Ruth Chavez 10-8-1961 ~ 2-20-2014 Ruth Chavez of Trinidad, CO and former resident of Walsenburg, CO entered into rest in Trinidad, CO, February 20, 2014. She was born October 8, 1961, in Walsenburg, to Leroy and Fern Chavez. She was 52 years of age. She is survived by her fiance, Al Pollard, Jr.; father, Leroy Chavez; daughters, Steph Duran, Jazmon Pollard, and Becca Garrett; sons, Frank Duran, Desi Duran, Tim Garrett, Scott Garrett and Jason Garrett; sisters, Chuky Sandoval, Kathy Valdez, and Cindy Vigil; and brothers, Jim Chavez and Adrian Chavez. Ruth enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends, babies laughing, collecting pandas, and the Ellen Degeneris show. She touched many lives and will be missed. A well-attended visitation was held; no additional services will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.
City of Trinidad, Aguilar, receive EPA Brownfield’s Grant; work to be done on Fox West Theatre, Aguilar Main Street
By Bill Knowles LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – Southeastern Colorado received an EPA Brownfields grant award totaling $1.1 million last Tuesday. The award was local government