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Recycling center now accepting glass bottles

Staff Writer Glass is now among the items accepted at the Gene Crabtree Recycling Center, located at the Transfer Station on County Road 500. While glass is not collected by…

Cards of Thanks

The Den Brrr and a special thank you to Eric Russell, assistant cook at the Silver Foxes Den-Cafe Fox.  Eric took the plunge into the ice cold San Juan River,…

Halfway

Halfway

Dear Editor: Whether folks believe it or not, Obama ultimately has no loyalty to anyone but himself, and having run his last campaign, he’s now done with donors, he doesn’t…

Engagement-Parker

Engagement-Parker

David and Robbie Parker would like to announce the engagement of their son, Shawn Parker, to Melissa Spencer, daughter of Mike and Tammy Spencer of Mancos, Colo. The couple will…

Civilian furloughs expected to be hit hard

SUN Columnist Most of the 800,000 Department of Defense civilian employees will see their workweeks shortened and their pay cut by 20 percent from late April through September if Congress,…

Big game hunting applications due April 2

Big game hunting applications due April 2

By Randy Hampton Special to The SUN Colorado Parks and Wildlife 2013 big game brochures are now available, and limited license applications are being accepted for this fall’s big game…

Local strongman to compete in world championships

By Mara Koch Special to The SUN Jacob Miskimens will compete in the Arnold Amateur World Strongman Championships in Columbus, Ohio, March 1-3. The event will feature more than 50…

Failing

Failing

Dear Editor: In order for people to function in society, there must not only be rules that govern behavior, there must be knowledge and understanding of those rules.  It is…

I love meat. Where are your pets?

Meat. Ahhh. I’m reflecting on my life as a carnivore. It’s all I have to do. I’ve squandered hours in front of the TV doing cultural research, watching one after…

Promise of riches brings pioneers to Pagosa Country

Promise of riches brings pioneers to Pagosa Country

Gold was a strong attraction during Pagosa Country’s pioneer years. When Hartley C. Metcalf, while living in Denver in 1873, heard of gold in the San Juan Mountains, he outfitted…