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Track Mid-Season State Rankings

by David Tesitor HUERFANO, LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES – Personal best times continued to be recorded this past weekend as several athletes moved up in rankings. Unfortunately, this trend was statewide, making it harder for area athletes to maintain their positions in the state rankings. The list includes several local athletes who have placed in the… Keep Reading

Boy Scouts scale new heights

by JC Copeland WALSENBURG — Boy Scout Troop 295 went on a four mile hike and were able to climb atop some   “Huerfano Gold” (coal) Saturday led by Scoutmaster James Hudgens and assistant Scoutmaster JC Copeland.  They just returned from an overnight campout last Friday.  Many more hikes and campouts are planned. Any boys… Keep Reading

Walsenburg City Council votes to retain Jim Toth

Martra development again stymied by council indecisions by Eric Mullens WALSENBURG —  Following a trio of executive sessions Tuesday night, the city council voted unanimously, (6 – 0), with councilman Dennis Hoyt absent, to retain James Toth as city administrator. Toth has been the city’s administrator for six months and the vote last night retained… Keep Reading

La Veta School Board implements “Take Flight”

by Melissa Ray LA VETA — La Veta’s most recent school board meeting began with the announcement that student Denali Douglas has been awarded a $5,500 to $6,000 scholarship from the Frontiers of Science Institute.  Congratulations Denali! Dyslexics take flight Ann Speroni gave a demonstration of the therapy program Take Flight.  Take Flight is a… Keep Reading

RE-1 wrestlers recognized; Big structural problems in west wing

by Dan Harper WALSENBURG — Superintendent Mike Moore recognized seven wrestlers and their coaches at the Monday night board meeting. State Qualifiers Travis Vialpando, Miguel Sanchez, Anthony Aldretti, and Kaleb Rehm were given Excellence in Education as team and individual participants.  Trystan Estrada and Dylan Crump were recognized for being three time state qualifiers. Wesley VanMater… Keep Reading

Track Mid-Season State Rankings

by David Tesitor HUERFANO, LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES – Several personal times were recorded this past weekend with several meets being run. Some moved up in the rankings while some of the John Mall athletes, who remained idle, were shut out of a top 16 ranking. The list included several local athletes who have placed in… Keep Reading

La Veta kids get prepped for preschool Pre-K screenings at LV Elementary

by Suzanne Pierce LA VETA — La Veta Elementary preschool and kindergarten classes are always busy places to play and learn. On Monday the children and parents were extra busy with screening activities in preparation for next year.  In collaboration with SPRHC, a comprehensive preschool/kindergarten screening was held at the school.  By having SPRHC health… Keep Reading

Noxious Weed Cost Share program

HUERFANO — Huerfano County is proud to offer the 2018 Noxious Weed Cost Share Program for eligible landowners who own property in Huerfano County.  Huerfano County has received funding for a cost-share reimbursement program to aid eligible landowners with costs associated with the control of twelve high priority noxious weed species.  These twelve noxious weed… Keep Reading

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