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Friday, June 18, 2021

Shipping container housing project Sketch approved by town planning commission

By Joe Napolitan Staff Writer During a meeting of the Pagosa Springs Planning Commission on April 27, a sketch major design review application for constructing six...

Upper San Juan Health Service District Bond refunding could save $2 million

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer During a special meeting on April 29 (rescheduled from April 27 due to telecommunications issues in the community), the Upper San...

Town council discusses short-term rental pros, cons and solutions

By Joe Napolitan Staff Writer The Pagosa Springs Town Council convened for a work session on Thursday, April 29, to discuss short-term rentals (STR) in the...

School district plans for new curriculum, post-pandemic schooling and more

By Randi Pierce Staff Writer On April 13, the Archuleta School District Board of Education voted to adopt new curriculum for Pagosa Springs Elementary School (PSES)...

Pagosa Springs’ company sells Durango’s historic Strater Hotel

By Jessica Low EXIT Realty Home & Ranch After 95 years of ownership, the Barker family has sold the Strater Hotel. Originally purchased by the Barker...

County looks at forming health district study group

By Clayton Chaney Staff Writer The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) is continuing to explore alternative health district options. At a work session held on...

Events planned to help clean up community

By Mary Jo Coulehan Pagosa Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Looking to spring clean at your business? There are several events coming up that will help you...

Town council approves budget amendment for police department

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer On April 22, the Pagosa Springs Town Council amended the 2021 general fund budget by an amount of $26,000 to accommodate...

County unemployment rate continues to drop

By Clayton Chaney Staff Writer According to an April 16 press release from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the county’s unemployment rate for the...

Town drafts request for proposal for workforce housing project

By Joe Napolitan Staff Writer During the Pagosa Springs Town Council meeting on Thursday, April 22, Town Manager Andrea Phillips presented a draft request for proposal...