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Pagosa Springs News Summaries
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Local News - Opinions & Editorials - Business & Real Estate - Friends & Neighbors - Arts & Entertainment - Sports & Recreation - Humor, Fiction, Poetry - Health & Environment - Religion & Philosophy 
Local News 
NEW Early Voting Confusion at PAWSD : The public has been experiencing some problems with choices 1 and 2, however...
Bill Hudson | 4/24/14
NEW ACLU Celebrates End of 'Debtors Prison' Policies in Colorado : 'There is also vast bipartisan agreement among legislators that jailing the poor for unpaid fines is fiscally unwise...'
John Krieger | 4/24/14
Slash Chipping Program in Archuleta County : Residents and mitigation contractors in the county can now bring woody slash to one of two public locations free of charge...
Bill Trimarco | 4/23/14
VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Four : 'And vice versa; we said some things to the Chamber that were pretty frank and blunt...'
Bill Hudson | 4/22/14
Stonemason Needed to Help Heal Dr. Mary Fisher's Gravesite : I went to clinic manager, Bill Bright, and he was going to get the EMTs to maintain the grave...
Norm Vance | 4/22/14
LWV to Host PAWSD Candidate Forum : Following this, the floor will be open to questions direct from the audience in a town-hall style meeting...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Three : For the 2014 fiscal year, the Town of Pagosa Springs budgeted $138,500 for 'Visitor Center Operations' and 'Fulfillments' ...
Bill Hudson | 4/21/14
Doug and Nyla... and Earth Week 2014 : 'I was raised on a farm where you recycle everything; and I was always picking up trash and litter everywhere I went...'
DC Duncan | 4/18/14
Opinions & Editorials 
NEW LETTER: PAWSD Water Loss, Dollars and Sense : On average it costs $250,000 per mile to replace main water lines...
Burt Adams | 4/24/14
OPINION: Freedom and Responsibilty Belong Together in Aspen Springs : 'We the People of Aspen Springs' have a poster up announcing the upcoming election on May 6...
DC Duncan | 4/23/14
LETTER: Metro District Could Do a Better Job with Elections : There was never any type of communication to the residents of Aspen Springs about any previous elections...
Ann R. Seale | 4/22/14
OPINION: Upcoming Election Gets Aspen Springs Boiling : Perhaps I have been a bit prejudiced in my recent scribblings about my rural neighborhood...
DC Duncan | 4/22/14
LETTER: Ken Fox for LPEA Board : The Board needs stability to allow it to return to efficient leadership and decision-making...
Jim Huffman | 4/22/14
LETTER: Vote for Bob Lynch for LPEA : Bob has demonstrated he is receptive to and respectful of the opinions of others...
Bob Clinkenbeard | 4/22/14
LETTER: The Core Aspen Springs Issues : The District, through the board, has gone beyond this in their perview in this responsibility...
Doug Roberts | 4/21/14
LETTER: De-Bunch PAWSD : 'And, how could one person, alone, create such havoc?'
John Ramberg | 4/21/14
Business & Real Estate 
NEW A POSITIVE VIEW OF RURAL: Folks, Not Numbers, Make a Town : 'Stop measuring civic value by real estate prices...'
Becky McCray | 4/24/14
NEW Lawmakers Make Another Attempt to Increase School Board Transparency : A bill that would have required the electronic recording of board-of-education executive sessions died in a Senate committee...
Jeffrey A Roberts | 4/24/14
Tick Season Returns : The most common carrier of both of these diseases is the Rocky Mountain wood tick...
Claire Macpherson | 4/23/14
Town Seeks Community Center Director : Responsibilities include policy formation; planning; plan execution; team leadership...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
Grants Available for 'Specialty Crops' : Producers have until May 1 to apply for funding...
Philip Clelland | 4/21/14
A Chance to Taste Hometown Whiskey Today : We will be serving Eagle Mountain Whiskey, Smoke Shine Whiskey, Smoke Shine Pineapple Spice...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
Lee Riley's Real Estate Report : The Council agreed to our request, and delayed the decision until after the election...
Lee Riley | 4/15/14
Ten Tips for Paying Your Federal Taxes : You can pay taxes electronically 24/7 on IRS.gov...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
Friends & Neighbors 
1st Annual Girl Scout Easter Bunny Bash!  : Easter egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, bouncy house and more...
