Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Bayfield a college town? Pueblo Community College opens satellite site

The night before her first college class at Pueblo Community College in Bayfield, Heather McKee, 42, couldn’t sleep. “I was very nervous. Mostly because I knew the high school kids would be there,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio’s Dancing Spirit faces critical financial shortfall

IGNACIO – In the middle of Friday’s light parade, pictures with Santa and general holiday cheer at the annual Taste of Christmas event, one Ignacio nonprofit will be selling pottery to stay afloat...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Award-winning, local author to present novel at Ignacio library

Nationally recognized author C. Joseph “Chuck” Greaves will present his Cortez-based novel Saturday at Ignacio Community Library with a reading and Q&A session. In “Church of the Graveyard Saints,”...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Town of Bayfield offers quick tips for snow season

As snow season gears up, the town of Bayfield is offering residents quick tips to handle snow so plows can clear roads quickly and efficiently. The town’s public notice this week shared which areas...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine Fire anticipates strong budget in 2020

BAYFIELD – Upper Pine River Fire Protection District managers expect to enter 2020 in a strong financial position, even paying off $800,000 in debt and fulfilling one of the district’s promises to...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Local ‘celebrity’ to open new restaurant in Ignacio

IGNACIO – Former “Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters” star Dayson Goetz is opening a new restaurant in Ignacio, and he’s bringing firefighter-tested, bounty hunter-approved smoked-meat recipes with him....

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio High School students organize Thanksgiving meal for peers

IGNACIO – An Ignacio High School student group cooked the first-ever student-organized, free Thanksgiving lunch for 200 people last week, and they prepared it mostly from scratch. The student...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio board faces pushback during budget review

IGNACIO – Community members voiced concerns over staff raises, the town manager’s pay rate and overall transparency in one of the most tense Board of Trustees meetings in the last six months. The...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield High School wins governor’s award

Bayfield High School was one of three high schools in the state to receive a Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award this week in Denver. About 90 schools received the award for...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio students likely expelled after bringing pellet gun onto school bus

Two Ignacio High School students will likely be expelled after bringing a pellet gun onto a school bus Wednesday afternoon. No students were in danger during the incident, said Kathy Pokorney,...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio High School students learn the ABCs of CPR

IGNACIO – More than 100 students learned how to save a life using CPR last week at Ignacio High School, gaining a job skill while they were at it. Students sat on their knees in the high school...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Primary School teacher wins state excellence award

BAYFIELD – Becki Talbot, a kindergarten teacher at Bayfield Primary School, was in her planning period Monday when the principal called her into the school’s gym. When she arrived, she saw about...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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