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Stolen Vehicle Makes for Wild Chase on Hwy 50 in SE CO

Stolen Vehicle Makes for Wild Chase on Hwy 50 in SE CO

    The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating an incident Monday, October 8, 2018, involving a stolen vehicle that crashed into multiple vehicles, causing serious and life-threatening injuries. David Refice, age 48, of Pueblo, Colorado, stole a 2007 GMC Sierra Pickup that was parked on the west side of Fowler, near the sale barn. […]

CSP Investigates Bent County Rollover

CSP Investigates Bent County Rollover

At 2:56pm on Saturday, August 25th, the CSP responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash that occurred on Bent County Road GG between Bent County Road 6.5 and Bent County Road 7.5.  This is just west of the city of Las Animas in Bent County, CO. The black 2000 Ford Explorer, driven by 23 year old […]

Bent’s Fort Celebrates Holidays, 1840s-Style

Bent’s Fort Celebrates Holidays, 1840s-Style

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site will celebrate the holidays in 1840s fashion beginning on Friday evening, December 2 and continuing all through the day on Saturday, December 3. Events begin with guided candlelight tours through the fort starting at 6:30 pm on Friday, December 2.  Groups depart at 15 minute intervals and are led […]

LUB, ARPA Member Cities Conduct Safety Procedures

LUB, ARPA Member Cities Conduct Safety Procedures

Work crews from the Arkansas River Power Authority, ARPA, conducted pole top and bucket rescue operations over two, half-day sessions in La Junta April 22nd. Lamar Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, said work crews took turns extricating an injured worker from a live wire situation.  A practice dummy was used in the rescue operations and […]

Cattlemen’s Annual Business Meeting/Festivities April 9 in La Junta

Cattlemen’s Annual Business Meeting/Festivities April 9 in La Junta

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association’s annual meeting, auction, banquet and cowboy ball will rotate to La Junta this weekend. Events are open to the agricultural community, with the majority of events being held at Inspiration Field. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for a free educational session designed to certify ranchers of any age […]

Lamar City Council, Prowers County Discuss Funding Rail Line Upgrades

Lamar City Council, Prowers County Discuss Funding Rail Line Upgrades

Rick Klein, La Junta City Manager, detailed the unique success story of how local funding from numerous small communities in three states, has directly related to 127 miles of improvements for railroad tracks and infrastructure. The latest funding effort marks the third year the Lamar City Council has joined with other communities in Colorado, Kansas […]