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Busy Wednesday for district firefighters

Busy Wednesday for district firefighters

Staff Writer   The evening of Jan. 16 was a busy one for the Pagosa Fire Protection District. Following what might be considered as a normal day of activity for…

Funds donated to pay cremation for dog shot by deputies

Staff Writer Sufficient funds have been donated to the Humane Society of Pagosa Springs to cover the cremation costs of the dog killed by law enforcement officers last week. According…

County finance director resigns

Staff Writer Archuleta County will soon be without two key employees, with no new county administrator hired and the resignation of Diane Sorensen, finance director. The first search for a…

Woman identified, cause of death determined

Staff Writer A woman whose body was discovered in a ditch next to U.S. 160 just west of Pagosa Springs early in the afternoon of Jan. 16 has been identified…

Deputies shoot dog during incident

Staff Writer Deputies responding Friday afternoon, Jan. 18, to a call for assistance at a welfare check at a residence on Valley View, a street just north of U.S. 160…

Select county fees to increase in 2013

Staff Writer As part of beginning-of-the-year duties, the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday approved the 2013 fee schedule for county services, including changes to rates for recycling and trash collection…

Lucero appointed to chair BoCC

Staff Writer Clifford Lucero will again lead the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners, with Steve Wadley serving as vice chair — to the dismay of fellow commissioner Michael Whiting.…

Firefighters limit damage in structure fire

Staff Writer Early detection helped save an Archuleta County home from extensive fire damage Friday, Jan. 11. At about 2:10 p.m. on Jan. 11, the Pagosa Fire Protection District was…

Suspect enters ‘Not guilty’ plea

Staff Writer Mark Trail, a suspect in the May 2012 shooting of a horse and a September 2012 standoff with local law enforcement, entered “Not guilty” pleas in both cases…

Local man dies in ski accident

Staff Writer A local skier died at Wolf Creek Ski Area the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 9. John E. (Jack) Hummel, 70, a season pass holder at Wolf Creek Ski…