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12th annual Pagosa Folk ‘N Bluegrass festival kicks off Friday

By Crista Munro Special to The PREVIEW The 12th annual Pagosa Folk ‘N Bluegrass festival takes place this weekend, June 9-11 on Reservoir Hill in Pagosa Springs. A year in…

San Juan Hot Shots monitor Chris Mountain Fire

San Juan Hot Shots monitor Chris Mountain Fire

A 20-member crew of San Juan Hot Shots out of Durango are monitoring a 5.7-acre fire on Chris Mountain tonight, according to Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office Director of Emergency Operations…

Survey: Input on hazards and hazard planning solicited

By Mike Le Roux Special to The SUN Archuleta County is updating its Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and is soliciting public input through a short survey. The full version of this…

Senior financial protection act signed by Gov. Hickenlooper

By Jillian Sarmo Special to The SUN Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law last week House Bill 17-1253, known as the Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act. The…

PFPD responds to multiple vehicle fires, semi rollover

The Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) responded to several accidents over the course of the last week, including a vehicle that caught fire downtown. The full version of this story…

Fire district offers summer safety tips

By Megan Macht Special to The SUN Summer is here in the beautiful San Juans. The Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) would like to take this time to remind everyone…

Town to continue funding Pinon Lake Fountain

 During its regular meeting on the evening of Tuesday, June 6, the Pagosa Springs Town Council voted to continue to participate in the funding of the fountain located in Pinon…

New law protects injured workers when employers have no workers’ compensation insurance

By Bill Thoennes Special to The SUN Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law the Colorado Uninsured Employer Act (HB17-1119) to provide assistance to workers who are injured on the job.…

Lightning strike ignites fire near East Fork

A lightning strike started a small fire on the evening of June 1 in the East Fork area south of U.S. 160. The fire is now contained. The full version…

Social companions for elders offered

By Kay Kaylor Special to The SUN The San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (AAA), via the Older Americans Act, has partnered with a small business to provide free…