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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Geothermal exploration project seeks direction

At Monday night’s meeting of the Pagosa Area Geothermal Water and Power Authority (PAGWAPA), Pagosa Verde owner Jerry Smith presented the driller’s update. Smith mentioned...

Geothermal authority accepts nearly $2 million DOLA grant

The Pagosa Area Geothermal Water and Power Authority (PAGWPA) met Monday morning to formally accept a grant for nearly $2 million from the Colorado...

Pagosa to host Gov. Hickenlooper for bill signing Friday

By Mary Jo Coulehan Special to The SUN Community ownership, community projects and economic development will be celebrated on Friday, May 30 when Pagosa Springs hosts...

Public Meetings

The following meetings are subject to change. Friday, Dec. 9 Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners special budget meeting. 1:30 p.m., Archuleta County administration building, commissioners’...

Geothermal exploration funding terminated

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) has nixed efforts of Archuleta County and the Town of Pagosa Springs to “repurpose” nearly 75 percent...

BoCC approves PAGWAPA funding request

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) granted a funding requested to the Pagosa Area...

Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership to host film festival, gala to build greenhouse

By Sally High Special to The SUN The fourth Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership (GGP) Film Festival will be held Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to 5...

Past, present and future of town’s geothermal system discussed by town council

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer A report on the town’s geothermal heating utility was provided to the Pagosa Springs Town Council at a regular meeting on...

Pagosa Verde symposium explores alternative geothermal uses

For more than a year now, a local geothermal energy exploration company, Pagosa Verde (PV), has been poking holes into the aquifer around town,...

Geothermal drilling continues following positive results

With positive results from three completed test wells and “interesting characteristics” discovered in Pagosa Springs’ hot water aquifer, Pagosa Verde is seeking to drill...