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The travel and tourism industries are major economic drivers for both northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, and the folks who attended the Raton, N.M. business roundtable on Thursday, January 31 at K-Bob’s Steakhouse spent much of their meeting talking about how to attract more visitors…

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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 …

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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.

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Just down the road from Trinidad lies the community of Raton, New Mexico, which faces many of the same challenges other rural communities do across the United States. Raton’s City Manager Scott Berry said he found plenty of reasons for optimism about the city’s future in a Monday, January 28…

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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.

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With the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Capulin Volcano National Monument will begin adjusted operations on January 28, 2019. Due to a shortage in staffing, operating hours will be 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays. The monument will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays un…

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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…

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Trinidad is changing. One of the markers of this change is the influx of ‘new’ faces - folks who have moved to Trinidad within the last five to 10 years, many of whom are just as fiercely passionate about the town’s quaint charm and indomitable spirit as those who can trace their genealogies…

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A 74 year-old Weston woman died of the injuries she sustained in a car/truck traffic accident that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23 on County Road 30.1, 10 miles north of the town of Segundo in Las Animas County. Lupe Aragon of Weston was restrained at the time of th…

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COSTILLA COUNTY— The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened on on U.S. 160 at La Veta Pass on Monday morning, January 21. The area is just north of Muleshoe and west of Walsenburg at mile marker 277 in Costilla County.

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The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, issued Jan. 11, saw drought conditions recede slightly across Las Animas County.

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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.

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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.

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A 52-year-old man was found shot to death in Las Animas in Bent County Thursday Jan. 3. Bent County Sheriff’s (BCS) deputies arrested 57-year-old Donald Jerome Busto as a suspect in the alleged homicide and he is currently being held without bond on suspicion of second-degree murder.

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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.

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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.

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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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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…

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A tragic car accident west of Trinidad leads the list of 2018’s top stories as reported in The Chronicle-News.  County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Matthew Moreno, age 37, died while on duty in a tragic traffic accident at about 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12 just east of Valdez, approximatel…

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

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Festival coming to Trinidad May 2-5 will bring Chicago, Los Angeles together by train for weekend of comedy, bicycling

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The First National Bank in Trinidad was able to deliver 251 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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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 …

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The History Colorado State Historical Fund is hosting a free grant workshop in Trinidad to help those interested earn grant money for historic preservation and archaeology projects.

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise until sunset Thursday, December 20, to honor Las Animas County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Matthew Moreno.

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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…

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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.

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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 …

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