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Nystrom pleads guilty to manslaughter, sentencing May 30

Nystrom pleads guilty to manslaughter, sentencing May 30

By Marshall Dunham Staff Writer The sentencing for Chad Nystrom, the man accused of killing Richard “Dick” Isaacs, will be held on May 30. “He plead guilty to manslaughter,” explained…

BootJack fire extinguished, additional power lines down, red flag warning in effect

BootJack fire extinguished, additional power lines down, red flag warning in effect

By Undersheriff Tonya M. Hamilton At approximately 10:40 this morning, a tree fell onto some power lines near Bootjack Ranch and started a small grass fire. By 11:14, Archuleta County…

Escondido Fire 100 percent contained, Edith Fire 90 percent contained, winds subside

Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office Director of Emergency Operations Mike Le Roux reported this morning that the Escondido Fire on County Road 500 was cleared last night around 10 p.m. The…

Downed power lines spark two fires

Area personnel are dealing with two fires in Archuleta County that were started by power lines that were downed due to high winds. One of the fires is along County…

Fire sparked from downed power line, widespread power outages reported

Increasing high winds throughout the region are now causing damage to La Plata Electric Association’s distribution system. At this writing, widespread outages are reported, with some 780 customers out of…

Perpetrator in Larry Fisher murder identified

The Pagosa Springs Police Department (PSPD) has announced that Michael Moats, now deceased, was the sole perpetrator of the murder of Pagosa Springs resident and business owner Larry Fisher. According…

Nystrom homicide trial ends in hung jury, mistrial

The jury trial for Chad Nystrom, the man accused of killing Richard “Dick” Isaacs in the spring of 2017, has ended in a mistrial as the result of a hung…

New Mexico State Police confirm death of man questioned in homicide

The New Mexico State Police (NMSP) have confirmed the death of a 29-year-old Pagosa Springs man who they have stated was the primary suspect in a homicide that occurred on…

Investigation continues for Pagosa Springs suspect in homicide

The Town of Pagosa Springs provided the following information. The Pagosa Springs Police Department was informed of a death investigation in progress at the New Mexico state line that occurred…

Candlelight service set for Larry Fisher

Candlelight service set for Larry Fisher

There will be a Candlelight Prayer Service on Sunday, March 18, at 8 p.m. outside of Ski & Bow Rack to remember Larry Fisher and allow all those grieving to…