Pine River Times

Errors in Bayfield water study could lead to higher utility rates

Bayfield is trying to fix errors in its water rate study, the basis of household utility rates, and the end result might mean higher rates for community members. Water rates pay for every aspect of...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery DIY Network wraps up filming of Ignacio off-grid home

Filming finished Sunday on Ignacio’s newest, soon-to-be-famous earthen home. In September, Shalina Luna and her daughter, Joli Galvan, residents just south of Ignacio, embarked on a warp-speed...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat for Humanity homes outfitted with solar panels

Two families in Bayfield are receiving free solar panels thanks to La Plata County’s only certified benefit corporation, Shaw Solar, as part of a Habitat for Humanity project. The solar...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe rescinds Stage 1 fire restrictions

After a long and arduous fire season, widespread moisture finally occurred throughout the Southern Ute Indian Reservation allowing Stage 1 fire restrictions to be rescinded as of 6 a.m. Wednesday....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine, accused of killing 13-year-old son, Dylan, set for trial Thursday

The long-awaited trial for Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, begins Thursday. The homicide trial is perhaps the most high-profile case in...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio students quarantined because of COVID-19 case

Ignacio School District quarantined a cohort of fifth grade students Monday after receiving reports that one student tested positive for COVID-19. The family notified the district of the positive...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Nebo Fire area closure lifted in Weminuche Wilderness

Because of significant moisture falling on the Nebo Fire, the Nebo Fire area closure has been rescinded effective Monday. Fire crews have been patrolling the 40-acre Nebo Fire, burning in a remote...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library to host virtual Spanish conversation hour

Pine River Library will host a virtual Spanish conversation hour from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month beginning Wednesday. Participate in an hour of...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Pine River Library to host meet the candidates event

Pine River Library will host a virtual meeting with the three finalists for the director position from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday via Zoom. Community members are invited to ask questions, give input and...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Bayfield School District loosens COVID-19 precautions

The Bayfield School District loosened some of its COVID-19 precautions this week, a move that has raised safety concerns among some staff and community members. The revised plan doubles the number...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New photography art show at Pine River Library

Pine River Library is currently displaying the landscape photography of Durango artist Jen Manganello. Manganello has participated in exhibits at Durango Arts Center and has been awarded ribbons...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pine River low flows sign of tough season ahead

The Pine River has recorded some extremely low levels this month – possibly signaling tough seasons ahead for irrigators and fish alike. The Pine River Irrigation District, which manages the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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