Aubri Limebrook | 3/28/13
Kit Carson's Pagosa Springs History : Thanks once again to Norm Vance...
Lauri Heraty | 3/26/13
Kit Carson Museum in Taos to be Featured on Upcoming 'Mystery Detectives' : History, mystery and a bit of fiction just a short ways down the road...
Jim Levy | 3/25/13
LIBRARY NEWS:Benefits of Reading to Kids : Academy Film today, Jewelry Making for teens tomorrow...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 3/21/13
Senator Mark Udall’s Staff to Meet with Veterans at Pagosa Baking Company  : Veterans Roundtable to take place next Wednesday…
Special to the Post | 3/20/13
Dancing with Stress, Managing Overwhelm : Women's Seminar this Thursday...
MaryJo Coulehan | 3/19/13
World Heritage Exchange Program Seeking Families : Students come from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan...
Courtney Wade | 3/19/13
Archuleta County Education Center “Silver Star” Celebration Fundraiser Luncheon : The Heart-Mind Connection: Helping Students Achieve Success...
Rosalind Marshall | 3/18/13
Arts & Entertainment 
NEW High Rollers Dance Tomorrow Night at the Community Center : Doors and cash bar will open at 6:30pm; the dance will start at 7:00pm...
Special to the Post | 4/24/14
NEW LIBRARY NEWS: Lifelong Learning Lecture Tonight : Tonight’s topic is “Water and Wilderness” by Ivan Geroy, Pagosa District hydrologist...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/24/14
'ETHEL' Coming to Durango Concert Hall on May 2 : Inventive string quartet to perform special program, 'Grace'...
Indiana Reed | 4/22/14
'Colorado You Got Talent' Opened to All Performers : Singers, dancers, comedians, circus performers and entertainers from all over the State are registering...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
Last Chance to Share Your Recipes and Help Build the Pavilion : Our panel of judges will again award medals... and attendees will be able to cast their vote for the Peoples Choice Award...
Tari Woods | 4/21/14
'Folk N Blues' Posters Ready for the Street Team : We especially need people in the following towns and cities...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
LIBRARY NEWS: Preschool Dance Party : Kids two–five years of age and their caregivers are invited to our first-ever preschool dance party next Wednesday...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/17/14
Pagosa to Celebrate Historic Preservation Month : Local activities have been added to this year’s schedule to create a sense of identity based on Pagosa Springs history...
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
Sports & Recreation 
Town of Pagosa Springs Recreation Department News : T-ball registration on now, get your form here...
Tom Carosello | 3/27/13
Wolf Creek: Easter Bunny on His Way! : Fun weekend ahead on the slopes...
Special to the Post | 3/27/13
Kansas Increases Crossbow Usage During Archery Season : For many years, crossbows were permitted in Kansas only for those with physical limitations...
Special to the Post | 3/27/13
Fishing and Hunting Licenses on Sale Now : Pagosa Springs Anglers must have new license for the season by April 1...
Special to the Post | 3/20/13
Pagosa Springs High School Boys Baseball Need You! : Read about the plight of a team trying to compete when their field lay under the snow...
Leanne Goebel | 3/18/13
Wolf Creek: Perfect Weekend to Ski Between the Influx of Springs Breaks in Texas and Oklahoma : Texas moves out this weekend and Oklahoma settles in, crowds should be light as the shift takes place...
Special to the Post | 3/15/13
Wolf Creek: Come Meet the Avalanche Dogs and Trainers : St. Patricks Day Race on Sunday...
Special to the Post | 3/13/13
Wolf Creek: 29 Inches of New Snow! : Blue Bird Day at Wolf Creek!
Special to the Post | 3/11/13
Humor, Fiction, Poetry 
ESSAY: Looking Back on Easter 2014 : 'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres...'
Winslow Meyers | 4/23/14
ESSAY: Budgets as Moral Documents : Unfortunately, in our current dysfunctional national body politic, there lacks the leadership and courage...
Robert Dodge | 4/14/14
HUMOR: The Coming Hobbit Economy : And the evil kingdom of Mordor?
Louis Cannon | 4/11/14
ESSAY: America's Peace Ships : By the time the stricken vessel reached its home port in Japan, the 23 crew members were in advanced stages of radiation poisoning...
Lawrence S. Wittner | 4/10/14
ESSAY: Any Courtroom in China : 'International law is not an empty promise, and treaties must be enforced...'
