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Trinidad Police Department officers responded to a number of calls this past week with a little over 370 calls for service between Monday, April 12 and Monday, April 19. These calls included but were not limited to assault, traffic stops, welfare checks, fire alarms, school checks, disturban…

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David Morgan is a murder suspect currently in the custody of the Colfax County Detention Center as of Thursday morning, April 8. Morgan called Raton Central Dispatch on himself at about 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 1 and informed them that he had just shot his neighbor James McDowell.

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Major restoration efforts are underway to restore winter weather outages. Thank you for your patience. We know how frustrating it is to not have power when you need it.Our power supplier attempted to re-energize the substation affected by the outage. Their restoration efforts did not hold. P…

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The district health department is working through the early phases of the COVID-19 vaccination process as directed by the state of Colorado and is asking the public to help anyone over the age of 65, who has yet to receive the vaccine, register for vaccination.

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The district health department confirmed 178 new cases of COVID-19 and another death due to the virus in Las Animas County on Monday morning, Jan. 4. An outbreak at Trinidad Correctional Facility also logged 188 new active cases (some of which were logged into the county’s overall numbers) a…

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According to a report from Lakewood Police Department, on Dec. 30, police arrested 51-year-old Karl Aaron Bemish in Trinidad on suspicion of committing first degree murder in Lakewood, Co.

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On Dec. 23, the City of Trinidad announced a $500,000 COVID-19 relief package that will span into 2021 in support of Trinidad businesses and residents who have been affected by the pandemic.

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers out there who care for and nurture this wide world of children, young and grown. Thank you for your dedication and hard work. May your day be filled to over flowing and returned with the same love you have given so many.

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