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Activities & Events for week of August 2, 2018


Walsenburg Wild Waters season ends

WALSENBURG — Walsenburg Wild Waters will have its last pubkic swim day on Sunday, Aug. 5. A private party will be held Monday, Aug. 6 for City employees and their families. Thanks for a great summer.


Huerfano Re-1 School District temporary suspension of Walsenburg to Gardner bus runs

WALSENBURG — Due to the unfortunate and unpredictable health situation of the current Gardner bus driver and having no available substitute drivers, the bus run from Walsenburg to Gardner School is suspended until further notice.

We are currently advertising for a bus driver with a valid CDL. Applications are being accepted.

Families and students will have options:

1. Continue attending Gardner school yet providing your own transportation to and from school. The suggestion would be to carpool.

2. Register at Peakview Elementary for the 2018-2019 school year.

Thank you for understanding the nature of this unfor- tunate situation and resulting transportation issue/decision.


Haunted House Meadow Hike today

CUCHARA — The Haunted House Meadow Hike will be Thursday, August 2, beginning at 10:30 am. The meeting place before hikes is always the Cuchara Community Center. The Cuchara Valley Recreation Program hosts a variety of events throughout the summer, including some fun, educational hikes around the valley. All ages welcome. After meeting at the Rec Hall, we start at Spring Creek picnic area and make our way to Haunted House Meadow for lunch. The trail starts a bit steep before it eases up to be a gradual climb to some great views of the valley. Along the trail there are many great photo oppor- tunities including some great climbing rocks for the kids and great views of th everyone! Our lunch spot affords a classic view of all three of the White Peaks with the West Spanish Peak in the background. After a relaxing lunch in the meadow, we will make our way to the site of the old homestead and hear the story of the “haunted” house. Our trail back is different from the one up and has some great vistas of the Culebra range, the valley and the three White Peaks and West Spanish Peak.


Civil War presentation by Sam Law

CUCHARA — Sam Law will present her information (some of which may be new to listeners!) on the Civil War Thursday, Au- gust 2, 7 pm at Cuchara Community Center, 16500 CO Hwy 12


Get pies ready for Chuckwagon

GARDNER — Time to plan what pies you can contribute! Please let Randy Huff know what you’re bringing. Text her at 719-989-0246, call 719-746-2442, or email her at Many of us have lots to celebrate with the Spring Fire not burning any more than it did, so plan to come enjoy the traditional food, fun and fixins with your neigh- bors old and new! Pies can be dropped off at the Gardner Methodist Church from noon on that Saturday.

Biscuit making as usual at 9 am, Friday, August 3. Dona- tions of pies and desserts welcome. See ad page 3

Food drive at First Choice

WALSENBURG — The fires are over, everyone gave a great deal of help during that time, but the rebuilding effort is just starting and ongoing help is needed for many months ahead. Dorcas Circle and the Volunteers for Community will be hav- ing a non-perishable food drive at First Choice Market in Walsenburg on Friday, August 3 from 1 to 5 pm. Please bring non-perishable food items, buy them at the market and/or monetary gifts are much appreciated. Please make sure all items have a current expiration date. Your help is urgently needed. Thank you in advance.


“Balance-Agile not Fragile” at LVPL

LA VETA — The La Veta Village-Senior Assisted Living and Friends of LaVeta Library are pleased to present our next “Liv- ing Your Life Well Program: Balance-Agile not Fragile”, on Fri- day August 3, at 2 pm at the La Veta Library. Steve Muller, MD, ENT will discuss why balance and lack of stretching, diet, pos- ture, medical conditions may cause falls or imbalance, the #1 cause of premature aging. Come join us to find out more how you can improve your agility. We are excited that our newest partners Kerrie Meyler of Two Peaks Fitness and Diane Keeling will continue to help our aging population with their Senior Stretching classed offered two times weekly. For more infor- mation call LVPL at 719-742-3572.


Lathrop State Park activities: geology, junior ranger, and edible wild plants

WALSENBURG — Friday, August 3, 7 pm at the Piñon Camp- ground Amphitheater UCCS Professor George Bolling will do a visual demonstration of the geologic timeline. Come and learn when organisms made their appearance—and when di- nosaurs roamed—in what is now Colorado.

Saturday morning, August 4, 9 am at the Piñon Camp- ground Amphitheater the park naturalist will conduct a Junior Ranger Activity called Lathrop’s Big 5. Participants will learn about the top 5 plants that give Lathrop its character, and earn a Junior Ranger badge & certificate.

Geologist Brian Penn returns to Lathrop on Saturday evening with his informational and entertaining presentation on the Geology of the Spanish Peaks Region. The presentation will begin at 8 pm at the Amphitheater.

Sunday morning, August 5, Naturalist Bob Kennemer will present Edible, Medicinal, Useful and Dangerous plants. This activity involves a gentle walk on the Cuerno Verde Trail and will be focused on the plants that grow in the riparian zone around Martin Lake. Come and learn how Native Americans, Spanish homesteaders and European settlers made use of Col- orado’s native plants. The walk will begin at 9 am at the West Beach parking area (on the northwestern shore of Martin Lake).

As always, any vehicle entering Lathrop State Park must have a park pass. If you would like to attend but don’t have a park pass, remember you may check one out of either Spanish Peaks Library or La Veta Library for up to one week. Lathrop State Park is 3 miles west of Walsenburg on Hwy 160.


Tom Munch at Lucy’s RV Park

LA VETA — Tom Munch will perform FREE of charge at Lucy’s RV Park on Friday, August 3, 6:30 pm: rain or shine! At- tendees bring lawn chairs and drinks; Lucy’s provides free popcorn for all. Donations appreciated, not required – ALL do- nations go directly to Tom for his time and travel expenses.


Planets at the Park

WALSENBURG — This Friday evening, August 3, we will have an informal gathering at the John Mall High School baseball field, at The Huerfano County Community Center, to align and calibrate the new SPACE Telescope. We will meet on the third base foul line at the south ball field, behind the community center building, weather permitting. We need extremely clear evenings, with no wind, so if possible, follow us on Twitter @Co- loSpacEScapE for condition updates.

