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Small wildland fire behind Rio Cucharas Inn

A small wildland fire blazed up Tuesday evening around 5pm along Gibson Peak Ct, just west of Lathrop State Park, west of Walsenburg. Five fire trucks from Walsenburg and two from La Veta quickly responded, bringing the fire quickly under control, before it spread to any of the surrounding homes, which had been evacuated. It is estimated to have burned three acres.

Bertha Trujillo

  Bertha Trujillo, 97, from Gardner, Colo., entered her eternal home on Feb. 12, 2024. She was born in Gardner, Colo., on Sept. 30, 1926,

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