Unemployment in Pagosa Springs still at high levels

By Mary Jo Coulehan
Pagosa Springs Area
Chamber of Commerce

Unemployment was at all-time highs, in both Pagosa Springs and nationally, this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the orders to shut businesses, unemployment rates skyrocketed. The state and Pagosa Springs hit a high during the month of April 2020 with state unemployment numbers at 12.2 percent and Archuleta County coming in at 16.4 percent. 

The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition of the Pagosa Springs SUN. Subscribe today by calling (970)264-2100 or click here.

This story was posted on October 15, 2020.