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Pagosan honored for commitment to community fire protection

Special to The SUN The Wildfire Mitigation Awards Committee has announced the 2016 Wildfire Mitigation Award winners, and they include a Pagosa Springs woman. Peggy Beach, volunteer for Firewise of…

Another work session on South 8th Street improvements set for next week

Another work session on South 8th Street improvements set for next week

By Jim Garrett Staff Writer On Feb. 16, the Pagosa Springs Town Council and staff will conduct a public input work session regarding South 8th Street reconstruction improvements slated for…

County’s December unemployment rate decreases to 3.3 percent

Archuleta County finished the year strong with its unemployment situation, with December unemployment decreasing two-tenths of a percentage point from November, and decreasing 1.5 percent from the previous year. According…

Clerk and recorder gives year-end report

At the Feb. 2 regular meeting of the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners, Archuleta County Clerk and Recorder June Madrid gave a year-end report for 2015 to the board.…

Avalanche victim identified

A victim of an avalanche that occurred last week near Wolf Creek Pass has been identified. According to Rio Grande County Coroner Rusty Strohmayer,  the victim was identified as David…

Middle school Honor Roll students make the grade

By Rebecca Aucoin Special to The SUN The following fifth-grade students made Pagosa Springs Middle School’s (PSMS) Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average: Ethan Bergdolt, Andrew Bowles, Aidan…

Agencies train for backcountry rescue operations

By Michael Le Roux Special to The SUN On Saturday, Feb. 6, members from Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management, Upper San Juan Search and Rescue, Mineral County…

Public Meetings

The following meetings are subject to change. Tuesday, Feb. 16 Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners work session. 8:30 a.m., Archuleta County administration building, commissioners’ meeting room, 398 Lewis St.…

The power of mentoring

By Christina Crain Special to The PREVIEW Mentor. What a powerful word. A mentor guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not…

Sales tax collections increase 18 percent for 2015

According to a recent sales tax report, sales tax collections in Archuleta County increased in December, capping off a year that saw an 18-percent increase in collections from 2014 to…