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Concerns expressed about upcoming oil and gas lease sale

Staff Writer It was a time to talk about processes, relationships and moving forward — served up with asides about land lease sales, coal seam fires and environmental assessments —…

A swearing-in, and down to business

By Rep. Mike McLachlan SUN Columnist The official start of the 69th session of the Colorado Assembly started with our swearing-in by Chief Justice Michael Bender on Jan. 9. My…

Roberts named Legislator of the Year by Green Industries of Colorado

By Kristen Fefes Special to The SUN Senator Ellen Roberts was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Green Industries of Colorado (GreenCO). The award was presented to Roberts at…

Disaster loans available for area farmers, ranchers

Farmers and ranchers may be eligible for USDA loans for production losses caused by drought and related disasters that have occurred in 2012. Archuleta County farmers and ranchers may be…

Brooks-i Band adds ‘flair’ to ‘Office Space’

Brooks-i Band adds ‘flair’ to ‘Office Space’

By Tim Moore Special to The PREVIEW “Office Space: The Musical” has entertained near-capacity audiences every night for the past two weekends and this Friday, Jan. 25, Thingamajig Theatre is…

Pagosa Pathfinders to hold informational meeting

By Doug Purcell Special to The SUN The Pagosa Pathfinders is a program for youth 8-18 years old. The program focuses on teaching youth the eight disciplines of the NRA…

Busy Wednesday for district firefighters

Busy Wednesday for district firefighters

Staff Writer   The evening of Jan. 16 was a busy one for the Pagosa Fire Protection District. Following what might be considered as a normal day of activity for…

Funds donated to pay cremation for dog shot by deputies

Staff Writer Sufficient funds have been donated to the Humane Society of Pagosa Springs to cover the cremation costs of the dog killed by law enforcement officers last week. According…

An erosion of our rights

An erosion of our rights

We continue to hear and read comments concerning gun control and ways to limit gun violence in the United States. Arguments often turn to a discussion of the U.S. Constitution…

County finance director resigns

Staff Writer Archuleta County will soon be without two key employees, with no new county administrator hired and the resignation of Diane Sorensen, finance director. The first search for a…