Melanie Mazur

Position: Times Editor


Phone Number: 970-884-2331

It's roasting time

With names such as Big Jim and Miss Junie, a casual listener could have mistaken last weekend's kickoff of the Ignacio Green Chile Fest as an entirely social affair. But Big Jim and Miss Junie...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado woman collecting donations to take to Texas

A Bayfield woman, Judy Blaisdell, is heading south this weekend to make repairs to her property in Bayside, Texas. She thought she could collect a few tubs of items she would distribute at the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Vallecito residents meet with county commissioners

The topic of running a county in a time of falling oil and gas property taxes dominated discussions Tuesday night at a La Plata County Commissioners "on the road" meeting at the Vallecito Community...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Intermediate School on track to open in 2018

That pounding sound that neighbors of the new Bayfield Intermediate School had to listen to this summer was for a good cause. To build a stable foundation for the new school on Oak Drive, FCI...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Elementary getting an update

Compressing an elementary school remodel into two summers is the latest construction challenge for the Bayfield School District. "For all practical purposes, this will be a brand new school when...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield School District names finance director to be interim superintendent

Amy Lyons, the finance director at the Bayfield School District, will serve as the interim superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year. Gary Martinez has been hired as the district's new finance...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield celebrates Independence Day

Pancakes, pie, a nationally-renowned runner, parade and lots of activities in Joe Stephenson Park rounded out Independence Day festivities in Bayfield. John Cusick, who took fourth in the 1,500...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT striping work rescheduled for Wednesday

Turning left from U.S. Highway 160 onto Bayfield Parkway should become a little less nerve-wracking. Because of increased traffic on the highway during the bridge replacement project on the...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

BHS students hold Kindness Fair

As part of Dude, Be Nice Week at Bayfield High School, members of the FOR Club held a Kindness Fair on Tuesday. "The Kindness Fair was great," said Jen Leithauser, sponsor of the club. The...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Marshal, school district conducting training exercise Monday

If you see a lot of police cars and firetrucks at Bayfield High School on Monday morning, don't panic. It's a drill. Still, the event is important to help area first responders and the school...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Middle School expanding Epic Day

Bayfield Middle School's first Epic Day was so successful that it will be expanded to the seventh grade, as well. That's what BMS Principal Tod Lokey told the Bayfield School Board on Tuesday...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA announces Unclaimed Capital Credits available to members

DURANGO - La Plata Electric Association is seeking members, or former members, who are due to receive Capital Credits refund monies. To that end, LPEA is publishing in local newspapers, and posting...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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