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Lady Pirates to usher in 2017 against Durango Jan. 3

The Pagosa Springs High School (PSHS) Lady Pirates will help usher in 2017 on Jan. 3 with their first home game of the season. But, it won’t be a walk…

A less ‘taxing’ New Year: 10 things you can do by Dec. 31 to cut your 2016 tax bill

By Dottie DeHart Special to The SUN Here are some simple steps you can take right now to decrease your 2016 tax bill. The full version of this story is…

The relationships: Bob and John

By Daris Howard Special to The PREVIEW My wife, Donna, was new to the orchestra she was playing in and wanted to make friends with everyone. She introduced herself to…

Chama to host Chile Ski Classic and Winter Fiesta

By Mary Ann DeBoer Special to The SUN Chama, N.M., will be hosting the 44th annual Chama Chile Ski Classic and Winter Fiesta, Jan. 14-16. The full version of this…

PFPD responds to multiple crashes

The Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) experienced a busy holiday weekend, responding to a plethora of traffic accidents that were almost all related to the weather. The full version of…

Public Meetings

The following meetings are subject to change. Thursday, Dec. 29 Pagosa Springs Town Council special meeting: final 2016 budget adjustments. 7:30 a.m., Town Hall council chambers, 551 Hot Springs Blvd.…

Proper snow shoveling technique: You can never hear this too many times

The Extension office will be closed for the New Year’s holiday Dec. 30-Jan. 2. As I am writing this article, the snow is piling up outside, cars are spinning on…

Pirate cheerleaders compete at state championships

The Pagosa Springs High School cheerleading squad participated in the Colorado State Spirit Championships earlier this month, on Dec. 8-10, finishing 14th in the cheer category among 20 competing high…

Want New Year’s resolutions that work? Think mini-goals

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW Yes, we all make New Year’s resolutions and, yes, we all usually break them almost immediately. But making resolutions that work isn’t all…

LPEA seeking applicants for Youth Leadership Camp

By Indiana Reed Special to The SUN La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) invites high school juniors to participate in the Colorado Electric Education Institute Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp — an…