John LaForge | 4/8/14
HUMOR: The IRS Wants to be My Facebook Friend : Just a big blank, pale blue column... with nothing in it...
Louis Cannon | 3/28/14
HUMOR: The Banker : 'His desk is larger than my livingroom,' I found myself thinking, for no particular reason...
Louis Cannon | 3/3/14
DEVIL MOUNTAIN CHRONICLES: Concerning Intelligent Life in the Universe : Not long after they first arrived, they interbred with our caveman ancestors (but only the cute ones)...
DC Duncan | 2/26/14
Health & Environment 
RECREATION NEWS: Baseball, Gymnastics, Youth Springs Training : Registrations are available at the recreation office in Town Hall and are also available for download...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
Save Energy, Get Rebates : 'The HomeRx process helped me learn about and prioritize my home efficiency upgrade opportunities...'
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
Earth Week Coming to Pagosa : Audubon hikes, library displays, a 5K pick up trash walk, Habitat for Humanity’s Recycled Art Show...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
State Forest Service Seeking to Authorize 'Private Forests' : The program provides an opportunity for private landowners to retain ownership and management of their land...
Jennifer Dimas | 4/11/14
Weminuche Wilderness Registration Plan Delayed : 'A recent shift in budget priorities has affected our ability to implement this important project right now...'
Ann Bond | 4/11/14
Thanks for a Great 2013-2014 Ski Season : The Nordic Track is open and was freshly groomed on Sunday, April 6...
Special to the Post | 4/8/14
Sportsmen's Roundtable in Monte Vista : During the first hour of the meeting a presentation about an ongoing elk research project will be given...
Special to the Post | 4/7/14
Tack and Consignment Sale to Benefit BackCountry Horsemen : Bring in items to consign and sell on Friday April 4 from 9am to 7pm at the Fairgrounds...
Linda Mannix | 4/2/14
Religion & Philosophy 
Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service Topic: 'What Is the Resurrection?' : Hope and mystery and everyday miracles...
John Graves | 3/26/13
Catholic Church Sponsoring 'Passion of the Christ' at Liberty Theater : This Wednesday at 7pm...
Roxanne Schick | 3/25/13
Catholic Church Holy Week Schedule : 
Roxanne Schick | 3/25/13
Stumbling Upon a Fairy Tale : The continuing story of the little Pagosa Springs girl who fell sick with the bubonic plague...
Darcy Downing | 3/21/13
Jesus, Be the Center : The Spirit of God touches our heart (mind, will, emotions, belief) and our nature is changed...
Mark Disbrow | 3/20/13
Be a Neighbor :  Radical gospel-neighboring should cost us something...
Mark Disbrow | 3/13/13
Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service this Sunday : 'The Six Sources of Unitarian Universalism' presented by Julie Loar.
John Graves | 3/12/13
Human, After All : He was commonly called a curmudgeon...
Michael Lee Joshua | 3/11/13


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Pagosa Springs News Summaries
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Local News - Opinions & Editorials - Business & Real Estate - Friends & Neighbors - Arts & Entertainment - Sports & Recreation - Humor, Fiction, Poetry - Health & Environment - Religion & Philosophy 
Local News 
NEW Early Voting Confusion at PAWSD : The public has been experiencing some problems with choices 1 and 2, however...
Bill Hudson | 4/24/14
NEW ACLU Celebrates End of 'Debtors Prison' Policies in Colorado : 'There is also vast bipartisan agreement among legislators that jailing the poor for unpaid fines is fiscally unwise...'
John Krieger | 4/24/14
Slash Chipping Program in Archuleta County : Residents and mitigation contractors in the county can now bring woody slash to one of two public locations free of charge...
Bill Trimarco | 4/23/14
VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Four : 'And vice versa; we said some things to the Chamber that were pretty frank and blunt...'
Bill Hudson | 4/22/14
Stonemason Needed to Help Heal Dr. Mary Fisher's Gravesite : I went to clinic manager, Bill Bright, and he was going to get the EMTs to maintain the grave...
Norm Vance | 4/22/14
LWV to Host PAWSD Candidate Forum : Following this, the floor will be open to questions direct from the audience in a town-hall style meeting...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Three : For the 2014 fiscal year, the Town of Pagosa Springs budgeted $138,500 for 'Visitor Center Operations' and 'Fulfillments' ...
