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Colorado Proud virtual symposium: “Iconic Times for Colorado Agriculture: 2020 Learnings and 2021 Futureproofing”
OUR WORLD — The agricultural symposium will be held Thursday, Dec. 3, 12 to 1:30 p.m. online via Zoom. The meeting password and phone number will be provided upon registration. Register by going to the Colorado Proud website or following this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RfKHnh0oSeqPrfsSLSWgkw 11:45 a.m., online check-in; 12:00-1:00 p.m., keynote/panel; and 1:00-1:30 p.m., Q&A. The goal of the symposium is to supply the agriculture industry with clear strategies to futureproof for agricultural success in every type of economic, environmental and cultural situation
The informative, educational Colorado Proud Iconic Times for Colorado Agriculture: 2020 Learnings and 2021 Futureproofing Virtual Symposium will feature a lively keynote, panel discussion and Q&A. Industry experts will discuss every angle of agriculture and predict what’s next for ranchers, producers, consumers, food businesses and retailers. Hosted by Colorado Proud, a program of the Colorado Department of Agriculture, the online symposium is available for media, Colorado Proud members, ag industry professionals and the general public. Questions for panelists can be submitted via “chat” in real time during the Q&A from 1:00-1:30 p.m.
A mix of U.S. and Colorado government leaders and agriculture experts will lead a complex conversation, sharing learnings from an unprecedented 2020 year of disruption, while revealing predictions, trends and strategies for 2021 and beyond.
Agriculture is an important economic driver in the state, consistently ranking as one of Colorado’s leading industries and is in the top-10 nationally for production of a variety of agricultural products. With more than 38,900 farms encompassing nearly 32 million acres, agriculture is a vital part of Colorado, supporting more than 195,000 jobs, contributing more than $47 billion to the state’s economy annually.
Expect CPW helicopter flights in December
OUR WORLD — Beginning Nov. 30, Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists will assess deer and elk populations by conducting low-altitude helicopter flights in southeast Colorado, west of Interstate 25.
Then, in mid- to late-December, biologists will launch similar helicopter flights in the southeastern plains of Colorado to the east of I-25. Southeast Region residents can expect low-flying helicopters that spend a small amount of time in a specific area and then move on searching for more deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep.
The flights beginning Nov. 30 will target Park and Fremont counties before sweeping into El Paso and Teller counties, north of U.S. Highway 50, and then through Lake and Chaffee counties. Then the biologists will fly south through Pueblo, Custer, Huerfano and Las Animas counties.
The eastern flight plan calls for helicopters to tour along the South Republican River drainage from Flagler to the Kansas state line. Then the helicopters will turn south into Kit Carson and Cheyenne counties followed by tours of Kiowa, Prowers and Baca counties.
The helicopter surveys will conclude with flights along the Arkansas River from the Kansas state line to Colorado Highway 71 and southwest along the Purgatoire River.
If the weather permits, CPW biologists hope to conclude their herd assessment flights by early January. For more information on CPW’s wildlife population objectives, visit cpw.state.co.us/ThingsToDo/pages/HerdManagementPlans.aspx
CSU Extension offering Certified Gardener Program – online!
OUR WORLD — New for 2021! CSU Extension will be offering our Certified Colorado Gardener Program completely online! Also new this year, we will have a FULL COURSE option and multiple SHORT COURSE options to meet anyone’s needs. All classes will be online, are self-paced, and can be done in your free time. Regardless of the course, you’ll receive in-depth horticulture training provided by CSU faculty, staff, and specialists.
There is NO volunteer commitment with the Certified Program. Registration deadline is December 31, 2020. For more information including fees, course descriptions and to register visit: https://cmg.extension.colostate.edu/certified-colorado-gardener/.
Free COVID-19 testing
WALSENBURG — The Health Department has expanded FREE COVID-19 testing in Huerfano County. This free COVID-19 test is available to all members of the public, regardless of symptoms. No Insurance Required
Please call for an appointment. Testing will be available on: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Appointments are required for testing, call 719-738-2650 for an appointment. The Las Animas/Huerfano Health Department office address is: 119 E. 5th Street.
