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Preparedness level raised in Rocky Mountain Area

By Lawrence Lujan Special to The SUN In response to a continuing wildfire threat, the preparedness level (PL) in the Rocky Mountain Area was elevated from PL 2 to PL…

Free viewing of ‘The Shack’ to be offered at Liberty Theatre

By Sally Neel Special to The PREVIEW One of the most powerful films released in the past year is the movie “The Shack,” based on the best-selling book of the…

F​ree gardening talk: ​​‘Weeds: How to Prevent Them. Not Just A Chemical Talk’

By Leslie Wustrack Special to The PREVIEW The Pagosa Springs Community Gardeners are offering a special opportunity to learn about the ​natural ​prevention of weeds. Ethan Proud, the new Archuleta…

Reminder: Physicals required for fall sports

Special to The SUN Pagosa Springs Middle School reminds all fall athletes and parents that athletes will need a sports physical prior to practicing. Please schedule your appointments soon and…

Piedra Road, North Pagosa Boulevard closures announced

Piedra Road and North Pagosa Boulevard are slated to be closed at times in the near future. Work is slated to begin Monday, July 17, on Piedra Road to repair…

Leroy R Cotton

Leroy R. Cotton passed away peacefully Sunday, 7/9/2017 at Four Corners Health Care Center. He was born in Pagosa Springs, CO 10/10/1955. Leroy’s life was spent outdoors where he loved…

County drops radon waiver program

At its meeting on July 5, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) voted to remove from the books its waiver program concerning new residential construction and radon mitigation.…

Using tests and assessments to evaluate school system

By Joyce Rankin Special to The SUN President George Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) into law in 2001. Since that time, Colorado has tested students and…

ACSO responds to domestic violence disputes

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office responded to several domestic violence calls on July 5. The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition of the…

$195 million in new federal funding available to address mental health and substance abuse

The Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) recently announced that $195 million in new federal funding is available for health centers to increase access to mental health and substance…