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  • Colorado hunters can expect another good waterfowl season

    Colorado hunters can expect another good waterfowl season in 2017-18, although CPW avian program leader Jim Gammonley said there are signs that duck numbers may start to see declines in the future due to drier conditions to the north. Waterfowl hunting opportunities in Colorado extend from mid-September teal seasons to light goose conservation seasons ending in April.

  • Baca POA notified of cease and desist action

    A Baca Grande Property Owners Association (BGPOA) member served a cease and desist letter to the homeowners association dated Oct. 16 alleging conflicts of interest involving the POA board and several violations of the Equal Housing Opportunity Act.

  • Colorado Ethics Watch shutting down

    Colorado Ethics Watch is closing its doors after 11 years of helping Coloradans hold public officials accountable and winning some significant battles for government transparency in the state legislature and in court.

  • Questions answered on building vs. renovating

    Ballots have now been mailed and voters will soon decide whether or not to approve a new school for Mountain Valley, but some objecting to the project have recently raised issues that voters may find confusing.

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Cancer, exercise study seeking volunteers

Courtesy Photo Pictured, Dr. Cooper and Danielle Smith are looking for volunteers for a study on the effects of exercise on cancer survivors.

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FCSC names new president

The Board of Directors of Farm Credit of Southern Colorado has announced that they have selected Jeremy Anderson to fill the role of president and CEO.

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Early childhood efforts pay off in Valley

Many preschoolers do not even know the words “adhesion” and “friction,” much less what they mean. However, they are just part of the vocabulary of Antoinette Trujillo’s daughter, a Head Start student in Antonito.

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SLV School Pumpkin Patch a pumpkin-palooza

With freezing weather looming, more than 11 schools and hundreds of kids in the San Luis Valley were able to participate in the 2017 San Luis Valley School Pumpkin Patch, finding their very own special pumpkins for autumn.

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  • Community

    RGNF projects updated

    There is a lot happening with forest management on the Rio Grande National Forest. One major analysis has been completed and the project decision approved, and several others are in varying stages of development and open to public input.

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    Conservation district hosting workshop

    Center Conservation District will be hosting a Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s Continuing Education Credits (CEC) Class on Oct. 18. All persons interested in obtaining Commercial Continuing Education Credits are invited to attend. The workshop will start at 9 a.m., with lunch at 12 p.m. Don Henderson, DP AG Services and pesticide education specialist.

  • Opinion

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re-elect Palacios to Center BOE

    In my tenure on the Center Board of Education, one of the enjoyments was meeting and teaching new board members. When Misty Palacios attended her first meeting I knew she had the heart and drive to not just be an active member but a leader

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    Veteran’s group helping vets return to the land

    Veteran Fields held the first annual Harvest Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Adams State University’s Vista Restaurant in Rex Stadium. Veteran Fields is a community partnership consisting of the Veterans Coalition of the San Luis Valley, the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition and the Rio Grande Farm Park.

  • Community

    Robotics open house planned Saturday

    The San Luis Valley 4-H Robotics program is currently recruiting adults ages 18 and up to serve as volunteer coaches.

  • Community

    Prescribed burns planned at NWRs

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be conducting prescribed burns this fall on the Alamosa, Baca, and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges to remove old, matted vegetation to improve wildlife habitat. The exact burn dates will depend on weather conditions and other prescription requirements.

  • Community

    Sargent candidate forum Oct. 24

    A Sargent School Board Candidate Forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

  • Record

    Sheriff's Report

    The following records were provided by the Saguache Sheriff’s Office for the week of Oct. 9-16.

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