The telescope should be set up before sunset, and we may view Venus, beginning just after 8:30 pm. Other planets to be viewed will be Jupiter and its four large Galilean Moons, fol- lowed by Saturn and it’s amazing ring system. Then, as it climbs high enough to avoid atmospheric interference, we will view our nearest neighbor, Mars! Again, all is dependent on good weather and excellent viewing conditions. If postponement is necessary, we could try again on Saturday evening, depending on con- ditions. Also, keep an eye on the World Journal Facebook page for posted updates.


Community screening for preschoolers

WALSENBURG — Start your child on track for success at the community screening event scheduled Saturday August 4, 10 am to 2 pm at Peakview School, 375 W Pine Street. The screen-

ing is a Free and open to children five years of age and younger. Want to know more about how your child is growing, learning, and playing? Screenings include: vision, hearing, dental, de- velopmental, social emotional, and lead exposure.

A parent or guardian must be present the screenings. If a parent or guardian is unable to attend please call (719) 845-0463 for more information.


LVUMC peach orders due in by Aug 4

LA VETA — Final orders for those delicious, #1 Palisade peaches through La Veta United Methodist Church need to be received by August 4. Order forms are available throughout town—including at the door of La Veta United Methodist Church on the corner of Main and Virginia. Orders will be ready for pickup on Sunday, August 19 between 10:30 am-2:30 pm. Please include your name, phone and email address so we may send you a reminder for pickup. All orders must be ac- companied by cash or check. More info:

Huajatolla Heritage Festival cancelled this weekend, rescheduled for 2019

LA VETA — The Huajatolla Heritage Festival is cancelled for this weekend, but we are planning for June 7, 8, and 9 of 2019. Watch for additional events to happen late this summer. Next year’s early in the season date will have many advantages and open our summer with a bang. We still plan on offering some smaller events later this summer and throughout this next year leading up to the Festival next summer. Please watch for those events. And please consider stepping up to help make next years’ event another reason to swell with Cuchara Valley Pride!


Watercolor workshop at LVSA

LA VETA — The La Veta School of the Arts is offering a two- day WATERCOLOR workshop Saturday and Sunday, August 4 & 5. The cost for the workshop is $150 and a supply list will be provided. This workshop is designed to deepen each stu- dent’s understanding of the craft of watercolor painting and will promote individual technique as a function of one’s per- sonal aesthetic. Students will be encouraged to produce work that is expressive and unique. This class is open to artists at all levels, beginner to advanced. Oil painters are welcome.

Demonstrations will be in Watercolor. Frank LaLumia is a Signature Member of the Plein Air Painters of America, a Sig- nature Member of the American Watercolor Society, the Oil Painters of America, the National Watercolor Society, the Trans- parent Watercolor Society of America, and the American Im- pressionist Society. He is author of the book Plein Air Painting in Watercolor and Oil and a contributing artist for the P.B.S. series: “Plein Air: Painting the American Landscape.” Frank lives in Trinidad. Frank’s work can be seen at www.FrankLa- This workshop will be held at The La Veta School of the Arts across from town park in La Veta. For more infor- mation call 719-250-5653. email, or visit our website


“The Dog Days of Cuchara” street party & parade this Saturday

CUCHARA — Come join us Saturday, August 4 in downtown Cuchara for Live Music, Family Parade, Kids Games, Big Dog and Little Dog Races, Face Painting, Photo Booth, Dog Jog, Corn Hole Tournament, Hat Party, Fundraisers for the Fire Fighters and more!

9:00 – DOG JOG: Jog with your dog around a short course to win Prizes! Participants must line up with their dog on a leash at 8:45 at the Cuchara Community Center.

10:00 – PARADE: Special guest John Mall High School Marching band. Line up behind the Cuchara Inn. Parade

theme is the “The Dog Days of Cuchara”. All individuals, traditional floats, horses, vehicles, organizations, agencies, church and school groups, musicians, and businesses are wel- come to participate.

11:00 – DOG RACES: Fastest Little Dogs (20 lbs. and under) & Fastest Big Dogs (21 lbs. and over). You must sign up prior to race at the Bachman & Associates office in Cuchara.

11:45 – CUCHARA NINJA DOG: Race with your dog through the Ninja Dog Obstacle Course. All children and any size dog wel- come.

Dog Races and Ninja Race will be held on Main Street in Cuchara. You and your dogs do not need any special talents to participate! Prizes!

12:00 – Kids games & water games: To be held at the end of Main Street across the bridge. Prizes!

12:00 – Street dance: Live Dance Band

1:00 – Corn hole tournament: Fire Fighters Fund Raiser at the Dog Bar. Participants must sign up at the Bachman & Associates office in Cuchara or the Dog Bar.

Hat Party and many more fun activities throughout the Day.

Bring your dog! Dress up like a dog! Wear a Crazy Hat! Anything Goes! All dogs must be on a leash, be friendly and happy! No aggressive dogs allowed.

Sponsored by Bachman & Associates, Cu- chara Vacation Rentals and LaRissa Services. For more information look for us on The Dog Days of Cuchara Facebook page or call LaR- issa 808-936-0663 or Louise 719-742-3960. See ad page 11.


Gardner Chuckwagon

GARDNER — Join us for the 76th anniversary of the Gardner Chuckwagon, Saturday, Au- gust 4, 2 to 5 pm. Proceeds from the event are used to award scholarships to area students to assist them in furthering their education. The Gardner Chuckwagon Supper has also helped fund projects at Gardner Catholic Church, Gardner Community Center, 4-H equipment and projects and educational trips for Gardner School. This year a donation will be made to the Upper Huerfano Fire Protection district for with equipment upgrades. Firefighters from the Upper Huerfano Fire Protection District will be on hand, so come out, meet your friends and neighbors, enjoy the good food and thank the firefighters for all they did to as- sure we could continue this longstanding tra- dition. Suggested donation of $10 per adult and $5 per child under 12 buy a traditional Chuck wagon meal of: Pit-roasted beef, smooth gravy, homemade biscuits, creamy co- leslaw, mixed vegetables, sweet corn on the cob, delicious desserts, cowboy coffee, tea and lemonade will be served from 2 to 5 pm. Come join the fun!

Suggested donation is $10 for adults, $5 for children. The moneys raised put on the next dinner, and profits support Gardner ac- tivities. See ad below..


