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Pagosa Springs
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Pagosa Ranger District road openings announced

By Brandon Caley Special to The SUN To protect road surfaces and for public safety, Forest roads are seasonally closed to wheeled motorized vehicles, except snowmobiles...

Fat-tire snow bikes urged to avoid groomed Nordic ski trails

By Ann Bond Special to The SUN The San Juan National Forest is requesting that fat-tire snow bikers avoid groomed Nordic ski trail systems on public...

Forest reopens today

The San Juan National Forest (SJNF) will reopen to the public today at 3 p.m., rescinding the prior Stage 3 fire restrictions that have...

Sign up now for final hunter education classes of the year

By Don Volger Special to The SUN The last two hunter education classes in Pagosa Springs are scheduled for the following dates: • First class — Oct....

Kimple awarded CSFS Partner of the Year

By Teddy Parker-Renga Special to The SUN The Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) has recognized Aaron Kimple with its Partner of the Year award for 2019. Kimple...

Recap of a busy fire season in southwest Colorado

By Mark Stiles Supervisor, San Juan National Forest Special to The SUN As southwestern Colorado eagerly awaits snowfall, public land managers are contemplating the recent roller coaster...

Prescribed fire scheduled in Chimney Rock National Monument

Special to The SUN Fire officials on the Pagosa Ranger District in San Juan National Forest will conduct prescribed fire operations in Chimney Rock National...

County, national forests implement fire restrictions

By John Finefrock Staff Writer Archuleta County and area forests are under fire restrictions. Stage 1 fire restrictions went into effect on all private lands in unincorporated...

Lightning ignites fires on Pagosa Ranger District

By Chris Mannara Staff Writer Four small fires were started within the San Juan National Forest’s Pagosa Ranger District due to a lightning storm on June...

Opponents accuse Forest Service of attempt to limit Wolf Creek Village review

Continuing litigation in U.S. District Court in Denver over the 2015 approval by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) of a proposed exchange of public...