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Pagosa Paw Sled Dog Races set for this weekend

Pagosa Paw Sled Dog Races set for this weekend

By Jennifer Martin Special to The SUN Come join Pagosa Nordic Club for the fifth annual Pagosa Paw on Jan. 24 and 25. This is a must-see spectator event. Races…

Pavilion ice rink to host Winterfest Skate-A-Thon

By Tari Woods Special to The SUN Well, it hasn’t been easy. Weather has not been our friend. Unseasonably warm temperatures have made making and keeping an ice surface a…

4Corners Cyclocross Series concludes season

4Corners Cyclocross Series concludes season

By Kirsten Le Roux Special to The SUN Saturday’s final 4Corners Cyclocross Series race turned out to be a bluebird day with sparkling snow fields and bright sunshine. Conditions on…

Pagosa Nordic Club announces BB Gun Biathlon winners

Pagosa Nordic Club announces BB Gun Biathlon winners

By James Dickhoff Special to The SUN The Pagosa Nordic Club hosted the season opener BB Gun Biathlon last weekend at Alberta Park at the Wolf Creek Ski Area. Racers…

Avalanche awareness key to safe backcountry travel

Avalanche awareness key to safe backcountry travel

An avalanche can be one of the most violent natural events and the San Juan Mountains are home to notorious terrain. Mark Mueller, avalanche forecaster for the Colorado Avalanche Information…

Local birders to participate in Christmas bird census

Local birders to participate in Christmas bird census

By Becky Herman Special to The SUN “It is not many years ago that sportsmen were accustomed to meet on Christmas Day, ‘choose sides’ and then as representatives of the…

A village and a lynx

A village  and a lynx

An analysis of the project’s potential impact While the Village at Wolf Creek land exchange decision announced two weeks ago is, in itself, contentious, another aspect of the land exchange…

Cross-country ski season gets underway

Cross-country ski season gets underway

By James Dickhoff Special to The SUN With fresh snow in the high country, the 2014-15 cross-country ski season begins. The Wolf Creek Ski Area has groomed 5km in the…

Village land swap receives tentative green light

Village land swap receives tentative green light

Rio Grande National Forest Supervisor Dan Dallas has given a tentative green light to a land swap between the Rio Grande National Forest (RGNF) and Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture (LMJV) that…

The science of eclipses, ideas about black holes

The science of eclipses, ideas about black holes

By Jerry Granok Special to The PREVIEW Pagosa Springs enjoyed (mostly) clear skies the afternoon of Oct. 23, giving those looking skyward a clear view of the partial solar eclipse.…