Rösin Thief at La Veta


LA VETA — La Veta Mercantile is very excited to host this concert with RӦSIN THIEF Sat- urday, August 4, 7pm. A rock band comprised of Huerfano County residents, band members Jeff Jeffus, Megan Jeffus, Joe Camacho, Haley Jameson, and Brad Briglin bring an original sound to the stage. Along with strong vocals, Rösin Thief showcases their musical talent ac- ross a variety of instruments including percus- sion, piano, violin, electric harmonica, bass, electric bass and cello. You really don’t want to miss this show! Tickets are $13 in advance or $15 at the door. See ad page 4


Cuchara Chapel service

CUCHARA — This week, join us at Cuchara Chapel, located off Hwy 12 just south of Cu- chara village. Sunday, Aug 5, 9:30 am and 11 am guest pastor Don Goodwin will speak. Come as you are; all are welcome! See ad p. 20


Spring Fire relief benefit concert

LA VETA — Join Eldaa & Friends and the San- gre de Cristo Vocal Arts Ensemble, Sunday, August 5, 3 pm, at the La Veta United Meth- odist Church, 204 S. Main Street. Eldaa and Friends and the Sangre de Cristo Vocal Arts Ensemble will sing their hearts out for you in an afternoon of Spirituals, Gospels, and Grace. Stay tuned for more details.


Tutone, James, Brandon, and Saydak benefit concert for Godfreys

LA VETA — Tommy Tutone, Fred James, Mary-Ann Brandon (World’s Largest Prairie Dog) and Ken Saydak will perform a benefit concert and silent auction for Richard and Amber Godfrey Sunday, August 5, 5 pm at the Francisco Center for the Performing Arts. The funds from the concert is to help the couple recover after losing everything to the Spring Creek Fire

Tickets can be purchased at www.deer- (click on “Market”); $25 mini- mum suggested donation.

A special meet and greet, private dinner at Deerprint Wine and Bistro will be held on Saturday, August 4. Tickets for this event are $100 and include an advance ticket to the show on the 5th. Tickets will be very limited for this intimate event.


Living With Hope prayer chapel

WALSENBURG — The public is invited to the 6 pm prayer chapel in the auditorium each Sunday evening. The prayer chapel is a quiet time to meet with the Pastor or just pray to quiet music. Prayers for those in our com- munity struggling with addiction to alcohol and other drugs are especially encouraged. Visit us at 801 Pennsylvania Ave. (719) 738- 5776.


Washington Underground Recreation new extended hours- 6 am to 8:30 pm

WALSENBURG — The Washington Under- ground Recreation Center has new hours of operation! We are now open in the morning before work and after work too! WU will be open from 6 am to 8:30 pm Mon – Fri and 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday! WU features: weight room – cardio room – basketball courts -ada compliant showers, free group classes w/membership, free filtered water, free towel service, free one-day pass (new members only) For more information about memberships, check out our new website – or call 719-738-9890.


Order peaches from SCCY by Aug 6

WALSENBURG — Sangre de Cristo Center for Youth will be selling Palisade Peaches this summer. They are tree-ripened, hand picked, Western Slope #1 peaches. The cost of a 10# box is $23.00 and an 18# box is $36.00. Orders can be placed at SCCY at 513 Main Street in Walsenburg, by phone at 719-738-1573 or on our Facebook page (Sangre de Cristo Center for Youth). Orders must be placed by August 6, 2018, along with a check for payment. The peaches will be delivered the third week in August and available for pick up at SCCY. When we get closer to delivery date, more in- formation will be provided.


Goal Academy open house

WALSENBURG — There will be a grand opening/open house for Goal High School, Tuesday, August 7, 10 am to 3 pm at their of- fice, 513 Main Street. Meet the staff, enjoy games, win prizes. Food and beverages will be served. See ad page 16


Flood insurance informational meeting

WALSENBURG — A flood insurance infor- mational meeting for persons impacted by the Spring Fire will be held Wednesday, August 8, 6 pm at the Huerfano County Community Center, 928 Russell Street.


La Veta Gallery on Main

LA VETA — Wednesday, August 8, from 10 am to noon, La Veta Gallery on Main will offer a greeting card making class. The class will be taught by Karen Austin and Sarah Hoffman and take place at the Gallery (210 S. Main, La Veta). We will make 5 cards using various techniques and materials. All supplies are in- cluded, for $25.

Class size is limited to twelve. Class reser- vations can be made at the Gallery, which is open Mon, Tues, and Thursday through Sat- urday 10 am to 5pm as well as Sundays noon to 4 pm. Payment to be made at the time of re- servation. Please email: lavetagalleryon- with any questions.”


Joe Johnson at Daily Perks

WALSENBURG — Wednesday, August 8, 7:30 pm Joe Johnson will perform at the Daily Perks on 5th Street. Come for an evening of good music with a dance floor! Learn more about Joe at:


Flood insurance meeting

WALSENBURG — For those impacted by the Spring Fire, there will be an important flood in- surance information meeting at 6 pm Wednes- day, August 8 at the Huerfano County Community Center, 928 Russell, in Walsenburg.

Open Mic at LV Mercantile

LA VETA — Our first Open Mic Nite turned up some incredible local talent and we can’t wait to see what shows up next. Hosted by Ken Saydak, our next Open Mic Nite, Thurs- day,August9,7pmissuretobeahit.Welove hearing the gifted folks in this valley so send us a message on Facebook or stop by to sign up if you’d like to perform. Free admission.


FCPA summer musical “Church Basement Ladies”

LA VETA — Francisco Center for the Perform- ing Arts is pleased to announce the return of our summer musical, “Church Basement Ladies” Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11, 7 pm and Sunday, August 12, 2 pm. This musical, written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke with music and lyrics by Drew Jansen, was inspired by the books of Janet Let- nes Martin and Suzann Nelson. Tickets are $20 and available on line at: www.LaVeta- or at La Veta’s North By Southwest. Member discounts apply. We will honor tickets purchased for the July shows. Please exchange them for new tickets or to get reimbursement. Call 719-890-4220. Ad page 3


Spanish Peaks Pioneer II-Horseback Endurance Event

LA VETA — Spanish Peaks Pioneer II, hosted by SoCo Endurance, will be held Friday, Au- gust 10 – Sunday, August 12. The “Spanish Peaks Pioneer II” will be our second and final event of the 2018 season it will be another three-day event, with LD’s, 50s, and ~10 mi fun rides each day (Fri/Sat/Sun.) The head vet is Dr Laura Blanton, assisting vets are Dr Miranda Andress, and Dr Larry Moore.

