Pagosa Springs News Summaries
Friday, April 18, 2014

Front Page - Opinions & Letters - Arts, Culture, Community - Business, Health, Education - Recreation & Environment - Essays, Poetry, Humor - Archives
Front Page 
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 & Letters 
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
Arts, Culture, Community 
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
Business, Health, Education 
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
Recreation & 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
Essays, Poetry, 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
 
   

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