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Connie Grimm appointed as new La Veta trustee

Recent flooding not as bad as thought by Bob Kennemer LA VETA — The first item on the La Veta Town Board’s agenda this past Tuesday was to appoint a board member to fill the seat of Dave Molyneux, who had resigned due to health reasons. Connie Grimm, who was a past resident of La Veta… Keep Reading

Klusmire fired

Walsenburg City Administrator terminated immediately on a 5-2 vote by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — Walsenburg’s City Administrator Leslie Klusmire’s job was on the line Tuesday night, and while personnel matters are, by law, discussed in closed door executive sessions, the topic appeared to be the worst kept secret in the city. When the final council… Keep Reading

Raton City Commissioners met Wednesday

by Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media RATON — Raton City Commissioners met a day later than usual, on Wednesday evening, May 10, and covered a variety of topics from funding requests, liquor license application to insurance and budget matters. Commissioners approved the proposal for the Run for the Wall this year closing off Clayton Road for… Keep Reading

Walsenburg bike and pedestrian project off until 2018

Lujan volunteers for LiveWell board position by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — LiveWell Huerfano County’s Cindy Campbell Tuesday night told Walsenburg City Council members the bike and pedestrian project likely will not begin construction until spring 2018. Speaking in the council’s citizen forum segment, Campbell said she attended a meeting recently with CDOT officials where she… Keep Reading

Trinidad City Council to interview prospective city manager candidates

special to the World Journal from Mayor Phil Rico and Trinidad City Council TRINIDAD — Having previously engaged the services of the Ft. Collins based Austin Peters Group for assistance with the city’s employee classification program, we have again chosen to engage their services in our efforts to secure a new city manager. Initially, we… Keep Reading

Commissioners continue to talk ‘trash’ in Raton

by Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media RATON — Raton City Commissioners spent about an hour listening to information and discussing the location of a solid waste convenience center for the City of Raton at their most recent meeting. Commissioners heard from Raton City Manager Scott Berry and Jason Phillips about the different choices of location for… Keep Reading

Farm feud in La Veta

Farm to table program at odds with neighbor by Bob Kennemer LA VETA — Once again, the La Veta Town Board heard a lengthy complaint from Jeffrey Cole and Marcella Smith. The Smiths live directly west of property owned by Matthew and Kristina Heim. Ms. Heim is the creator of the Wahatoya Community Initiatives Program,… Keep Reading

Rezone for fuel station approved by city council

Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — The Walsenburg City Council Tuesday night approved Ordinance 1099 on second reading that changes the zoning at 1010 Main Street for the Huerfano County refueling station. The zoning changes from AO (agriculture open) and R-2 (medium and high density residential) to C-1 (neighborhood and tourist commercial). The unanimous vote on the… Keep Reading

Raton commissioners hear about solid waste

by Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media RATON — Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday night and spent several minutes listening to city manager Scott Berry talk about solid waste and answer questions from Robert Horner about the possible location of the transfer station near the city shop. Berry explained the city is in the process of upgrading… Keep Reading

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