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2022 Fiesta de Santiago y Santa Ana kicks of two weeks of events in San Luis

SAN LUIS — The Town of San Luis is partnering on several events and community development efforts this summer including the Fiesta de Santiago y Santa Ana, Taste of San Luis, business Experience Accelerator, and Saving Places conference. Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) is partnering with San Luis to help...
SAN LUIS, CO
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Free opening day celebration at Fort Garland Museum is June 24

FORT GARLAND — A free opening day celebration for the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center’s newest exhibition, “Gregg Deal’s (Pyramis Lake Paiute) Merciless Indian Savages,” featuring a special appearance by the artist, will be at 11 a.m. on June 24. In the exhibition, nationally...
FORT GARLAND, CO
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Monte Vista Journal

San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad to go up for auction

ALAMOSA — The San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad (SLRG) is going up for auction, according to an announcement by William A. Brandt, Jr., the Chapter 11 Trustee currently operating the railroad, which is in bankruptcy. Brandt’s intention, subject to U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval, is to sell substantially all...
SAN LUIS, CO
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Widow in Alleged Murder-For-Hire Case Sues Suspect

The widow of a Vermont man killed in 2018 in what prosecutors say was a murder-for-hire is suing a California man accused of arranging to have him killed. The widow of a Vermont man killed in 2018 in what federal prosecutors say was a murder-for-hire is suing the California man accused of arranging to have her husband killed.
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Alamosa Valley Courier

American democracy: ‘Merciless Indian Savages’

FORT GARLAND– On the walls of rooms that once housed Army commanders, officers and their families, Eric Carpio, Director of Fort Garland Museum, hangs artwork from “Merciless Indian Savages”, an exhibit opening at the museum on Friday, June 24. The exhibit is the creation of nationally renowned...
FORT GARLAND, CO
Alamosa Valley Courier

Sanford dominates All-Southern Peaks League Class 1A selections

ALAMOSA – The Southern Peaks League released its All-League track and field teams at the end of May. The All-League teams were based on MaxPreps state leaders as of May 23 which was just after the state tournaments. Sanford had the most selections among the Class 1A teams in...
SANFORD, CO
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Monte Vista Journal

CSP: Alcohol contributing factor in a wo-vehicle crash on Highway 160

ALAMOSA COUNTY — Alcohol was believed to have been a contributing factor in a two-vehicle crash Thursday night, June 16, on state Highway 160, a half-mile east of Milepost 246, according to Colorado State Patrol. The occupants of the vehicles were treated for serious to moderate injuries at a nearby hospital.
ALAMOSA, CO
Alamosa Valley Courier

12 SLV baseball players named All-Southern Peaks League

ALAMOSA – The Southern Peaks League announced its 2022 All-League baseball team earlier this month with 12 players from the San Luis Valley being recognized. Del Norte and Monte Vista both had four All-League players. For the Tigers Ben Parra and Nick Atencio were both first team while Gage...
DEL NORTE, CO
Alamosa Valley Courier

San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad to go up for auction

ALAMOSA – The San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad (SLRG) is going up for auction, according to an announcement by William A. Brandt, Jr., the Chapter 11 Trustee currently operating the railroad, which is in bankruptcy. Brandt’s intention, subject to U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval, is to sell substantially all...
SAN LUIS, CO
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Pill Press in San Luis

A pill press and materials used in the manufacturing of fentanyl pills was found in an illicit facility in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico. According to Mexican officials, a man was detained there who had 11 pounds of fentanyl pills, 110 pounds of a white powder, and 44 pounds of a blue powder as well as an industrial pill press. Fentanyl overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans between 18 and 45. El Centro Police and Fire Departments are responding to a number of fentanyl overdoses daily, one that recently resulted in death.
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Alamosa Valley Courier

Brian Robert Padilla

Longtime San Luis resident Brian Robert Padilla, 56, departed this life on June 10, 2022 at his home. Born on December 6, 1965 in Alamosa, Colorado, the son of Augustine Padilla and Dora Sanchez Padilla. Brian was an outgoing person, he enjoyed fishing and was known for being a family man. He adored his children and grandchildren. He cherished the time he was able to spend with them. He was also a diehard Denver Broncos fan.
SAN LUIS, CO
Alamosa Valley Courier

12 SLV track athletes named All-State by CHSAA

ALAMOSA – The Colorado High School Activities Association released its 2022 All-State track and field teams for both boys and girls. A total of 12 track athletes from the San Luis Valley received All-State honors. Sanford had the most All-State athletes in Class 1A with eight – four boys...
SANFORD, CO
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Victim, suspect identified in Costilla County shooting

COSTILLA COUNTY — Costilla County Sheriff Danny Sanchez has released the name of individuals involved in a May 27 shooting in Costilla County. Costilla County deputies were dispatched to County Road 11 west of Blanca at 9 p.m. on May 27 where they found the body of a man who was the victim of a gunshot wound.
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