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Free fruits and veggies!?

Huerfano residents may be eligible for free farm fresh food by Susan Botelho HUERFANO — That’s right! You could be eligible for the Fruit & Vegetable Rx Program (FVRX) and pick up a bag of fresh, local fruits and veggies every Friday at the Spanish Peaks Farm Stand…for FREE! The farm stand is located at… Keep Reading

Mullens new judge in La Veta

Attorney Cathy Mullens was sworn into office on Friday, June 8 by Mayor Doug Brgoch. Mullens was appointed by the La Veta Town Board last week to serve a two year term as municipal judge. Mullens previously served two terms as municipal judge for the City of Walsenburg. She also teaches legal courses at the… Keep Reading

Commissioners hear land use waiver requests

Concerns remain for high fire danger conditions by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG — As the summer season arrives, the Huerfano County Commissioners have begun to hear a number of land use waiver requests dealing with camping on rural properties and owners’ future building plans. At this week’s meeting Tuesday morning, the commissioners voted to hold off… Keep Reading

La Veta school board votes to continue pursuit of BEST grant

by Melissa Ray LA VETA — After a very lengthy discussion on the technicalities of the BEST grant and reviewing comments from the BEST board, the La Veta school board decided their course of action should be to continue measures to obtain the grant. Ann Weber of Cannon Designs, the master planning firm La Veta… Keep Reading

Heidi Dasko new John Mall High School Principal

by David Tesitor WALSENBURG — The RE-1 Board of Education hired Heidi Dakso, former Primero High School Principal, to take over the reins of John Mall High School following the resignation of Gunnison Pagnotta. Dasko brings a wealth of educational experience to John Mall. She was selected from a pool of five candidates who were… Keep Reading

The Trans-America participants stop over in La Veta

LA VETA — This 1927 Bentley is crewed by husband and wife team Bill and Julie Holroyd of the UK. Bill is an investor and philanthropist. He is a CBE DL (Commander of the British Empire, Deputy Lieutenant), which makes him Sir Bill. The Trans-America Challenge combines great American roads with five-star luxury. The route… Keep Reading

Highway of Legends audio tour

Experience the Highway of Legends for free on the TravelStorys app COLORADO 12 HIGHWAY OF LEGENDS — The Huerfano County Tourism Board and TravelStorysGPS, LLC are pleased to announce the launch of Huerfano County’s new self-guided audio tour along the Highway of Legends Scenic Byway. Attendees to the launch event, Saturday, June 23, 2 pm… Keep Reading

Spanish Peaks Music Festival presents country star Jerrod Niemann

by Mary-Ann Brandon LA VETA — While final preparations for this year’s Spanish Peaks Music Festival are being made, headliner Jerrod Niemann is currently in Nashville for the CMA Festival, making noise, just a mile as the crow flies from where this writer sits. While people crawl from red light to red light and fight… Keep Reading

Guest Editorial

Noise, environmental damage and fire danger Gardner raves have got to go   by Barbara Yule GARDNER — One rave this summer and two to go, all located on the land of a neighbor down the narrow, twisty County Road 541 near Gardner. Last year, on the day before he initiated his first rave, this… Keep Reading

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