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Grant received for work on Sambrito wetlands

Staff Writer Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) staff at Navajo State Park have received one of 18 wetlands program grants awarded for wetland and riparian area restoration and management projects…

Seed mixtures still available

By Cynthia Purcell Special to The SUN The San Juan Conservation District has a limited supply of seed mixtures available for purchase for different conservation uses such as erosion control,…

CPW unveils state park trail maps

By Randy Hampton Special to The SUN Whether you hike, bike or ride, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s newly completed trails maps will help you make the most of your visit…

Pagosan joins Region 9 loan committee

By Terry Blair-Burton Special to The SUN Derek Farrah, a Pagosa Springs resident and accountant, has joined the Region 9 Economic Development District’s Business Loan Fund (BLF) Committee. Farrah was…

Obituary-Katherine DeLong

Obituary-Katherine DeLong

Katharine “Katie” A.P. DeLong passed away on Oct. 26, 2013, at Pine Ridge in Pagosa Springs at the age of 86. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred A. DeLong. …

First two rifle seasons complete, third begins Nov. 2

Staff Writer The first and second big game rifle seasons are over, and the third and fourth seasons are fast approaching, starting on Nov. 2 and 13, respectively. Elk tags…

Pirates win two, advance to regionals

Pirates win two, advance to regionals

Staff Writer The Pirate volleyball team finished regular season play last week in second place in the Intermountain League with two league wins at home, against Alamosa and Centauri. After…

Pine Ridge Awards

Pine Ridge Awards

Photo courtesy Mary Brooks The Colorado Health Care Association and Center for Assisted Living recently honored outstanding long-term caregivers from nursing care facilities across the state. Andrea Constant from Pine…

Obituary-Jacob Christopher Matzdorf

Obituary-Jacob Christopher Matzdorf

Jacob Christopher Matzdorf, 27, of Pagosa Springs, passed away Oct., 1, 2013. Chris was born Aug. 19, 1986, in Tulsa, Okla. He is survived by his mother, Claudia Matzdorf, and…

Local-Vaivoda

Ty Vaivoda, a junior at Colorado State University, is the recipient of two academic scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year. He has been awarded the Myron B. Ludlow Memorial Scholarship…