Please sign up in advance if you will be attending this event at:


Stonewall Century Ride

LA VETA – The 15th annual Stonewall Cen- tury Ride, Saturday August 11, is an all-day out-and-back 102 mile bicycle ride from La Veta to Segundo and back. It is organized by Spanish Peaks Cycling Association, a non- profit 501(c)(3) organization. Proceeds from the ride will be donated to the La Veta and Stonewall fire protection districts. After the Spring Fire, we have a deep respect for the amazing firefighters who saved our com- munities. Spanish Peaks Cycling wants to use this event as a springboard to re-invigorate the summer commerce in La Veta and Cuchara. If you or your organization would like to set up a booth for free in City Park during the race contact Bethany LaLoge at 719-890-4220. The times for booths will be – set up at 10 am and then the event will run from 11am to 7 pm (vendors can leave earlier if they need). For more information and to register for the Stone- wall Century Ride, see or email


The Mitguards at Deerprint

LA VETA — Check out the Colorado Springs Band, The Mitguards Saturday, August 11, 6 pm at Deerprint Wine and Bistro. The Mit-

guards’ musical style, a hybrid of American roots music that includes folk, country and swing, makes their sound powerful and dis- tinct. The band consists of Chris Mitguard on acoustic guitar, harmonica and vocals and Deb Mitguard on mandolin, accordion and vocals. Check them out here: Tickets are $10.


Jon Chandler at LV Mercantile

LA VETA — Join us for an evening of mean- ingful songwriting and smooth delivery by a great voice Saturday, August 11, 7 pm at La Veta Mercantile. A seventh generation Col- oradan and an award winning singer, songwriter, novelist and poet, Jon writes of the historic and contemporary West. Jon’s novels, songs and poems serve to keep alive the West’s frontier ethic. His musical Genre is Country Western. Tickets are $17 in advance, or $20 at the door. See ad page 4.


CappTon Reid at Dog Bar

CUCHARA — Come catch CappTon Reid in scenic Cuchara Saturday, August 11, 8:30 pm – Midnight. The dance floor is hot, but the air is cool at The Dog Bar, 34 Cuchara Ave E.


Bears vs. Bulls—Spring Fire Relief Race

WALSENBURG — Colorado’s third most ex- pansive wildfire in recorded history – the Spring Fire – is the inspiration for a unique 8/9 mile race and 6/6.2 mile non-competitive WALK dubbed Bears vs. Bulls scheduled Sunday, August 12, 7:30 am. The Spanish Peaks Striders, with assistance from the or- ganization Run Trinidad, will directly fund Spring Fire relief with all entry fees and do- nations going to the Spanish Peaks Com- munity Foundation for this worthy cause. We invite runners and walkers from the im- mediate area and well beyond to literally come together, as you will see.

Register online: burg/BearsvsBullsSpringFireReliefRace


“Post Spring Fire-Now What?” at Deerprint Wine

LA VETA — An ecology talk presentation, Monday, August 13, 6 pm will offer an oppor- tunity to discuss ecosystem recovery following the Spring Fire with Derek Sokoloski, South- east Area Manager of the Colorado State For- est Service and Manuel Molles, Professor Emeritus, University of New Mexico. They will discuss how the fire has affected different ecosystems, including grasslands, shrublands, woodlands, as well as forested ecosystems and species of trees. This program is co-hosted by Deerprint Wine, Colorado State Forest Service, and La Veta Trails. Deerprint is at 106 E. Francisco St.


Care-n-Share food distribution

WALSENBURG — Huerfano County Care-n-Share food dis- tribution is Tuesday, August 14, 10 to 11:30 am at Mazzone Hall, E 7th Street. The food is passed out on first come first serve basis until food is gone. Picture ID required. Please bring your own box or bags for groceries


Free legal clinic at SPL

WALSENBURG — A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 4 to 5 pm on the SECOND TUESDAY of each month at the Spanish Peaks Library at 415 Walsen Avenue in Walsenburg. The next date for the clinic is Tuesday, August 14. Please note the new times for 2018.

By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer ques- tions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all areas of civil litigation, including family law, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, small claims, veterans issues, and civil protection orders. Walk-ins are welcome, and everyone will be helped on a first- come, first-served basis.

Upcoming dates in 2018 are: September 11; October 9; November 13; December 11.


Tr y-ART-Fecta

LA VETA — Try-ART-Fecta, Art Class Sampler, Batik – Jewelry – Pottery will be held Wednesday, August 15. The tuition is $129 (inclusive). TRY a trio of art projects that you will create in one day! This art experience is designed with the beginner adult in mind but will be fun for those with experience as well. You will go to three different studios, learning techniques in Batik, Jewelry and Clay with local artists Beth and Jonathan Evans, Valerie Smith and Nicole Copel. For more information go to:


Woodcut prints and Raku show at La Veta Gallery

LA VETA — Join us for two artists, Theresa Haberkorn and Jerry Rhodes, at La Veta Gallery on Main, 210 S. Main. The show features woodcut prints by Haberkorn and Art Raku by Rhodes. This show runs through Aug. 21. For more infor- mation call: 742-3666.


SPACe 2018 Photography Show

LA VETA — Twenty-five area artists, from La Veta, Cuchara, La Junta, Colorado City, Westcliffe, Weston, McClave, Las Ani- mas, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Denver, and Oakland, CA are shar- ing their photography in the 2018 Photography Show at the SPACe Gallery in the Park. For pictures of the winning pho- tography visit the SPACe website Hours are Tues. – Fri, 11 am – 4 pm, Sat. 10 am – 4 pm and Sun- days Noon – 4 pm. Call 719 742-3074 for information. There is no admission fee.


Benefit concert for Cuchara Mountain Park

LA VETA — Thursday, August 16, 7 pm come out to La Veta Mercantile for an evening from Bach to Broadway featuring local favorite Andy Hackbarth, guitar/vocals, Jennifer Carr, piano/vocals, Corrie Donovan, soprano and a special guest ap- pearance by the John Mall Choir! This special event is a gift from the performers to benefit the Cuchara Mountain Park. Tickets are $12 advance or $15 at the door.

See ad page 3



Las Animas Republican meeting today

TRINIDAD — The Las Animas County Republican meeting is today, Thursday, August 2, 6 pm at The Sayre Senior Center, 1212 San Pedro.


