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Emergency Landing

Emergency Landing

A simulated engine failure turned into the real thing Wednesday morning as a 1964 single-engine Cherokee Piper had to make an emergency landing due to engine failure on private property…

Public Meetings

The following meetings are subject to change. Thursday, Sept. 20 Archuleta County Economic Development 2020. 8 a.m., Archuleta County administration building, commissioners’ meeting room, 398 Lewis St. Pagosa Area Water…

School district releases quarterly finance report

As part of the Archuleta School District (ASD) Board of Education (BOE) regular meeting on Sept. 11, ASD Finance Director Mike Hodgson presented the board with his quarterly report. The…

#BeThere

In 2009, 13 confirmed suicides in Archuleta County placed the county high above state and national averages. Thankfully, the numbers have declined since then. From 2004 to 2015, there were…

San Juan Water Conservancy District agrees to terms with volunteer consultant

A volunteer consulting agreement with Renee Lewis was approved by the San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) board at a special meeting on Aug. 30. The full version of this…

CDC to host short-term rental informational forum

Short-term rentals, also known as vacation rentals or STRs, are a popular way for people to utilize their investment property, second home or additional small space that they have on…

New York Times

Dear Editor: The ‘essay” that appeared in the paper on September 5th, and which received much publicity, does not have the ring of authenticity. In the preamble it says “We…

Bells Across America celebrates signing of the Constitution

Bells Across America celebrates signing of the Constitution

By Linda Hobbs Special to The SUN Town bells rang simultaneously with Bells Across America celebrating the signing of the U.S. Constitution 231 years ago, on Sept. 17, 1787, with…

Trooper tips: Review ‘The Colorado Driver Handbook’

By Trooper Gary Cutler Special to The SUN When new drivers are taught how to drive, they are given a book to study entitled “The Colorado Driver Handbook,” which contains…

Ballot Issue 1A

Dear Editor: I was disappointed to hear that the BoCC decided to go with the long version of their Ballot Question, as many times when there is too much to…