Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Pine River Times Editor

Bayfield author writes about ravages of wildfire, flu in 1918 Minnesota

Fires, illness, conflicts in foreign lands and distrust of immigrants. Has the United States changed that much between 1918 and 2018? Not really, says Curt Brown, the author of “Minnesota 1918:...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Primary School opens for learning

With the flutter of a purple ribbon, Bayfield Primary School opened Monday night for kindergarten through second-grade students. On Tuesday, approximately 105 kindergartners, 107 first-graders and...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Town Board to approve ballot language for retail pot sales

If marijuana sales are approved by Bayfield voters in November, retail operations would pay an annual fee of $3,000 and charge a transaction fee on each sale. That fee hasn’t been set yet but would...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Got zucchini?

Zucchini season means it’s time to carve, decorate, weigh, slingshot, and yes, even eat, that prolific squash. On Saturday, the Pine River Library held its fourth annual Zucchini Extravaganza, held...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Pine River Library asking for a tax increase this November

The board of directors of the Pine River Public Library District voted this week to ask residents in the district to approve a tax increase. The district hasn’t asked for a mill levy increase since...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe cuts funding to social services nonprofit

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has told Southern Ute Community Action Programs that it plans to withdraw all support to the organization by Dec. 31. SUCAP operates six social service...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County denies granting BP a well near Arboles

With a cadre of residents saying “four wells is enough,” Archuleta County commissioners Tuesday unanimously voted against a request by BP to drill a fifth well in a 640-acre section of land near...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County Planning Commission votes down BP request

Some residents in the vicinity of Archuleta County Road 988 aren’t thrilled about a special exception that BP is requesting to construct a fifth well pad on a 640-acre section of land near Allison....

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The inside scoop from a judge at the chuck wagon cook-off

Olathe sweet corn, Palisade peaches, Bayfield farmers market tomatoes – as a food lover, this is one of my favorite times of year. Another highlight is when the organizers of the La Plata-Archuleta...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Inaugural brewfest to be held in Bayfield this weekend

The inaugural Pine River Brewfest, with live music, beer, barbecue and kids events will be held this weekend in Bayfield. The festival be held from noon to 7:30 p.m. and is a fundraiser for the Be...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ball field named after long-time Ignacio trustee

IGNACIO – Trustees of the Ignacio Town Board unleashed a “gotcha” on one of their former members. Using an excuse to get Lawrence Bartley to come to the June town board meeting, they then read a...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Pine River Library District may ask voters to increase property taxes

The Pine River Public Library District faces a potential $200,000 shortfall in 2019, which may mean district voters will be asked to increase property taxes. The library board has used the...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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