The Next 15 Cabaret at SCRT tonight

TRINIDAD —The 2018 Professional Company of Southern Colorado Repertory Theater comes together for one night only, Thursday, August 2, 7:30 pm to give you a sneak peak of selec- tions from shows you might see at the SCRT in the Next 15 Years. Enjoy songs from musicals including Hair, Hello Dolly, Pippin, Chicago, Mamma Mia!, Cabaret, and many more. Join us for one night of song, dance, and even a chance to help us shape the future of musical theatre at the SCRT. This fun Mu- sical is appropriate for all ages. All tickets are $18. For more information visit Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre, 131 W Main St., 719-846-4765, or


Senior Day at Books & More

TRINIDAD — Friday, August 3, is Senior Day at Books & More Bookstore, 132 N. Commercial St., Trinidad. Most items 50% off. Store hours are 11am to 4:30 pm.


Community art recycling request

TRINIDAD — Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care, 1052 E. Main Street asks for help from our neighbors. Please drop off new or reusable art supplies during August to help our volunteers work with local youth to create fun artwork for our patients to enjoy. Contact Joelle with any questions: 719- 846-3060


Community screening for preschoolers

TRINIDAD — Start your child on track for success at the community screening event scheduled Friday August 3, 1 to 5 pm at the Las Animas County Health Department, 412 Bene- dicta Avenue. The screening is free and open to children five years of age and younger. Want to know more about how your child is growing, learning, and playing? Screenings include: vision, hearing, dental, developmental, social emotional, and lead exposure.

A parent or guardian must be present the screenings. If a parent or guardian is unable to attend please call (719) 845-0463 for more information.


Hi Country Weekend

TRINIDAD — Southeast Area Square Dance Council proudly presents the 33rd annual Hi Country Weekend, Friday and Sat- urday, August 3 and 4 at Trinidad Community Center, 1309 Be- shoar Ave. The featured caller is Charlie Robertson and featured cuer is Mitchell Thompson. For more information contact Barbara McPhaul: coloradosquare-

Come out this weekend to experience the fun of Hi Coun- try Square Dancing! This fall, join Trinidad Squares for youth square dance lessons in September and monthly dances for adults. Contact: Peter Monzon for more information. See ad page 5.


Christy Parent photography exhibition reception and opening

TRINIDAD — Come enjoy the photography of Christy Parent at the opening reception Friday, August 3, 5 to 8 pm at Trinidad Photography Gallery, 319 W. Main Street. Light refreshments will be served from 5-8. There is no admission charge.


Dance Connection yard sale fundraiser

JANSEN — The Dance Connection will host a yard sale fund- raiser on Saturday, August 4, 8:30 am at 34442 CO HWY 12. Proceeds will help cover expenses to send local dance students to New York City. Come out and support Dance Connection!


Aguilar Street Festival and Car Show

AGUILAR — The Aguilar Street Festival and Car Show will be held Saturday August 4, 10 am to 6 pm. There will be a parade, food and craft vendors, kids activities, library book sale, entertainment. Wiskey Creek Band will perform from 2 pm to 6 pm. We are looking for entries for the car show. Six categories including one for anything that rolls! Prizes for 1,2 and 3rd place. Entry fee is $10. Call 719-680-4034 to register, or register on site at 10 am.

Parade 10 am – Everyone is invited to be in the parade. Line up is at 9:30am

Car Show — Register in advance or the day of the event at 11am, $10. Car Show entries are encouraged to be in the parade. Car Show Categories are as follows: Roaring Twenties 1920-1929; Oldies But Goodies 1930 – 1949; Nifty Fifties 1950-1959; Way Cool 1960-1979; Young-Uns 1980 & Bey- ond; Anything that Rolls, ATVs, Motorcycles, Tractors; Tro- phies for 1,2 and 3rd place in each category, play the Peoples Choice Award

Entertainment Stage: 10:30 – 12noon, Tom Munch; 12noon – 2pm, Kerry Sciacca Campbell and Friends, 2pm – 6pm, Whiskey Creek Band. Food and Craft Vendors all day, Kids Activities All Day. See ad page 28.


The Apishapa Valley Heritage Center Charles Goodnight presentation

AGUILAR — The Apishapa Valley Heritage Center will be open until 2 pm, August 4 during the Aguilar Street Festival. Come join the fun! We will sponsor a presentation at the Com- munity Center at 1 pm by the Goodnight Barn Preservation committee who will tell the story of and the process of saving the Goodnight Barn. Come hear about Charles Goodnight – the real Lonesome Dove Story. They will speak to his early life, lifelong work in the cattle trail, the Nolan Land Grant and the settling of his Pueblo Rock Canyon Ranch in 1868.


Friends of the Aguilar Library Book Sale

AGUILAR – The Aguilar Library will hold a book sale begin- ning Sat. Aug 4, 10 am to 2 pm through September. Many books and DVD’s, great low prices. All proceeds benefit Li- brary programs.


Breakfast buffet at Spanish Peaks Inn

GULNARE —This Saturday, August 4 come out to Aguilar downtown and participate in the fun at Aguilar Days. Sunday, August 5, visit Spanish Peaks Inn from 8 am to 12 pm for the breakfast buffet. Don’t forget Spanish Peaks Inn has Taco Tues- day and specials on Thursday and Friday nights! Dine in or call in and carry out! Spanish Peaks Inn is located in scenic Gulnare at 22590 County Rd 41.6 #10. Order to go and pick up in less than 30 minutes, (719) 941-4288. See ad page 5


School supply drive

TRINIDAD — The local Colorado State Patrol and Port of Entry team will be hosting a school supply drive Saturday, August 4, 8 am to 4 pm at Walmart Trinidad, 2921 Toupal Drive. Please stop by and donate new school supplies. All donated supplies will be distributed by The Youth Club of Trinidad to local students.


Human trafficking in Colorado

TRINIDAD — Linda Walker of Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department is setting up a program on Human Trafficking which should be of interest to any family in Colorado. Anyone can be a victim of human trafficking. Please join us Saturday, August 4, 1 to 3:30 pm at the Trinidad Police Auditorium, 160 E. First St. Bring your family friends and neighbors. Due to limited space, please RSVP by August 2. This program is free. Contact Linda Walker at:


ROAR invites cancer survivors to dinner

TRINIDAD — We want cancer survivors to come and sign up so we can honor and celebrate them at the Relay for Life cele- bration Saturday, August 4, 5:30 pm. We invite survivors to our dinner. Participants will get a tshirt, goodie bag, and most importantly they are the reason we continue and keep fighting back against cancer and doing what we do. Anyone can ded- icate a luminaria bag that lights our track with loved ones name on them who have fought cancer, celebrate a survivor, or honor a current cancer fighter for just $5. Also anyone can sign up for Relay as a participant and/or have a team that can have family, friends, coworkers, neighbors on that team. Just contact us to sign up. And we need volunteer help for the day of our big event, and give community service hours credited for volunteering if someone needs it.

