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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…

Public Meetings

The following meetings are subject to change. Sunday, June 11 Pagosa Peak Open School board meeting. 4 p.m., 7 Parelli Way. Monday, June 12 San Juan Water Conservancy District board…

FireWise offering Chipper Rental Rebate Program

By Pam Wilson Special to The SUN FireWise of Southwest Colorado is offering a Chipper Rental Rebate Program for residents wishing to reduce the slash from wildfire fuels mitigation on…

Town gives update on South 8th Street project

As the Town of Pagosa Springs construction season continues, Projects Manager Scott Lewandowski gave The SUN an update on some of the things the town has in the works. The…