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Constance Kirby Ruth Wilson

Constance Kirby Ruth Wilson

Constance Kirby Ruth Wilson’s battle with cancer ended Tuesday, May 16 (Sept. 4, 1949-May 16, 2017). After her diagnosis in November of 2016, she spent her time wrapping up her…

Emmet Wirt: cowboy, business owner, agent, shooter

Emmet Wirt: cowboy, business owner, agent, shooter

In last week’s column, we described how three cowboys from New Mexico hurrahed an open house celebration conducted by Archuleta County Sheriff Billy Kern in Pagosa Springs. Later, after Emmet…

Jerry B. Gazaway

Jerry B. Gazaway

Jerry B. Gazaway, 75, former resident of Pagosa Springs, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 23. He was living near his daughter in Duncan, Okla., the last…

Final week of session: Conversations and compromises

I’ve had an exciting first year as your state representative. Several of my bills have passed through the gauntlet of House, Senate and governor, all with bipartisan support. I’m doing…

Class of 1982 reunion announced

Special to The SUN The Pagosa Springs High School Class of 1982 Reunion Committee invites you to celebrate with all the familiar faces that you have missed the past decade.…

Trio of grants help charter school meet funding goal

Following the receipt of a trio of grants in recent weeks, Pagosa Peak Open School (PPOS) has met another of its pre-opening conditions imposed by Archuleta School District (ASD) —…

More than 700 attend Suicide Prevention Community Summit

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN The San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) Suicide Prevention Community Summit held May 11 at Miller Middle School in Durango had over 700…

It can’t be that hard

By Daris Howard Special to The PREVIEW Sandy was a young mother with two preschool boys who were born 18 months apart. They were like mini tornadoes. Each day it…

Adoptees of Bike Planter Program announced

By Jennifer Green Special to The SUN The Town of Pagosa Springs is pleased to announce the bike planter adoptees for the 2017 Beautification Initiative. The full version of this…

County’s unemployment rate decreases to 2.5 percent

The unemployment rate for Archuleta County dropped to 2.5 percent in April, with 6,491 people in the labor force and 165 of those claiming unemployment. The full version of this…