Support Francisco Fort Museum shop local now!
LA VETA — The Francisco Fort Museum Book and Gift Shop is now on display and online at the La Veta Mercantile, 300 South Main Street. Shop in-store or peruse their online catalog https://la-veta-mercantile.square.site/ from the safety of your own home. Shipping and curbside pick up available. Lots of great local history books! Your purchase supports the continuing work of the Francisco Fort History Museum. It doesn’t get more local than this.
WALSENBURG — Front Range Clinic is offering confidential, safe, access to medications for addiction treatment at two locations in Walsenburg. Thursdays, 9:30 to 11 a.m the mobile unit will be at 1818 E. Kansas Avenue. Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the clinic will be held at 129 Kansas Avenue. For more information call 1-866-MAT-STAT or visit www.frontrangemd.com
Discussion pods at La Veta Library
LA VETA — Discussion pods alternate each Thursday at 2 p.m. between book and movie discussions. Come talk about what you are reading/watching or your favorite recommendation! Sign-up opens each Monday for that Thursday’s Discussion Pod. Stop by the front desk or call 742-3572 to reserve your space!
Walsenburg community improvement projects every Friday
WALSENBURG — Join the Mayor at Heritage Park every Friday 11 am – 1 pm for community oriented improvement projects. There are countless little things we can do to make things better and the Mayor is confident that one of them has your name on it! Come have fun and become part of the solution!
Holiday crafts sale and Cruise 4 Christmas
WALSENBURG — Come start your Christmas shopping at a holiday craft event Friday, Nov. 27, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Legends Flooring, 726 Main Street.
Then, decorate any street legal vehicle and let’s cruise down Main Street, Friday, Nov. 27, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Talks on Divine Light via Zoom
HUERFANO COUNTY — Join spiritual mentor, mystic & student of Jesus, Laura Bedford to experientially explore why it makes all the difference to trust the Divine Light on Tuesdays and Saturdays, 5 p.m. Just what is Divine Light & how does it work? Exploration of this nature is needed more than ever.
Join her Zoom meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/93029560738?pwd=NovabSs40GpHVnBpanFtcnFKSjhNdz09
Meeting ID: 930 2956 0738Passcode: 143809
La Veta Village Food Services boxes
LA VETA — For qualified individuals and families, please reserve a box and schedule a pick-up, email email@example.com or call (719) 247-1393. NEXT FREE FOOD PICK-UP: Saturday, Nov. 28, 9 – 10 a.m. at 109 E. Francisco St.
We also offer a grocery shopping service: (719) 357-7633. If you or someone you know is a 60+ year old senior, or have a preexisting condition that puts you at high risk and you live in the 81055 zip code and are in need of transporting groceries from Charlie’s to your home, please contact us at (719) 357-7633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Orders are taken Mondays and Thursdays. Deliveries are on Tuesdays and Fridays.– lavetavillage.org. To volunteer, call 719-247-1393
Plant A Book at La Veta Library
LA VETA — This holiday season make a reader’s Christmas bright and help grow the La Veta Library’s children’s book collection. Planting a book in the Library’s collection is a great and easy way to honor a friend or relative. A dedication bookplate will be placed inside one of our pre-selected books and we will give you a personalized card for your special person. Plant-A-Book begins Tuesday, Dec. 1. All dedications cost $15. Contact us at 742-3572 for more information. You can view the books on our website lvpl.org and use the PayPal option to purchase or come in to the library.
Order Christmas wreaths & garlands now
LA VETA — If you love the smell of a fresh wreath and desire festive décor that will last throughout the holiday season, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! Upon the Rock Christian Camp is selling fresh Douglas fir wreaths for the Christmas season, both decorated and undecorated! Wreaths range from smallest at 18″ to largest at 36″ and garland is 25 feet. Please make your order via snail mail, phone, or our new website order form as soon as possible!
To order: P.O. Box 1007 La Veta, Colorado 81055; TEL: 719-742-6777; email@example.com; office hours; 9 to 5:30.
Delivery begins Dec. 2 – 5. The proceeds from this fundraiser help to keep the ministry of Upon The Rock moving forward, and we are always grateful for your support! For more information: www.uponthertock.com.
