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It’s time to stay in the cave

It’s time to stay in the cave

It’s that time of the year. School is back in session, the kids are in class and a familiar beast is sure to rear its ugly head. The parent beast…

BoCC disperses Secure Rural Schools funds

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Two organizations working in Archuleta County have received Secure Rural Schools funding to further fire-mitigation projects within the county that satisfy the strict parameters of…

Two small wildland fires quickly contained

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Temperatures may be falling throughout Pagosa Country as the landscape transitions into fall, but fire season is not over, as was evidenced by two fires…

Edward Bent Box

Edward Bent Box

Edward Bent Box, Red Ute, traditional spiritual leader of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, died Sept.18, 2012, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., of natural causes. He was 92 years…

We need problem solvers to make difficult decisions

We need problem solvers to make difficult decisions

Sen. Roberts’ Report I’ve just spent a week in Denver as a member of two legislative committees, one focused on Colorado wildfires and the other on our water resources, followed by…

Commissioner candidates to be guests at ACRW meeting

By Sandy Artzberger Special to The SUN You have a great opportunity to decide which candidates for Archuleta County Commissioners to elect in November as Mike Hayward (Independent), Clifford Lucero…

Learn to respond to medical emergencies

By Lynell Wiggers Special to The SUN Are you prepared to respond in a medical emergency? Archuleta County Education Center can train you. Archuleta County Education Center has been providing…

Voters reminded of key deadlines

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Ceaseless political commercials are dominating the airwaves, the first presidential debate is in the books, and November’s General Election is just around the corner. Voters…

Town well project could be delayed

By Ed Fincher Staff Writer The annual job performance evaluation for Pagosa Springs town manager David Mitchem was one of the items on the agenda at last Thursday’s town council…

Contract complete for fiber optic project

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer Archuleta County’s Board of County Commissioners approved Tuesday a three-way contract with the Town of Pagosa Springs and USA Communications that will allow for the…