Our website is: Facebook: ROAR4RFL


ROAR for Relay for Life

TRINIDAD — Come ROAR with us in the fight against cancer! Join us for too much fun, celebrate survivors and re- member loved ones, Saturday, August 4, from 4 to 10 pm at Central Park. The cancer survivor dinner begins at 5:30, Sur- vivor and Caregiver Lab begins at 6:30 pm. Luminaria cere- mony is at 9 pm. ROAR features live music by DJ-Tommy D Productions. Many other activities are planned throughout the evening: Zumba, kids’ activities, food vendors, silent auc- tions, merchandise sales and much more!

Volunteer/help needed, also community service hours credited. Contact: Kendra Doherty, 719-680-0693; Linda Pfalmer, 719-680-2293; Tom Davis, 719-680-4677; or Lesley Abeyta-Hertzing, 719-859-2065.


God of Carnage at SCRT

TRINIDAD — Tony Award winner, God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jamie Billings is now playing at Southern Colorado Repertory Theater.

This 90-minute thrill ride takes you into the most dangerous place on earth: parenthood. An innocent squabble over a playground incident becomes an all-out, fur-flying, hilarious brawl between two couples in this new play from Yasmina Reza. God of Carnage stormed Broadway, nabbing the Tony Award for Best Play and earning knock-out reviews. Mild Adult Themes. God of Carnage will be performed: Sun- day, August 5, 2:30 pm, Friday, August 10, 7:30 pm, and Sat- urday, August 18, 7:30 pm. For tickets visit:


Free sports physical clinics

TRINIDAD — Mt. San Rafael Hospital is offering free sports physical clinics Tuesday, August 7; Wednesday, August 8, 8 am to 3 pm. No appointment necessary! Sports Physicals per- formed on dates other than those listed will be completed for $20 cash.


TPD family fun night

TRINIDAD — Trinidad Police Department invites you to Ci- mino Park for a night of family fun and activities. August 7, from 4 to 10 pm at Cimino Park. Enjoy bounce house, food and beverages, face painting, various games, water park, child identification packet, movie at dusk.


Aguilar School registration

AGUILAR — Registration for the 2018-19 school year will be August 7-9. High School: Tuesday, August 7, 9 am-noon; Mid- dle School: Wednesday, August 8 9 am-noon; Elementary: Au- gust 9 9 am-noon. Please call 719-941-4188 for questions related to registration. See ad page 28


Purgatoire River Watershed Forum

TRINIDAD — How much do you know about the natural re- sources of the Purgatoire River Watershed? The Purgatoire River Watershed Forum is an event designed to bring together the different stakeholders and citizens of the Purgatoire River Watershed to learn and discuss the ongoing challenges and op- portunities to protecting the river and its watershed.

Whether we are talking about forestry, noxious weeds, grazing practices, or wildlife, natural resource concerns inter- act with each other in a variety of complex ways. The forum will give a chance for people to learn about a wide variety of subjects and how to think holistically about the intersection between key issues.

In addition to interesting presenters, we will also be offer- ing handouts and pamphlets and information on programs that can assist in funding and professional expertise. Come to the event to learn more about the natural resources and how you can take action to improve the quality of land and water on your property.

The forum will take place on Wednesday, August 8, 8 am to 2 pm at Trinidad State Junior College Pioneer Room. The event is free of charge. Light breakfast and lunch will be in- cluded.

For more information visit the Purgatoire Watershed Part- nership webpage. Please RSVP to Sam Wallace by sending an email to


CANNACO—Vendor Extravaganza

TRINIDAD — Saturday, August 11, 11 am to 5 pm come to Cannaco, 3019 Toupal DriveVendor for specials all day long. There will be free food, music and giveaways! Discounts all day, 25% off glass and $10 off apparel.

Featuring Stillwater Brands, Love’s Oven, Mountain High Suckers, Lacuna Botanicals, Binske, Stratos, Cannapunch, Mary’s Medicinals, Incredibles, Dixie, Wana, Coda, Quest Concentrates, and more!


Superhero Pub Crawl benefit

TRINIDAD — A “Superhero Pub Crawl” to benefit the Trini- dad Miner Backpack Program will be held Saturday, August 11, 2 to 5:30 pm. The cost is $25 or $20 with non-perishable food donation

Each participant will get a wristband and a ticket for one beer or one beer/wine/wells drink at each of the six establish- ments. The tickets must be used the day and times of the pub crawl. You must be age 21 or older to participate and have valid ID with you at all times. Dress up as your favorite superhero! The times are: 2 pm at Moose’s; 2:35 pm Bella Luna; 3:10 pm Tees Me Treat Me; 3:45 pm Las Animas Grill; 4:20 pm Buckets; 4:55 pm Brix

Purchase tickets from Joey or Jamie Salazar at Brix or from Andrew Saracino around Trinidad. For more information call Brix at 719-422-8273.


Trinidad Chamber taking applications for annual Business Expo

TRINIDAD — The Trinidad/ Las Animas Chamber of Com- merce is now accepting applications for their annual Business Expo to be held on Thursday, August 16 at the Sebastiani gym, 206 N. Animas Street in Trinidad, from 10 am to 4 pm. Booths are $50 for chamber members and $75 for non-members. There will be a live broadcast from the event with complimentary mini interviews for participating businesses. This is a perfect opportunity to promote your business to the community, and beyond, via radio. To obtain an application and for more infor- mation, please call 719-846-9285, email requests to tlac- or visit our office at 136 W. Main street in Trinidad, M – F from 10 am to 4 pm. You are invited to join us for an exciting networking event that encompasses Colfax County and Huerfano County as well as Las Animas County.


