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Oktoberfest in La Veta

Each year, on the first Saturday of October, La Veta, Colorado has hosted an Oktoberfest complete with a biergarten and oompah band, huge car show, 5K run, and gift and food vendors galore.  Join the several thousand happy participants each year! Keep Reading

La Veta Oktoberfest

LA VETA — First Saturday in October every year – 2017 is our 31st year German Biergarten, featuring domestic & imported beer & wine Veteran’s tribute Twin Peak Rodder’s Car Show German Band in the morning Dancing in the Street all day long Arts, Crafts, and Food vendors Oktoberfest Royalty Lots of Fun! Any questions… Keep Reading

This Week in History, train, This Week in History train

This Week in History, for August 22, 2019 by Nancy Christofferson

Walsenburg 1889: The new Walsen block is nearing completion and the galvanized iron cornice is quite handsome. F.W. Miller has opened a merchant tailor shop there. Entrance on Fifth Street. 1894: James Yeiser has closed his Home restaurant and moved to Aguilar to be a coal miner. 1899: Why do not the town authorities replace… Keep Reading

Code of the West 2019 Parade of Homes a success!

Edie Flanagin LA VETA/CUCHARA/WALSENBURG — Code of the West Realty hosts a “Parade of Homes” each year to showcase some of their many Huerfano County homes. This year the parade featured 30 properties in La Veta, Cuchara, and Walsenburg. There was something for everyone including small two bedroom homes, beautiful mountain homes, and several commercial… Keep Reading

My Opinion, My O'pinion, My O'Pinion, Dave High, opinion

My O’Piñon – Beginner’s luck I say

I’m a person who is always willing to impart any special knowledge I might possess to anyone who is ready to listen. So, when my young neighbor Tom came up to me and asked if I knew any way for him to make a little extra money, I said sure. I immediately took him to… Keep Reading

My Opinion, My O'pinion, My O'Pinion, Dave High, opinion

My O’Piñon – Nature, boy!

I had to spend a chunk of money recently to get my computer fixed and do you know why? Nature, that’s why. I had noticed that something was wrong for a few days but had no idea what the problem could be. After getting someone to look at it I was told that my problem… Keep Reading

Veteran Chicago bluesmen to light up La Veta Mercantile stage

by Mark Craddock LA VETA — Along a row of light-industrial warehouses and businesses on Chicago’s North Side sits an nondescript blonde brick building, a small sign above the door whispering “Delmark House” to those passers-by hip enough to know what they’re looking at. The unassuming exterior of this don’t-blink-or-you’ll-miss-it Rockwell Ave. storefront belies the… Keep Reading

Another successful Stonewall Century ride

    by Kerrie Meyler LA VETA — Saturday August 10 marked the 16th Stonewall Century Ride, an annual 102-mile out and back ride between La Veta and Segundo on State Highway 12, the scenic Highway of Legends, organized by the Spanish Peaks Cycling Association. Some comments from this year’s riders: “We had a great… Keep Reading

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