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Trinidad City Council clashes on issue of golf carts

by William Knowles TRINIDAD — Trinidad City Council members Carlos Lopez and Anthony Mattie engaged in a limited form of verbal jousting during the council meeting Tuesday evening.  The discussion that set off the sparring was to do with expenditures of marijuana tax revenues that have been set aside for the purchase of golf carts… Keep Reading

City council hears Love’s update; Approves retail marijuana grow business

by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — The Walsenburg City Council met in a three hour long regular session Tuesday and heard an update on the proposed Love’s truck stop from corporate VP of Real Estate and Development Rick Shuffield. Shuffield told city council the proposed convenience store/truck stop to be located adjacent to I-25 was still… Keep Reading

Trinidad City Council sees two members leave and two new come on

by Bill Knowles TRINIDAD — During the first Trinidad City Council meeting of 2018, the council saw two council members step down at the end of their terms and two new members step up after being sworn in by Judge Bruce Billings. Karen Griego and Rusty Goodall were elected to replace Pat Fletcher and Liz… Keep Reading

Meet the candidates

TRINIDAD — The Trinidad/Las Animas County Chamber of Commerce will host “Meet the Candidates”, at Massari Theater on the Trinidad State Junior College Campus, Thursday, October 5, starting at 6 pm. This is an opportunity for the citizens of Trinidad to view the candidates and hear their positions on the issues facing the City and… Keep Reading

Frank (Sonny) Leone Jr. running for Trinidad City Council

TRINIDAD — Hello, I’m Frank (Sonny) Leone Jr. and I’ve been part of the Trinidad community my entire life & career. I have been a businessman for over 50 years. I am currently the owner of Leone Ready Mix, Leone Sand and Gravel, & SRG’s Landscaping and Growing Supply. I have served on the city… Keep Reading

Walsenburg City Council

Walsenburg City Council members approved, by unanimous vote on Tuesday, July 18, a proclamation celebrating the combined 50th class reunion of the classes of 1966 and 1967 from Walsenburg High School. Former Walsenburg resident, Teresa Rudder of Alamosa, appeared before council that night and thanked the city for the proclamation. Mayor Jim Eccher said he… Keep Reading

Council approves another Tier 1 cultivation license, but Martra request denied

City honors retired employees by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — Following a public hearing Tuesday night, the Walsenburg City Council unanimously approved another Tier 1 marijuana cultivation license, but following an executive session later in the evening, denied a request from Martra Holdings that likely would have put $100,000 into city coffers. City council approved a… Keep Reading

Raton City Council recognizes Relay for Life superheroes

RATON —The mayor and city council of Raton made a proclamation praising and in support of the Relay for Life Team for their efforts against cancer. The mayor noted the substantial amount of money that they have raised in the past in the fight against cancer and stated that cancer deaths have declined 23% since 1991.… Keep Reading

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

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