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San Juan Basin Health to host open house Oct. 22

By Michelle Wilson Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Health is hosting an open house on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to help showcase all of…

LPEA to host ‘Lunch and Lights’ workshop in Durango

By Indiana Reed Special to The SUN Continuing its free information series designed to help co-op members understand the new lighting technology and save energy, La Plata Electric Association (LPEA)…

Retro Metro Kids celebrates one-year anniversary with second National Walk to School Day

Retro Metro Kids celebrates one-year anniversary with second National Walk to School Day

By Annie Sewell Special to The SUN The Archuleta School District’s Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, called Retro Metro Kids, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with its observance of…

Registration underway for youth basketball and gymnastics

By Darren Lewis SUN Columnist The Town of Pagosa Springs Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting gymnastics registrations through Oct. 9. Please register at the recreation office in Town…

Prescribed burning planned for Vega la Juana area

By Ann Bond Special to The SUN The Pagosa Ranger District is planning prescribed burning for approximately 200 acres in the Vega la Juana area near Colo. 151 and Forest…

Local woman bitten by rabid bat

Six weeks ago, Pagosa local Jean Pionke opened her back door to let in a breeze. Instead she was met with a bat bite to the neck. The bat entered…

Victims of plane crash identified

Victims  of plane  crash identified

While the investigation remains open, the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office has released additional information concerning the fatal plane crash that occurred Sept. 25 — including the identities of the two…

Efforts to expand broadband continue

The growing digital divide, wherein densely populated centers continue to make huge leaps forward in terms of high-speed Internet connectivity while rural areas get left behind, has become a major…

One dead, one critical following collision with turkey

A collision with a turkey left one motorcyclist dead and another in critical condition Friday, Sept. 25. The pair, a husband and wife from Australind, Australia, were taking part in…

Volunteers needed to help family build Habitat for Humanity home

Volunteers needed to help family build Habitat for Humanity home

By Rebecca Anderson Special to The SUN Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce the selection of its 25th new home ownership partner, Chris and Kelly Coleman. The Colemans, with…