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After renovations to bring back some of the historic characteristics of the space, KRTN opened it’s doors to a second location for Raton’s local radio station which also covers news and events in Trinidad, just a short way across the Raton Pass. The space will be the location for several pro…

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ALAMOSA — The Trinidad State Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams started the season with a bang Saturday morning, Sept. 7 at the Cattails Golf Course in Alamosa. Overnight rains brought a cool morning and damp course conditions for the Trojan harriers, but nothing was going to prevent them…

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Sopris, Colorado was vacated nearly 50 years ago. By 1971 the town, an early settlement and later an important mining town, had been dismantled and the residents forced to leave homes and businesses when the dam and body of water that is now Trinidad Lake State Park was constructed.  

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On September 12, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Trinidad Police Department Communications Center received a report of a male party at Trinidad High School with a gun.The school staff immediately put the schools on lockdown.

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At around 6 p.m. on September 12, Trinidad Police Department responded to a call of a party being stabbed at Cimino Park.

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DENVER - Today, Governor Jared Polis announced that Colorado will work to establish additional Colorado State Parks. The first State Park under consideration includes the iconic 9,633-foot Fishers Peak, which is the highest peak in the United States east of Interstate 25. A diverse partnersh…

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Area kids are back in school and the Las Animas County Department of Human Services (DHS) was able to help provide supportive services for school supplies, clothing, haircuts and other miscellaneous needs for Colorado Works Program eligible children and families.

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 The 2019 SOCO Classic Volleyball tournament was held at Scott Gym this past weekend. Teams from Kansas, Texas and Colorado competed in the event. TSJC went 2-1 over the weekend with wins over Clarendon and Dodge City before falling to Colby College on Saturday.

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Tony Lobato is September’s guest photographer at the Trinidad Photography Gallery. An opening night reception was held for the artist during the First Friday Art Walk on Friday, Sept. 6 at the gallery at 319 W. Main St.

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The 2019 edition of the Hoehne Farmers couldn’t fend off an aggressive band of Cougars from No.1 ranked Sedgewick County at Jasper Butero Field last Friday, falling in their opener 34-0.

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Travis Coberly eked out a close win over Dan Mullins from Minnesota on the No. 18 hole on Monday to cash in on his second consecutive victory in the Labor Day Golf Championship at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course on Azar Drive.

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Lately, I’ve heard second-hand that there are people in the community who feel that their public library has become an unsafe environment. It seems that these people are afraid to address me directly with their concerns and so I hope that this serves to set the record straight.

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We have all heard of Pele - the ancient Hawaiian fire goddess, she who both creates and destroys. According to legend, this tempremetal goddess makes her home at the summit of Mt. Kilauea. Many visitors to the sacred mountain have witnessed her walking along Halema‘uma‘u crater, or have felt…

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The Primero Bulldogs took the field for their first action last Saturday against formidable Deer Trail and came up short in a 54-13 loss.

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Western Las Animas County felt an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale Sunday morning. Two hours later, a 2.8 earthquake registered across the border in New Mexico, followed by another 2.8 quake in the same area three hours after that.

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On July 25, at the Colorado Association of School Executives 50th Convention, Trinidad Middle School Principal Deana Pachelli was awarded the 2018 Colorado Association of Secondary School Principal Distinguished Service Award.

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On Friday, August 30, Trinidad Police investigated a weapons report at Burger King at 3:46 p.m. Burger King manager told police that a gun was found in the restroom. Officers confiscated the weapon.

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—Ed. note: The Chronicle-News has partnered with Colorado Preps Network to bring you this weekly column that will recap high school prep sports action in southeast Colorado. For more, visit www.coloradopreps.com.

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A man was killed on Monday after being hit by a bull following the annual Labor Day Round-Up rodeo at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds.

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This summer the Colorado Department of Transportation is taking a fresh look at their investment priorities and asking people across Colorado what matters to their lives and what transportation can do to get them there. For Trinidad, that means a possible extension of Amtrak passenger rails …

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