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Blood drive in May in Pagosa Springs

A blood drive will be held in Pagosa Country in May, with two dates set. On Thursday, May 9, the drive will take place 2:30-6:30 p.m. at CrossRoads Church, 1044…

Obituary-Joshua Eliason

Obituary-Joshua Eliason

July 25, 1989-April 17, 2013 Josh left this earth to continue his journey on Wednesday, April 17. He was laid to rest April 24 in a private service in Colorado…

When thunder roars, go indoors

By Jim Pringle National Weather Service Thunderstorms produce some of the most dangerous weather on earth, including tornadoes, flash floods, large hail and destructive straight-line winds. However, the most dangerous…

Time to act as stewards

Time to act  as stewards

Last week’s Town Council meeting provided another example of how out of touch many in that group are with the public and with the obligations of representative government. Last week,…

All about raspberries, Part I

All about raspberries, Part I

By Jim Smith SUN Columnist This article was written by Darrin Parmenter CSU Extension Director in La Plata County. When my son was three, his older sister convinced him that…

Exciting week as the session wanes

Exciting week as the session wanes

First and foremost, I would like to express my regrets for missing the annual La Plata and Archuleta County Cattlemen’s dinner. As our session comes to a close, we are…

Big Brothers Big Sisters success stories

By Maggie Ives Special to The SUN Big Brothers Big Sisters proves that mentoring works. Over the past year, we have had many successes in the program and I would…

It’s time … to talk about it!

By Mara Koch Special to The SUN If you follow the headlines, you know that child sexual abuse happens. It happens often and close to home. This reality can be…

The last freedom, one cup at a time

By Jeff Smith Special to The PREVIEW I don’t love the idea of working all my life. I know it’s what most of us will have to do, but I…

Medical center to expand chemotherapy operation

Staff Writer The Upper San Juan Health District (USJHD) Board of Directors approved an oncology business plan Tuesday evening, which would expand the oncology-infusion chemotherapy operation at Pagosa Springs Medical…