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A responsible project

If you’ve had the opportunity to take a drive up Fourmile Road to view the changing colors this fall, you may have noticed a forest thinning project about five miles…

Keep public notices in the public

Since statehood, Colorado citizens have relied on legal (or public)notice advertising in newspapers throughout the state to be informed of important governmental actions. State agencies, counties, municipalities and special districts…

Base your vote on facts

It took SUN staff less than two seconds to call out untruths written in a letter to the editor for last week’s newspaper. We made a few phone calls and…

Domestic violence: Not in my backyard

By Cheryl Bowdridge Special to The SUN Did you see the news surrounding Ray Rice and his domestic violence charge? Did you sigh a breath of relief and think to…

Common-sense bill would fuel economic growth

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has attracted a lot of attention around the nation as a cleaner, more affordable transportation energy source. LNG — natural gas that is cooled and converted into a liquid — is used…

Happy birthday to us

Inside The Pagosa Springs SUN’s newspaper office you will find a wealth of history in a room that we call “the morgue.” The morgue is full of “dead” newspapers. Those…

Democrats open local headquarters

By John Porco Special to The SUN The Archuleta County Democratic Party has opened a campaign headquarters at 565 Village Drive. Candidates represented at the headquarters include Mark Udall for…

More than just a meal

It’s more than a hot, nutritious meal. When you walk into the Parish Hall on Lewis Street on a Thursday at lunchtime, you will discover a sense of community like…

A dangerous mix: kids’ sports and overly-enthusiastic parents

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW Most kids handle their enthusiasm for sports pretty well. They play hard, get excited over wins and sad about losses, but usually just…

Read a banned book

“The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. “The Catcher in the Rye,” by J.D. Salinger. “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee. “The…