Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

Ignacio Chamber hosting Outdoor Expo May 30-31

With dozens of vendors, multiple sponsors, and tons of activities in the works, organizers of the Southwest Colorado Outdoor Expo are hopeful that their first annual event, set for May 30 and 31 at...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield woman pleads guilty to mail theft

A former contract employee with the Bayfield Post Office has pled guilty to mail theft in U.S. District Court in Durango. Stacey Jepson was indicted on Nov. 13 on three counts of obstruction of the...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

What is the future of state parks, wildlife?

About 45 people jammed into a workshop March 18 in Durango to give their input to Colorado Parks and Wildlife about the agency's future. Colorado Parks and Wildlife operates 42 state parks that...

DATE: March 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gathering of history

If you think a 62-year-old civic club is old, check out the clubhouse. Volunteers for the Bayfield Lions Club are renovating their building in downton Bayfield, parts of which date to the late...

DATE: March 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Women's Resource Center honors SUCAP director

Extraordinary women stand on the shoulders of others who came before them and sacrificed for the benefit of all people. That's what the honorees and keynote speaker at the Extraordinary Women...

DATE: March 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown Bayfield gets ideas

Bayfield has some strengths as a community and can build on those to attract some business to the area, an economic development team told business people and the public on Tuesday night. A few...

DATE: March 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

On to state!

In a town with only one stoplight, the roundabout on County Road 501 serves as the place where proud parents and fans send BHS athletes and musicians to state competition. On Wednesday, for the...

DATE: March 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Both teams make Great 8!

The BHS Wolverine basketball boys have had three coaches in three years. They had an 11-10 season. They only one won Intermountain League game during the regular season. They were ranked #28 in the...

DATE: March 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local schools report 90-95% vaccination rates

In Ignacio and Bayfield schools, most, but not all, students have received most of their vaccinations. That's good news, but it's still not enough to provide the "herd immunity" needed if a measles...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town, tribal council meet in Ignacio

Ignacio town officials reported some good news on the economic development front to the Southern Ute Tribal Council at a recent meeting of the town trustees and council members. Family Dollar has...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Capturing fire, ice Photographer turns paying jobs into art

Like many of us in rural Colorado, Jake Niece works two jobs to fund and fuel his first love, photography, which he's also parlayed into a third job. "Fire and Ice," the works of the wildland...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Help for a heart attack?

Automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) can save your life in the event of a heart attack. But honestly, Bayfield could use some more units, say officers at Upper Pine River Fire Protection...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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