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Hiker found safe after seven-hour search

After an unintended night under the stars and a seven-hour search by emergency personnel, a lost hiker from Texas was reunited with his family Tuesday morning. The man, an unidentified…

County judge finalists selected

Who will serve as Archuleta County’s next county court judge after James E. Denvir retires in January is now in the hands of Gov. John Hickenlooper. On Tuesday, Aug. 12,…

Two organizations receive health-related grants

Two organizations receive health-related grants

On Monday, The Colorado Trust announced that five southwest Colorado organizations received a total of $25,000 in funding — including two Archuleta County organizations — as a result of June’s…

BoCC pledges $50,000 for fire mitigation … sort of

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners approved writing a letter of support for FireWise to seek grant funding, and also pledge $50,000 of matching funds…

County to replace bridge, deal with other matters

Archuleta County is one step closer to replacing another of its failing bridges — this time the Rio Blanco bridge located on County Road 337A, located approximately 8.4 miles southeast…

Seven candidates announced for judgeship

There are seven candidates vying for the position of county court judge to replace current judge James E. Denvir, who is set to retire in January. Six of the seven…

Arizona man killed in UTV accident

An Arizona man died Tuesday afternoon after being ejected from a UTV (utility task vehicle) in southern Hinsdale County. Thought the incident occurred in Hinsdale County, mutual aid agreements meant…

Town, county power authority agreements now match

An intergovernmental agreement between the Town of Pagosa Springs and Archuleta County regarding the pair’s geothermal utility agreement is now congruous on both sides following a month during which neither…

One injured when tire explodes

One injured when tire explodes

An exploding tire injured an unidentified man at the Giant gas station on the morning of Thursday, July 31, with the exact cause of the explosion unknown. The incident occurred…

Assault, stabbing probe continues

Personnel from the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Monday-night incident of assault that resulted in a stab wound. Detective Jacob Beach, with the ACSO, reported that law enforcement…