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Shooting involving officer reported in Pueblo
PUEBLO, Colo. - A shooting involving an officer has been reported in Pueblo Tuesday morning.Police are on the scene at Abriendo near Lamar and Midway. Police tell us one suspect was hurt in the shooting and has been transported to the hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.Police said two
Two injured in rollover crash on Highway 50 near La Junta
LA JUNTA, Colo. - Two people were injured in a rollover crash on Highway 50 near La Junta Saturday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Car stolen near convenience store
When he returned, the vehicle was gone. He valued the vehicle at $3,000. Police are investigating.
In Las Animas County, voters look back on 2016 as election day approaches
Las Animas County, the state’s largest geographically, mirrored the nation in the way it voted in recent presidential elections: twice for Barack Obama, and in 2016, decidedly for Donald Trump. As the midterm election nears, voters here – and across the state – are taking stock of the past two years
Predatory Animal Sanctuary in Colorado Cattle Country Raises Questions
Construction of a large predatory animal sanctuary in Colorado has caught the attention of cattlemen and local residents, sparking concern and questions about land use, property rights and public and livestock safety.
Haunted Halloween fundraiser set for next 3 Saturdays at County Fairgrounds
Don’t miss a frightening good time at the Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway-Mountain Branch’sSanta Fe Trail of Terror at the County Fair. The three events will all start at 6:30 p.m. and last until 9:30 p.m. on the next three-consecutive Saturdays in October on October, 13, 20 and 27 in the u
Small fire extinguished on Fisher’s Peak
A small one-acre fire burned on steep, rough terrain on the east side of Fisher’s Peak in Trinidad on Friday, Oct. 5. No structures were threatened in an area just west of the burn scar from the 2013 Pipeline Fire. The Hoehne Fire Department requested a helicopter to assist in knocking down the flam
Amtrak dropping plans to replace Chief route with bus service line, for now
According to federal lawmakers from Colorado, New Mexico and Kansas, Amtrak will drop its plan to convert a segment of the Southwest Chief rail line between Dodge City, Kansas and Albuquerque New Mexico to bus service.Amtrak’s proposal stemmed from repairs needed to a 219-mile (352-kilometer) sectio
TCF announces 2018 grant cycle applications now available for area non-profit entities
The Trinidad Community Foundation mission is to enhance and develop the quality of life in Trinidad and Las Animas County by building a culture of giving, and by providing grants in the areas of education, health and wellness, recreation, historic preservation, and communication.
Per capita marijuana sales in Montezuma County twice as high as La Plata
From January through August, dispensaries in Montezuma County, population 26,000 according to recent census estimates, sold $15.1 million in recreational marijuana, amounting to $580 per person. Dispensaries in La Plata County, with a population of 56,000, sold $16.3 million in recreational marijuan
Raton Professional Business Women to hold political forum on Monday
The Raton Professional Business Women will hold a political forum on Monday, October 22, at the Shuler Theater.All candidates appearing on the ballots for Colfax County will be invited to this forum. Community involvement is crucial to a healthy government and the public is encouraged to attend. Th
Rotary Club completes new pavilion at Central Park
Trinidad’s Central Park continues to be the scene of improvements as the new Rotary Club Pavilion at the park is now open to the public. Featuring aluminum construction over a concrete pad, with eight steel tables and chairs in a 30-foot by 30-foot space, the pavilion will be a great place for picni
6,500 Daily Weather Records Broken During Colorado's 2018 Water Year
DENVER (CBS4) - Have you ever heard of the water year? It runs from October 1 through September 30 of the following year. It's a way to track water on an annual basis that accounts for things like soil moisture recharge, maximum runoff and evaporation. The Colorado Climate Center in Fort Collins rec
Opinion: Local buisnessman argues for keeping CR 85.5 open
—Ed. note: Local entrepenuer Juan Delaroca, who operates a bike tour company in Trinidad, Backshop Bikes, is arguing to stop closure of Las Animas County Road 85.5 for public recreation. The Las Animas County Board of Commissioners is meeting on the closure at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Las
County ballots mailed out this week
The general election is coming up fast on November 6, 2018. Colorado voters will have a lengthy ballot in this year as we choose a new Governor, decide who will represent us locally, consider municipal and school district ballot measures, and make our choices on several constitutional and statutory
County makes presentation for $850,000 grant for roads
Las Animas County representatives Commissioner Dean Moltrer, left, and Phil Dorenkamp recently traveled to Cortez Colorado to make an oral presentation to the State’s Energy Impact Assistance Fund committee.
Suspect vehicle located, shooter still at large
This vehicle, along with the man, woman and Michael Calderon, 43, are being sought following a Sunday evening shooting at Classic Q's in the 1700 block of South Prairie Avenue.
Shooting at Pueblo pool hall under investigation
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) -Police are investigating after a man was shot at a Pueblo pool hall Sunday night.The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. at Classic Q's on the city's south side. The victim was seriously hurt and taken to the hospital. His condition isn't known.Detectives have not released a s
Pueblo police searching for suspect in bar shooting
PUEBLO, Colo. - One person was left in critical condition after a shooting at a bar in Pueblo Sunday night, and police need your help tracking down the suspect involved.
Body found at home near Memorial Park
Authorities found the woman's body at Creek View Apartments, 2330 E. Fountain Blvd. Police were called to the address about 6:50 p.m., said Sgt. Mark Keller.