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County’s July sales tax revenues down 2.14 percent from 2011

By Ed Fincher Staff Writer For the last three months, reported sales tax revenues for Archuleta County have been below what they were for the same period last summer, indicating…

LUDC code: ‘We didn’t read it’

By Ed Fincher Staff Writer Concerns about the Pagosa Springs Land Use and Development Code were raised at a joint town council/planning commission work session held on Sept. 17. This…

TTC working on 2013 budget: Which bucket will be full?

By Ed Fincher Staff Writer The budget subcommittee of the Town Tourism Committee met Tuesday to hash out the proposed budget for next year before director Jenny Green presented it…

School district officials explain use of Title 1 funds

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Provoked by public comment during a meeting earlier this summer, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners received a report Tuesday afternoon concerning how Archuleta…

BLM extends comment deadline for Tres Rios oil and gas lease sale

By Shannon Borders Special to The SUN The Tres Rios Field office has extended the deadline for providing comments for the Bureau of Land Management’s February 2013 quarterly oil and…

Provide firewood with firewise mitigation efforts

By Bill Trimarco Special to The SUN Seeing that first frost really awakens the procrastinator in me. It’s time to get firewood. Living here in Pagosa Country, there are lots…

Medicare scammers take a phishing trip

By Musetta Wollenweber SUN Columnist Traveling always presents its challenges and I ran into my first one while in Albuquerque with my dad for his eye surgery last Friday —…

Get ready for the Fall Rummage Sale

By Cheryl Bowdridge SUN Columnist We are gearing up for The Fall Rummage Sale at the Ross Aragon Community Center. Take time to shop or sell at the largest community…

Water conservancy district to forge ahead with Dry Gulch project

By Lindsey Bright Staff Writer Immediately following a joint work session last Thursday between the San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) and the Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD),…

County to purchase control panel for jail

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer As a result of an emergency situation declared Tuesday by the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners, the Archuleta County Detention Center will soon receive…