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Archive for the ‘News’ 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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Please donate to a worthy cause. Marla’s family medical Fund.

Please consider donating to a good cause here: Marla’s family medical fund. https://www.gofundme.com/marlas-family-medical-fund Marla is a mother, daughter and a grandmother who recently had a massive stroke and has just undergone surgery to stop the bleeding. This family needs a lot of help. Marla will no longer be able to work and she has no […]

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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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Lamar Annual fall Art Show.

Lamar Art Show

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Walsh Main street gets new blacktop

For over ten days the main street was blocked off to give time for the new blacktop to dry and when I arrived there on October 13th it was open. Other streets in Walsh are also being black topped so you may find some of them blocked off.

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Colorado Abandoned Photography Show October 15th

Photography and Music Come Together at Brew Unto Others Coffee Shop
Lamar, CO (September 22, 2016) – Colorado Abandoned, a photography show by artists Lex Nichols and Vincent Gearhart will be on display starting with an artist’s reception Saturday, October 15th from 5pm to 6:30pm at Brew Unto Others Coffee Shop at 119 South Main Street in Lamar, CO.

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AUTUMN ART SHOW IN LAMAR

Hello all: AUTUMN ART SHOW IN LAMAR Entries for the Autumn Art Show will be taken on Saturday, October 22 from 9a.m. – 12 noon. Again the show will be locate at the Shore Art Center, downtown Lamar. Pat Johnson is again in charge. Marilyn Gentz and Dorothy Buxton will assist her. The rules, awards […]

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Triumph Bancorp, Inc. to Acquire ColoEast Bankshares, Inc.

DALLAS, March 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBK) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ColoEast Bankshares, Inc., parent of Colorado East Bank & Trust, headquartered in Lamar, Colorado. ColoEast Bankshares, Inc. is a bank holding company with $759 million in total assets as of 12/31/2015. Its community […]

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U.S.Census Bureau Community Survey and why you should refuse to fill it out.

BIG BROTHER’s U.S.CENSUS BUREAU American Community Survey and why you should refuse to fill it out. The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing statistical survey by the U.S. Census Bureau. The letter comes to a randomly selected house addressed to “the resident” and asks you to respond by going to their website where you […]

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Someone’s Not Happy With Government

At ten mile corner in Baca County  someone decided to voice their unhappiness with some of our leaders.

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Jacob Wright from Walsh Recognized

Veterinarians Recognize Walsh Student in 2015 CSU Science and Engineering Fair (Denver, CO) — Walsh High School student, Jacob Wright, was awarded $100 by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and CVMA Auxiliary, for his research presented at the 2015 Colorado State University (CSU) Science and Engineering Fair. The 60th annual Colorado Science and Engineering […]

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MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Tuesday blasted Republicans

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Tuesday blasted Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives for assisting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an attempt to “take over” U.S. foreign policy from President Barack Obama.“I’ll get to the heart of this speech now,” Matthews told MSNBC’s Thomas Robertson. “This man from a foreign government walked into […]

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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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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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Looking for work?

SO YOU ARE LOOKING FOR WORK? Really? Work is not hard to find, there is plenty of work that needs to be done and nobody is doing it. So finding “work” is not the problem. The problem is finding a way to get compensated for your work. Unfortunately, with all the ways the government controls […]

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Boating and Floating, Two Buttes Lake Labor day pics.

She’s thinking: “My boat’s the fasted one on the lake I bet….” Pretending to be an alligator? Floating skier gets ready for take off…. “READY SET…….

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Republican Gordon Klingenschmitt Bombshell comment

It’s quite a circus of clowns in Colorado Springs as Republican Gordon Klingenschmitt made the ignorant comment about openly gay Colorado Congressman Jared Polis. Klingenschmitt said “Democrats like Polis want to bankrupt Christians who refuse to worship and endorse his sodomy. Next he’ll join ISIS in beheading Christians…” And yet county Republicans are still defending […]

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She thinks My Tractors’ Sexy. -Baca County Parade on Tipton Street.

It was a beautiful day for the parade, not too hot and wonderful in the shade of a tree, to be watching the parade today in Baca County. Afterwards, there was the old Settlers pick-nick on the courthouse lawn and free food at the fair. I couldn’t resist chasing down this tractor with the handsome […]

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SEVERE WEATHER RESULTS IN THE DEATH OF BACA COUNTY RESIDENT

SEVERE WEATHER RESULTS IN THE DEATH OF BACA COUNTY RESIDENT VILAS COLORADO:  July 30th, 2014 – At 0630 hours this morning the Baca County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 report of a house that received severe wind damage resulting in structural collapse late last night. The reporting party stated that his neighbor’s house is no […]

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Lightning Storm in Springfield Knocks out Power

SPRINGFIELD: A lightning storm began late on July 30th with a loud clap of thunder.  The second strike knocked out the power and left me sitting at my computer in total darkness. It also  brought heavy rain  and lots of  thunder for the next hour and a half, lasting  until about 1:30 a.m.  The town […]

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