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A work in progress

We’ve come a long way from last March, when directors of the Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation (CDC) made a presentation labeling several long-serving, dedicated citizens and public servants as…

PAWSD board overflows with dysfunction

Just when we thought things at the Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD) couldn’t get more dysfunctional — they did. Last spring, SUN staff filed a Colorado Open Records…

Winter storm: A job well done

This week’s storm brought back memories of the winters that longtime Pagosans experienced in “the good old days.” There was enough snow for school officials to cancel classes for the…

Take your best shot against the flu

The holidays ushered in a season of family, friends and the flu. On Monday, students returned to school and many adults went back to work after the holiday break, making…

Ideas for 2015

The new year is upon us, and in the tradition of a fresh start with the fresh year, we asked readers to share their ideas for the changes they wanted…

The right precedent

This is the first Christmas that Shonda Martinez will spend without her husband and companion, JoJo, in 36 years. Many Pagosans know that JoJo died in a tragic on-the-job accident…

‘Slip Slidin’ Away’

The onset of winter often gives meaning to the song, “Slip Slidin’ Away.” Last weekend was no exception, as some motorists discovered that the nearer they came to their destinations,…

Cindy cared and shared

Pagosa’s First Lady, Queen of Pagosa Springs, Jewel of Pagosa, Town Ambassador, Town Crier, Angel. Those are the titles that people have used to describe Cindy Gustafson. Cindy touched the…

Shop Pagosa first

Did you shop locally for Black Friday or Small Business Saturday? If you did, thank you for investing in our community. Spending locally instead of shopping out of town or…

A day of Thanksgiving

During George Washington’s first term as the first president in 1789, he called for an official celebratory “day of public thanksgiving and prayer.” The holiday did not become an annual…