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Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category


34th Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival

Monte Vista, Colorado: 34th Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival March 10-12, 2017 January 4, 2017 – Its nearing that time again when tens of thousands of sandhill cranes descend upon Colorado’s scenic San Luis Valley to feed and rest up for the journey further north to their nesting grounds. It’s a wildlife phenomenon akin to […]

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Passion 4 Paint : Rock Art @ Lamar Public Library

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 @ 6:00 pm Theme: Fall/Thanksgiving We will supply all the materials for this rock painting event (rocks, paints, markers, brushes). You are welcome to bring any supplies you would rather use (rocks included). Make your designs as simple or elaborate as you like. Either way you’ll have a memento that you can […]

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I apologize to anyone who has tried to comment on this blog and were unable to do so. I did this to discourage spammers who in the past have shut down my server with overloads. So comments, for now, which did not show up previously, will appear. Thank you for reading.

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Exercise for Older Adults

Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging Celebrates Go4Life® Month with Event Highlighting Importance of Exercise for Older Adults September has been designated Go4Life Month and the Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging is celebrating by partnering with Springfield Resource Center to offer an exercise class on Thursday, September 17th at 12pm at 1260 […]

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Passion 4 Paint – Rock Art

As a community center, the library is more than a repository of knowledge and technology. The library is also a cultural center and art is a natural extension of this place in the community. People have been painting rocks for centuries Rocks are like fingerprints–no two are exactly alike–which makes them a great art base! […]

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FREE LEGAL CLINIC SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY

FREE LEGAL CLINIC SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM on the SECOND WEDNESDAY Of each month at the Springfield Public Library at 1260 South Main Street in Springfield. By […]

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FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY IN SPRINGFIELD

FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY IN SPRINGFIELD WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM on the SECOND WEDNESDAY Of each month at the Springfield Public Library at 1260 South Main […]

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Water Quality Management Students Gain Access to 4-Year Degrees!

Water Quality Management Students Gain Access to 4-Year Degrees! Denver,Colorado (PR MediaRelease) May 19, 2015 On May 13, Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), announced that the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education approved the first four-year bachelor of applied science degree for the institutions it governs. The […]

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Town Hall with Congressman Ken Buck

Town Hall with Congressman Ken Buck Dear Friend, Please join me for a town hall meeting Saturday, May 30 to discuss your priorities for the 114th Congress and the district.  I’m honored to represent you in Congress, and this is a great opportunity for me to hear how I can best serve you. EVENT: Town Hall […]

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FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY IN SPRINGFIELD

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM on the SECOND WEDNESDAY Of each month at the Springfield Public Library at 1260 South Main Street in Springfield. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer […]

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FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY IN SPRINGFIELD

FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY IN SPRINGFIELD WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM on the SECOND WEDNESDAY Of each month at the Springfield Public Library at 1260 South Main […]

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LifeStory Writing Workshop Nov 22, Lamar

Media Release – Oct. 30, 2014 “The world is made of stories, not atoms,” as the poet said, and on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, 10 am to noon, those who come to the memoir and family history writing workshop at the Lamar Public Library will get a chance to show how true that is. Charley […]

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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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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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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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