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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Free KN95 and surgical masks available

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is pleased to announce that free KN95 and surgical masks are now available to the public at SJBPH...

County planning commission: Gravel pit meeting postponed

Archuleta County Development Director Pamela Flowers announced on Monday that "Due to health reasons beyond our control, the Archuleta County Planning Commission meeting scheduled...

Garage ‘heavily damaged,’ vintage instruments saved in Jan. 12 fire

By Randi Pierce | Staff Writer Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) personnel responded to a garage fire on Jan. 12, with the cause of the...

Citizens request short-term rental fee for town ballot: $150 per-month, per-bedroom

If approved by voters, a $150 per-month, per-bedroom fee will be placed on short-term rentals located in the town limits that are not occupied...

BoCC hears courthouse offers

The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) heard two more courthouse offer presentations during a work session held on Jan. 18. The full version...

Health dept. challenge results in local backlash

Public comment at a pair of recent meetings has criticized a recent challenge by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) designed to have youth...

Happy dog tale: Waterfall rescue

Photos courtesy Dustin English and Ed Williams Rescuers work to save a dog at the top of Treasure Falls east of town on Jan. 15,...

County tables Humane Society funding decision

During a regular meeting held by the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) on Tuesday, Jan. 4, the board reconsidered an agreement with...

COVID-19 spread hits record levels

By Randi PierceStaff Writer Archuleta County, like much of the state and country, is experiencing “unprecedented” COVID transmission. On Tuesday, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH)...

BoCC hears courthouse offer

An offer to purchase the county courthouse building located at 449 San Juan St. was recently made by David Loeser and James Scholl. The full...