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Rodney ‘Rod’ Brunson

Rodney ‘Rod’ Brunson

Rod passed peacefully at his home on July 24 surrounded by his family. Rod is survived by his wife, Mary; his sons, David (Barb) Gallegos, Robert (Yvonne) Brunson, Jay Dee…

Pajak, Purcell

Approximately 250 University of Dallas students received bachelor’s degrees during the 2015 commencement ceremony on May 17. Danielle Pajak received a bachelor’s degree in economics. Crystal Purcell received a bachelor’s…

Sophie Alicia Montoya Silva

Sophie Alicia Montoya Silva, 68, of Pagosa Springs and Bloomfield, N.M., passed away to be with her heavenly father on Monday, July 13, at her home in Bloomfield. She was…

Slots still available in certified nurse aide program

By Shannon Livick Special to The SUN You can become a certified nursing assistant in as little as seven weeks at Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC). “This is a great…

Town’s lodgers’ tax code now has teeth

Anyone caught renting out his or her property to tourists without collecting and paying the necessary lodgers’ tax will now have more reason for concern since the Pagosa Springs Town…

Food pantry tackles food insecurity in Aspen Springs

By Casey Crow Staff Writer Three years ago, Amazing Grace Community Church, based in Aspen Springs, saw a need in the community to support food security. As a solution, they…

Local governments hear results of business survey

During a recent work session involving the Pagosa Springs Town Council and the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners, Councilor Clint Alley, who is also the executive director of the…

San Juan Basin Health receives funding to continue services

By Michelle Wilson Special to The SUN The San Juan Basin Health Department’s (SJBHD) Prevention and Population Health Division is striving to provide prevention and wellness services for Archuleta and…

Town hires new parks and rec director

Town hires new parks and rec director

The Pagosa Springs Parks and Recreation Department is now under new leadership following the recent announcement that Darren Lewis has been hired to fill the position vacated by Tom Carosello.…

Jim Springer

Jim Springer

Jim Springer passed away on July 18 at the age of 69. Jim was born in Terrell, Texas, on Feb. 5, 1946, to Marvin and Onita Springer. At the age…