Lip Sync 2018

RATON — Lip Sync 2018 is a must see show Friday, August 3 and Saturday August 4, 7 pm at the Shuler Theater, 131 N. Sec- ond Street. What could be better than seeing all those familiar faces up on that stage putting on the show of a lifetime?! You’re sure to leave there with a smile on your face and feeling com- pletely entertained! General admission prices are: adults, $5; Seniors, $4; Children under 12, $3. See ad page 26


NM Railroads at The Raton Museum

RATON — The Raton Museum presents NE New Mexico Rail- roads with guest speaker Fred Friedman Saturday, August 4, 8 am to 5 pm at the Raton Museum, 108 S. 2nd. Stop in and enjoy! Free admission.


Cimarron Days Festival

CIMARRON — Come out to Cimarron Days Festival, Sat- urday, August 4, 9 am to 5 pm at The Village Park. Experience live music & entertainment featuring: Gary Reynolds, Tommy Kear, and Dusty Mcdaniel. There will be a variety of vendors: Artists, craftsmen, games, prizes, 50/50 raffle; junior Miss Ci- marron Contest, ages 6-13; Watermelon eating contest! Bingo! Cake walk! For more information: Pat Gruver 575-613-3476; Diann Carpenter 505-652-0700; Jan Reynolds 575-512-5130. Vendors are being accepted now. $20 per booth, $25 per booth w/ electric.


9th annual WRCA Sanctioned Maverick Ranch Rodeo

CIMARRON — The 2018 Maverick Ranch Rodeo will be held Saturday, August 4 in Cimarron. Watch teams of working cow- boys and cowgirls from ranches across the West compete in real events of the modern cowboy: wild cow milking, team brand- ing, stray gathering, team sorting, and ranch bronc riding. Ad- mission is $5, children 6 and under get in free.


Summer program at Sugarite Canyon

RATON — This weekend at Sugarite Canyon come out to hear some eerie tales Saturday, August 4, 7 pm at Soda Pocket Amphitheater. Ghost Tales of Colfax County is a summer pro- gram at Sugarite Canyon State Park by Jarred Chatterly.


Johnson Mesa Church Service

JOHNSON MESA — Each summer the historic little church on the mesa (St. John’s Methodist Episcopal) hosts Sunday services featuring local pastors from different churches. Sun- day, August 5, 2:30 pm Pastor Ed Buerkle of Calvary Baptist Church of Raton will speak.

These services are a great opportunity for new people to find out more about the area. The church is about 17 miles NE of Raton on Sugarite Avenue (HWY 72) and it will take about 20 minutes to get there, watch for deer! Questions? 575-445- 3262

Colfax County Fair

SPRINGER — “Set It. Grow It. Show It.” is the theme for the 2018 Colfax County Fair, August 6 – August 12 at Colfax County Fair Grounds, 16 Airport Rd. Grounds admission be- gins 2 pm Friday and 7 pm on Saturday. See ad page 29


WW I in NM at the Raton Museum

RATON — Come out and listen to professor and author; Dan- iel R Cillis, PhD, Tuesday, August 7, 6 pm at the Raton Mu- seum, 108 South 2nd Street. Dr. Cillis is credited for having drafted a truly exceptional historical account of New Mexican’s; from each of our 33 counties who fought during WW I.


The Wizard of Oz Live at the Shuler

RATON — The Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts returns to Raton for one night only, Wednesday, August 8, 7 pm with their production of The Wizard of Oz, at The Shuler Theater, 131 N Second Street. Tickets are: Adults $20, Seniors $15, Chil- dren $10. For more information, call 575-445-4746


Michael Jackson Experience at the Shuler

RATON — American Music Icons revue of music’s greatest showmen bring a theatrical tribute to Michael Jackson Friday, August 10, 7 to 9 pm at The Shuler Theater, 131 N. Second Street. This revue is an incredible world class theatrical tribute to Michael Jackson! Featuring a renowned, omni-talented Las Vegas entertainer as Michael w/original choreography and amazing dancers!

This show presents over 90 minutes of MJ hit songs with exclusive video sequences, props and special effects! Intelli- gent stage lighting & atmospheric effects create an on-stage laser light show that is worthy of the king of pop! 1980s Cos- tumes and MJ attire is highly encouraged! Tickets are $25. Call 575-445-4746 or visit for more information.


Ramblin’ Round Raton

RATON — The next prescription for better health walk spon- sored by Raton Parks and Recreation will be Saturday, August 11, 9 am when we “Walk with a Slowpoke Ranger!” Join State Park Ranger Pat Walseh to take a really slow hike in Climax Canyon Park. Meet at the parking lot at the west end of Apache Ave. Please bring water, good walking shoes, hat, and sun- block.


Colfax Democratic Party meeting

RATON — The next business meeting of the Colfax County Democratic Party will be Saturday, August 11, 1 to 3 pm at the Colfax County Courthouse, 230 N 3rd Street. On the agenda is: member discussion on upcoming meet & greet, methods of getting folks to the polls in November, opening the Colfax County Democratic headquarters, hours of operation, who can be at the HQ, and materials needed.


Revue of Music’s Greatest Showmen

RATON — An incredible world class theatrical revue honoring Jackie Wilson, James Brown, Elvis Presley, Cab Calloway, Little Richard, Michael Jackson & Bruno Mars is scheduled for Sat- urday, August 11, 7:30 to 9 pm at the Shuler Theater. Featuring a renowned, omni-talented Las Vegas entertainer w/original choreography, amazing dancers and much more!

Get ready to shake, rattle & roll as the audience travels back in time with seven musical vignettes featuring over 25+ hit songs by seven music icons spanning over eight decades! American Music Icons’ resurrects each featured icons’ legen- dary showmanship – dynamic stage presence -spot-on dance moves – spectacular theatrics – iconic wardrobe and classic style in this unbelievable two hour theatrical experience! *Golden Age Hollywood Costumes and Attire is Highly En- couraged!* TICKETS are $25, For more information call 575- 445-4746 or visit




Lathrop State Park activities

WALSENBURG — Friday, August 3, 7 pm at the Piñon Camp- ground Amphitheater UCCS Professor George Bolling will do a visual demonstration of the geologic timeline. Come and learn when organisms made their appearance—and when di- nosaurs roamed—in what is now Colorado.

Saturday morning, August 4, 9 am at the Piñon Camp- ground Amphitheater the park naturalist will conduct a Junior Ranger Activity called Lathrop’s Big 5. Participants will learn about the top 5 plants that give Lathrop its character, and earn a Junior Ranger badge & certificate.

