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Archive for October, 2014


Free Legal Clinic via computer

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Sixty cities and towns will be holding elections this fall.

Denver,Colorado (PR MediaRelease) October 23, 2014 Sixty cities and towns will be holding elections this fall. Most will take place on November 4th, and the Town of Breckenridge will hold a special election on December 9th. Four municipalities are cancelling their regular elections because they have uncontested races. Summary Following is a summary of ballot […]

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Starburst Community Award to the Town of Pritchett

UPDATE: Good afternoon, Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, we won’t be able to present the Starburst award tomorrow in Pritchitt, but it has been re-scheduled for Nov. 18 at 7 pm. We hope to see you there! Thanks, Kelly **** DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 – The Colorado Lottery has awarded a 2014 Starburst Community Award […]

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TOWN OF PRITCHETT WINS COLORADO LOTTERY STARBURST AWARD

TOWN OF PRITCHETT WINS COLORADO LOTTERY STARBURST AWARD FOR TOWN PARK BASKETBALL COURT REPLACEMENT DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 – The Colorado Lottery has awarded a 2014 Starburst Community Award to the Town of Pritchett for using a $28,215 Lottery-funded Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grant matched with $3,400 in Conservation Trust Funds (CTF), to renovate its […]

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Judge for the Autumn Art Show Has Been Selected

Lamar, CO, October 7, 2014 – Members of the Southeast Colorado Arts Guild (SECAG) Judging Committee have selected Virginia Smith Dooley, an accomplished artist as the Judge for this year’s Autumn Art Show at the Shore Art Center. Virginia portrays her love for the beautiful scenic mountains of Colorado and the rustic remnants of the […]

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Radio Station 91.9 Purchased by Century Broadcasting

Status Update By Hank FM BIG NEWS! Just came down today! Whiplash Community Radio, owner of Springfield radio station 91.9 KTTE (known as HANK FM) has sold the radio station to 22nd Century Broadcasting of Texas. The new owners will officially take over pending approval by the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C. But through […]

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Is Main Street Under Siege?

Main Street, as we know it, is struggling to survive. While local businesses have weathered prior economic downturns, this time is different. There are several factors causing disruption on Main Street and only those willing to adapt to change will likely be the ones left standing. From the Local Trenches is a wake-up call for […]

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General election Sample Ballot available in the Plainsman Herald

The new Plainsman Herald has printed a sample Baca County ballot for the up coming general election in their Thursday October 9th edition of the paper. The Plainsman now has a new local owner and they are doing a great job and working very hard. Be sure to pick up your copy of the paper […]

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Blood Drive October 22

Baca County Blood Drive: Wednesday, October 22 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Chapel 441 Pinon Street, Springfield. Drink plenty of water before donating blood. Your donation can make a difference in someone’s life. Please make an appointment to be a donor. This is the last blood drive for 2014. Call Sherrilyn Turner […]

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Open House For the New Fire Station, Oct.22nd

The Town of Springfield will be participating in Colorado Cities & Towns Week, October 20-26, 2014, which highlights and celebrates the value of municipal government. Municipal government is the level of government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its residents. Through Colorado Cities & Towns Week, municipalities […]

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POACHING AND ITS PROBLEMS

POACHING AND ITS PROBLEMS Written by Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager Mike Brown, Kim/Pritchett. With some fall hunting seasons underway and many just around the corner, wildlife officers are often asked about the problems they anticipate and how prevalent poaching is within a particular area. Obviously these answers may vary widely, depending upon […]

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CPW STAFF CONTRIBUTE TO VIABILITY OF RIO GRANDE CUTTHROAT

DURANGO, Colo. — Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW), one of several agencies comprising the Rangewide Rio Grande Cutthroat Conservation Team, celebrates the recent announcement from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) that effectively states the danger of extinction no longer exists for the Rio Grande cutthroat trout. USFWS removed the Rio Grande cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus […]

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SEASONAL CLOSURES AT CRAWFORD, PAONIA STATE PARKS

SEASONAL CLOSURES AT CRAWFORD, PAONIA STATE PARKS MONTROSE, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) Paonia State Park has closed for the winter season. There are no facilities available at Paonia during the winter months. Paonia State Park will reopen for the summer season May 2015. In addition, CPW Crawford State Park boat ramp is […]

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LAST MONTH FOR BOATING AT JOHN MARTIN RESERVOIR STATE PARK

LAST MONTH FOR BOATING AT JOHN MARTIN RESERVOIR STATE PARK HASTY, Colo. – Fall has officially arrived which means the end of boating season at John Martin Reservoir State Park is drawing near. Boating season will come to a close at the reservoir Oct. 31, but there are still plenty of other outdoor activities to […]

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FREE LEGAL CLINIC

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 FREE LEGAL CLINIC – BACA COUNTY: FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED; ALL FREE FREE LEGAL CLINIC – BACA COUNTY – First-come, First-served;  ALL FREE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM in Springfield A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 2:00 pm […]

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