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Walls rising up at Antonito school

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 26th, 2014
Photo by Sylvia Lobato
Walls are rapidly rising with the help of a huge crane as the new Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) school takes shape. Funded by the Colorado Department of Education and taxpayer dollars, the new school, located at the site of Guadalupe Elementary in Antonito, will house classes from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade.

Old Cemetery gets help from CHS students

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 26th, 2014

ANTONITO -- The old Antonito Cemetery has a brand new neighbor and is receiving help from students in the area.
Spearheading the project to restore the historic cemetery, Ed Velasquez said the "school kids at La Jara" have created an arch that, when in place, will forever mark the entrance.
Velasquez said this is another phase of restoration work

Marines, C&TS seeking toys for tots

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 26th, 2014

ANTONITO -- The El Paso County Marine Corps Toys for Tots (TFT) and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad running out of Conejos County have announced a special event for Southern Colorado's children.
A Christmas Train is planned on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Day, and the train will make special runs all day free of cost to passengers. The

11/26 classifieds

Posted: Monday, Nov 24th, 2014
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02 Card of Thanks

03 Memorials

04 Lost and Found

LOST: Small calico with black, orange and white patches. Medium fur, very fluffy. Lost on E CR S. If seen please call 852-8875 Immediately! GENEROUS REWARD! (12/3)

05 Notices

WE BUY ANTLERS: 5 miles west of Del Norte on US

Nasty crash litters side of highway near Romeo

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
Minor injuries were reported at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14 when a trash truck went out of control and rolled about two miles north of Romeo, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Reports filed by Trooper Jared Creel said a 2005 Mack truck driven by Mark Gurule of Manassa was hauling a roll-off dumpster northbound on U.S. 160 when the truck

Honoring veterans

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
Photo by Sylvia Lobato

The Centauri Middle School band played patriotic anthems during the annual Veterans Day Parade at 11 a.m. Nov. 11.

Plea withdrawn, Bond heads to trial

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014

CONEJOS -- A Manassa man who already spent some time in jail for animal abuse and neglect was allowed to withdraw his plea Monday and will be tried by a Jury March 25, 2015.
Defense attorney Barbara Zollars withdrew as defense counsel, meaning Daniel Bond will have to retain another attorney before March.
Last year, after being assured that

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