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County Democrats to host annual chili supper

By John Porco Special to The SUN The Archuleta County Democratic Party (ACDP) will sponsor its annual Chili Supper and Chili Cookoff on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Ross Aragon…

United Way 2013 campaign goal is $77,880

By Lisa Jensen Special to The SUN United Way’s fall campaign kicks off Sept. 30 to Oct. 4. United Way makes a positive difference in our community through programs that…

Football team chalks up first win of season

Football team chalks up first win of season

Staff Writer The Pagosa Springs Pirates finally got to chalk one up in the win column last Friday night, beating the Basalt Longhorns 6-2 on their own field. “We were…

Live Entertainment 9/26-10/2

Friday Bear Creek Saloon: Karaoke with Lisa, 9 p.m. Coyote Moon Bar & Grill:  Brooks-i Band, 8 p.m. Nello’s Bistro: Tim Sullivan, 6 p.m. The View: San Juan Mountain Boys,…

Local alpaca ranch to hold free event this weekend

By Jan Fiorucci Special to The SUN On Sept. 28 and 29, alpaca breeders from across the United States and Canada will invite the public to come to their farms…

Non-emergency calls — use the correct phone number

Staff Writer More than two years after Archuleta County Combined Dispatch moved to a new location and adopted a new non-emergency administrative number, 731-2160, people continue to call the ACCD’s…

The cost of school sports

The cost of school sports

An article in the latest issue of The Atlantic magazine is titled, “The Case Against High School Sports.” The author notes the low rank of U.S. students when math and…

Historical society museum closes for season on Sunday

Historical society museum closes for season on Sunday

By Shari Pierce Special to The PREVIEW The chill in the air signals the end of the season for the historical society museum. Last day to be open for this…

Affordable Care Act information session at The Den

SUN Columnist If you missed the September presentation about the Affordable Care Act, well, we’ve gotcha covered. Renee Burch, health coverage guide, will return to the Senior Center Tuesday, Oct.…

Three golfers receive post-season honors, two to state

Staff Writer The season’s not over for two members of the Pagosa Springs High School golf team, but three Pirates have already garnered post-season honors. Following last Friday’s Intermountain League…