Raton & Colfax County

Raton campground recognized for ‘exceptional’ quality

A Raton campground has been recognized for having “exceptional” quality standards and “world-class” customer service. Raton Kampgrounds of America Journey received the KOA Founder’s Award and the KOA President’s Award during an annual convention in Orlando, Florida, Nov.
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Regular season winds down for Raton, Colorado squads gear up for final week

As the regular season of fall sports drew towards its close, local high school football teams continued to struggle last week, with the one exception being the top-ranked Branson/Kim Bearcats. It was a mixed bag for regional high school volleyball, with teams vying for final rankings high enough for berths in the post-season playoffs.
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New Mexico pot sales on rise again after month of decline

Benjamin Mandile Reporter The Chronicle-News New Mexico’s legal marijuana industry rebounded from a reduction in sales last month, topping every month’s sales since adult-use legalization started in the state, according to New Mexico Cannabis Control Division data. The state saw a total of $40,305,131.90 of marijuana sold during July — a 6.8% increase from June and a 2.1% from April during the first month of legal adult-use sales.
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