Geologist Brian Penn returns to Lathrop on Saturday evening with his informational and entertaining presentation on the Geology of the Spanish Peaks Region. The presentation will begin at 8 pm at the Amphitheater.

Sunday morning, August 5, Naturalist Bob Kennemer will present Edible, Medicinal, Useful and Dangerous plants. This activity involves a gentle walk on the Cuerno Verde Trail and will be focused on the plants that grow in the riparian zone around Martin Lake. Come and learn how Native Americans, Spanish homesteaders and European settlers made use of Col- orado’s native plants. The walk will begin at 9 am at the West Beach parking area (on the northwestern shore of Martin Lake).

As always, any vehicle entering Lathrop State Park must have a park pass. If you would like to attend but don’t have a park pass, remember you may check one out of either Spanish Peaks Library or La Veta Library for up to one week. Lathrop State Park is 3 miles west of Walsenburg on Hwy 160.


Fridays For Fun: Drawing with pastels and charcoal

LA VETA — The La Veta School of the Arts presents an un- usual and fun drawing class that will surprise you Friday, Au- gust 3, from 1-3 pm. Lana Thomas Wachterman will help you make original marks with charcoal and pastels including flour- escent colors. Your drawings from this class will open your eyes to the possibilities of dynamic, compelling and original drawing. $15 at the door or register ahead for $10. Call ahead to reserve a place: 719-250-5653 or register on Paypal through our website:


Fridays for Fun: Color Wheel

LA VETA — Children of all ages join Kristina Heim on Friday, August 10 from 1-3 pm. Explore the color wheel and mix colors you love! See the energy of color and translate it into foods you love. This class promises tasting treats in addition to having fun with color. LVSA is at Ryus Ave. and Yvette Lane, behind the La Veta Inn, across from the town park. Call ahead to save $5 on the class fee, 719-250-5653. Our last class of the season is August 17, Tie Dye with Ellen White.


Free youth summer fitness fun for ages 13-18

WALSENBURG — At the WU (Washington Underground), 201 E 5th Street. Work out with TRX, Strength & Conditioning, and Bosu balls Monday-Saturday 1-2 pm. Classes are limited to 10 per class. Call Michael at 833-SOCOFIT to reserve your spot. First come-first serve!


Children’s free summer art program

LA VETA — The Francisco Fort Museum and the Huajatolla Heritage Foundation are delighted to announce FREE cultural art education classes for kids ages 7-14 at Francisco Fort Mu- seum. The classes will be held every Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm, through August 15.

There will be a total of ten sessions including exciting ac- tivities and projects such as; exploring the Francisco Fort Mu- seum, learning about cliff dwellings, crafting drums, painting pictographs, sandpainting, creating dream catchers, and special guest speakers!

Attend some or all! Class space is limited. To sign up con- tact Sharona (719) 890-4153 or at


Storytime explorers for tots

LA VETA — La Veta Public Library offers storytime every Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 am in the Family Room. Join us for songs and stories. After storytime, we’ll have refreshments for adults and toys set up for children in the meeting room. For children ages 4 and under.



Teen hangout at THM

TRINIDAD — Trinidad History Museum has a place just for teens every Friday, 2 pm. We explore “All Things Media!” We will be making music videos, webisodes, commercials, and more! Learn about character development, writing tactics, sto- ryboarding, editing, and all you need to succeed.


Young Naturalist Day Camp

TRINIDAD — Tuesday, August 7 – Friday, August 10 at Trin- idad Lake State Park, enjoy archery, hiking, fishing, and many more adventures! This camp is for ages 12-15. Cost is only $20 per naturalist for the entire week. Scholarships are available. Each day will run from 9:30am – 1:30pm. Lunch will be pro- vided. E-mail Amy at for more in- formation on how to register.


Book Readers Rock!

TRINIDAD — Bring your favorite book for the next meeting of Book Readers Rock, Friday, August 10, 1 to 3 pm at the Car- negie Library. This club is for 6th,7th and 8th grade readers. New members welcome!


Youth Club of Trinidad

TRINIDAD — From now through Friday, August 24, our members will be learning about our hometown heroes, the people behind the scenes that keep Trinidad running. Guest speakers from a variety of civilian and military fields will be giving presentations on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Our summer hours will be 10 am-6 pm, Monday-Friday. Membership fees are $15/month per child. Members can also join our Trinidad Triggers Youth Club for an additional $15, which includes a t-shirt, a season pass, and more. A free summer lunch program is available at the Youth Club and is open to non-members as well as members from 12-1 pm, Monday-Friday. Call 719-422-8090 if you have any questions.


Free summer lunches in Trinidad

TRINIDAD — Once again the TSD#1 Summer Lunch Program meals will be served at the Trinidad Middle School Cafeteria Monday through Friday until Friday, August 10, 11 am to 1 pm. For more information please contact TSD#1 Food Service Di- rector Carolyn Villa at 719-845-2051 or 719-846-3324 Villa’s e- mail is



Join the Earth Team

COLFAX COUNTY — The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking an Earth Team Volunteer. Since 1985, Earth Team volunteers have provided a valued source of talent and enthusiasm to the USDA/NRCS. Every day, these ded- icated volunteers work with conservation professionals on pri- vate lands to improve soil quality, conserve water, improve air quality and enhance wildlife habitat. A v a i l – able to anyone 14 and older, the Earth Team provides a variety of opportunities: full or part time; outdoor or indoor activities; as an individual or part of a group. There is something for ev- eryone. Please contact the NRCS Raton Field Office for further information-575-445-9571


RHA Food Program ends August 3

RATON — Raton Housing Authority would like to announce the participation in the Summer Food Service Program ends Friday, August 3. Please join us at the following locations for free lunches for all children ages 1 through 18! Meals will be served Monday through Friday.

For info contact: Raton Housing Authority (575) 445-8021, Terry Baca, Coleen Sanchez-Garcia, or Brenda Guara .


Read to Me! Family Read-Alongs

RATON — The first family read-along sponsored by “Growing Great Kids” will be Saturday, August 11, 11 am at Early Head Start, 1144 Jones Street. Bring your babies and toddlers from 0 to 5 years old. The first 9 families to sign up and attend will receive a free bilingual (English/Spanish) book. Included in the read along are snacks and related activities. The featured book is Goodnight Moon. If you can’t attend, listen to KRTN for same-day broadcast and stay tuned for future broadcasted read-alongs! Sign up with Emma: 575-383-1322


Trustee resigns position

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