial election results released Tuesday night. Foutz had 1,345...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

McCaw, Conley-Chapman, Little tops on Ignacio school board

Kelly McCaw, Yvonne Conley-Chapman and Doug Little appear to have won the three available seats in the Ignacio School District board elections Tuesday. It was as crowded of a field for school board...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head Start turns 50

Head Start, the federal child and family development program, celebrates its 50th year in 2015. Head Start was only two years old when the Southern Ute Montessori Head Start and Early Head Start...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn east of Bayfield complete

The Yellow Jacket prescribed burn east of Bayfield was completed Tuesday just ahead of afternoon rain showers. A helicopter aerially ignited 944 acres of National Forest lands in the Northern HD...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burns to start Saturday east of Bayfield

The Columbine Ranger District plans to conduct prescribed burns beginning Saturday and continuing through next week in the Yellow Jacket and First Notch areas of the San Juan National Forest east...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library founder McCoy dies at 96

Lavenia McCoy, 96, a longtime librarian and teacher in Bayfield and Ignacio, died Monday, Aug. 31, at her home. She helped start Bayfield’s public library in downtown Bayfield, and the Pine River...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Build a Better Bayfield on Thursday

Looking for a Bayfield-area job? Need employees? How about activities for kids? What started as a job fair has grown into a combination of business and community expo, recreational and performing...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Ignacio Fiesta brightens weekend

San Ignacio Fiesta celebrated a theme of “Get in Gear Celebrating 115 Years” for 2015, so there were numerous floats in Saturday’s parade decorated with gears and cogs. This year’s Fiesta queen is...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hwy. 160 crash snarls morning commute

Two people were taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with serious injuries Wednesday morning after a crash on U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield. Three vehicles were involved. Daniel...

DATE: June 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo park to celebrate 50th

ARBOLES – This year marks the 50th anniversary of Southwest Colorado’s Navajo State Park, and the public is invited to visit the park Saturday for activities and programs to commemorate the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway 3 to undergo rockfall mitigation

The Colorado Department of Transportation will start rockfall mitigation Thursday on Colorado Highway 3. The south end of Highway 3 will be closed through mid-November for the work. The work zone...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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