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Curt Richardson, founder of OtterBox, and his wife, Nancy Richardson, pledged their support to the Trinidad State Educational Foundation (TSEF) in the form of a $30,000 endowed scholarship gift. However, there was one small provision, Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation woul…

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In the current era of growing teacher shortages, especially in areas such as math, science, and career and technical education (CTE), it is increasingly difficult to offer students quality vocational education programs in many school districts. Primero is one of the lucky few - recently, the…

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Two Trinidad State students will represent southern Colorado at the Phi Theta Kappa All-Colorado Academic Team luncheon in Denver. The event will be held at the History Colorado Center on Wednesday, March 13, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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Trinidad State visitors will see a world of vibrant landscapes when they visit the President’s Office Art Show over the next six months.  Jim Blecha has been a freelance photographer for the last 27 years, mostly shooting scenes in the United States and Canada.  Six years ago when it was tim…

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On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, 24 members of the Hoehne FFA chapter went to the Rocky Ford High School for the District Leadership Conference. When the members got there they were greeted by the District FFA Officers who directed the conference.

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Attention counselors, teachers and scholarship applicants: The Culebra Range Community Coalition is announcing that for the 8th consecutive year four-year, $4,000 scholarships are being offered to local students going on to college to study in any field that can benefit the natural environment. 

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The students and staff of Holy Trinity Academy celebrated National School Choice Week with their last activity on Friday, January 25, 2019. They made the trek to Skateland where they spent the afternoon enjoying the arena. For many of them, this was their very first time on skates. Some of t…

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The aging fleet of pickup trucks used for maintenance projects by Trinidad School District 1 was in need of a serious boost and it got one on Monday, January 28 as Evergreen Natural Resources donated a slightly-used Ford F-250 pickup truck to the school district, after the project was approv…

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Holy Trinity Academy students were front and center at the annual Century Club Dinner, held on the evening of Saturday, January 19 at Trinidad’s Sebastiani Gym. The academy’s students not only served the dinner, but also provided much of the musical entertainment under the direction of music…

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A livestock judging team consisting of four Las Animas County 4-H members won a national championship in the Livestock Quiz Bowl at the 99th annual Western National Roundup, a national conference and competition for 4-H and FFA members, held from January 10-13 in Denver. The winning team con…

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Three Las Animas County high school seniors were named as initial winners of the Mary John Goree Las Animas County Scholarship for 2018 - 2019. Michael J. Duran of Primero High School, Malachi Jones of Hoehne High School and Sophie Sheumaker of Trinidad High School were named initial winners…

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LA JUNTA — Otero Junior College is excited to announce an expansion of the current Health Navigator program offered at OJC. The program will now be offered as a cooperative program among three southern Colorado colleges; Otero Junior College, Lamar Community College and Trinidad State Junior…

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Two groups of Primero students, including members of the National Honor Society and the elementary choir, made a special trip to the Trinidad Inn Nursing Home this December in order to serve the community by sharing a bit of holiday joy with the residents.

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Final certification of assessed valuation is $118,364,060 resulting in a mill levy of 17.052 for area property taxes

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On Friday, November 9, the Hoehne Ag II and Ag III classes visited the Huerfano County NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service) District office in Walsenburg. There they spoke with Tony Arnold the DC and Kelsey Price a Soil Conservationist. They told the students about the effects of fi…

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Fisher’s Peak Elementary School students are learning about saving, thanks to an innovative curriculum supplement sponsored by The First National Bank in Trinidad.

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In the age of the selfie, the art of photography is often overlooked. The students participating in Primero’s newly-formed Snap Photography Club are looking to turn this trend around, learning and practicing the fundamentals of journalistic and artistic photography.

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Trinidad Police Department will be holding its 5th annual Shop with a Cop event on Friday, December 15. If you see a line of police cars escorting the Trinidad Trolley during the morning please wave at the kiddos inside.

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Beginning Monday, January 14, 2019, the Huerfano-Las Animas (HuLA) Counties Early Childhood Advisory Council, Trinidad State Jr. College (TSJC) and Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), will offer a no-cost professional development opportunity to the bi-county region.  

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After two ballot issues put forth by Trinidad School District No. 1 failed to gain passage buy narrow margins in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election, the Board of Education voted unanimously not to ask for a recount of the election results at its Wednesday, Nov. 28 regular meeting.

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The Trinidad Police Department is holding its fifth annual Shop with a Cop event, which pairs local children and law enforcement for a day of holiday fun, on Saturday, December 15.

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On Tuesday, November 13 the Trinidad Middle School custodians discovered a failed pipe connection on the third floor, causing significant water damage to some classrooms. Maintenance Director Jeff Roybal and his crew immediately began clean up in three rooms, one on each floor. The water dam…

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Primero School District was recently named a recipient of the eighth cohort of the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant (21st CCLC), which funds schools and other agencies from the State of Colorado and the Federal Government. This program was created to provide communities with the …

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Coaching legend and Trinidad native John Gagliardi was buried Monday, Oct. 15, following services at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville, Minn. Gagliardi, age 91, died surrounded by family on Sunday, October 7, at St. Cloud Hospital. His inurnment is at the St. John’s Abbey parish cemetery. 

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Now retired from Trinidad School District No. 1 after 24 years of service, Olivia Bachicha, most recently Principal of Eckhart Elementary School, said she would continue working on her passion for educating young people to become the leaders of tomorrow in a Friday, August 3 interview. For t…

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Many 4-H and FFA members competed in various shows at the 91st Las Animas County Fair, July 24- 28, at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds in Trinidad. Local members exhibited a total of 79 beef entries, 117 goat entries, 126 horse entries, 17 poultry entries, 10 rabbit entries, 52 sheep entri…

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Buying school supplies before the start of each school year can be very expensive, especially for parents with several children attending classes. To help alleviate those costs the Colorado State Patrol, its Trinidad Port of Entry personnel and the Youth Club of Trinidad are teaming up on a …

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John Seim has spent at least a week at Trinidad State’s Summer Gunsmithing Series for more than 30 years. A couple of years ago he began documenting the tricky process of color case hardening, which was a common finish on guns in the 1800s. It involves heating a metal gun part and then quenc…

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Having to use aging technology in a high-tech world is an ongoing problem for Trinidad School District No. One, but there’s some good news on the horizon as Mitch Nutterfield, the district’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) announced that the district was getting new telephone and Information T…

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It was an awe-inspiring sight at Scott Gym on Thursday, May 17 as a 16-foot in diameter inflatable bag representing planet Earth was used to educate two groups of Fifth-Graders at the Seventh Annual Trinidad Water Festival on the campus of Trinidad State Junior College. The Earth Dome was th…

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Meeting the costs of upcoming college expenses can be a serious challenge for high school seniors and their families, but nine Trinidad High School seniors are among those who will get some financial help through various scholarship programs. The students, their advisors and High School Prin…

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A cloudy and breezy day greeted the throngs of people who turned out at The Pit on the campus of Trinidad State Junior College for the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11, as 168 graduates received their degrees or certificates at Colorado’s first junior college, established in 1925. Som…

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