Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

Going big in Bayfield

Momentum Fitness has grown from a 1,000-square-foot facility in Bayfield to three locations in Southwest Colorado, with gyms in Pagosa Springs and Mancos. Now, the Bayfield gym is growing from more...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

From one valedictorian to another

Rachel Bauer received a pretty welcome addition to her college piggy bank on Tuesday. The Bayfield High School senior was floored when she received a scholarship she hadn't applied for, to the tune...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Students in Gay Straight Alliance to attend diversity conference

Bayfield High School's Gay Straight Alliance formed last year to create a place that members say is needed for those exploring who they are, and how they relate to other students and the wider...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Wild Country performing with Chevel Shepherd

Bayfield's favorite country band has scored a big gig - performing with new star Chevel Shepherd when she plays her free homecoming concert on Jan. 26 at the Farmington Civic Center. Last month,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield's Morlan joins Southwest Federal

Brenna Morlan is the new mortgage and consumer loan officer at Southwest Federal Credit Union in Durango. Now that First National Bank of Durango has become part of TBK Bank, based in Dallas,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Tuesday hours start back up for Bayfield vehicle registrations

After a year of being able to register vehicles in Bayfield only on Thursdays, the La Plata County Clerk's office is adding Tuesday hours at Bayfield Town Hall. At least for now. County Clerk...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Los Pinos Fire wants to advertise for new chief in March

Candidates who are interested in being the new chief of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District won't apply for the position while turmoil is roiling the district. That was the message Interim Fire...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Children's book addresses depression

A story about a friendly tortoise who likes to dress up and decorate her shell sounds like a cute children's book, right? Which "The Tortoise and the Flair" is, but it also dives into a deeper...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio Middle School scores improve in reading, math

Ignacio Middle School is celebrating a quiet victory in the middle of the school year. The school's state CMAS scores in math and English in 2018 made significant improvements over 2017. "This...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bridal Expo features flowers, gowns, and more on Saturday

Whether a wedding date is two weeks away or two years in the future, the Two Hearts Wedding Expo brings together dozens of local exhibitors under one roof. Floral Expressions of Bayfield and...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

2018: a year of highs and lows in Bayfield and Ignacio

Sometimes, the words of the Grateful Dead come to mind when it's time to write the annual year-in-review story. "What a long, strange trip it's been." January More than 200 rural residents jammed...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Committee distributing petitions to recall Los Pinos board members

Members of a committee to recall all five board members of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District have held four public meetings in Ignacio and Arboles in the past week to tell residents about...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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