Position: Reporter

Email: mshinn@CortezJournal.com

Phone Number: 970-564-6037

Purgatory Resort sees 47% rise in skier visits

Heavy snowfall across the state this winter boosted visits to Colorado ski resorts, especially Purgatory Resort. Purgatory saw a 47% increase in visits from the 2017-18 season to the 2018-19...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Flood advisory in effect for Animas, Los Pinos and La Plata rivers

Flood advisories for the Animas, La Plata and Los Pinos rivers are in effect until further notice, according to the National Weather Service. Minor lowland flooding and flooding along the Animas...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Retired Durango doctor, wife recovering from head-on crash east of Bayfield

Bayfield resident and well-known doctor Richard Grossman was reading The Durango Herald in the passenger seat of his Toyota Prius on his way to Pagosa Springs on Friday when he looked up to see an...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Food-sharing events to be held for residents of southeastern La Plata County

Residents in southeastern La Plata County will have the opportunity to pick up as much fresh produce as they need during two upcoming mobile food-share events . The U.S. Department of Agriculture...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Allergy sufferers could be in for ‘huge’ season

A cold May brought a reprieve for some allergy sufferers, but pollen from grass and weeds could strike with a vengeance in coming months. It could be a “huge” season for allergens because of the...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Three seriously injured in head-on crash east of Bayfield

Three people suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160, east of Bayfield. Mancos resident Jeromy Cooper, 46, was driving a 1986 white Ford F-250 pickup...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Internet options likely to improve in Bayfield

Internet service in Bayfield is likely to improve in the coming year as companies plan expansions in the area. Brainstorm Internet and AlignTec, wireless internet providers, and FastTrack...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Town wants to know: Does Bayfield need better internet service?

The town of Bayfield wants to know how long residents wait for web pages to load. The town is surveying residents and businesses about the quality of their internet service to determine if the town...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Former Bayfield primary school to fill up with nonprofits, clinic

The former Bayfield Primary School will soon be bustling again with students, children, health care providers and nonprofit volunteers. New organizations and nonprofits are moving into the former...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignite Gymnastics opening in Ignacio

Ignacio kids and teens have a new place to hone their gymnastics and wresting skills at the Education Literacy Health Inspiration Community Center. Longtime gymnastics coach Elizabeth Herring...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Tri-State turns down hundreds of millions in renewable energy investment

Guzman Energy, a private power provider, wants to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to build renewable energy generation that would serve residents in Southwest Colorado and beyond. However,...

DATE: May 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Monopolies drive health care costs in Southwest Colorado

A slew of new state measures could help lower health care costs in Southwest Colorado, where hospital monopolies are associated with high insurance prices. A recent report by Colorado Health...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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