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Two groups deal with development issues

There are two groups operating in Pagosa Springs with goals and objectives that seem at times to be in complete opposition to each other. Ed Morlan, the executive director of…

School continues to wrestle with issues around health center

While the Archuleta School District Board of Education could not make any official decisions at the retreat it held last week, it continued to discuss the issue of opening a…

Town considers designating Res Hill a dog park

Pagosa Springs Town Council member David Schanzenbaker recently became the first councilor to take advantage of a new policy instituted by Mayor Don Volger which allows more input for setting…

High school fall sports requirements announced

As Pagosa Springs High School staff prepares for the upcoming school year, athletic director Marcie Ham has passed along some important dates and information for those students interested in sports.…

Recommendation could change town’s landscape

The physical landscape of downtown Pagosa Springs could be changed forever if town council follows a recommendation made by its planning commission this week. Commission member Peter Adams, who recused…

Town moves forward with several projects

Quite a bit of attention gets focused on large projects that seem to drag on for years and years without completion, such as the Riverwalk or the Town-to-Lakes Trail, but…

Town asks county to contribute lodgers’ tax revenue for Visitor Center

As the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners and the Pagosa Springs Town Council continue to build a stronger relationship, conducting joint work sessions every two weeks (for the most…

Unemployment rate down again for June

With excavation at the future site of Wal-Mart’s 92,000-square-foot super center in Aspen Village starting on June 6, the unemployment rate for June in Archuleta County fell by half of…

Sales tax revenue continues to grow, local governments agree not to ask for 1-percent increase

The idea of asking Archuleta County voters for a 1-percent sales tax increase on this November’s ballot may have finally been laid to rest, but at a joint work session…

8th Street reconstruction project postponed

If done correctly, maintaining the roads of a town is a lot like having Dr. Hawkeye Pierce run the triage area outside the hospital tent on the TV show “M*A*S*H”.…