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Unemployment rate drops in April

With the grand opening of Walmart on April 22 and the recent addition or expansion of several smaller businesses within the community, Pagosa Country’s unemployment rate continued to fall in…

Suit against district attorney dropped

Staff report A small claims lawsuit against 6th Judicial District Attorney Todd Risberg has been dropped. The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition…

Request for applications issued for Utility Consumers’ Board members

By Rebecca Laurie Special to The SUN The Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC), a division within the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), is accepting applications for membership on its…

Casey Crow

Casey Crow

Casey Crow recently graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received a bachelor of arts in political science and global studies, with a…

Region 9 receives $61K from the Economic Development Administration for planning efforts

By Laura Lewis Special to The SUN The Region 9 Economic Development District has been approved to receive $61,000 in planning and technical assistance funds through the Economic Development Administration…

BLM Southwest Resource Advisory Councils seek nominations

By Shannon Borders Special to The SUN The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public nominations for open positions on the BLM Colorado Southwest District Resource Advisory Council (RAC),…

Jon A. Jenkins

Jon A. Jenkins

1937-2015 Pagosa Springs, Colo. Jon Jenkins, inventor, engineer, rancher, husband, father, Trekkie, “Toy Man,” self-taught and all-around brilliant, charming man, died on Friday, May 15, at the age of 77.…

Students selected for Chase Regester Memorial Scholarship

By Lisa Scott Special to The SUN Kaycee Bennett, Shaylah Lucero, David McRee, Morgan Schaaf, Payton Shahan and Marissa Talamante have each been awarded the Chase Regester Memorial Scholarship and…

Sankofa: Go back and fetch it

Sankofa: Go back and fetch it

By Casey Crow Special to The SUN I recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, closing an important chapter of my life. As I boarded my…

Colorado Attorney General’s Office unveils top 2014 consumer complaints, inquiries

By Carolyn Tyler Special to The SUN The Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office has unveiled its annual list of the top 10 consumer complaints. During the…