Bill Hudson | 4/21/14
Doug and Nyla... and Earth Week 2014 : 'I was raised on a farm where you recycle everything; and I was always picking up trash and litter everywhere I went...'
DC Duncan | 4/18/14
Opinions & Editorials 
NEW LETTER: PAWSD Water Loss, Dollars and Sense : On average it costs $250,000 per mile to replace main water lines...
Burt Adams | 4/24/14
OPINION: Freedom and Responsibilty Belong Together in Aspen Springs : 'We the People of Aspen Springs' have a poster up announcing the upcoming election on May 6...
DC Duncan | 4/23/14
LETTER: Metro District Could Do a Better Job with Elections : There was never any type of communication to the residents of Aspen Springs about any previous elections...
Ann R. Seale | 4/22/14
OPINION: Upcoming Election Gets Aspen Springs Boiling : Perhaps I have been a bit prejudiced in my recent scribblings about my rural neighborhood...
DC Duncan | 4/22/14
LETTER: Ken Fox for LPEA Board : The Board needs stability to allow it to return to efficient leadership and decision-making...
Jim Huffman | 4/22/14
LETTER: Vote for Bob Lynch for LPEA : Bob has demonstrated he is receptive to and respectful of the opinions of others...
Bob Clinkenbeard | 4/22/14
LETTER: The Core Aspen Springs Issues : The District, through the board, has gone beyond this in their perview in this responsibility...
Doug Roberts | 4/21/14
LETTER: De-Bunch PAWSD : 'And, how could one person, alone, create such havoc?'
John Ramberg | 4/21/14
Business & Real Estate 
NEW A POSITIVE VIEW OF RURAL: Folks, Not Numbers, Make a Town : 'Stop measuring civic value by real estate prices...'
Becky McCray | 4/24/14
NEW Lawmakers Make Another Attempt to Increase School Board Transparency : A bill that would have required the electronic recording of board-of-education executive sessions died in a Senate committee...
Jeffrey A Roberts | 4/24/14
Tick Season Returns : The most common carrier of both of these diseases is the Rocky Mountain wood tick...
Claire Macpherson | 4/23/14
Town Seeks Community Center Director : Responsibilities include policy formation; planning; plan execution; team leadership...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
Grants Available for 'Specialty Crops' : Producers have until May 1 to apply for funding...
Philip Clelland | 4/21/14
A Chance to Taste Hometown Whiskey Today : We will be serving Eagle Mountain Whiskey, Smoke Shine Whiskey, Smoke Shine Pineapple Spice...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
Lee Riley's Real Estate Report : The Council agreed to our request, and delayed the decision until after the election...
Lee Riley | 4/15/14
Ten Tips for Paying Your Federal Taxes : You can pay taxes electronically 24/7 on IRS.gov...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
Friends & Neighbors 
1st Annual Girl Scout Easter Bunny Bash!  : Easter egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, bouncy house and more...
Aubri Limebrook | 3/28/13
Kit Carson's Pagosa Springs History : Thanks once again to Norm Vance...
Lauri Heraty | 3/26/13
Kit Carson Museum in Taos to be Featured on Upcoming 'Mystery Detectives' : History, mystery and a bit of fiction just a short ways down the road...
Jim Levy | 3/25/13
LIBRARY NEWS:Benefits of Reading to Kids : Academy Film today, Jewelry Making for teens tomorrow...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 3/21/13
Senator Mark Udall’s Staff to Meet with Veterans at Pagosa Baking Company  : Veterans Roundtable to take place next Wednesday…
Special to the Post | 3/20/13
Dancing with Stress, Managing Overwhelm : Women's Seminar this Thursday...
MaryJo Coulehan | 3/19/13
World Heritage Exchange Program Seeking Families : Students come from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan...
Courtney Wade | 3/19/13
Archuleta County Education Center “Silver Star” Celebration Fundraiser Luncheon : The Heart-Mind Connection: Helping Students Achieve Success...
Rosalind Marshall | 3/18/13
Arts & Entertainment 
NEW High Rollers Dance Tomorrow Night at the Community Center : Doors and cash bar will open at 6:30pm; the dance will start at 7:00pm...
Special to the Post | 4/24/14
NEW LIBRARY NEWS: Lifelong Learning Lecture Tonight : Tonight’s topic is “Water and Wilderness” by Ivan Geroy, Pagosa District hydrologist...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/24/14
'ETHEL' Coming to Durango Concert Hall on May 2 : Inventive string quartet to perform special program, 'Grace'...
