Shannon Mullane

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Women entrepreneurs bring surge of new businesses to Ignacio

IGNACIO – Nine new businesses have come to Ignacio since April, and the surge seems to be led by women. Eight out of the nine new businesses were registered or co-registered by women, according to...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio, regional law enforcement face recruitment challenges

Law enforcement agencies nationwide are facing recruitment challenges, and the struggle is no different across Southwest Colorado. It’s not uncommon for regional departments to have open positions....

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Vallecito Dam managers ‘conquered’ historic spring snowmelt

The spring runoff from the exceptional 2019 snowpack has receded, and Pine River Irrigation District is moving forward while declaring the carefully balanced water management season “conquered.”...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield calls on Durango to rejoin economic council

As a regional council of governments considers expanding its interstate partnerships, Bayfield Town Board members pointed to the city of Durango as an important – and lacking – voice in furthering...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield family mourns son who died of ‘broken heart’

BAYFIELD – Chloe Wiebe walked around her son’s apartment. In the main room, the furniture was sparse and the door hung open on an empty, recently cleaned refrigerator. In his bedroom, rows of...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Astronaut’s sister to share ‘insider’ stories to inspire dreams

When Colorado native John Michael Lounge was on Earth, he flew a jet to work. When he left Earth, he flew on a rocket ship as an astronaut in NASA’s space shuttle program. On Saturday, Lucinda...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Confederate parade float spurs free speech discussion in Bayfield

The Bayfield Town Board of Trustees will consult with a First Amendment lawyer to learn more about what options are available to deal with a float touting a Confederate flag that has entered the...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Living rooms become music venues in Bayfield

Some Bayfield residents will embark on a different kind of home renovation for their living rooms and backyards this summer – one that turns houses into intimate music venues. On Friday, local...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield debates priorities for downtown development

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield business community is at a crossroads: The town is ripe for more business development, but residents also want to maintain the economic viability and community charm that...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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

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