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County’s unemployment rate increases to 4 percent

The unemployment rate for Archuleta County rose to 4 percent in February, with 6,274 people in the labor force and 253 of those claiming unemployment. The full version of this…

Archuleta County receives funding for National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day activities

By Pam Wilson Special to The SUN National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is May 6. Recently, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) selected 150 communities to receive $500 project funding…

County to acquire new trash compactor for landfill

At its regular meeting on March 21, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners approved action to complete a lease-purchase agreement for the acquisition of a new trash compactor for…

Proposal to change county land use code may impede community’s broadband efforts

Archuleta County’s land use regulations require that in residential areas, utility lines are to be buried. The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition…

Harman location proposed for new sheriff’s office, jail

Local businessman J.R. Ford presented a new proposal for the location of the future Archuleta County justice center to the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners at its work session…

Teachers ask county, town for funding from marijuana sales tax

Legalization of marijuana “may have contributed to a slight increase in use” among local middle school students, but does not appear to have caused a dramatic upsurge. The full version…

County’s unemployment rate increases to 3.8 percent

The unemployment rate for Archuleta County rose to 3.8 percent in January, with 6,157 people in the labor force and 231 of those claiming unemployment. The full version of this…

Trails projects advance

The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) approved participation by Archuleta County in trails projects with the Town of Pagosa Springs and the Pagosa Lakes Property Owners Association (PLPOA)…

Public Meetings

The following meetings are subject to change. Thursday, March 16 Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District work session and board meeting. 4 p.m. work session, 5:30 p.m. board meeting. PAWSD…

Broadband discussion advanced by CDC

At the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners’ work session on March 7, the county’s intent to consider the so-called “dig once” concept for road reconstruction planned this summer was…