Indiana Reed | 4/22/14
'Colorado You Got Talent' Opened to All Performers : Singers, dancers, comedians, circus performers and entertainers from all over the State are registering...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
Last Chance to Share Your Recipes and Help Build the Pavilion : Our panel of judges will again award medals... and attendees will be able to cast their vote for the Peoples Choice Award...
Tari Woods | 4/21/14
'Folk N Blues' Posters Ready for the Street Team : We especially need people in the following towns and cities...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
LIBRARY NEWS: Preschool Dance Party : Kids two–five years of age and their caregivers are invited to our first-ever preschool dance party next Wednesday...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/17/14
Pagosa to Celebrate Historic Preservation Month : Local activities have been added to this year’s schedule to create a sense of identity based on Pagosa Springs history...
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
Sports & Recreation 
Town of Pagosa Springs Recreation Department News : T-ball registration on now, get your form here...
Tom Carosello | 3/27/13
Wolf Creek: Easter Bunny on His Way! : Fun weekend ahead on the slopes...
Special to the Post | 3/27/13
Kansas Increases Crossbow Usage During Archery Season : For many years, crossbows were permitted in Kansas only for those with physical limitations...
Special to the Post | 3/27/13
Fishing and Hunting Licenses on Sale Now : Pagosa Springs Anglers must have new license for the season by April 1...
Special to the Post | 3/20/13
Pagosa Springs High School Boys Baseball Need You! : Read about the plight of a team trying to compete when their field lay under the snow...
Leanne Goebel | 3/18/13
Wolf Creek: Perfect Weekend to Ski Between the Influx of Springs Breaks in Texas and Oklahoma : Texas moves out this weekend and Oklahoma settles in, crowds should be light as the shift takes place...
Special to the Post | 3/15/13
Wolf Creek: Come Meet the Avalanche Dogs and Trainers : St. Patricks Day Race on Sunday...
Special to the Post | 3/13/13
Wolf Creek: 29 Inches of New Snow! : Blue Bird Day at Wolf Creek!
Special to the Post | 3/11/13
Humor, Fiction, Poetry 
ESSAY: Looking Back on Easter 2014 : 'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres...'
Winslow Meyers | 4/23/14
ESSAY: Budgets as Moral Documents : Unfortunately, in our current dysfunctional national body politic, there lacks the leadership and courage...
Robert Dodge | 4/14/14
HUMOR: The Coming Hobbit Economy : And the evil kingdom of Mordor?
Louis Cannon | 4/11/14
ESSAY: America's Peace Ships : By the time the stricken vessel reached its home port in Japan, the 23 crew members were in advanced stages of radiation poisoning...
Lawrence S. Wittner | 4/10/14
ESSAY: Any Courtroom in China : 'International law is not an empty promise, and treaties must be enforced...'
John LaForge | 4/8/14
HUMOR: The IRS Wants to be My Facebook Friend : Just a big blank, pale blue column... with nothing in it...
Louis Cannon | 3/28/14
HUMOR: The Banker : 'His desk is larger than my livingroom,' I found myself thinking, for no particular reason...
Louis Cannon | 3/3/14
DEVIL MOUNTAIN CHRONICLES: Concerning Intelligent Life in the Universe : Not long after they first arrived, they interbred with our caveman ancestors (but only the cute ones)...
DC Duncan | 2/26/14
Health & Environment 
RECREATION NEWS: Baseball, Gymnastics, Youth Springs Training : Registrations are available at the recreation office in Town Hall and are also available for download...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
Save Energy, Get Rebates : 'The HomeRx process helped me learn about and prioritize my home efficiency upgrade opportunities...'
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
Earth Week Coming to Pagosa : Audubon hikes, library displays, a 5K pick up trash walk, Habitat for Humanity’s Recycled Art Show...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
State Forest Service Seeking to Authorize 'Private Forests' : The program provides an opportunity for private landowners to retain ownership and management of their land...
Jennifer Dimas | 4/11/14
Weminuche Wilderness Registration Plan Delayed : 'A recent shift in budget priorities has affected our ability to implement this important project right now...'
Ann Bond | 4/11/14
Thanks for a Great 2013-2014 Ski Season : The Nordic Track is open and was freshly groomed on Sunday, April 6...
