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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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"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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'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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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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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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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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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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Cattails men’s league results of Aug. 2

ALAMOSA – Cattails Golf Course hosted the 15th men’s league tournament of the season on Tuesday. There were three rounds of golf played. Sand Dunes Recreation won the Division I Flight with 10 points, followed by Jack’s Market with nine. Atencio’s Market and Chief Liquor tied for third with eight points each.
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Alamosa hosts National Night Out

An Eagle Air Med helicopter made a grand entrance and found space in Cole Park for a landing prompting plenty of attention from those in attendance. Flight Paramedic Donovan Stebbins talks to the youth while they get a feel for the helicopter cockpit.
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Adams State receives state funds for Educator Stipend Program

Adams State University School of Education and School of Counselor Education will receive $1,211,613.90 to implement the Educator Stipend Program and the Student Educator Test Stipend Program. The amount includes $59,838.57 to be used by the program or institution for program administration, $1,089,000.00 for educator stipends, and $62,775.33 for test stipends.
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Colorado’s mountain airports are thriving despite national rural air service struggle

Colorado’s mountain-town airports are busier than ever despite airlines limping through a pilot shortage and slashing service to smaller communities. The number of passengers flying in and out of Aspen, Durango, Eagle County, Gunnison, Hayden and Montrose in 2022 is on a record-setting pace, marking a rural airport strength that does not reflect national trends.
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NextFifty free workshops continue this fall

The Adams State University Next Fifty Initiative for adults over 50 has the largest selection of free classes to date. Oneyda Maestas, Class of 1993 and 2006; and Yula Cisneros Montoya, have scheduled a series of workshops, which build on skills from one class to the next. Montoya has classes...
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Beat The Heat Bbq & Brews Aug 5 & 6

ALAMOSA — Beat the Heat BBQ & Brews returns to Cole Park on Aug 5 & 6. The two day event kicks off on Friday August 5, with Kids Q followed by the Bloody Mary Showdown hosted by 1874 Distilling. AHGADAZE will be on the stage starting at 7 pm, and the Brewers Classic Cornhole Tournament starts with the band. Both Square Peg Brewerks, and San Luis Valley Brewing Company will be on Tap at the beer garden all evening.
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