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SCLA Cattlemans Ball a success on all levels

TRINIDAD — Trinidad saw a wild (west) celebration on Saturday, November 3, with the Cattleman’s Ball, held at El Rancho Bar and Grill. The event featured a silent auction, awards, and dancing, with live music played by Country Gold. State representative Kimmi Lewis (right) was on hand to present the 2018 Southern Colorado Livestock Association (SCLA) Cattleman… Keep Reading

Standing against anti-Semitism

From Trinidad and Raton to Pittsburgh by Carol Bridge TRINIDAD — A touching candlelight vigil was held at Zion’s Lutheran Church in Trinidad to remember the vicitims of the recent tragedy at Tree Of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and to stand against anti-Semitism wherever it rears its ugly head. Temple Aaron was represented by Raton… Keep Reading

Trinidad Las Animas Hispanic Chamber celebrates community awards

Recognizes business leaders, educators, first responders, and youth for excellence by Mary Jo Tesitor TRINIDAD — The Trinidad – Las Animas County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 30th annual community awards banquet on Saturday, October 20, “Supporting Our Youth Today, to Make a Better Tomorrow” at Trinidad Holiday Inn Suites. Guest speaker was respected… Keep Reading

Deadline to apply for all-expense paid weeklong trips approaching fast

San Isabel wants to send local high school juniors to Washington D.C. HUERFANO/LAS ANIMAS — Every year, San Isabel Electric sends up to three young members on weeklong, all-expense paid leadership trips to Washington D.C. and a resort near Steamboat Springs to teach them the tools to better our communities. San Isabel Electric hasn’t received a… Keep Reading

Activities & Events for week of November 15, 2018

THROUGHOUT OUR WORLD Attention 1st and 2nd grade teachers and home schoolers, turkey recipes are due today HUERFANO/ LAS ANIMAS/ COLFAX — The World Journal wants to remind 1st and 2nd graders that we want to publish your favorite Thanksgiving turkey recipes! Original Thanksgiving art is encouraged along with the recipes. Please scan and email… Keep Reading

Substance abuse still an ongoing danger

But there may be light on the horizon by Bill Knowles TRINIDAD — With October declared as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, Trinidad Mayor Phil Rico issued a city proclamation to that effect citing that the proclamation was intended to “…pay tribute to all those working to prevent substance abuse in our community and to… Keep Reading

LA County to move forward on hospital transfer

by Bill Knowles TRINIDAD — The Las Animas County Commissioners voted 3-0 to move forward on the ground transfer needed by St. Rafael Hospital in order for them to secure the needed USDA funding for the $36 million project updating the current facility. The ground that the current facility sits on will be leased to… Keep Reading

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