Special to the Post | 4/8/14
Sportsmen's Roundtable in Monte Vista : During the first hour of the meeting a presentation about an ongoing elk research project will be given...
Special to the Post | 4/7/14
Tack and Consignment Sale to Benefit BackCountry Horsemen : Bring in items to consign and sell on Friday April 4 from 9am to 7pm at the Fairgrounds...
Linda Mannix | 4/2/14
Religion & Philosophy 
Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service Topic: 'What Is the Resurrection?' : Hope and mystery and everyday miracles...
John Graves | 3/26/13
Catholic Church Sponsoring 'Passion of the Christ' at Liberty Theater : This Wednesday at 7pm...
Roxanne Schick | 3/25/13
Catholic Church Holy Week Schedule : 
Roxanne Schick | 3/25/13
Stumbling Upon a Fairy Tale : The continuing story of the little Pagosa Springs girl who fell sick with the bubonic plague...
Darcy Downing | 3/21/13
Jesus, Be the Center : The Spirit of God touches our heart (mind, will, emotions, belief) and our nature is changed...
Mark Disbrow | 3/20/13
Be a Neighbor :  Radical gospel-neighboring should cost us something...
Mark Disbrow | 3/13/13
Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service this Sunday : 'The Six Sources of Unitarian Universalism' presented by Julie Loar.
John Graves | 3/12/13
Human, After All : He was commonly called a curmudgeon...
Michael Lee Joshua | 3/11/13
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Pagosa Springs News Summaries
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Local News - Opinions & Editorials - Business & Real Estate - Friends & Neighbors - Arts & Entertainment - Sports & Recreation - Humor, Fiction, Poetry - Health & Environment - Religion & Philosophy 
Local News 
NEW Early Voting Confusion at PAWSD : The public has been experiencing some problems with choices 1 and 2, however...
Bill Hudson | 4/24/14
NEW ACLU Celebrates End of 'Debtors Prison' Policies in Colorado : 'There is also vast bipartisan agreement among legislators that jailing the poor for unpaid fines is fiscally unwise...'
John Krieger | 4/24/14
Slash Chipping Program in Archuleta County : Residents and mitigation contractors in the county can now bring woody slash to one of two public locations free of charge...
Bill Trimarco | 4/23/14
VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Four : 'And vice versa; we said some things to the Chamber that were pretty frank and blunt...'
Bill Hudson | 4/22/14
Stonemason Needed to Help Heal Dr. Mary Fisher's Gravesite : I went to clinic manager, Bill Bright, and he was going to get the EMTs to maintain the grave...
Norm Vance | 4/22/14
LWV to Host PAWSD Candidate Forum : Following this, the floor will be open to questions direct from the audience in a town-hall style meeting...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Three : For the 2014 fiscal year, the Town of Pagosa Springs budgeted $138,500 for 'Visitor Center Operations' and 'Fulfillments' ...
Bill Hudson | 4/21/14
Doug and Nyla... and Earth Week 2014 : 'I was raised on a farm where you recycle everything; and I was always picking up trash and litter everywhere I went...'
DC Duncan | 4/18/14
Opinions & Editorials 
NEW LETTER: PAWSD Water Loss, Dollars and Sense : On average it costs $250,000 per mile to replace main water lines...
Burt Adams | 4/24/14
OPINION: Freedom and Responsibilty Belong Together in Aspen Springs : 'We the People of Aspen Springs' have a poster up announcing the upcoming election on May 6...
DC Duncan | 4/23/14
LETTER: Metro District Could Do a Better Job with Elections : There was never any type of communication to the residents of Aspen Springs about any previous elections...
Ann R. Seale | 4/22/14
OPINION: Upcoming Election Gets Aspen Springs Boiling : Perhaps I have been a bit prejudiced in my recent scribblings about my rural neighborhood...
DC Duncan | 4/22/14
LETTER: Ken Fox for LPEA Board : The Board needs stability to allow it to return to efficient leadership and decision-making...
Jim Huffman | 4/22/14
LETTER: Vote for Bob Lynch for LPEA : Bob has demonstrated he is receptive to and respectful of the opinions of others...
Bob Clinkenbeard | 4/22/14
LETTER: The Core Aspen Springs Issues : The District, through the board, has gone beyond this in their perview in this responsibility...
Doug Roberts | 4/21/14
LETTER: De-Bunch PAWSD : 'And, how could one person, alone, create such havoc?'
