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Four talented local authors donate books to the library

By Carole Howard PREVIEW Columnist, and the Library Staff Local author Judith Horky’s third book, “Ageless! Never Too Old, Never Too Late,” is a forthright and inspiring look at what…

Ski Happy: Know the responsibility code

By Kimberlee Hutcherson SUN Columnist One ski season, I was out on the mountain with a group of students. These particular students were quite proficient on their skis and enjoyed…

Cookies make a perfect holiday indulgence

The holiday season is known for many things, not the least of which is all those special treats that find their way onto holiday tables each year. Though moderation should…

Lady Pirates remain undefeated, open at home Saturday

Staff Writer The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirates remain undefeated this season, with three solid wins at the Buena Vista Tournament last weekend. With the victories, the Pirates continue…

Birthday-Catchpole

Birthday-Catchpole

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Obituary-Lonnie Lee Baughman

Obituary-Lonnie Lee Baughman

Lonnie Lee Baughman, son of Leo William Baughman and Lucille Jeanette (Hembry) Baughman, was born June 24, 1956, in Leon, Iowa, and passed from this life Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013,…

Wrestlers take third at Columbine tourney

Staff Writer The Pirate wresters continued to improve their skills, winning matches and scoring points last weekend at the Columbine Invitational tournament in Littleton. After competing against other wrestlers from…

Will the Affordable Care Act affect fire, emergency volunteer programs?

Staff Writer Enforcement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law by President Barack Obama March 23, 2014, could adversely affect volunteer services at the fire department and in…

Holly and mistletoe are symbols of Christmas

“Oh, by gosh, by golly it’s time for mistletoe and holly. Tasty pheasants, Christmas presents, countrysides covered in snow.” As exemplified by this holiday hit by Henry Sanicola, Frank Sinatra…

How to get your home ready for holiday guests

Hosting family members for the holidays is a great way to spend quality time with loved ones during a special time of year. For many families, the holidays are the…