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BoCC extends medical marijuana moratorium

Staff Writer With the expiration of a moratorium banning new medical marijuana businesses looming, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday afternoon that extends that moratorium…

School district: ‘… doing the right work’

Staff Writer The Colorado Department of Higher Education’s 2012 Remedial Education Report was released last month to the Legislature by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and the Colorado Commission on Higher…

Live Entertainment 5/9-5/15

Thursday Bear Creek Saloon: Dave Mensch, 9 p.m. Friday Bear Creek Saloon: DJ TBA, 9 p.m. Coyote Moon: Mean Dean Murphy Band, 9 p.m. Nello’s Bistro: Tim Sullivan, 6 p.m.…

PFPD board to meet at Chromo station

By Thad McKain Special to The SUN The Pagosa Fire Protection District invites the public to the PFPD Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. at…

Veterans for Veterans to host silent auction

By Arizona Lowe Special to The SUN Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County are holding their third annual silent auction Saturday, May 11, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the…

Gas leak closes section of Village Drive

Officials have closed a section of Village Drive between North Pagosa Boulevard and Talisman Drive due to a leaking gas main. According to tentative reports, the problem occurred when a…

Property tax exemption for qualifying senior citizens and disabled veterans

By Tina Koster Special to The SUN The Colorado Constitution establishes a property tax exemption for senior citizens and disabled veterans. For those who qualify, 50 percent of the first…

U.S. 160 reopened following accident

According to the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office Department of Emergency Management, U.S. 160 has reopened to traffic. See Thursday’s Pagosa Springs SUN for more information on the accident that led…

U.S. 160 closed following rollover accident

A portion of U.S. 160 west of Pagosa Springs is currently closed following the rollover of a fuel tanker, and the highway is expected to be closed for several more…

Real property taxpayer remedies available

By Tina Koster Special to The SUN For tax years 2013 and 2014, the county assessor is required by law to appraise all real property at a June 30, 2012,…