Forest Lakes says ‘yes’ to new district office

Residents of Forest Lakes subdivision north of Bayfield voted to construct a new $370,000 office building in the district, according to unofficial results Tuesday. About 55% of voters in the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Redwine’s defense attorneys try – and fail – again to delay upcoming trial

Mark Redwine’s defense attorneys tried once again Thursday to delay the Vallecito man’s upcoming trial – to no avail. Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, is on...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Valley grassroots initiative receives grant for senior services

In the Pine River Valley, a network is growing. Community advocates are connecting aging adults, people with disabilities and others in need with support services and a message: We’ve got your...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Orphaned mountain lion cub rehabbed, sent back into the wild

Two orphaned mountain lion cubs rescued by Colorado Parks and Wildlife last winter were recently released into the wild outside Durango. CPW spokesman Joe Lewandowski said a cub was spotted back in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Logging picks up on Middle Mountain near Vallecito

A logging project in full swing north of Vallecito is expected to harvest an estimated 38,000 trees, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Matt Tuten, silviculturist for the Forest Service’s...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies after going off County Road 501 near Vallecito

A Durango man died this weekend after a driving off County Road 501 near Vallecito. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis said the wreckage was found by a passerby around 11:30 a.m. Sunday near...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial delayed again for father suspected of killing Dylan Redwine

Once again, the trial has been delayed for Mark Redwine, who was arrested nearly three years ago for allegedly killing his 13-year-old son. Redwine was scheduled to start a 28-day trial July 8. The...

DATE: June 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Shares launches Victory Garden Campaign

Pine River Shares, a grassroots nonprofit serving the Pine River Valley, launched its Victory Garden Campaign on Monday, offering free garden kits to residents from Arboles to Vallecito. Some...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lemon Reservoir struggles to fill, while Vallecito nears capacity

Their land sits mere miles apart, but irrigators on the Florida River will likely have a shorter irrigation season than some of their neighbors on the Pine River in eastern La Plata County....

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito Church offers drive-in Sunday service

VALLECITO – Christ’s message, do not judge lest you to be judged, seemed an appropriate theme for Pastor Fred Hewett to relate Sunday as warring camps on the wisdom or foolishness of wearing a mask...

DATE: May 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito marina to reopen after legal dispute reaches resolution

Vallecito Marina, 18 miles northeast of Durango, will open this weekend after a legal dispute among managers put its reopening date for the summer season in jeopardy. After months of negotiations,...

DATE: May 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

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