Ignacio school board debates superintendent pay raise

Ignacio School Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto's contract with the district has included an annual $5,000 pay raise. At the March 18 board meeting, his contract wasn't in question, but the $5,000...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Business owner's death ruled suicide

The death of Gregg Cuthbert, owner of Four Corners Framed Art in Gem Village, has been ruled as a suicide by the La Plata County Coroner. Sheriff's deputies did a welfare check on March 12 in the...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News


This set of triplets was born at John and Diana McGeeney's place southwest of Bayfield on March 16.  Odds for triplets calves are 1 in 700,000. The calves, two heifers and one bull, are doing well,...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

7 Ignacio trustee candidates compete for 4 seats

Four incumbents and three challengers are competing for four Ignacio Town Board seats. The election is Tuesday, April 1 at town hall. Candidates are incumbents Tom Atencio, Cecilia Robbins, Dixie...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Marshal's Office buys surplus equipment

From backpacks to a big dump truck and a Humvee, the Bayfield Marshal's Office has an assortment of new equipment courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense excess property program. "It's free, at...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Volunteers needed for Bayfield Heritage Days

More volunteers are welcome - and needed - for this year's Bayfield Heritage Days Celebration, set for Sept. 27 in downtown Bayfield, with other events taking place throughout town. In partnership...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New Times website to be unveiled today

A new website for the Pine River Times is in operation, featuring more local news and photographs for readers of the 29-year-old newspaper. "The new website does a fantastic job of bringing the...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine Fire District wins financial reporting award

The Upper Pine River Fire Protection District has received a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Adios, Ignacio Junior High

The old Ignacio Junior High School, except for the gym, is undergoing demolition this week. It will become part of the renovated Ignacio High School. IHS is the last school to be constructed as...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BHS girls survive first Southwestern test

Sonja Fleming, perhaps more than anyone else, certainly didn't think her goal would be enough. "No, not at all!" exclaimed the Bayfield senior midfielder, with a relieved laugh. Especially not on...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

4 locals arrested in $450,000 methamphetamine bust

Four Bayfield area residents were among 14 people arrested over the last 45 days as part of an ongoing methamphetamine investigation by the Southwest Drug Task Force and the federal Drug...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

4 vie for seats on Bayfield Town Board

Four people are competing for three seats on the Bayfield Town Board. The election is April 1, with voting at town hall. Candidates are incumbent Michelle Nelson and newcomers Matthew Salka, J.J....

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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