Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Times Editor

Upper Pine Fire now offering paramedic care

It wasn't that long ago - seven years, in fact - that ambulances and staff from the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District couldn't even transport patients needing medical care to the hospital....

DATE: Aug. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Credit cards changing for cardholders, merchants

Changes coming in the credit card industry will provide more security for cardholders, but more liability for merchants if they don't invest in new credit card processing terminals. Representatives...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Off the Beaten Path explodes in July Gem Village art festival draws crowds in first year

OK, even a Pine River Valley resident will admit it - "Gem Village" and "art festival" are not exactly synonymous. But that's exactly where a big art festival took place Saturday, July 19. The...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art studio expands in Gem Village

Studio Sellke has expanded from the back of an industrial building in Gem Village to a gallery setting - in Gem Village. While putting an art studio in the middle of an industrial-residential area...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Glow's expands services, healing in new space

Glow's Salon has moved to a larger space at 498 Church Street and welcomes current and new clients during its grand opening this weekend. Owner Gloria Kiersten offers manicures, pedicures, and...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

New owner expands pet salon in Bayfield

If you think downtown Bayfield has gone to the're right. One reason for that is Pawsh Pet Salon and Boutique at 64 W. Mill St., which new owner Karista Fogarty has remodeled and...

DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield museum unveils sheep exhibition

Pine River Valley sheep are baaack, this time in a museum exhibition. The Pine River Valley Heritage Society Museum opens for the summer on Saturday, featuring a new exhibit on sheep trailing,...

DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Playing the market

Do you have an extra $100,000 lying around to play the stock market? OK, most of us don't, but if you wanted to pretend to make the investment, could you make money doing so? Some Bayfield students...

DATE: May 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield raises teacher salaries

To help make up for three years of salary freezes in the past, the Bayfield school board approved an increase in salaries of $1,100 for teachers with a bachelor's degree and $1,000 for those with...

DATE: May 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribe-county-BIA sign road agreement

La Plata County, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs have signed a historic agreement granting the county right-of-way to all roads on tribal land, covering 75 miles of...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes remember chairman

In an overflowing Sky Ute Casino Events Center, about 2,000 people gathered on Friday, April 4 to honor the short life of Jimmy Newton, Jr. He had an 11-year career as a tribal council member,...

DATE: April 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield residents honored for heroics

Two Bayfield residents have received awards from the Colorado State Patrol for saving the life of an Ignacio woman. Almost a year later, Scott Key said he's still uncomfortable talking about the...

DATE: March 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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