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SLV conservation poster goes national

Posted: Thursday, Dec 18th, 2014

SAN LUIS VALLEY -- Brie Valdez dug a little deeper, and now her conservation poster is up against winners from across the country for national honors.
The Monte Vista Middle School sixth grader is the first San Luis Valley conservation poster contest contestant to go all the way to the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) competition in nine years,

Sanford student food drive brightens Thanksgiving for food bank

Posted: Thursday, Dec 18th, 2014
SANFORD -- The schools' annual "Fill a Room to Feed the Needy" Food Drive during the weeks of Nov. 17-25 was a huge success.
More than 567 cans of food were donated to the SLV Food Bank on Wednesday, Nov. 26, just in time for Thanksgiving.
The stacks of canned food items grew and grew, thanks to

Halfway through year, Bollinger seeks excellence

Posted: Thursday, Dec 18th, 2014

ANTONITO -- South Conejos School Superintendent Jeff Bollinger prepared himself for the job and has a vision for the district.
He would like to expand the music program to include a band. At present a local teen rock band acts as pep band at games.
Another vision is to expand college offerings.
The district has a lot of

Teachers, S. Conejos in decades-old salary battle

Posted: Thursday, Dec 11th, 2014

ANTONITO -- An agreement that has been in place for more than three decades between the South Conejos school board and school employees may end this month.
The school board is expected to vote tonight on whether it will renew, renegotiate or let lapse a master agreement that followed a 59 day strike in the district in 1980.

Antonito recycles, Duran seeks input

Posted: Thursday, Dec 11th, 2014

ANTONITO -- With some recycling already being done, Antonito Administrator Rossi Duran has asked residents if they want it expanded. Responses so far have been enthusiastic.
He's looking at aluminum, plastic, newspaper and other materials. The Antonito Solid Waste Dept. is already recycling used oils, electronics and tires.
Antonito started its own solid waste program this past March with

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