Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Bayfield downtown growth challenged by tepid public involvement

Bayfield town staff will host a community meeting this week to receive direction from residents and business owners about downtown development plans on Mill Street. The meeting, which will take...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Outdoors industry taps into Southern Ute methane capture project

When Wyoming-based and California-based organizations decided to reduce their carbon footprints, they turned to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s methane capture project to balance their...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute council appoints new Growth Fund director

Shane Seibel started in his new role as executive director of the Southern Ute Growth Fund this week. The Growth Fund operates and manages the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s businesses and business...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Art installation at Bayfield library offers glimpse of ‘Chaco and Beyond’

BAYFIELD – Pine River Library’s newest art installation brings some of the Four Corners’ most iconic images to Bayfield through thousands of tiny pen strokes. The 18-piece art collection, “Chaco...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango and Bayfield catch rain for education

Andrew Trujillo, a Pine River Garden Club board member, peered into the murky depths of a 50 gallon barrel of captured rainwater at Pine River Library Community Garden in Bayfield June 28. About...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Momentum 24/7 Fitness opens new building in Bayfield

BAYFIELD – Momentum 24/7 Fitness finally opened the doors to its new, 10,000-square-foot building in Bayfield, bringing gym owners, Rayburn and Kira Gosney, into a new era as small business owners....

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Hey, hard-to-reach communities – Colorado wants you counted in 2020 census

The census holds the key to federal funding, but some communities are harder to accurately count than others. One Colorado grant program could help fix that. Gov. Jared Polis signed the bipartisan...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River tests banks, floods pond and stresses dike

Community teamwork helped minimize damage when the Pine River broke its banks Monday and sent water toward LePlatt’s Pond. The river changed course when its bank was damaged by a tree that fell...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Broadband survey results give Bayfield new direction

BAYFIELD – The results are in: Bayfield residents see broadband as a necessary utility, and they want the town involved. For the town board, the question remains: in what way? The Bayfield town...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Music festival kicks off Saturday in Bayfield with bluegrass band

Bluegrass band FY5 will open the three-week Music in the Mountains festival Saturday at the Bayfield Performing Arts Center. The event, which starts at 6 p.m., will feature Colorado-based groups...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio’s only commercial pharmacy to close Sunday

IGNACIO – Farmers Fresh Pharmacy, the only commercial pharmacy in Ignacio, will close its doors Sunday, leaving a hole in the town’s health care system. Farmers Fresh Pharmacy notified the...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio pipes crack under pressure

IGNACIO – At the end of May, old irrigation pipes burst in Ignacio after the town tried to pressurize the system, sending water up through cracks in asphalt and creating sinkholes underneath roads....

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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