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Sales tax figures positive, once the fog clears

Archuleta County Finance Director Diane Sorensen recently reported the September sales tax revenue received in November was $596,851 — an apparant decrease of $30,375 or 4.84 percent when compared to…

Director steps on stage for ‘Man of La Mancha’

Special to The PREVIEW If you have ever enjoyed a closing night performance of a musical produced by Curtains Up Pagosa! (formerly Music Boosters) you know the bows at the…

Candelerita Maestas — 105 years in Colorado

Candelerita Maestas  — 105 years in Colorado

Candelerita (Grandma Lala) Maestas was born to Rafael and Benina Maestas Valdez Feb. 2, 1859, at San Pedro, Colo. She died June 27, 1964, having lived 105 years in Colorado,…

Dive into a pile, beware the stains

“I just got into town.” “Great, we’ll get together.” “Time for an eating adventure.” “As always.” “What’s it gonna be?” “I have excellent alternatives in mind;  we merely have to…

The dance: Sometimes awkward, sometimes grace-full

By Mark Thompson Special to The PREVIEW My youngest daughter mentioned casually a few weeks ago that the fifth-sixth grade dance was coming up. This is an event the PE…

‘What Is Unitarian Universalism?’

On Sunday, Nov. 25, the Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship topic will be “What Is Unitarian Universalism?,” presented on DVD by Rev. Angela Herrera from Albuquerque. Herrera points out that William Graham,…

Understanding the food label

The food label provides: • Nutrition labeling for most foods. • Standardized serving sizes. • Information on saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber and other nutrients of major concern.…

A special take on stuffed pork tenderloin

Sometimes a home chef’s chance to leave his or her cooking comfort zone can lead amateur chefs to wondrous places. Whether enjoying the cuisine of another country or just trying…

Homemade peanut butter a healthy snack

Peanut butter is not only a staple of children’s lunches, but it also is a healthy food. While commercially made peanut butter is popular, foodies can also make their own…

Midday meal for vegans

More and more people are embracing a vegan lifestyle. Vegans are people who do not eat or use animal products, a fact that can make it difficult for beginners to…