Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

Biker rally gearing up for Labor Day weekend

Three poker rides for charity, a free locals appreciation day, four motorcycle giveaways, live music and midget wrestling are among the events on tap for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally on Labor...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Sheriff names Mark Redwine as person of interest in son's death

The La Plata County Sheriff's office on Wednesday said that Mark Redwine is the person of interest in the 2012 death of his son, Dylan Redwine. Also, the sheriff said the La Plata County Coroner...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

School starts in Bayfield Tuesday

School starts in Bayfield on Tuesday, Aug. 18, while Ignacio kids get to savor one more week of summer break. Classes in Ignacio start Monday, Aug. 24. Bayfield Elementary will host it annual open...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Could this happen in the Pine River?

Can three million gallons of toxic waste spill into the Pine/Los Pinos River? Or could another spill in the Animas River reach here? No. First, the Pine River drainage is separate from the Animas...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Local rancher dies

Carl Brown, a founder of the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District and lifelong resident of the area, died on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at the age of 86. "He was proud of his military service and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

New digs

La Plata County has moved forward into a new technological age with the opening of its new administration building. County commissioners and staff held an open house at the newly renovated building...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

School starts soon - is your child fully vaccinated?

In 2004, an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, came to La Plata County, affecting area schools, preschools and daycare facilities. While not life-threatening for adults, serious...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Classical music arrives in Bayfield

Classical music? In Bayfield? Yep, courtesy of Music in the Mountains. Actually, the local elementary and middle school symphonies have performed in the new Bayfield Performing Arts Center at...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

1st National donates Iwo Jima sculpture

A famous depiction of American World War II history is now on display near the living garden at Pine River Public Library in Bayfield. Ignacio artist Ross Mickey created a metal depiction of the...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Need shirts or gear.... Once in a Blue Moon?

Once in a Blue Moon, owned by Shirlene and Bruce Hendrix, now provides custom embroidery and direct-to-garment printing for Wolverine and Bobcat fans. Shirlene Hendrix said their company is unique...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Building a walkable community

To walk from downtown Ignacio up to the new schools and Pine River Community Learning Center in Candelaria Heights used to mean sharing a road with cars whizzing up the hill. Now, thanks to the...

DATE: July 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

A grand day for a grand country

It's a grand old Fourth of July in Bayfield, with plenty of small-town events for locals and visitors. Independence Day activities started with the Lions Club pancake breakfast, the 5K sponsored by...

DATE: July 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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