Home » 2017 » January (Page 3)

PFPD responds to multiple rollovers

Icy roads and hazardous weather brought a busy week for the Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD), which responded to several rollover accidents. The full version of this story is available…

Public meeting to address smaller lot sizes, higher density in residential districts

By James Dickhoff Special to The SUN Since October 2015, the Pagosa Springs Planning Commission has been discussing smaller minimum lot sizes in the medium-density residential district (R-12) and the…

Terese Tarlton Hershey

1923-2017 Terese T. (Terry) Hershey, one of America’s most influential conservationists, passed away peacefully on her 94th birthday at her home in Houston. Called a “Force of Nature” by former…

Register now for youth volleyball

By Darren Lewis SUN Columnist The recreation department is accepting youth volleyball registration for 9-10 and 11-12 age groups through Feb. 24. The full version of this story is available…

Town hosts open forum on arts in the community

On Jan. 17, the Town of Pagosa Springs Planning Department hosted a public forum to discuss arts in the community. The full version of this story is available in the…

Local couple making a difference for Ukrainian orphaned children

Local couple making a difference for Ukrainian orphaned children

By Jean Strahlendorf Special to The SUN To live one’s dream by providing orphaned youth in a former Soviet Union country, Ukraine, an opportunity to interrupt a cycle of abuse,…

Dorothy Marie Toner

Dorothy Marie Toner

Dorothy Marie Toner, affectionately known as Dottie, of Pagosa Springs, joined her cowboy and lifelong partner, Ed Toner, in heaven on Jan. 18. She was 84. A celebration of life…

Diane Lea Holloway

Diane Lea Holloway

Diane Lea Holloway passed away, Thursday, Jan. 19, at home with her husband by her side. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 25, . at the Pagosa Springs…

Snowy conditions lead to local road headaches

With heaps of snow and pothole craters rivaling the surface of the moon, present local road conditions are tough on everyone, not the least Archuleta County Road and Bridge employees.…

Family Reading Night: ‘The Importance of Reading to your Preschool Child’

By Terri Hardeman Special to The SUN Family Reading Night, which was to be held at Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library on Jan. 23, has been rescheduled for Feb. 2…