Biologist to talk about wildlife in the wilderness

As part of the continuing celebration of the 50th anniversary of the federal Wilderness Act, a veteran Colorado biologist will talk about the importance of wilderness to wildlife populations in the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio town board member resigns

Ignacio town board trustees reluctantly accepted the resignation of Linda Moore on Wednesday night and decided to accept application forms from town residents interested in filling the rest of her...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Seniors honor volunteers

The Pine River Seniors honored their volunteers of the year, Charlene Johnson and Kaye Luebchow. Luebchow was honored for his work with Meals on Wheels, while Johnson has been a longtime organizer...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Community Learning Center offers college courses 'Cradle to grave' is new approach to life-long learning

Pine River Community Learning Center aims to be the area's "one-stop shop" for education for everyone, from infants to elders. "Cradle to grave!" exulted PRCLC director Cathy Calderwood as she and...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New editorial policy results in boring paper

Editor's note: The following is a copy of a letter sent to Doug Bennett, CEO of Ballantine Communications, Inc. I have noted the change in editorial policy since the Pine River Times management...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

A SKEE Pass (library card) is your child's ticket to academic achievement

Pine River Public Library The Pine River Library in Bayfield is helping local kids start the school year off right by conducting a "SKEE Pass" library card drive. All parents want their children...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Access plan for U.S. 160 presented by CDOT

A bypass of Gem Village and some turn restrictions on Commerce Drive are still part of the Access Control Plan the Colorado Department of Transportation presented to the Town of Bayfield and area...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT to start rockfall work on Highway 3

Colorado Department of Transportation will start rockfall mitigation on State Highway 3 on Thursday, Aug. 21. The south end of Hwy. 3 will be closed through mid November for this work. The work...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local news briefs

First National Bank serving free ice cream First National Bank in Bayfield is holding its client appreciation day today from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Employees will be serving ice cream with all sorts...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Classes to start at bigger, better BHS

Classes will start Tuesday at the renovated and expanded Bayfield High School, although some construction work is continuing. Project manager Marty Zwisler told the school board Tuesday that the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA installing self-service payment kiosk

La Plata Electric Association has been installing a customer self-service kiosk this week outside LPEA headquarters at 45 Stewart St. in Bodo Business Park in Durango. The drive-through kiosk will...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New development proposed at old Helen's Store

The La Plata County Commissioners have approved a conceptual development plan (CDP) for commercial development of the Helen's Store property on County Road 240 at the turn-off to Lemon reservoir....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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