Drive by Blessing
WALSENBURG — Do you miss church and the opportunity for communion? We will be offering anyone who would like to be blessed to stop by Friday Dec 4, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for “drive by communion” in front of the United Church of Walsenburg.
Please do not block the main roads. If you have allergies, we can still bless you even if you can not partake. Sponsored by United Church of Walsenburg and New Life Ministries
HPRD seeks new board members
HUERFANO COUNTY — The Huerfano Parks and Recreation District is currently seeking letters of interest from individuals who are looking to serve on the Huerfano Parks and Recreation District Board.
The mission of the Huerfano Parks and Recreation Board is to provide a healthy environment in Huerfano County for all age groups by providing new, and improving existing parks, recreational activities and facilities.
Certain qualifications must be met in order to be appointed to the board: Huerfano Parks and Recreation District Board candidates must be a registered voter in the State of Colorado and is also one of the following: A resident of the district or the owner (or spouse/civil union partner of owner) of taxable real or personal property situated within the boundaries of the district. Spouse’s name, if property is in spouse’s name; or a person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within district. Property that is owned by a legal entity such as a corporation, LLC, partnership, or trust does not qualify a person as an eligible candidate on the basis of property ownership.
Interested individuals need to submit a letter of interest, highlighting your interest in serving on the board. Include any past board experience or why you feel you would be an asset to the board. Submit all letters of intent to Board Chair Marilyn Russell at Huerfano Parks and Recreation District, P.O. Box 1201 Walsenburg, CO 81089; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In subject line include Letter of Interest HPRD. Letters and email must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 4.
For more information contact Marilyn Russell at email@example.com or 719-890-4071
Huerfano holiday decorating contest
HUERFANO COUNTY —Bachman & Associates, KSPK, and The Spanish Peaks Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to bring you the Deck the Halls Holiday Contest! We will be holding an old fashion home holiday lighting decoration contest throughout Huerfano County.
KSPK radio reaches communities as far as two hours away, lets light up Huerfano County and bring people to our community to shop local, spend the night, and enjoy our many delicious restaurants!
Make your home a showplace of holiday lights and decorations and you could win a $500 grand prize, $200 second place, or $100 third place prize from Bachman & Associates. To register visit DiscoverBachman.com and click on the Deck the Halls Contest button by Sunday, Dec. 20 at midnight! All homes will be listed in the voting poll on the website. You may cast your vote (only one per person) through December 27 and the winners will be announced December 29 on 102.3 KSPK! There will be a map on this page of all the homes entered in the contest so visitors and locals can drive to see the lights! Keep listening for contest details throughout November and December.
Huerfano “shop local” promotion
HUERFANO COUNTY — During December the Spanish Peaks Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring “Shop Local” throughout Huerfano County. Come join the fun, shop local, eat local, and support local businesses! For more information contact the Spanish Peaks Chamber of Commerce.
Also, come join Santa Claus in downtown La Veta on December 5, 12, and 19, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m.. Enjoy fun photo opportunities including frosty the snowman and Santa’s elves at 215 South Main Street under the covered porch outside Crafted in Colorado. Social distancing and masks will be required.
Walsenburg will enjoy Santa and his helpers with hot Chocolate and photo opportunities also; dates and times TBD!
FNB calendar distribution
WALSENBURG — Although there will be no open house held at the Huerfano County Branch in Walsenburg or The Loan Production Office in Raton this year, residents are encouraged to stop by to pick up your calendar, which will be available starting Friday, December 4 at all branch locations in Trinidad, Walsenburg and Raton. The 2021 calendar is distributed as a free gift to the community while supplies last.
SPBA online Holiday Giving Celebration
HUERFANO COUNTY — The Spanish Peaks Business Alliance will be hosting our 3rd Annual Holiday Giving Celebration virtually this year due to COVID-19 safety concerns. The auction portion of the night will be hosted on our website https://www.spba.huerfano.org/holiday-giving-celebration starting Friday, Dec. 4. Donors can learn what local nonprofits are working on this year, what they need help with, and conveniently donate straight from the website. SPBA will send a receipt for tax
purposes following the event.
