We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

top story
  • 0

WASHINGTON — The Federal grazing fee for 2019 will drop to $1.35 per animal unit month (AUM) for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and $1.35 per head month (HM) for lands managed by the USDA Forest Service. This represents a decrease from the 2018 Federal grazing fee…

top story
  • 0

The City of Trinidad Tourism Board recently announced that they are accepting grant applications for 2019. These grants must be used exclusively for advertising and marketing tourism events that serve Trinidad.

top story
  • 0

Tri-State Generation and Transmission, the company that announced an expanded solar project near Trinidad in January, made two big announcements last week. First, the company announced the creation of a 104-megawatt wind farm near Westminster, Colo. Then, announced the hiring of a new chief …

top story
  • 0

Many people incarcerated in prisons are not prepared for their eventual release, and will go right back to the same bad old habits that got them into legal trouble in the first place and wind up back in prison, a process called recidivism. Rita Torres, chief executive officer and founder of …

featured
  • 0

Following news in December that conservation groups had completed the purchase of a large section of Crazy French Ranch, which included Fisher’s Peak, creating Fisher’s Peak Ranch, Trinidad found itself in the state and national spotlight.

centerpiece
  • 0

Funds from a statewide fundraising effort to raise money for areas affected by Colorado’s summer fires are going to the Upper Huerfano Fire Protection District (UHFPD) in Gardner. Colorado’s 2018 wildfire season was one of the worst on record, affecting communities all over the state.

top story
  • 0

FORT COLLINS — Bark beetle outbreaks have continued to expand in parts of Colorado, based on a 2018 aerial forest health survey conducted by the Colorado State Forest Service and U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region. Every year the agencies work together to aerially monitor forest heal…

featured
  • 0

“Taelor Roybal was under the influence of alcohol at over twice the legal limit as well as a significant amount of Oxycontin, which contributed to the crash.

“Roybal was traveling at 96 mph in a 45 mph zone as she approached the curve where the crash occurred."

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Trinidad Police Department officers were dispatched to International Bank on a report of a robbery that just occurred. The male party then left the bank on foot and headed towards McDonald’s, according to a Trinidad Police Department p…

centerpiecefeaturedpopular
  • 0

The human remains found on Sunday, January 6 near Exit 34 off of Interstate 25 near Aguilar have now been identified as those of LaBrea Jackson, age 23, of Aurora. Jackson was reported missing to the Aurora Police Department by family members on Wednesday, December 26.

centerpiecepopular
  • 0

DENVER– Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Colorado has joined with 49 other states and the District of Colombia in a $575 million settlement with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to resolve state consumer protection claims for alleged unfair and deceptive trade practices.

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent report says influenza is now widespread in Colorado and New Mexico and the rate of flu activity is among the highest in the country.

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

A 12-year-old boy suspected in a homicide in Gardner will be extradited to a youth detention facility in Colorado after an extradition hearing Monday in Santa Fe, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper. Gardner is 27 miles northwest of Walsenburg in Huerfano County, Colorado.

centerpiecepopular
  • 0

In less than 72 hours (since December 24) the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has, or is currently investigating, crashes that have left nine people dead across the state. As a result, Colonel Matthew Packard, Chief of the Colorado State Patrol, has released a brief video pleading with drivers t…

centerpiecefeaturedpopular
  • 0

How do we fully address the issue at this time? What can we do now to best meet the needs of those experiencing homelessness?

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) announced Thursday, December 20 that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) had awarded a $9 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant to help with the installation of Positive Train C…

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

The Las Animas County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved its 2019 fiscal year budget at its Tuesday, December 18 regular meeting. Commissioners had some questions about monies from the Jail Improvement Fund scheduled for projects at the County jail, but the County Board has to give …

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

Fisher’s Peak just south of Trinidad is a legendary landmark in Southern Colorado, and is located on the privately owned Crazy French Ranch. With the 30 square mile property up for sale, The Trust for Public Land and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have announced that they have jointly reached …

centerpiecefeaturedpopulartop story
  • 0

The young Trinidad woman and her child who died in a car accident last Wednesday night, December 12, will be laid to rest this week. Taelor Roybal Valdez, age 23, and her son Ezekiel Valdez, age 1, will have their joint funeral service, beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 21 at Holy Tri…

centerpiecepopulartop story
  • 0

This last year was the warmest and driest in 124 years, according to the Colorado State University Colorado Climate Center, which recently compiled a recap of the state’s Water Year 2018.

centerpiecefeaturedpopular
  • 0

The memorial service for fallen County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Matthew Moreno has been scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 20 at Pueblo’s historic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart located at 414 W. 11th St. Sgt. Moreno, age 37, died while on duty in a tragic traffic accident at about …

centerpiecefeaturedpopular
  • 0

Changes were slight for Colorado’s drought conditions this week, but early snowpack hints at above normal amounts of water for some areas.

centerpiecefeaturedpopular
  • 0

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. 

SPOTLIGHT

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Monday, February 25, 2019
Monday, December 03, 2018
Monday, July 09, 2018
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018