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Businessman pleads guilty to filing a false tax return

William “Bill” Whittington, 68, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Pagosa Springs, has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. The full version of this story is available in the…

Pursuit ends in capture of five escapees, driver

According to the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 1:20 this afternoon, a notification was sent to local law enforcement agencies attempting to locate a vehicle traveling toward “the Denver…

Nystrom pleads guilty to manslaughter

The sentencing for Chad Nystrom, the man accused of killing Richard “Dick” Isaacs, will be held on May 30. The full version of this story is available in the print…

Multi-agency pursuit reveals cache of weapons, suspected meth and heroin, electronic and financial devices

By Colorado State Patrol Special to The SUN On March 31, just before 6 p.m., two vehicles and their occupants were reported as vandalizing property on Wolf Creek Pass. At…

Benally charges dropped, Nystrom retrial yet to be scheduled

Charges against Charlotte Benally, who was originally charged with being an accessory to first-degree murder in the death of Richard “Dick” Isaacs in the spring of 2017, have been dropped.…

Man gets throat cut, subdues attacker

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) arrested a man after he allegedly attacked another man with a knife, giving the victim serious injuries to his neck on March 21. The…

Perpetrator in Fisher homicide identified

The Pagosa Springs Police Department (PSPD) announced Tuesday that Michael Moats, now deceased, was the sole perpetrator of the homicide of Pagosa Springs resident and business owner Larry Fisher. The…

Death of suspect confirmed, homicide investigation ongoing

The investigation into a homicide that occurred on March 11 is ongoing, according to Pagosa Springs Police Department Chief Bill Rockensock. The investigation remains ongoing despite the New Mexico death…

Suspect sought in burglary turned homicide

Suspect sought in burglary turned homicide

Local law enforcement is currently searching for a suspect after an attempted burglary turned into a homicide on Sunday evening. Larry Fisher, 71, owner of the Ski and Bow Rack,…

Jury trial in murder case to begin March 12

A jury trial has been set for Chad Nystrom, the man accused of killing Richard “Dick” Isaacs in the spring of 2017. The full version of this story is available…