Pagosa Springs News Summaries
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Local News - Opinions & Editorials - Business & Real Estate - Neighbors & Families - Arts & Entertainment - Sports & Recreation - Humor - Health & Environment - Religion & Philosophy 
Local News 
NEW 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
NEW VIDEO: Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part Two : Nearly everyone in the room, I'm sure, felt the shopping center was a poor second choice as the location for a visitor center...
Bill Hudson | 4/18/14
Another Shot at Resolving the Visitor Center Dispute, Part One : There also appears to be a popular belief among business owners that the TTC does not have the experience...
Bill Hudson | 4/17/14
Get Ready for Earth Week in Pagosa : A 5K Trash Walk with Stacey Boone and PLPOA will occur from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Pagosa Lakes Recreation Center...
Special to the Post | 4/17/14
VIDEO: PAWSD Board Member Burt Adams Argues for a New Leak Policy : A bit later in the discussion, we heard director Mike Church argue against 'making a profit' from a customer's problems...
Bill Hudson | 4/16/14
Registration Opens for 'Rural Philanthropy Days' : Our mountain towns are unique and special places of diversity, hardship, hard work, trading, community, family...
Special to the Post | 4/15/14
ESSAY: The Ludlow Massacre, A Personal Perspective : The silence was welcome until the sound of the conflagration around the camp was unmistakable...
Kirby Perschbacher | 4/14/14
VIDEO: PAWSD Candidates Speak at ACRW Luncheon : This seven-minute video will give you a taste of the five candidates for the PAWSD Board...
Bill Hudson | 4/11/14
Opinions & Editorials 
NEW LETTER: The Importance of Aspen Springs Election : Do you know the people that are running? Do you know where they stand on issues?
Ronnie Zaday | 4/18/14
NEW LETTER: Get Out and Cast Your PAWSD Vote : We need Paul Hansen and Gordon McIver on the Board so that they can successfully challenge these issues...
Duane Branson | 4/18/14
LETTER: Help Save Our Visitor Center : I also urge all citizens attend the Town Council meeting today — 12 noon at Town Hall...
Cynda Green | 4/17/14
LETTER: Respect for PAWSD Customers : Sadly, if customers want even basic respect, they will need to vote in two new board members on May 6...
Mike Church | 4/16/14
OPINION: Help Stop the DARK Act : It’s no surprise that industry chose the Kansas Republican as their cheerleader...
Special to the Post | 4/16/14
LETTER: Just the Facts, Please : I was delighted in 2010, when the organization addressed its sordid history of financial and operational neglect...
John Ramberg | 4/15/14
LETTER: The Dry Gulch Debacle : So PAWSD and SJWCD spent lots of money on studies to justify their preconceived conclusions...
Burt Adams | 4/15/14
LETTER: Meeting with Candidate Dave West : As one of those 'newbies' I was a bit taken aback by the level of vitriol and the partisanship displayed...
Dave West | 4/14/14
Business & Real Estate 
NEW 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
Only Seven Sponsorship Slots Left for Car Show : Join the fun at the 6th Annual Pagosa Springs Car & Motorcycle Show held in Pagosa Springs May 16-18...
Special to the Post | 4/11/14
Is Your Forest Healthy? : The Citizen Science Brigade will have a kick off meeting on April 18 at the Ross Aragon Community Center...
Special to the Post | 4/11/14
Red Cross Hires New Regional Director : 'I am really going to get out there and try to recruit volunteers...'
Bill Fortune | 4/10/14
Energy-Efficient Home Improvements Can Lower Your Taxes : This tax credit is 30 percent of the cost of alternative energy equipment installed on or in your home...
Special to the Post | 4/3/14
Solarize La Plata Clients Help Provide Solar to Non-Profits : Boys and Girls Club and Woman’s Resource Center to receive FREE Solar...
Teresa Shishim | 3/31/14
Neighbors & Families 
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 '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
StageStruck Productions Announces Summer 2014 Season : Each Monday from May 19 through August 25, StageStruck will present a brand new melodrama...
Rick Artis | 4/16/14
LIBRARY NEWS: Lifelong Learning Lecture Series Returns : 'Wilderness history and law on the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act...'
Carole Howard & Library Staff | 4/10/14
Plant and Garden Expo Next Week : Local area vendors will be showing off a number of items you can find in stock to help with your Rocky Mountain gardening...
Special to the Post | 4/8/14
An Historic Visit to Tosido Springs : 'Ute tradition supported by white history tells that they found and won the spring from the Navajo over 100 years ago...'
Camille Cazedessus | 4/4/14
Ron & Cindy Gustafson... A Force of Nature, Part Two : 'The General didn’t know what hit him. They were instant friends...'
DC Duncan | 4/3/14
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 
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
ESSAY: Inevitable? : There was a major story in Time magazine recently about military personnel cheating on competency tests...
Winslow Meyers | 2/24/14
Health & Environment 
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
NM Water Project Will Promote Ecologically Sound Land Management : 'From a commercial perspective, there are fishing-related businesses from Chama down to Albuquerque...'
Monique DiGiorgio | 3/28/14
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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