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2015 mill levies by the numbers

As part of its routine, year-end business at its Dec. 16 regular meeting, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners voted to certify the county’s mill levies and associated revenues…

Emma Grace Carnley

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Preparedness begins at home, results in stronger communities

By Sharon Loper Special to The SUN As 2014 draws to a close, it’s an opportunity to take stock of our lives and examine what we can do to make…

Barrenness into beauty

Richard Gammill Special to The PREVIEW December can be a harsh, barren season or it can be a season of great beauty. The lack of snow can make the brown,…

In Memoriam Rafael Jaramillo Jr.

In Memoriam Rafael Jaramillo Jr.

In loving memory of Rafael Jaramillo Jr., Oct. 17, 1929, (Edith, N.M.) to Dec 29, 1981, (Layton, Utah). USMC Korean Conflict. Loved his parents and brothers and sisters without question.…

Ideas for 2015

The new year is upon us, and in the tradition of a fresh start with the fresh year, we asked readers to share their ideas for the changes they wanted…

Protect plants and keep your landscape free of deer

By Amy Tetreault Special to The PREVIEW Deer damage to ornamental plants is an increasing problem. Deer populations in neighborhoods have grown rapidly due to abandoned farms, hunting restrictions and…

What’s Cookin’

Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe courtesy: Colorado Department of Agriculture and Chef Jason K. Morse, C.E.C., executive chef of Douglas County School District. 7 slices sourdough bread, cubed into 1-inch squares…

Brand fees increase effective Jan. 1

By Christi Lightcap Special to The SUN Effective Jan. 1, fees through the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Brand Inspection Division will increase. The fee increase includes cattle, horse and sheep…

Thin ice proves problematic for area animals

Thin ice proves problematic for area animals

Thin ice proved to be an issue for area animals over the last week, with both good and bad results. On Monday afternoon, Dec. 29, a horse was successfully rescued…