Melanie Brubaker Mazur

Position: Pine River Times Editor

Fresh produce arriving at Bayfield farmers markets

The Bayfield Downtown Farmers Market is starting its second season with salad greens, zucchini, carrots, radishes, turnips, and for the early birds, tomatoes. In addition to natural produce by...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

No fireworks, but Fourth still shines in Bayfield

There will be no fireworks show, but Independence Day revelers still jammed into downtown Bayfield on Wednesday for the town’s annual events. A large crowd filled Mill Street for the parade, and...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield residents learn about upcoming vote in marijuana sales

Bayfield town trustees are moving forward with plans to ask voters in November whether to allow marijuana sales in town limits. If town residents approve the ballot measure, retail and medical...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield parents list concerns, including ‘mindfulness instruction’

Jake Rodstrom, father of a kindergarten student at Bayfield Primary School, said when his son acted up at home earlier this year, his mother told him to calm down. The boy sat down, crossed his...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School baseball coach Petrie resigns mid-season

The Bayfield High School Wolverines won two games Saturday without their head coach, Danny Petrie. Last week, Petrie resigned, reportedly after drinking beer at an Arizona Diamondbacks game where...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Interim superintendent resigns from Bayfield School District

Amy Lyons, the interim superintendent for the Bayfield School District, unexpectedly emailed her resignation to the board on Tuesday afternoon. At a school board meeting Tuesday night, members said...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County’s boxing gym brings the fights

La Plata County’s only boxing gym is proud to be hosting its first amateur bouts next week. Boxing “is more of a life lesson than a sport,” said Anthony Archuleta, who owns and runs Ring of...

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

Bayfield keeping retail pot ban, for now

About 60 people filled Bayfield Town Hall on Tuesday night, most of them raising their hands to show they are opposed to marijuana retail sales in Bayfield. A few raised their hands to say they...

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

Northpoint donates pillows, mattress sets to local families

The new year is off to great start for 14 local families who received new mattresses to start 2018. A contest to give away the mattresses was the brainchild of Bill Hermesman, owner of Northpoint...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown Scavengers beg, borrow and steal 100 items in annual hunt

In the annual Snowdown Follies Scavenger Hunt, age matters. Out of 100 items on this year’s list, hunters scavenged hard to find the oldest penny, a Bayfield High School or Durango High School...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Liberty Coalition says county’s district plans must be updated

IGNACIO – The way to fix the La Plata County land-use code is by first updating the 12 district plans in the county. That’s the message the organizers of the new La Plata Liberty Coalition gave to...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield residents voice opposition to legalizing marijuana

Not in Bayfield. That was the message people brought to a forum about retail or medical marijuana sales in Bayfield earlier this week. Citing a potential increase in crime and homelessness, a...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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