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The Bottomless Pit This article deals with the history of mankind at the spring and not with the longer term geology except to note that the bottom of the spring has never been found. The late Worth Crouse, Pagosa story teller, historian, writer, and engineer, once told me of his efforts at finding the bottom. […]
It is important for all Pagosans and those interested in Pagosa and its history to remember some of the more fascinating events in the past. It is good to recall that the Pagosa area was late being settled because of the harsh landscape. The mountains pushed explorers and settlers moving west to the south where travel […]
Wolf Creek Opens! Wolf Creek Ski Area is opening for weekends starting Saturday, November 11th and Sunday, November 12th! Nova Lift, Wolf Creek’s beginner double chairlift, will be operating from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with both natural and man-made snow conditions. Nova and Susan’s runs will be open for skiing and snowboarding! Wolf Creek […]
How to Hunt Elk and Hunter Hospitality Events for Pagosa Springs.
Photo from our friends at Bruce Spruce Ranch. Special notice. Pagosa.com will be posting hunting information up to and including the rifle seasons. Check here often for the latest from the early seasons. The Big Game Rifle Seasons in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado will be starting in October. All of Pagosa Country […]
Local, Bob Hite, recently released a video of the late, Fred Harman, remembering the past of the Pagosa Springs area from the perspective of the child of Pagosa’s most notable person, Fred Harman Senior. Bob has had a long relationship with the Red Ryder Museum having created this video some 20 years ago. It has played […]
The unique opportunity developed through a perpetual wildlife conservation easement agreement between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and ranches.
Latest Hunting information as the seasons open and importance of knowing where you hunt. Rifle seasons dates
The wildlife, including this buck in our front yard, are looking good this year because of the extra moisture. Their food is plenityful.
Get all the festival information you need with the FolkWest festival app! It’s ad-free and easy to navigate, with updated schedules, links to video and social media and more. We’ll have a device charging station in the food court area, and improved wi-fi coverage in the venue area.If you prefer to have a device-free weekend, […]
“Whenever I meet someone who does not consider chili a favorite dish, then I’ve usually found someone who has never tasted good chili.” – Jan Butel, author of “Chili Madness,” published by Workman Publishing, 1980. “Next to music there is nothing that lifts the spirits and strengthens the soul more than a good bowl of […]
Whether it’s a prize ribbon from a project, meeting up with old friends or chowin’ down a plate of sauce-drippin’ brisket at the Chuckwagon, you should come away from this years’ Fair with a stronger sense of the fundamental country values that has shaped our rural way of living. Friday, August 5 Time Venue Description […]
Twice a year Ruth and I invite Journal readers for a look inside our lives by posting photos of our little neck of the woods a few miles south of Pagosa Springs. I usually wait for a nice two plus feet of snow to fall during the winter and then the first bright day. For […]
Sarah Siskind at Four Corners Folk Festival -Photo: Kristine Purrington
The West Fork Fire began showing signs of flaring up again and the decision was made to protect the Bruce Spruce Ranch. A large crew hit the ground running. The Bruce Spruce is a historic business setting at the confluence of Wolf Creek and Falls Creek. The point at which these rivers meet is the headwaters […]
Pagosa’s own flower, an endangered species, is blooming. Can you find one?
The Alpacalypse Ranch , operated by Kathleen Conway, is an alpaca ranch. Saturday was shearing day at the with workers removing the thick alpaca coat grown over the winter season. Also included here is a century long history of sheep ranching in Pagosa Country.