Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

Romancing a valentine?

Live music and a nice dinner don't have to involve a trip out of town for Valentine's Day. The Badly Bent will perform tonight at the new performing arts center at Bayfield High School. This...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan's mother calls for arrest of Mark Redwine

More than two years after her son's disappearance, Elaine Hatfield blames his death on her ex-husband and Dylan's father, Mark Redwine. And she is discouraged and angry that he has not been charged...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moving students

Cameras and p.a. systems in buses, multiple sports and activities driving over mountain passes, and propane-powered vehicles? It can be a challenging time to run a school bus system. There are many...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Bank Holdings buys local bank

National Bank Holdings, the owner of Community Banks of Colorado, announced Jan. 30 it is purchasing Pine River Valley Bank for $14 million. Pine River was founded in Bayfield in 1977 and was the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Got squirrel meat?

Squirrel, antelope, wild-caught tuna, and of course, plenty of elk, were served Saturday at the annual wild game potluck fundraiser for the Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association. The...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local coaches promote healthy weight loss

Pants fitting a little tight in 2015? Local diet and wellness coaches say they can help. Here is an overview of two programs offered by residents in the Pine River Valley. Take Shape for Life and...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

SunUte offers fitness assessments

As a procrastinator and generally lazy person, I can come up with excuses to avoid exercising pretty easily. But numbers don't lie. While conducting an interview at SunUte Community Center about...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tournament of Roses parade is dream come true

"Want to go to the Rose Bowl parade?" my mother asked earlier last year. "Heck yeah!" was my response. My husband, who grew up in Southern California, and my sons went "meh." So I left them at home...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteer offers to purchase biker rally

Ignacio Chamber of Commerce President Andrea Taylor announced Wednesday that Johnny Valdez, who has run the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally for three years on a volunteer basis, has signed a letter...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Getting healthy for the new year

It's the start of the new year, and local gyms are reporting brisk business. Continuing that new year's resolution for more than a few weeks or months, however, can be the tricky part. Trainers at...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ready to ride

Considering Luke Mackey started riding horses when he was a few months old, it's probably not too surprising he's a national competitor in riding mini bulls at the age of 8. He will travel to...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Frost returns as tribal chairman

A familiar face has returned as chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, and he is joined by two new younger members on the Tribal Council. Clement Frost was sworn in Monday as Tribal Chairman....

DATE: Dec. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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