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Firewood and house log insects

As temperatures drop, many of us are warming our homes by burning wood in wood stoves and fireplaces. To make it easier to start that fire first thing in the…

Pagosa Multi-Purpose Pavilion ice rink to open soon in Town Park

Pagosa Multi-Purpose Pavilion ice rink to open soon in Town Park

By Tari Woods Special to The SUN The Pagosa Multi-Purpose Pavilion held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 22, to celebrate the new outdoor ice skating rink. The  Zamboni,…

Economic development transition team continues to meet

While Jason Cox gave an in-depth description of the latest activities of the Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation and Ed Morlan reported on the work of Region 9 in Archuleta…

Pirate boys prepare for season opener

The Pagosa Springs Pirates boys’ basketball team began practice for the 2014-15 season on Nov. 12. “We had 35 kids come out for basketball this year,” coach Randy Sorenson wrote…

Cross-country ski season gets underway

Cross-country ski season gets underway

By James Dickhoff Special to The SUN With fresh snow in the high country, the 2014-15 cross-country ski season begins. The Wolf Creek Ski Area has groomed 5km in the…

Memorial John Graves

“Howdy, howdy!” Local celebrity John Graves specified in his will that he would like “a big party with jazz, wine and lots of laughter.” And so it will be. The…

St. Patrick’s to celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with kirking o’ the tartans

At St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, the first Sunday in Advent, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m., traditionally honors St. Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. St. Andrew’s Day is an important…

John Hunter Wilson

John Hunter Wilson

John Hunter Wilson, 85 years old, passed away in Post Falls, Idaho, on Nov. 9. He was born in Denver on Oct. 28, 1929, and graduated high school there. He…

A day of Thanksgiving

During George Washington’s first term as the first president in 1789, he called for an official celebratory “day of public thanksgiving and prayer.” The holiday did not become an annual…

Cyclocross comes to Pagosa Springs this holiday season

Cyclocross comes to Pagosa Springs this holiday season

By Kirsten Le Roux Special to The SUN Cyclocross is a dynamic and exciting form of bicycle racing that is usually held in the fall and winter months. The race…