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Man dies in cycle-bear crash

Posted: Thursday, Aug 14th, 2014

ANTONITO -- A motorcycle-bear collision last Thursday claimed the life of Bruce Victor, 63, of Aztec, N.M., according to reports from the Colorado State Patrol (CSP).
CSP dispatch in Alamosa was notified at 3:31 p.m. Aug. 7 that a motorcycle had collided with a bear on Colorado Highway 17, approximately 13 miles south of Antonito.
Victor was

Antonito man murdered in New Mexico

Posted: Thursday, Aug 14th, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- Clifford Aragon, 58, formerly of Antonito, was murdered last Monday night in Albuquerque, N.M.
Details are sketchy, since the alleged killer is still on the loose.
Apparently, Aragon and another man were together at a location in the city when a person dressed in black confronted them and began shooting.
Aragon was also

Congress honors renowned weaver

Posted: Thursday, Aug 14th, 2014
WASHINGTON DC -- U.S. Senator Mark Udall entered the following into the Congressional Record on June 16 to recognize the life of Eppie Archuleta who passed away on April 11 at the age of 92.

Remembering Epifania
'Eppie' Archuleta
"I wish to honor the lifetime contributions of Dr. Epifania "Eppie" Archuleta to the cultural heritage of the San

Glory Days keeps La Jara busy Saturday

Posted: Thursday, Aug 7th, 2014

Recent rains didn't deter La Jara from its annual Glory Days celebration, as some kiddie cops protected the street, a small girl was ready for rain, but got candy instead and Old Glory arrived on horseback.

Mortensen kids making good progress

Posted: Thursday, Aug 7th, 2014

AURORA -- Tamlen and Dane Mortensen will be in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children's Hospital a little longer, but they are making progress, their father, Rod Mortensen, said Tuesday.
Both have had a great deal of grafting done and were sedated for a few days, but Rod said they are starting to wake up and move

Northerners show talents at craft show

Posted: Thursday, Aug 7th, 2014
Photos by Sylvia Lobato
From top clockwise, Northerners Senior Citizens Director Lynette DePriest, Tony Quintana has built a whole neighborhood with meticulous attention to details and Conejos County native June Luster has a warm smile for visitors as she crochets an afghan. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and offers many educational and

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