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Grant will make new Rio pedestrian bridge a reality

WASHINGTON, D.C.– A nearly $4.8 million grant was awarded Wednesday to the Rio Grande Intermodal Transportation Project that will help erect a pedestrian bridge over the river connecting trails on both sides of the Rio in Alamosa. The funds are coming from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program.
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"Hope" may be coming to the valley

ALAMOSA– On August 14, 2007, 33-year-old Paul Reed, a native of Sanford, was admitted to a residential treatment center for addiction to methamphetamines. The cost for treatment totaled out at roughly $30,000, raised with the help of his family and friends. Reed’s story is not an uncommon one. He...
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Federal grant helps fund transportation projects across CO

Colorado is getting nearly $46 million for transportation projects across the state. That money is coming from the Department of Transportation's Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program.That program was created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and welcomed by Colorado U.S Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper as well as Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday. That law helps boost funding for roads, bridges and transportation projects across the nation. The project breakdown for Colorado is as follows: The Westward Three project in Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, and Rifle will receive $24.2 million; the Rio Grande Intermodal Transportation Project...
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Mariachi San Luis to play Sundays at Six

ALAMOSA– Enjoy free music throughout the summer presented to you by The Alamosa Live Music Association. Sundays at Six continues on August 14 with local favorite, Mariachi San Luis. Head on over to Cole Park at 6:00 PM and enjoy some quality live music right here in Alamosa!. Come...
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Colorado transportation projects granted nearly $46M in federal funding

Three transportation projects in Colorado will receive nearly $46 million in federal funding from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program. Of the funds, $4.7 million will go to the Rio Grande Intermodal Transportation Project in Alamosa, $16.8 million will go to the Side Connector Project...
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'Grillers' come from all over to ‘Beat the Heat’

ALAMOSA— The San Luis Valley Beat the Heat Barbecue Festival took place this past weekend with plenty of activities for all ages. Friday was the ‘Kids Q’, Bloody Mary Showdown and the annual Brewers Classic Cornhole Tournament. Saturday closed the festivities with the Hogwaller Mud Run, People’s Choice Sampling, and a Beerfest all to complement the Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition.
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"Carry a stick": Colorado city issues warning about mountain lion on trail

Officials in the San Luis Valley city of Alamosa have issued a warning to the public about a recent mountain lion sighting at a popular local trail network. According to the warning, the mountain lion was spotted on the Toivo Malm Trail Network and reported to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, with this trail network located near the Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge on the southeast side of the city.
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We are Trinidad: Home to the oldest community college in Colorado

Trinidad, Colo. — This week, We are Trinidad, which is home to the oldest community college in Colorado. What makes Trinidad State College so unique is many of its educational programs are geared toward the city’s growth and emerging industries. “I feel like Trinidad State College is one the best kept secrets in Colorado,” said […]
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‘Pride Month’ observed in Valley

VALLEY– SLV Pride is holding multiple activities this month to honor its mission to unite the LGBTQ+ communities throughout the San Luis Valley, and to create and foster experiences that emphasize inclusiveness and mutual respect. The theme this year is “Just Say Gay.”. This Friday, August 5th, there...
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Sierra Grande ranked 13th in Mile High Prep Report’s 6-man football standings

ALAMOSA – The Mile High Prep Report released its preseason 6-man football standings Friday on the association’s web site. One local team is in the Top 16 as Sierra Grande is ranked 13th. The Panthers went 10-1 last season and advanced to the 6-man state quarterfinals. However, the Panthers lost several players from last year’s team because of graduation.
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BGC hosts grand opening for membership with Clubhouse Network

ALAMOSA— The Boys and Girls Club in Alamosa held a grand opening for their new partnership with The Clubhouse Network on Tuesday evening. The grand opening gave the Boys and Girls Club a chance to show off the steps they have taken to join the Clubhouse network. The Clubhouse is a parallel organization to the Boys and Girls club with similar goals. According to their mission statement, “The Clubhouse mission is to provide a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology.”
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Century Mobile Home Park for sale

ALAMOSA – More than 100 individuals and families – many of whom are vulnerable, living on low income and have children - received news two weeks ago that has the potential to completely upend their lives, costing them the homes they have bought and paid for and ultimately leaving them with no place else to live.
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Odorant levels restored in natural gas at Questa

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Update: The New Mexico Gas Company says odorant levels have been restored to detectable conditions The New Mexico Gas Company is warning people in the Questa area that they may not be able to tell if there’s a gas leak. Monitors in the distribution system detected a lack of odorant. That’s what […]
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Cancer Survivorship program seeking participants

The Adams State University Department of Kinesiology will continue important research on the effects of exercise on the physical, mental, and social health of cancer survivors. The program is currently seeking volunteers to participate in the study this fall. The Larry Holder Exercise and Cancer Survivorship program offers cancer survivors...
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