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County’s elected officials, judge sworn in

County’s elected officials, judge sworn in

Despite snowfall amounts and road conditions that closed Archuleta County offices, the majority of Archuleta County’s elected officials who were elected or re-elected in the November election took their oaths…

Making government more efficient, effective and accountable in 2015

Washington is traditionally mired in gridlock and political games. And it’s no secret that, despite some victories for Colorado, last Congress was the least productive in modern history. Now, as…

LPEA cautions customers of new phone scam attempt

By Indiana Reed Special to The SUN La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) is once again cautioning its members to not be fooled by an impersonator claiming to be from LPEA…

Health department announces Healthy Event Seal of Approval award recipient

By Cindy Schultz Special to The PREVIEW San Juan Basin Health Department (SJBHD), with nomination from Celebrating Health Communities Coalition — Pagosa Springs, is proudly awarding its Healthy Event Seal…

From preschool to high school and beyond: School district looks at strategic framework

At the Tuesday evening Archuleta School District (ASD) Board of Education meeting, Linda Reed, ASD superintendent, led a presentation on strategic framework (SF). The effort is an ongoing approach to…

Village decision receives 19 objections, process continues

With the initial objection period now closed for the draft decision regarding the approval of a land exchange for the controversial Village at Wolf Creek, the U.S. Forest Service has…

Stabbing, drunk driving incidents result in arrest

An Archuleta County man was arrested Tuesday afternoon following a series of events that allegedly included assault and driving under the influence. At about 2 p.m., the Archuleta County Sheriff’s…

Sales tax collections increase through November

According to a report last week from Archuleta County Finance Director Larry Walton, the gross sales tax for November 2014 was $510,855.93, which is 2.28 percent higher than what was…

Town, county snow removal info

Pagosa Country is finally experiencing winter weather and, with it, snow removal. Each year, the town and county issue snow removal information regulations and guidelines to ensure public safety during…

Storm causes closures, cancellations and power outages

While this week’s snowstorm may have been good news for the area’s snow sports enthusiasts, it caused quite a bit of havoc for many Pagosa Country residents. Archuleta County offices…