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Is Pagosa Colorado’s best small ski town?

Best Colorado ski town. That could be the honor that Elevation Outdoors Magazine bestows on Pagosa Springs, if Pagosa Country receives enough votes. The Rocky Mountain outdoor lifestyle magazine is…

Ignacio outfitter guilty of wildlife violations

Robert C. Peck, 66, the owner of Antler Meadows Outfitters in Ignacio, has been convicted of numerous wildlife law violations by Colorado’s 6th Judicial District Court in Durango. The full…

Navajo State Park to host open house Sunday

Navajo State Park, on the Colorado side of Navajo Reservoir, will host a holiday open house on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Navajo State Park Visitor Center from 9 a.m.…

Want snow? You might have to wait

Want snow? You’re out of luck. At least according to three different weather forecasts. As of Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service and AccuWeather were both predicting a lack of…

Free avalanche awareness session tonight

An avalanche awareness talk will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the County Extension Building at the Archuleta County Fairgrounds. The session is offered free of charge.…

County’s GOCO grant attempt fails

Archuleta County is still seeking funding for its 95-acre park located adjacent to U.S. 84, after failing to receive a Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grant. A Nov. 6 e-mail sent…

Pond, river work to begin at east end of town

By Tom Carosello Special to The SUN The Town of Pagosa Springs would like to make residents and businesses at the east end of town aware of increased, construction-related traffic…

Dealing with drilling in the Fruitland Outcrop

By Lindsey Bright Staff Writer Last summer, July 2011, an unintended occurrence happened deep in the geologic layers beneath Archuleta County near the Fruitland Outcrop. Petrox Petroleum had a permit,…

A snow weather friend — CAIC reporting station a collaborative effort

By Natalie Carpenter Special to The SUN When collaborations happen between public and private entities, beneficial things can happen. Such is the case with a local relationship of entities that…

Season opens at Wolf Creek Ski Area

Staff Writer It’s been a dry year. Rain came late, and too little. Wildfires kept on popping up in Pagosa Country until last week. But then, last Friday, the waiting…