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Celebrate American Independence at Bent's Fort

The public is invited to join the inhabitants of Bent’s Old Fort on Monday, July 4 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm to celebrate American Independence during the 2022 Old-Fashioned 4th Celebration. The 4th of July was one of the few holidays celebrated across the country in the 1840s. The...
LA JUNTA, CO
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Tarantula's? In La Junta, Colorado

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Come along has Rich and Rachel explore La Junta, Colorado while hunting for TARANTULAS! Love you Fam!! The Steel One PO Box # 441186 Aurora, Co 80044-1186 If you send something, let me know because I don't check my PO box very often. The Steel One Merch! <a href="https://teespring.com/stores/the-steel-one-merch">https://teespring.com/stores/the-steel-one-merch</a> Facebook Group! <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/748605672138789">https://www.facebook.com/groups/748605672138789</a>/ Twitter! <a href="https://twitter.com/thesteelone">https://twitter.com/thesteelone</a> Instagram! <a href="https://www.instagram.com/thesteelonetv/?hl=en">https://www.instagram.com/thesteelonetv/?hl=en</a>
LA JUNTA, CO
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Charlotte Ann Cook – October 27, 1940 – June 28, 2022

Gravesides services for Charlotte Ann Cook, formerly of Eads, CO, will be held at 10am Friday July 1, 2022 at the Eads Cemetery in Eads, Co, with Pastor John Dell of the First Christian Church of Rocky Ford, CO officiating. Interment will follow at the Eads Cemetery. Visitation will be...
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LA Fire Department assists with fire

The Las Animas Fire Department assisted neighboring La Junta Fire Department with a structure fire June 17. At 3:05 p.m., La Junta Fire Department responded to the 24000 block of Cucharra on a reported structure fire. This content is for Online Access Only (1 Month), Print in county – Includes...
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A step into the future—Bluestem Villiage is unlike any nursing home in existence

If you believed that Bluestem Village, the new nursing home facility being constructed in La Junta, would simply be a new nursing home, you were wrong. Bluestem Village is the future of elderly healthcare, innovative and extraordinary with its ideas, with layouts and commodities designed to maximize comfort and wellness. The future is now.
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VFW celebrates Flag Day

VFW Day of Service was celebrated this past week with Flag Day activities. The Las Animas, McClave, and Hasty Avenue of Flags flew proudly on Flag Day, which was Tuesday, June 14. This content is for Online Access Only (1 Month), Print in county – Includes Online Access (1 Year),...
LAS ANIMAS, CO
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George W. Smith

George Watson Smith, 72 years old, died Saturday, May 21, 2022. He died at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, due to complications of leukemia. George was born October 2, 1949, in Las Animas, Colorado. He was the son of George H. Smith and Maude Ellen (Kerr) Smith. George graduated from Las Animas High School in Las Animas, Colorado, in 1967. He also attended Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colorado, as well as Colorado University in Boulder Colorado. George then served in the Army for two years during the Vietnam War, as military police in Maryland. George worked in Liberal, Kansas where he met and married Karen Rose Juhl. They married on November 20, 1971. George worked for BP AMOCO for 31 years. He analyzed gas and did corrosion prevention until he retired in 2005. He worked for Jim Harbour flagging work sites, and then was working as a Relief Rural Mail Carrier at the time of his death. Survivors are his wife, Karen; his daughter Valerie Renee Smith of Ulysses, Kansas, and one granddaughter/daughter Bailey Rae Phillips Smith of the family home, as well as many cousins. George was preceded in death by his parents; sister Patricia A. (Smith) Turner; and brother Terry J. Smith. Funeral services will be held at the Peace Valley Cemetery on the Smith Ranch, 20034 Country Road Z, Hasty, Colorado, on October 1, 2022, at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, please, make a donation to the Cancer Society or your local food bank.
LAS ANIMAS, CO
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Mad for Melons

Melons thrive in Colorado’s hot summers, and we can’t get enough of them. Fresh, juicy melons are a true summertime staple. The cantaloupes and watermelons grown in Rocky Ford, Colorado, have a loyal following—they’re shipped all over the world. We’re pretty loyal to them here in BoCo, too, and we’re lucky to live fairly close to the source.
ROCKY FORD, CO

Tour America’s Smallest Jail in Haswell, Colorado

If you find yourself serving hard time in the big house, make sure you don't wind up in the smallest jail in America. You'll find it in Haswell, Colorado. Where this jail is concerned, you may find yourself hoping to spend your time in solitary confinement. It's highly unlikely you could fit two people in this structure. Would you like to take the $.25 cent tour? That's easy, considering the entire jail can fit in a single frame.
HASWELL, CO

Tour America’s Smallest Jail in Haswell, Colorado

If you find yourself serving hard time in the big house, make sure you don't wind up in the smallest jail in America. You'll find it in Haswell, Colorado. Where this jail is concerned, you may find yourself hoping to spend your time in solitary confinement. It's highly unlikely you could fit two people in this structure. Would you like to take the $.25 cent tour? That's easy, considering the entire jail can fit in a single frame.
HASWELL, CO
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Tour America’s Smallest Jail in Haswell, Colorado

If you find yourself serving hard time in the big house, make sure you don't wind up in the smallest jail in America. You'll find it in Haswell, Colorado. Where this jail is concerned, you may find yourself hoping to spend your time in solitary confinement. It's highly unlikely you could fit two people in this structure. Would you like to take the $.25 cent tour? That's easy, considering the entire jail can fit in a single frame.
HASWELL, CO
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