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Trinidad City Council prepares assistance for local businesses

by Bill Knowles   TRINIDAD — In a work session last Monday, the Trinidad City Council took a look at using first quarter marijuana revenues for the “disbursement of aid…”, with the idea in mind of using “… $500,000 from the funds to give aid to local businesses.” This plan would, of course, require the… Keep Reading

Trinidad man arrested in kidnapping case

  by David Santistevan, Jr.   TRINIDAD — A local man was arrested by the Trinidad Police Department for his alleged roll in a kidnapping. According to reports, Darrion James “JJ” Cescolini, 25, Trinidad was arrested on Sunday, March 15, 2020 on the 200 block of Baca Street in Trinidad. Cescolini allegedly kidnapped the victim… Keep Reading

Trinidad City Council announces finalist for city manager position

by Bill Knowles   TRINIDAD — After nearly six months operating with an Interim City Manager, the Trinidad City Council, with a 7-0 vote, formally announced Mike Valentine as the finalist for the job of managing the city. The announcement will be officially made through a press release and then posted in papers of record… Keep Reading

Home theatre

by T. Wahl   TRINIDAD — This past week, a lot changed in the region – schools announced closures , some restaurants switched to delivery or curbside pickup, others closing all together. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the new SCRT Executive Director Andrew Schneider has been trying to figure out what to do… Keep Reading

If you need a new hobby…

by Katherine Agnello   TRINIDAD — We can only spend so much time on the internet, pursuing COVID-19 memes, before we’re forced to find a new hobby. Carol Bazanele, the owner of Trinidad Greenhouse, has a great option for you to try: gardening! “Gardening grounds you. It helps you find joy and happiness,” Carol explains.… Keep Reading

New studio in Trinidad: Tabula Rasa, a “Blank Slate”

  by Katherine Agnello   TRINIDAD — The owner of a local studio, Amanda Palmer is a bright, former artist-in-residency at the Trinidad History Museum. She spent three months in Trinidad and was enamored within a month. When her three-month residency ended in September 2018, she returned to her hometown of twenty-five years, New York,… Keep Reading

Trinidad School District to close March 23-31

by Bill Knowles   TRINIDAD — During a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Trinidad School District #1 school board voted 5-0 to close the district schools from March 23-31. Students are currently on spring break. The closure comes on the heels of recommendations made by the Las Animas/Huerfano Counties Public Health Department hoping to ensure… Keep Reading

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