Your daily briefing of what's happening in Southeastern Colorado, the state, and the world at large. As well as upcoming events and chats with key movers and shakers to keep you engaged, informed, and plugged in whether from the area or just passing through.
City Council confronts a full agenda, a State report shows mixed economic recovery in the state and Noah's Ark will have a new home this summer.
County commissioners approve Right to Farm policy, a fish fry raises over $5,000 and a dog from Raton ends up in Georgia.
Construction started this week on Santa Fe Trail, Las Animas County was named most rural in Colorado by NYC paper and Colorado officials rolled out a $3.8 billion transportation fee bill Tuesday.
In more local news, May 7 is Senior Citizens Day for Carnegie Library Bookstore. Stop by 132 N. Commercial St. between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. for discounted products.
Trinidad State softball coach Steve Swazo reaches 400-win milestone, last weekends comedy festival brought many laughs to downtown and Go. Polis eases indoor mask restrictions.
Trinidad State announced vaccination requirements the for fall semester, Hoehne Farmers 8-man football wins big in last regulation play game of season, and the Division of Professions and Occupations warns Colorado nurses of phone scam targeting nursing license.
The feds cancel new oil and gas leases on federal lands, THS students try their green thumbs, Primero women's volleyball ended its season until the fall, and Raymond Odum (VA service officer) gets featured in magazine.
A transportation bill passes the Colorado Senate Transportation and Energy Committee, a new shop is coming to town soon, a disc golf club is starting up in mid-May, and the governor signs a bill helping people access prescription drugs.
Leah Armijo is scheduled to appear in court today, the feds approve Colorado's plan for school accountability, 2020 crime stats are covered, a crawfish boil raises over $6,000, and a THS student places second in state conference.
History Colorado releases KKK records, TSD1 postpones consolidation, the state labor department reminds Colorado workers about the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act of 2020, and the National Park Service plans to celebrate the Bicentennial of the Santa Fe Trail.?
Colorado gains an eighth legislator starting in 2022, Amtrak returns to daily service on the Southwest Chief next month, Primero volleyball plays its senior night, and today marks the 104th year since the Hastings Mine disaster.
A Trinidad man is arrested for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol Riots, Gov. Polis urges Congress to pass cannabis banking reform bill, and Trinidad State Junior College will not raise tuition for the next school year.?
City council passed a mural ordinance this week, the Colorado Sun reports that new New Mexico pot legislation poses a threat to Colorado shops and Colorado Workforce Centers in Southeastern, Colorado are holding a virtual job fair for those aged 16 to 24.
CDOT plans to begin work on i-25 at the end of April, public comments are being accepted on the Lathrop State Park management plan, and the DEA plans to hold a drug take back event Saturday, April 24 at TPD.
COVID community transmission is up in Las Animas County and 35 other Colorado counties, Colorado House of Reps pass the $34.1B 2021 budget bill, a local sci-fi author releases a new book, and several crashes occurred Tuesday morning.
Today is 4/20 which is traditionally a day for marijuana smokers to celebrate, Raton Airport is set to receive COVID relief funding, volunteers are needed in area fire protection districts and the county health department has an update.
TSD1 faculty discuss consolidation, state virus dial ends, Colorado democrats introduce a second stimulus package and Las Animas and Huerfano counties are to have no restrictions in place regarding Coronavirus since the state ended its oversight.
The Trinidad Triggers announce their first home game of the season, bears are emerging, a former WWII internment camp may become a National Parks Service historic site and a number of events are happening this weekend and Monday.
Veterans are recognized, Colorado's 2022 budget proposed, a teen wins a golf outing with the Denver Broncos head coach, an inmate is charged while in lockup, and Colorado's pot sales are discussed.
A third bombing suspect gets arrested, Ute representatives reach out about an upcoming talk at the public library, Colorado has paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, and an update on immunization numbers for Las Animas County and surrounding counties is given.
A Pueblo Democrat introduces legislation to create new railway, a new COVID variant is found in Colorado, and The Center Square has news about this year's fire outlook.
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