John Ramberg | 4/21/14
Business & Real Estate 
NEW A POSITIVE VIEW OF RURAL: Folks, Not Numbers, Make a Town : 'Stop measuring civic value by real estate prices...'
Becky McCray | 4/24/14
NEW Lawmakers Make Another Attempt to Increase School Board Transparency : A bill that would have required the electronic recording of board-of-education executive sessions died in a Senate committee...
Jeffrey A Roberts | 4/24/14
Tick Season Returns : The most common carrier of both of these diseases is the Rocky Mountain wood tick...
Claire Macpherson | 4/23/14
Town Seeks Community Center Director : Responsibilities include policy formation; planning; plan execution; team leadership...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
Grants Available for 'Specialty Crops' : Producers have until May 1 to apply for funding...
Philip Clelland | 4/21/14
A Chance to Taste Hometown Whiskey Today : We will be serving Eagle Mountain Whiskey, Smoke Shine Whiskey, Smoke Shine Pineapple Spice...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
Lee Riley's Real Estate Report : The Council agreed to our request, and delayed the decision until after the election...
Lee Riley | 4/15/14
Ten Tips for Paying Your Federal Taxes : You can pay taxes electronically 24/7 on IRS.gov...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
Friends & Neighbors 
1st Annual Girl Scout Easter Bunny Bash!  : Easter egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, bouncy house and more...
Aubri Limebrook | 3/28/13
Kit Carson's Pagosa Springs History : Thanks once again to Norm Vance...
Lauri Heraty | 3/26/13
Kit Carson Museum in Taos to be Featured on Upcoming 'Mystery Detectives' : History, mystery and a bit of fiction just a short ways down the road...
Jim Levy | 3/25/13
LIBRARY NEWS:Benefits of Reading to Kids : Academy Film today, Jewelry Making for teens tomorrow...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 3/21/13
Senator Mark Udall’s Staff to Meet with Veterans at Pagosa Baking Company  : Veterans Roundtable to take place next Wednesday…
Special to the Post | 3/20/13
Dancing with Stress, Managing Overwhelm : Women's Seminar this Thursday...
MaryJo Coulehan | 3/19/13
World Heritage Exchange Program Seeking Families : Students come from Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan...
Courtney Wade | 3/19/13
Archuleta County Education Center “Silver Star” Celebration Fundraiser Luncheon : The Heart-Mind Connection: Helping Students Achieve Success...
Rosalind Marshall | 3/18/13
Arts & Entertainment 
NEW High Rollers Dance Tomorrow Night at the Community Center : Doors and cash bar will open at 6:30pm; the dance will start at 7:00pm...
Special to the Post | 4/24/14
NEW LIBRARY NEWS: Lifelong Learning Lecture Tonight : Tonight’s topic is “Water and Wilderness” by Ivan Geroy, Pagosa District hydrologist...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/24/14
'ETHEL' Coming to Durango Concert Hall on May 2 : Inventive string quartet to perform special program, 'Grace'...
Indiana Reed | 4/22/14
'Colorado You Got Talent' Opened to All Performers : Singers, dancers, comedians, circus performers and entertainers from all over the State are registering...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
Last Chance to Share Your Recipes and Help Build the Pavilion : Our panel of judges will again award medals... and attendees will be able to cast their vote for the Peoples Choice Award...
Tari Woods | 4/21/14
'Folk N Blues' Posters Ready for the Street Team : We especially need people in the following towns and cities...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
LIBRARY NEWS: Preschool Dance Party : Kids two–five years of age and their caregivers are invited to our first-ever preschool dance party next Wednesday...
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/17/14
Pagosa to Celebrate Historic Preservation Month : Local activities have been added to this year’s schedule to create a sense of identity based on Pagosa Springs history...
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
Sports & Recreation 
Town of Pagosa Springs Recreation Department News : T-ball registration on now, get your form here...
Tom Carosello | 3/27/13
Wolf Creek: Easter Bunny on His Way! : Fun weekend ahead on the slopes...
Special to the Post | 3/27/13
Kansas Increases Crossbow Usage During Archery Season : For many years, crossbows were permitted in Kansas only for those with physical limitations...
Special to the Post | 3/27/13
Fishing and Hunting Licenses on Sale Now : Pagosa Springs Anglers must have new license for the season by April 1...
