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County approves sale of 88 acres on U.S. 84

The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners decided to sell off just over 88 acres of land near U.S. 84 in a special meeting last week. The acreage, part of…

Geothermal drilling continues following positive results

With positive results from three completed test wells and “interesting characteristics” discovered in Pagosa Springs’ hot water aquifer, Pagosa Verde is seeking to drill several additional test wells to help…

Pirates win one, lose two at Cortez Tournament

The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate baseball team recorded its first win of the season at last weekend’s Cortez Tournament. Unfortunately, it was accompanied by two losses, giving the Pirates…

The dedication of a coach

At its most basic, a coach is someone who teaches the members of a sports team and, at game time, makes decisions about how that team plays. But a coach…

Swan song: Pagosa loses notable feathered residents

Pagosa’s most prominent feathered residents met their end last week in a way many animals, especially wildlife, do — a vehicle. According to Mike Reid, district wildlife manager with Colorado…

A hard-fought tournament

It was no easy feat for the Lady Pirates to lay claim to the 3A state title and an unblemished record. In the final three days of the season, the…

County approves geothermal loan … again

Despite having been approved by both the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC)  and Pagosa Springs Town Council on Tuesday, March 3, a loan (of sorts) to the Pagosa…

State Champions

State Champions

The journey to the tourney. The perfect season. An unblemished 26-0 record. One team, one dream. Once a dream, now a reality. Smiles, tears, hugs and laughter abound when the…

Town discusses marijuana regs

In a meeting that lasted more than two hours on March 13, the Pagosa Springs Town Council considered several aspects of its forthcoming regulations regarding marijuana businesses within town limits.…

January sales tax collections up 5.3 percent

The January sales tax report received by Archuleta County last week looks impressive at first glance — with a 25-percent increase — but, upon closer inspection, is actually relatively consistent…