Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Bayfield ups its mental game with help from national speaker

Bayfield High School students, parents and teachers will get an expert guide to getting the most out of sports next week from a nationally recognized speaker and mentor to the pros. Bayfield High...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute elections too close to call

Four candidates will compete for two seats on the Southern Ute Tribal Council in a runoff election after unofficial election results posted Nov. 1 showed races too close to call. Former chairman...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield divvies up funds to new nonprofits

Bayfield town trustees voted unanimously this week to bring more services to Bayfield in 2020 by moving grant funds away from public transportation. Bayfield allots up to $30,000 to nonprofits that...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Newcomers take three seats on Bayfield school board

Three newcomers and one incumbent will join the Bayfield school board as a result of Tuesday’s election. Mike Foutz, the only incumbent candidate, and newcomers Amy Davlin and Debbie Wilhelm, will...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Library District pops Champagne to celebrate tax increase

Voters showed strong support for the Pine River Library District’s proposed mill levy increase, according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Among district voters, 59% voted for ballot...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Heavy smoke moves through Bayfield to the east

BAYFIELD – Smoke drifted through Bayfield on Wednesday morning, impacting air quality and visibility for residents, but did not result in an air-quality advisory from the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield searches for millions of dollars to update water infrastructure

BAYFIELD – In 2020, Bayfield plans to “tear up the town.” Construction crews will be replacing old asbestos-reinforced water pipes on both sides of U.S. Highway 160 – but first, town staff needs to...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Los Pinos fire district approaches financial cliff

In early September, Los Pinos Fire Protection District saved a burning house with just four crew members. They had no relief crew at the scene – no secondary crew to answer other calls in the area....

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield road closure at Eight Corners intersection

A section of the Eight Corners intersection in Bayfield will be closed Monday through Wednesday for road repairs. Motorists should consider alternative travel plans around the intersection at...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

School board candidates weigh in on LGBTQ policy in Bayfield

BAYFIELD – While community members push against LGBTQ-related policies in Bayfield School District, school board candidates emphasize making the district a safe place for all students. A rainbow...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Farmers Fresh Market gives out free water in Ignacio

IGNACIO – Farmers Fresh Market in Ignacio has been giving out free water from a filling station inside the store to help residents with poor water quality. Residents in southeast La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio schools, Southern Ute tribe make Ute language top priority

IGNACIO – Southern Ute Tribal Council members prioritized Ute language education in the tribe’s partnership with the Ignacio School District, but enrollment and staffing challenge the program’s...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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