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Commission approves capital asset inventory in short meeting

by Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media RATON — Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening, October 10 to take care of a short agenda that included discussion of the Fixed Capital Assets Inventory and approval of a couple of upcoming October events. Commissioners approved the last meeting’s minutes and heard from city treasurer Michael Ann Antonucci concerning… Keep Reading

A reverse raffle and rain

by Sherry Goodyear SPRINGER — Weather has been perilous all over the United Stated lately with rainfall coming in amounts atypical for many regions; in fact, Springer, New Mexico has been receiving large quantities of rain over the past couple of weeks. In fact, on a recent Saturday evening, as St. Joseph’s Catholic Church was… Keep Reading

No More Silence – Domestic Violence Awareness

by Colette M. Armijo RATON — Saturday, October 7, community members turned out in their numbers to support Raton’s 23rd Annual Walk/Run for Domestic Violence Awareness. This event is a joint effort of the Raton Professional Business Women and Raton Kiwanis Club. All proceeds from the walk/run benefit the local domestic violence agency, Alternative to… Keep Reading

Phillip Rico seeking re-election as Mayor

by Mayor Phillip Rico TRINIDAD — Two years ago when the Citizens of Trinidad gave me the honor to represent our community, I made a personal commitment to work hard, to raise awareness at the state level, and to make Trinidad a community that is progressive and a more attractive place to live. I have… Keep Reading

Meet James W. Hudgens

Walsenburg business owner seeks Ward 2 council position My name is James W. Hudgens. I am seeking the Ward 2, City Council position in Walsenburg. A retired Merchant Mariner, I have lived in the city for just over two years since December 2012 and before that, south of town in the Silver Spur subdivision since… Keep Reading

Deputies serving warrant may have come under fire

Tense moments for law enforcers in wake of Las Vegas sniper attack by Eric Mullens HUERFANO– Huerfano County law enforcement faced some tense hours Tuesday after deputies serving a search warrant in a rural part of the county south of Gardner heard four to six gunshots they believed were fired in their direction. The incident… Keep Reading

Huerfano Republican Lincoln Day dinner

by Brian Manning WALSENBURG — The Huerfano County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner was held last Saturday at the Huerfano County Community Center. American Legion Post 16 posted the colors. Chair Debi Sporleder called the event to order and had Pastor Lance Smit from the Feed Store Church give the invocation. La Plaza Inn catered the… Keep Reading

Di Lisio for Trinidad City Council

by Mary Jean Di Lisio TRINIDAD — I’m running for Trinidad’s City Council because I hear and want to answer the “voices of the people”. Our current leadership deals mostly with “wants” and sometimes delays the critical “needs” facing our city. Can you envision a Trinidad that has better jobs? Jobs that represent each of… Keep Reading

Frank (Sonny) Leone Jr. running for Trinidad City Council

TRINIDAD — Hello, I’m Frank (Sonny) Leone Jr. and I’ve been part of the Trinidad community my entire life & career. I have been a businessman for over 50 years. I am currently the owner of Leone Ready Mix, Leone Sand and Gravel, & SRG’s Landscaping and Growing Supply. I have served on the city… Keep Reading

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