Traditionally, we love seeing everyone in the same room supporting our nonprofits. In an effort to capture that feeling we will be hosting a Virtual Holiday Mixer Monday, Dec. 7, 5:30 p.m.. At the mixer we will highlight our participating nonprofits, solicit in kind donations, and we will be hosting an ugly sweater competition! A prize will be awarded to the ugliest sweater. You can register to attend the Mixer from the homepage of our website. Please join us in supporting our local nonprofits and building community in such an unprecedented time.
La Veta holiday arts fundraiser –Cancelled for 2020 donations still accepted
LA VETA — Each December since 2008 the La Veta arts community has held an end of year culinary fund raising event. The first three years the funds went toward the Spanish Peaks Arts Council’s (SPACe) building expansion. Those inaugural events were so successful and well received that the fund raiser continued. The funds raised pay for the Hwy 160 “Art Galleries” signs, provide art scholarships to locals and supplemental funds for La Veta youth-oriented art activities, e.g. Fridays for Fun, put on by the La Veta School of the Arts (LVSA), SPACe’s Youth Art Workshops, as well as contribute to the Francisco Center for the Performing Arts (FCPA) and its Show Choir and to the La Veta Public Library’s Scary Story contest.
Unfortunately, this event will not be held this year due to COVID-19, but we plan to do it next year.
If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to these programs, visit:
www.lavetacreativedistrict.org (La Veta Creative District)
Spanish Peaks Chamber annual meeting and board election
LA VETA — The Spanish Peaks Chamber of Commerce membership drive is now in progress. Apply now at www.spanishpeakschamber.com! Join today and become part of an expanding team of businesses and individuals living in Huerfano County.
Become a leader in the Chamber by getting involved with the board; elections will be held Thursday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.. All board positions are up for election.
For more information give us a call at (719)742-3676, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gift of Art Show at SPACe Gallery
LA VETA — Gift of Art Show at SPACe Gallery is running now through Saturday, Jan. 2. This is a La Veta favorite and promises to be better than ever, showing a nice selection of gift options created by local artists. The Gallery is also presenting works from the Art Council of Trinidad in their Fuller Gallery which will delight. The Gallery, 132 W. Ryus Ave. next to the park, is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; call for more information: 719 742-3074 or visit: www.spanishpeaksarts.com
Waste transfer now taking electronics
WALSENBURG — The waste transfer station is now taking electronic waste (computers, phones, printers etc.) for a nominal fee. Paint waste will soon be taken there as well! Stay tuned for updates!
“FaLaLa Shop Local Holiday Campaign” sign up by Friday
TRINIDAD — The Shop Local Holiday Campaign, sponsored by City of Trinidad Tourism Board, Historic Main Street Board, Southeast Colorado Small Business Development Center, and Las Animas Co. Chamber of Commerce is an effort to support and generate spending in our local businesses during the holiday season. This is FREE for all businesses that would like to participate. Businesses must agree that they are willing to distribute tokens as outlined in the program as well as redeem the gift certificates for up to $20, understanding that they will be reimbursed at the end of the campaign.
This is the plan:
-Beginning on Black Friday, November 27 and continuing through January 1, 2021 we invite the businesses in our community to participate in the Shop Local/Shop Small Campaign.
-Businesses will receive a flyer that they must display in their window indicating that they are a participating member of the campaign.
-Businesses will be given tokens to hand out to their customers
-Businesses will give each customer one token per sales transaction totaling $20 or more.
-After the customer receives 5 tokens, they may redeem the tokens for a $20 Holiday gift certificate to spend in participating businesses.
-Businesses that would like to sign up or get more information on the shop local program, please call 719-680-2323 or 719-846-9843 ext. 136 by Friday, Nov. 20.
Corazon de Trinidad business holiday decorating contest
TRINIDAD — The Corazon de Trinidad Historic Main Street Board and the City of Trinidad Presents “DECK THE HALLS” Business Spirit Decorating Competition. This holiday season the downtown businesses that enter the Deck the Halls decorating contest will be competing for 6 Prizes of $1000.00. Also, this holiday season, all who vote on the decorated business on the TRINIDAD HISTORIC MAIN STREET Facebook page will be entered into a drawing for prizes
The application period is: now through Tuesday, Dec. 1, and the judging period will be Dec. 4 through Dec.25, and on-site judging by the Trinidad Arts Commission will be Dec. 10 through Dec. 17. Eligibility requires the decorations to be up no later than December 1. Lights must stay on daily from dusk to 9 p.m., and they must be displayed Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day.