Special to the Post | 3/20/13
Pagosa Springs High School Boys Baseball Need You! : Read about the plight of a team trying to compete when their field lay under the snow...
Leanne Goebel | 3/18/13
Wolf Creek: Perfect Weekend to Ski Between the Influx of Springs Breaks in Texas and Oklahoma : Texas moves out this weekend and Oklahoma settles in, crowds should be light as the shift takes place...
Special to the Post | 3/15/13
Wolf Creek: Come Meet the Avalanche Dogs and Trainers : St. Patricks Day Race on Sunday...
Special to the Post | 3/13/13
Wolf Creek: 29 Inches of New Snow! : Blue Bird Day at Wolf Creek!
Special to the Post | 3/11/13
Humor, Fiction, Poetry 
ESSAY: Looking Back on Easter 2014 : 'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres...'
Winslow Meyers | 4/23/14
ESSAY: Budgets as Moral Documents : Unfortunately, in our current dysfunctional national body politic, there lacks the leadership and courage...
Robert Dodge | 4/14/14
HUMOR: The Coming Hobbit Economy : And the evil kingdom of Mordor?
Louis Cannon | 4/11/14
ESSAY: America's Peace Ships : By the time the stricken vessel reached its home port in Japan, the 23 crew members were in advanced stages of radiation poisoning...
Lawrence S. Wittner | 4/10/14
ESSAY: Any Courtroom in China : 'International law is not an empty promise, and treaties must be enforced...'
John LaForge | 4/8/14
HUMOR: The IRS Wants to be My Facebook Friend : Just a big blank, pale blue column... with nothing in it...
Louis Cannon | 3/28/14
HUMOR: The Banker : 'His desk is larger than my livingroom,' I found myself thinking, for no particular reason...
Louis Cannon | 3/3/14
DEVIL MOUNTAIN CHRONICLES: Concerning Intelligent Life in the Universe : Not long after they first arrived, they interbred with our caveman ancestors (but only the cute ones)...
DC Duncan | 2/26/14
Health & Environment 
RECREATION NEWS: Baseball, Gymnastics, Youth Springs Training : Registrations are available at the recreation office in Town Hall and are also available for download...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
Save Energy, Get Rebates : 'The HomeRx process helped me learn about and prioritize my home efficiency upgrade opportunities...'
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
Earth Week Coming to Pagosa : Audubon hikes, library displays, a 5K pick up trash walk, Habitat for Humanity’s Recycled Art Show...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
State Forest Service Seeking to Authorize 'Private Forests' : The program provides an opportunity for private landowners to retain ownership and management of their land...
Jennifer Dimas | 4/11/14
Weminuche Wilderness Registration Plan Delayed : 'A recent shift in budget priorities has affected our ability to implement this important project right now...'
Ann Bond | 4/11/14
Thanks for a Great 2013-2014 Ski Season : The Nordic Track is open and was freshly groomed on Sunday, April 6...
Special to the Post | 4/8/14
Sportsmen's Roundtable in Monte Vista : During the first hour of the meeting a presentation about an ongoing elk research project will be given...
Special to the Post | 4/7/14
Tack and Consignment Sale to Benefit BackCountry Horsemen : Bring in items to consign and sell on Friday April 4 from 9am to 7pm at the Fairgrounds...
Linda Mannix | 4/2/14
Religion & Philosophy 
Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service Topic: 'What Is the Resurrection?' : Hope and mystery and everyday miracles...
John Graves | 3/26/13
Catholic Church Sponsoring 'Passion of the Christ' at Liberty Theater : This Wednesday at 7pm...
Roxanne Schick | 3/25/13
Catholic Church Holy Week Schedule : 
Roxanne Schick | 3/25/13
Stumbling Upon a Fairy Tale : The continuing story of the little Pagosa Springs girl who fell sick with the bubonic plague...
Darcy Downing | 3/21/13
Jesus, Be the Center : The Spirit of God touches our heart (mind, will, emotions, belief) and our nature is changed...
Mark Disbrow | 3/20/13
Be a Neighbor :  Radical gospel-neighboring should cost us something...
Mark Disbrow | 3/13/13
Pagosah Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service this Sunday : 'The Six Sources of Unitarian Universalism' presented by Julie Loar.
John Graves | 3/12/13
Human, After All : He was commonly called a curmudgeon...
Michael Lee Joshua | 3/11/13


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