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Residents living in and around the Trinidad area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.

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We live in a world of systems…  Systems within systems, within systems. If we define a system as anything that is made up of parts working together to function as a whole, each of us is a system. We have a respiratory system, a nervous system and it is reasonable to include our emotional, mo…

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Starting last December Sangre de Cristo Community Care, a Hospice program, has been partnering with other businesses and organizations in the community to offer 3 patients a month royal level treatment with their “Queen for a Day” program.

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As part of its efforts to embrace more renewable energy, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association on Wednesday announced that it has contracted with juwi Inc. for the 40 megawatt Spanish Peaks II Solar project north of Trinidad.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Richard Holtorf was sworn in as a Colorado State Representative for House District 64, filling the seat for the remainder of the late Representative Kimmi Lewis’ term.

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Primero secondary English teacher Patricia Johnson is collaborating with local photographer and publisher Steve Wharton, to offer a new media arts club for middle school students to learn the basics of the craft through real-life projects.

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Last week, The Trinidad Las Animas County Chamber of Commerce (TLACC) released the nominee results of the prestigious Chenoweth Awards, a local award named after the late former judge and U.S, Congressman John J. Chenoweth and first awarded to Chenoweth in 1979.

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After irrigation season around each October, the Purgatoire River water flow slows significantly to a trickle until the time comes again for watering crops in spring. But the Purgatoire Watershed Partnership (PWP), a local stakeholder watershed group that works to find solutions to ongoing c…

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Driving into Trinidad from Raton Pass on I-25, one of the first objects marking the beginning of town is the large, tall tower with huge lighted letters that spell out ‘Tower 64’ on the right side of the interstate. The landmark, once a fire tower, is one of the highest manmade points in Tri…

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It is an honor for a Boy Scout to earn the rank of Eagle scout. Recently, this was accomplished by not just one member of Raton Troop 91 - but by seven young men, all working hard to make their communities better places to live.

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DENVER — The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Office of Early Childhood (OEC) is sharing resources to support families and parents looking for or utilizing childcare around the state. These resources are available through the Colorado Shines Quality Rating and Improvement Program…

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With a positive outlook on Trinidad’s economy, City Council made hefty steps towards improving the city and quality of life for citizens over this past year by using Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds and Marijuana Tax monies, along with leveraged income to receive several grants for ev…

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On Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 18 and 19, the Mt. Carmel Youth Choir, under the direction of Connie Pallone, Toni Mangino and Geneva Villegas gave their annual holiday concert at Mt. Carmel’s chapel to a full crowd both nights. The group of students from across several schools works through…

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Trinidad High School junior, Jimmy Torres, stood in front of the Trinidad School District No. 1 Board of Education meeting on Wednesday to accept the Edward Jones “Most Improved Award” from mother and son, Lori and Andrew Hoffman, with Edward Jones in Trinidad.

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INBank announces that it has added Lois Romero, a long-time bank officer, to its executive management team. In her new role, Romero will oversee the southern region for INBank from Raton, New Mexico and serve on the bank’s executive leadership team.

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On Friday, Dec. 20, members of the Las Animas County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and others in the community gathered to once again take part in La Posada. Translated as “lodging,” La Posada is a long-standing Hispanic tradition, but it’s been a few years since Trinidad had seen such an event.

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The First National Bank in Trinidad was able to deliver 248 gifts to senior citizens this Christmas with the help of South Central Council of Governments, Corazon Square, Trinidad Inn Nursing Home, SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc., Las Animas County Department of Human Services, Town of …

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While shopping this year, many options were found ready and available for practically anything that anyone was looking for. Some of them were from Amazon and the chain stores, all the big-box stores such as Home Depot and Lowes and of course the many department stores such as Dillard’s, J.C.…

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Primero’s first-year Athletic Director Jose Esquivias is a man of action — and he is turning one of his key goals for this year, building developmental ‘feeder’ athletic programs, into a reality. Under his leadership, Primero students can now participate in basketball, K-12.

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Biologists surveying the Fishers Peak property, which will become Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s next state park, have discovered the 19,200-acre former ranch is home to the federally endangered New Mexico meadow jumping mouse.

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On Tuesday, Dec. 17 the Las Animas County Commissioners met for their regular meeting, with the majority of the meeting being spent discussing finances looking ahead to 2020. Also of importance was an update given by Las Animas County Public Health Director Kim Gonzales regarding the Partner…

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The Trinidad and Las Animas County Chamber of Commerce (TLACC) is seeking nominations from the public for the 2019 Chenoweth Award, which seeks to identify people in the community that exemplify the core values espoused by judge and congressmen John Edgar Chenoweth through service in the com…

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