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Human services to hold public meeting Monday

Staff Writer On Monday, July 21, the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) will host a town hall-style meeting to gather feedback from the community. Information and comments from the…

Sutcliffe announces run for surveyor

Sutcliffe announces run for surveyor

Staff Writer Ron Sutcliffe has thrown his hat in the ring for county surveyor. Sutcliffe’s announcement means he will face incumbent Tom Johnston on the November ballot. The full version…

Flashes, floods and fires

Flashes, floods  and fires

Staff Writer Photo compositions of Pagosa Country’s lightning storms perhaps best embody the storms — the above taken over a 10-minute period Tuesday night and the below taken the night…

Flash flood warning in place, moderate to heavy rain expected

Staff Writer Another round of rain is heading into the area, causing the National Weather Service to issue a short-term forecast, flash flood warning and hazardous weather outlook. According to…

Suspect ruled competent, action resumes in two cases

Staff Writer Mark Franklin Trail — who was convicted on five counts relating to a September 2012 standoff with law enforcement that lasted 26 hours — was ruled to be…

Several injured in recent accidents

Staff Writer Traffic in Pagosa Country picks up during the summer, on road and off, increasing both the chance of accidents and the need for drivers to be aware and…

Johnston looks to continue as county surveyor

Johnston looks to continue as county surveyor

Staff Writer Current surveyor Thomas Johnston is throwing his hat in the ring for another go-round in the position. Johnston, an unaffiliated candidate, was appointed to the position in 2013…

By the numbers: June 24 primary voter turnout up

Staff Writer It’s now official — the June 24 primary election was the highest-attended primary election in several years in Archuleta County, and showed a high number of voters changing…

West Fork Complex fires: One year later

Staff Writer On July 10, 2013 — one year ago today — southwest Colorado, namely the communities surrounding Wolf Creek Pass, were still reeling from the West Fork Complex fires,…

Fireworks set to proceed, near high school at dark

Fireworks set to proceed, near high school at dark

Staff Writer Local officials are optimistic that Friday’s Fourth of July fireworks display will proceed as planned. And, the display and holiday will squeak in just a few days before…