There will be 2 different voting methods; first, the TRINIDAD HISTORIC MAIN STREET Facebook page from 12/4 – 12/25, and second the Arts Commission Panel of Judges 12/10-12/17. Rules and application forms are available at City Hall – Call Kim Lopez @ 719-846-9843 or email email@example.com Advertising and prizes are underwritten by the City of Trinidad
All Trinidad municipal buildings closed until further notice
TRINIDAD — Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety of the public and staff, all City of Trinidad municipal buildings will be closed to public access until further notice. Two employees who work at City Hall have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All business should be conducted either by phone or on-line. You may email the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Live music on Veterans Memorial Square, Fort Wootton
TRINIDAD — Every Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m., enjoy live music on the green. BYO blankets, chairs, and smile. Food and drink are available for donations All proceeds go to the LACVC.
Drive by parade of lights for 2020
TRINIDAD — The 21st annual Parade of Lights will be held as a “drive by parade” at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds, Saturday, Nov. 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. This event is FREE TO ATTEND! Stay warm in your car to watch the parade! Bags of candy provided to each child at the exit. Ballots provided at entrance to vote on your favorite float. Prizes awarded to winning floats. COVID requirements in effect, for your safety- no stopping & no leaving vehicles. Interested in entering a float? Contact Gloria Jean at 719-846-0562 or email@example.com
Virtual CRAFT MOB seeks crafters!
TRINIDAD — Trinidad Historic MainStreet is hosting a virtual CRAFT MOB on Monday Nov. 30, 6-8p.m.. Local crafters will be presenting their Christmas Crafts for sale. The event will be broadcast live on Facebook Live and Youtube-Trinidad Times TV 71 and it will be rebroadcast on Comcast Channel 71. Viewers can purchase items during the live broadcast or reach out to the crafters afterwards. This event is being sponsored by TCHU Oxygen Bar.
Crafters wanted! Contact Karen Jo Agnello at 512-560-4180 or at CoTrinidadMainStreet@gmail.com
“Survival is Insufficient” online, multimedia salon
TRINIDAD — The Corazón de Trinidad Creative District ushered in the Fall season by inviting “creatives” of all sorts to contribute to an online, multimedia salon, illustrating how creatives have continued to do their work during the pandemic. This Multimedia Salon is available online through Monday, Nov. 30.
The salon opened on September 22, and focuses upon creations by regional artists, and creatives of all sorts, including crafts, music, writing, theatrical performance, quilting, dance, painting, happenings, printmaking or any other creative medium based on the theme: “Survival is Insufficient.”
Visit the Salon: https://www.corazondetrinidad.org/survival-is-insufficient-salon Submit artwork: https://www.corazondetrinidad.org/survival-is-insufficient-call
Bank plans open house in Trinidad and 2021 calendar distribution in other branches
TRINIDAD — During this time of year, you can be certain that temperatures drop, leaves fall, days get shorter, and The First National Bank in Trinidad is busy making final preparations for its 35th annual open house and calendar distribution. The 2021 Historic Collector’s Series Calendar will be available on a first come, first served basis at the open house set for Friday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. only at the main bank in Trinidad. Plans will be a little different this year with the desire to keep everyone safe and healthy. Only six people will be allowed at a time in the bank lobby to pick up calendars and a prepackaged plate of cookies. Drinks will not be served, masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced.
Although there will be no open house held at the Huerfano County Branch in Walsenburg or The Loan Production Office in Raton this year, residents are encouraged to stop by to pick up your calendar, which will be available starting Friday, December 4 at all branch locations in Trinidad, Walsenburg and Raton. The 2021 calendar is distributed as a free gift to the community while supplies last.
