Española, NMRio Grande Sun

Woman Asks Grandma for Money to Buy Drugs

The police blotter is published to give readers an abridged look at criminal activity in their community and neighborhood. It is simply an illustration of what local law enforcement, funded by taxpayers, must deal with daily throughout the Española Valley. Española Police officers, Ohkay Owingeh Tribal Police, Rio Arriba County...
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Pagosa Springs, COpagosadailypost.com

Another Well-Loved July 4th Tradition Continues

Since its inception, the Pagosa Springs Community Band’s July 4th Concert has been a community favorite. Once again, the concert will be hosted by and held on the grounds of the beautiful Springs Resort and Spa, on the lawn overlooking the San Juan River and will begin at 2:00pm. The hotel is located at 165 Hot Springs Blvd in downtown Pagosa Springs and can also be reached by crossing the footbridge behind the Courthouse building.
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Truchas, NMRio Grande Sun

Woman with Ax Pounds on Truchas Resident's Front Door

An unidentified woman showed up on a Truchas woman’s door step, armed with an ax and asking for a ride, but she ended up in jail, instead. Rio Arriba County Deputy George Martinez was dispatched to a house on County Road 78A at 4:45 p.m., May 22, to do a welfare check on a suspicious woman walking on the road. She was described as wearing a white shirt, gray sweatpants and being armed with an ax.
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Archuleta Co. hits 1000 COVID cases!

Local Data (as of 6/11/21) Archuleta County cases: 1,006 (+15) La Plata County cases: 4,073 (+27) Archuleta County non-resident cases: 156 (+6) La Plata County non-resident cases: 424 (+12) Archuleta County 1-week positivity rate: 4%*. La Plata County 1-week positivity rate: 4%. Archuleta County Active Outbreaks: 2 (-1) La Plata...
Los Alamos, NMRio Grande Sun

Cops Must Train to Detect Cannabis Impaired Driving

Recreational marijuana usage may now be legal in New Mexico but driving while under the influence of cannabis still is not. Captain Lorenzo Aguilar with the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office said they’re still waiting for updates on enforcement from the District Attorney’s and Attorney General’s office on what the policies for impaired drivers will be.
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Chama Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Chama: Friday, June 18: Mostly sunny then scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day; while isolated showers and thunderstorms then mostly cloudy overnight; Saturday, June 19: Mostly sunny then scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of
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EDITORIAL: Taking the Bus to Durango, Part Two

I reached out, via phone, to Archuleta County Transportation Coordinator Laura Vanoni yesterday, hoping to chat about the 51-page transit study created by Lakewood-Colorado-based consulting firm Compass Transit Consulting — a feasibility study looking at a taxpayer-subsidized bus route between Pagosa Springs and our nearest ‘big city’, Durango. (Population of Archuleta County: 14,000. Population of La Plata County: 56,000.)
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EDITORIAL: Taking the Bus to Durango, Part One

“I really do not expect that we’ll be in a situation where inflation rises to troubling levels,” Powell told lawmakers last month. — from a March, 2021, Washington Post article by Rachel Siegel and Andrew Van Dam, entitled “What used cars tell us about the risk of too much inflation hitting the economy”
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Venue changes sought for sheriff’s cases

As Rio Arriba County Sheriff James Lujan’s fate hung in the balance two weeks ago, his wife was hosting a cookout in the courthouse parking lot. She hauled in a tailgating grill, and several deputies attended the barbecue — an apparent show of support for their embattled leader — all the while jurors holed up in the deliberation room of the famed Tierra Amarilla courthouse could see and hear the gathering through the window.
Archuleta County, COpagosasprings.com

Win $500 with next vaccine shot in Archuleta Co.

GET A CHANCE AT $500K WITH YOUR NEXT VACCINE SHOT IN ARCHULETA COUNTY. “Vaxx for Scratch” campaign offers $10 Colorado Lottery tickets to adult residents receiving COVID vaccination in Archuleta County while supplies last. The scratch tickets have a top prize of up to $500k. Sign up for an Archuleta...
Pagosa Springs, COpagosasprings.com

Town Council meeting manager’s report

The public is highly encouraged to join via Zoom conference call as space is limited in the council meeting room. Join Zoom Meeting By Computer – https://zoom.us/j/96625053682. Dial by Phone – 1-669-900-6833 US – Meeting ID: 966 2505 3682. PURPOSE/BACKGROUND:. Please find attached a copy of the 2021 Work Plan...
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Weather Forecast For Chama

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Chama: Wednesday, June 16: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly cloudy overnight; Thursday, June 17: Mostly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the
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Wildlife special event plus more free Summer Reading activities

Wildlife special event plus more free Summer Reading activities. “Living with Wildlife” is a special free in-person event focusing on the wide variety of wildlife in our area. Doug Purcell, district wildlife manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, will share information on what we can do to safely share our habitat with so many other species. The session takes place at the Archuleta County Extension Office located at 344 Highway 84 on Wednesday, June 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. The presentation is aimed at tweens, teens and adults.
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CSU Archuleta County Extension Launches Community Survey

Colorado State University (CSU) Archuleta County Extension has begun conducting a community needs assessment in order to better understand the pressing issues facing Coloradans in 2021. For over 100 years, Extension has helped Coloradans answer questions, solve everyday problems, and live a better life. But community needs across the state...
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