Position: Pine River Times Editor

Ball field named after long-time Ignacio trustee

IGNACIO – Trustees of the Ignacio Town Board unleashed a “gotcha” on one of their former members. Using an excuse to get Lawrence Bartley to come to the June town board meeting, they then read a...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Pine River Library District may ask voters to increase property taxes

The Pine River Public Library District faces a potential $200,000 shortfall in 2019, which may mean district voters will be asked to increase property taxes. The library board has used the...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fresh produce arriving at Bayfield farmers markets

The Bayfield Downtown Farmers Market is starting its second season with salad greens, zucchini, carrots, radishes, turnips, and for the early birds, tomatoes. In addition to natural produce by...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

No fireworks, but Fourth still shines in Bayfield

There will be no fireworks show, but Independence Day revelers still jammed into downtown Bayfield on Wednesday for the town’s annual events. A large crowd filled Mill Street for the parade, and...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield residents learn about upcoming vote in marijuana sales

Bayfield town trustees are moving forward with plans to ask voters in November whether to allow marijuana sales in town limits. If town residents approve the ballot measure, retail and medical...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield parents list concerns, including ‘mindfulness instruction’

Jake Rodstrom, father of a kindergarten student at Bayfield Primary School, said when his son acted up at home earlier this year, his mother told him to calm down. The boy sat down, crossed his...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School baseball coach Petrie resigns mid-season

The Bayfield High School Wolverines won two games Saturday without their head coach, Danny Petrie. Last week, Petrie resigned, reportedly after drinking beer at an Arizona Diamondbacks game where...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Interim superintendent resigns from Bayfield School District

Amy Lyons, the interim superintendent for the Bayfield School District, unexpectedly emailed her resignation to the board on Tuesday afternoon. At a school board meeting Tuesday night, members said...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County’s boxing gym brings the fights

La Plata County’s only boxing gym is proud to be hosting its first amateur bouts next week. Boxing “is more of a life lesson than a sport,” said Anthony Archuleta, who owns and runs Ring of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield keeping retail pot ban, for now

About 60 people filled Bayfield Town Hall on Tuesday night, most of them raising their hands to show they are opposed to marijuana retail sales in Bayfield. A few raised their hands to say they...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Northpoint donates pillows, mattress sets to local families

The new year is off to great start for 14 local families who received new mattresses to start 2018. A contest to give away the mattresses was the brainchild of Bill Hermesman, owner of Northpoint...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown Scavengers beg, borrow and steal 100 items in annual hunt

In the annual Snowdown Follies Scavenger Hunt, age matters. Out of 100 items on this year’s list, hunters scavenged hard to find the oldest penny, a Bayfield High School or Durango High School...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News