Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

Assisted living facility expanding

Evenings Porch Assisted Living is adding two more residential units to its facility on U.S. Highway 160 in Bayfield. The new addition includes an office and living area and will have elevator...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Supporting education for life

In its third year of existence, the Bayfield Education Foundation wants to find innovative ways to support education in Bayfield. That includes helping pay for school trips, funding scholarships,...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Cattlemen honor Christi Zeller

Hoping for more water and higher commodity prices, members of the La Plata Archuleta Cattlemen gathered on Saturday night for their annual banquet and to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Meth use flat, heroin and opioid use increasing in La Plata County

When Chris Choate joined the Southwest Drug Task Force in 2012, one of the primary issues faced by task force members was meth production in the La Plata County. Now, most of the meth sold here...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Performance group holding spring showcase on Saturday

La PLata County Independent Youth Performing Arts competed March 24 at the Manzano Winterguard Invitational in Albuquerque. Several groups in LPCIYPA placed in competition at the annual event. The...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield students heading to state Skills USA

Bayfield High School students in the Skills USA program are returning to state competition next week in Colorado Springs. Skills USA is a national technical trades and engineering club. Taking...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Superintendent's hiring approved

Bayfield's interim superintendent attended her first school board meeting Tuesday, seven days after she stepped in to finish leading the district for the rest of the school year. Mary Rubadeau,...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Arts bringing live performances to Bayfield

"Art" and "Bayfield" might not be viewed by many as synonymous terms. So Pine River Arts is out to change that. The vision of the group is to help develop Colorado's most vibrant rural art...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Two trustees appointed to Bayfield Town Board

"It's been a long time." That's how Michelle Nelson Yost, now a former town trustee, answered when she was asked how long she's served on the Bayfield Town Board. Including her time on the Bayfield...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT reducing hours of flashing yellow arrow at stoplight

Goodbye, flashing yellow turn signal at the Bayfield traffic light. At least during daylight hours. At a Bayfield Town Board meeting Tuesday night, the Colorado Department of Transportation...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio holding municipal election today on sales tax

The Town of Ignacio will hold municipal elections and a request to increase the town's sales tax on Tuesday. Polls are open until 7 p.m. at Ignacio Town Hall. Three candidates are running for three...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio library opens new Idea Lab

Providing fast Internet links, modern equipment and the tools to learn new skills are the impetus for Idea Lab, a new digital media lab at Ignacio Community Library. While a lot of people start...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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