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Honor, protect their legacy

Tuesday was the 14th consecutive year for the Pagosa Springs Middle School’s eighth-grade class to host a breakfast to honor and thank the veterans of Archuleta County for their service…

Take responsibility for your pets

Did you know Pagosa Springs has a leash law? The town’s municipal code strictly prohibits animals running at large. Recent incidences of off-leash pets in the alley of the 400…

Vote

November 4 is Election Day. Have you returned your ballot? If simply doing your civic duty isn’t enough to get you to the polls, to encourage you to return your…

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…