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County unemployment 6.8 percent in November

Staff Writer The unemployment rate for Archuleta County rose to 6.8 percent in November, with 6,176 people in the labor force and 421 of those claiming unemployment. In October, there…

Using newspapers to teach kids in the classroom

Few resources are as inexpensive yet inherently valuable as newspapers. For as little as the loose change in their pockets, readers can get all their local news, as well as…

A fond farewell to The Den

SUN Columnist After 13 years at the helm of Archuleta County Senior Services, aka The Silver Foxes Den, or The Den when we feel lazy, it is time to say…

Seven life lessons from Michael J. Fox

PREVIEW Columnist, and the Library Staff As we celebrate the holidays, and wish each other health and happiness in the New Year, it seems appropriate to listen to words of…

Pagosa blood drive scheduled for Jan. 9

The first United Blood Services mobile blood drive of the new year in Pagosa Springs is set for Thursday, Jan 9. The drive will take place 2-6:30 p.m. at CrossRoad…

New director for Department of Human Services

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer The Archuleta County Department of Human Services is slated to be under the helm of a new director beginning Jan. 2. Matthew Dodson was offered…

Register for gymnastics through Jan. 6

SUN Columnist January 6 is the deadline to register for the next session of gymnastics; registration will begin Monday. Through an ongoing partnership with Pagosa Springs Middle School and local…

Biz Beat-Reconnective Healing Center and Gift Shop

Biz Beat-Reconnective Healing Center and Gift Shop

Shirlee Shrum is an award-winning, gifted artist in several mediums. She creates each item in the Reconnective Healing Center and Gift Shop. Horsehair pottery, butterfly domes are all numbered and…

Summer Landmarks workshops for K-12 educators

By Kathy Stemmler Special to The PREVIEW Next year, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center will offer two weeklong NEH Summer Landmarks workshops for K–12 educators on a fascinating theme: Mesa Verde…

UU Topic: ‘Winding Down the Year’

By Jean Strahlendorf Special to The PREVIEW On Sunday, Dec. 29, John Graves and Friends of the Fellowship will present an artistic program titled “Winding Down the Year.” The lull…