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Spanning the San Juan

Spanning the San Juan

A fairly large crowd of spellbound spectators gathered along 6th Street Tuesday afternoon to watch as a crew from Hart Construction used a large crane to set the town’s newest…

September shows abnormal sales tax growth

The Archuleta County treasurer has received $791,218.36 in sales tax revenue for September 2014, which is 27.89 percent higher than the same period last year, according to a report this…

Town council continues budget debate

The Pagosa Springs Town Council continued its discussion of the 2015 budget at last week’s regular meeting. On Sept. 18, Town Manager Greg Schulte presented the preliminary budget to council.…

Town grants noise permit for drilling operation

The “Legacies” column on page A2 of last week’s SUN contained a description from Nov. 7, 1924, of a well being drilled on the Pagosa Springs High School campus, which…

Pagosa Waters lease agreement nearly ready for signatures

The lease agreement between Pagosa Verde and the Fairway Family Trust to allow exploratory drilling and, eventually, the construction of a geothermal electric generation plant was one of the items…

Meeting set for Res Hill forest-thinning project

The proposed forest-thinning project for Reservoir Hill will be the topic of discussion at another public input meeting scheduled for next Monday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Ross…

Town board considers legal service options

Over the past few years, the Town of Pagosa Springs has accrued much higher than normal legal expenses, so, during the recent budgetary work sessions, council asked staff to research…

Progress made on Majestic Drive paving project

The Majestic Drive paving project in uptown Pagosa Springs has come under some close scrutiny by inspectors from the Colorado Department of Transportation, but so far town staff has been…

Town continues 2015 budget debates

Despite a full array of work sessions dedicated to hashing out budgetary concerns, the Pagosa Springs town councilors continue to agonize over how best to spend the taxpayers’ money. Town…

Town planning ahead for next summer’s fireworks display

As it turns out, having fireworks for the Fourth of July is not as cut and dry as it might first appear. “One of the reasons I really like my…