Curbside service at Carnegie Library
TRINIDAD — These curbside services are available at the Carnegie Library:
Books and DVDs:
Visit the online catalog: https://carnegie.catalog.aspencat.info/
and place items on hold.
Then call us, or email us and arrange to pick up the items outside.
Return items to the book drop outside the front entrance.
Printouts faxes and document scanning:
Copies are 10 cents per page for black and white, 50 cents per page for color
Outgoing Faxes are 1 dollar per page. We will give you a confirmation page after the fax is sent.
Incoming Faxes are 50 cents per page. Call to let us know you’re expecting a fax.
Scans to email are free.
For digital documents—you can attach the document to an email and send it with instructions to
firstname.lastname@example.org. For printouts, let us know how many copies of each document you want and
any special requests.
For faxes, we need the fax number you are sending to. If you want to also send a cover sheet, you can use one of
our blank coversheet templates. Cover sheets count as a sheet and add $1.00 to the charge.
For hard-copy documents—Call us when you arrive outside the Library. We’ll meet you and get your
documents and can usually process them (scan, fax, printout) in a few minutes.
Free legal help at the Carnegie Public Library
TRINIDAD — While the library is open for curbside service only, you can still sign up for Free Legal Help on Tuesday, December 8, 3 – 4 p.m. Just call the library at 719-846-6841 to sign up. On the date and time of the event, the attorney will call you during the hour. Please call the library (846-6841) to reserve a time slot.
TSJC continuing education registration and teaching opportunities
TRINIDAD — Registration for spring classes is now ongoing. See the Spring Schedule at: www.trinidadstate.edu/schedule.
Also we need instructors for workforce and community education classes. Do you have knowledge, ideas, or passions that you would like to share with others? Professional certification is not required to teach most workforce and community courses, just experience and the ability to effectively share your knowledge with others. Classes or workshops can run anywhere from a few hours to an entire semester – or share your knowledge through a short presentation. Contact Donna Haddow at 719-846-5724
For more information or to register, contact: Donna Haddow-Continuing Education Coordinator 719-846-5724 | or email@example.com .
Hungry Hearts lunch on Saturdays
RATON — Hungry Hearts will resume serving lunch every Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul thrift store location, 401 S. 4th St. Free lunches will be served on a drive-through, take-out only basis from 12 to 1 p.m. (while supplies last, first come-first served). Walk-up guests will be served as well. We ask that all guests, whether drive up or walk up, please wear masks. As always, lunches are free and anyone is welcome. Drive-through guests should enter from the north end of the thrift store parking lot.
Springer AA meeting
SPRINGER — AA meets every Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, Springer, NM at 7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
RATON — Meetings are every Wednesday night,7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist in Raton. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self supporting through our own contributions.
A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
RATON — Al-Anon comes to Raton thanks to support from the World Journal and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Raton. Meetings are every Thursday, 6 p.m. at 240 Rio Grande. Al-Anon is a self-supporting group that seeks to assist the family and friends of people who are abusing alcohol or other substances. Come and give support, come, and be supported. Questions? 970-568-6969.
Colfax County Rapid Response meeting
RATON — The next meeting of the Colfax County Rapid Response volunteer firefighting community based organization will be , Thursday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m. at the Colfax County Courthouse, 230 North 3rd Street. Currently we engage in wildland and structural fires.
Raton Cash Mob at Rose’s Honeysuckle Station
RATON — What a grand night it will be when roll into Rose’s Honeysuckle Shop Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6 p.m. for this online event! Jean is ready to show you some beautiful merchandise and there will be a very special guest!!! Who will it be???…
Raton Cash Mob at Solanos Western Wear
RATON — Round up your friends and join us for a cowboy good time for an online event at Solanos Thursday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m.. They have all your Western wear needs for looking your best! You can’t miss their store on 2nd street in Raton… there’s a dummy in the window!!
FNB calendar distribution
RATON — Although there will be no open house held at the Huerfano County Branch in Walsenburg or The Loan Production Office in Raton this year, residents are encouraged to stop by to pick up your calendar, which will be available starting Friday, December 4 at all branch locations in Trinidad, Walsenburg and Raton. The 2021 calendar is distributed as a free gift to the community while supplies last.