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Relay for Life to transition for next year

by Carol Bridge RATON — Colfax County Relay for Life, a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, showed that Raton and the surrounding communities care. Liz Tafoya, outgoing chair of the event, made a valiant and months long effort into bringing this off as she retires from the Colfax County Relay. She, along with… Keep Reading

Wanna be royalty for an evening?

RATON — Did you miss your chance to be Prom Queen or King? Here’s your chance. Relay for Life of Raton Colfax will be having a Grease Prom sock hop for our Kickoff. It will be March 31, 2018 at the downstairs room in the Raton Convention Center from 6 pm- 9 pm. Free event,… Keep Reading

Chilingo! Fundraiser for ROAR

TRINIDAD — Chilingo is a chili cook-off and bingo all in one night! Saturday, February 24, 4 pm at Corradino Auto Body Lobby, 124 N. Maple. This is a fundraiser for American Cancer Society’s ROAR for Relay for Life. This will be a fun and yummy night of voting for your favorite chili and playing… Keep Reading

2017 Relay for Life takes to the Tiger Stadium track

by Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media RATON — The 2017 Colfax County Relay for Life got under way Saturday afternoon, July 15th and once again the rain clouds began to darken the skies over Raton. However, as in years past, it didn’t dampen the spirits of those who made their way into Tiger Stadium for the… Keep Reading

Raton City Council recognizes Relay for Life superheroes

RATON —The mayor and city council of Raton made a proclamation praising and in support of the Relay for Life Team for their efforts against cancer. The mayor noted the substantial amount of money that they have raised in the past in the fight against cancer and stated that cancer deaths have declined 23% since 1991.… Keep Reading

Raton’s going purple

RATON — Awesome ELT and Team Captains are getting ready to “Paint The Town Purple”. You will be seeing these posters, supporter signs, purple ribbons, and our banner on the caboose by Raton Chamber of Commerce. The staff of the Raton office of the World Journal are on board and helping out. In the left… Keep Reading

Relay for Life garage sale

TRINIDAD — Come out to the Relay for Life fundraiser garage sale, Saturday, June 3, 8 am to 12 pm at Prospect Plaza, 416 State Street. If you have items to donate or need more information, call Kendra Doherty 680-0693 Keep Reading

First annual Hoops for Hope

MAXWELL — The first Hoops for Hope 3 on 3 basketball tournament will be Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30 at the Maxwell High School Gym. Net proceeds benefit Raton/Colfax Relay for Life. Registration is $75 per team for this co-ed tournament. Two age divisions: 1st Division is ages 16 to 21, 2nd Division… Keep Reading

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