Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

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 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | 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

Town of Bayfield raises water, sewer rates

Bayfield town trustees voted to raise water and sewer rates on Tuesday night, but two residents complained a leak in a town water pipe wasted a lot of water this summer in the Clover Meadows...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Dig into gifts at Mom's Hidden Closet

Mom's Hidden Closet is a bit like digging in, well, your mom's closet. The store, owned by Lillian Mestas, sells gifts, educational supplies, jewelry and seasonal items from a historical building...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Recall petitions circulating against Los Pinos Fire board

The Los Pinos Fire Protection District has brought back Larry Behrens as its acting volunteer interim fire chief as the district board conducts a search for a new chief and deputy chief. In the...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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