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City Council approves Tier 1 recreation marijuana grow

City council July meetings set for 11th & 18th by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — It’s summer and the living is easy, and the thoughts of Walsenburg City Council have already turned to tax issues for the November election. While a proposed ballot tax question concerning the creation of a municipal excise tax on marijuana sales… Keep Reading

Walsenburg takes next step in City Lake Dam project

by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — While the regular Walsenburg City Council meeting took only about 20 minutes Tuesday night, council members fixed what was described as a technical issue by passing Resolution 2017-R-6 and committed nearly a half a million dollars for the next phase in the City Lake Dam rehabilitation and expansion project. With… Keep Reading

Trinidad begins discussion on changes to city charter

by Bill Knowles TRINIDAD — The Trinidad City Council met in a special work session Wednesday, March 29, at city hall to discuss possible changes to the city’s charter, changes they view as necessary. The charter lays out how the government of the City of Trinidad operates and sets limits and boundaries to the powers… Keep Reading

Tensions mount between city and sheriff’s office on computer crime files

Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office prepared arrest warrant for Walsenburg city administrator Klusmire last week by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — The transition of equipment and case files from the City of Walsenburg to the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office under the mandate of the IGA (intergovernmental agreement) prepared and signed in accordance with the November 2016 vote… Keep Reading

Walsenburg City Council accepts Salazar resignation;

Indiana Ave. paving project approved, Was police equipment given to La Junta Police Department, instead of Sheriff? by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — The Walsenburg City Council is back down to six members with the resignation this week from Ward III council member John Salazar II. Salazar, a former city police officer, has taken a law… Keep Reading

Trinidad City Council appoints Valentine interim city manager

by Bill Knowles TRINIDAD — During a special meeting on Friday, February 10 at City Hall, the Trinidad City Council voted 7-0 to choose current utilities director Mike Valentine as interim city manager. The specifics of the resignation of the previous city manager Gabe Engeland haven’t been released to the press, but the unstated reasons have… Keep Reading

Raton commissioners table Old Pass Road discussion

by Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media RATON — Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening in regular session and tabled the discussion on the old pass road since they hadn’t received an opinion yet. Laura Brewer spoke about the road reminding the commissioners of its importance for both the Iridium layer and the Santa Fe Trail, noting… Keep Reading

Walsenburg still hasn’t found evidence auditor

by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — While it has been four months since Walsenburg voters decided to turn over city policing authority to the Huerfano Sheriff’s Office, little progress has been made to transfer cases, equipment, and evidence to county law enforcement. Former city police captain Vince Suarez told city council Tuesday night he had been… Keep Reading

Trinidad City Council looks at expanding marijuana business

by Bill Knowles TRINIDAD — The Trinidad City Council opened their regular meeting Tuesday with a discussion giving city staff direction in crafting a new marijuana ordinance that would allow marijuana clubs to operate in the city limits. Marijuana clubs are buildings that would be used by users in a social setting. So far clubs… Keep Reading

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