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  1. Ute Pass: Explore the late Cretaceous Period at Woodland Park's Rocky ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Gazette

    Bruce Schumacher, the zone paleontologist for Comanche National Grassland in La Junta, explains the features from the cast of a Rhinconichthys skull found in 2012 in the Comanche National Grassland in February 2016 at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Research Center in Woodland Park. Brynley Lorentz, 3, of Colorado Springs checks out a dinosaur in September 2015 at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park.

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  2. Beef demand "none short of phenomenal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Western Livestock Journal

    ... steady last week at the Cattlemen's Livestock Market in Galt. Benchmark steers sold between $130-156. Colorado: The La Junta Livestock Commission Company held its first sale in four months, meaning there were no trends to quote on the 2,185 head ...

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  3. Campbell Elementary has 3 new teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Journal-Advocate

    ... face is Lori Mendoza , a fourth grade teacher. According to a profile on the school's Facebook page, she grew up in La Junta and is married with two children. The GNI club started off their 2018-2019 years with a meeting on Sept 12. Nine members and ...

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  4. Thousands of tarantulas march through southern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Gazette

    ... on the move, it's most likely a male, marked with a blonde spot on the top of its back. According to a piece by the La Junta Tribune-Democrat, male spiders are more active during this time period, as they search for burrowed females to mate with. ...

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  5. Hispanic Heritage Day to be celebrated at Bent's Old FortRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Lamar Daily News

    ... ed at the fort entrance. Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site is located on Colorado Highway 194, 8 miles east of La Junta or 15 miles west of Las Animas. For more information, call the park at (719) 383-5010.

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  6. Southwest Chief rolls onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    LA JUNTA, Colo. - City Manager Rick Klein of La Junta was one of the local leaders invited to the special meeting of Amtrak officials, Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railroad, and local officials in Raton last week.

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  7. Prowers Economic Prosperity talks youth entrepreneurship fair, Propostion 110Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Lamar Daily News

    ... for both junior high and high school students. According to information presented on the E-Fair, it started in La Junta in 2017 and another was held in 2018. To date, 79 youth have participated with 40 middle school projects exhibited and 21 high ...

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  8. Defense carries 'Cats to victory in Ross' debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Pueblo West coach Clint Buderus said. "We just didn't do enough offensively." Buderus came to Pueblo West via La Junta, where he helped the Tigers to a 2016 Class 2A state title. Buderus took over for Monte Pinkerton, who left the coaching role to ...

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  9. Choice cutout, packer margins continue to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Western Livestock Journal

    ... ranging from the $140s-170s, but with most prices in the upper-$150s. Colorado: The Winter Livestock Auction of La Junta saw a lot of light calves right off of the cow due to the dry conditions and short grass availability. No trend was offered ...

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  10. CO: New Bus Service Offered from Alamosa to PuebloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Mass Transit

    ... Pueblo offered Monday through Friday. There are a number of stops on the Lamar-Pueblo run, including Rocky Ford, La Junta, Las Animas and Fort Lyon. There are three buses dedicated to Bustang Outrider service -- one in Alamosa, one in Lamar and a ...

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  11. Forest Service welcomes new community foresterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... Donna Davis as the urban and community forestry specialist serving eastern Colorado. Working out of offices in La Junta and Broomfield, she will be serving as a resource for CSFS field offices, partners and communities throughout the eastern half of ...

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  12. Lamar High School golf team off to strong startRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | Lamar Daily News

    The LHS boys golf team stops for a photo with their 1st place plaque for winning the La Junta tournament. A goal for this season was to exceed the six win season they had last year, and they are already on their way.

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  13. Durango Brewing Co. closes taproom, fires employees, moves to La JuntaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Cortez Journal News

    ... Co. abruptly closed its taproom last week in Durango, fired all of its local employees and is moving operations to La Junta. And it's taking the Durango moniker with it. The move will leave Durango Brewing Co. – Durango's second oldest local ...

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  14. Lamar Utilities Board to meet with Prowers Economic ProsperityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Lamar Daily News

    ... noted there have been some issues with ARPA and the WAPA allocations as well as some issues with the City of La Junta and agreement with the renewables with the PPA, though it is still being negotiated, according to Hourieh. He further noted the ...

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  15. Don't outlaw Colorado's energy industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Denver Post

    ... operator in Fort Morgan. It also depends on the geophysicist in Golden, the sales rep in Greeley, the technician in La Junta, the graphic designer in Colorado Springs, and thousands of other workers throughout the state. The oil and gas sector also ...

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  16. Linda L. WirtzRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    Linda Lee Mock Wirtz, born April 21, 1937, died August 2, 2018. Linda was the second child of Ray Mock and Lillie Shockley Mock of La Junta, Colo.

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  17. Wild Animal Sanctuary expanding to southern Colorado after purchasing 9,000-acre ranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Denver Post

    ... in southern Colorado. The new Wildlife Refuge - which is in Baca and Las Animas counties, 25 miles southeast of La Junta and 25 miles northwest of Springfield - was purchased for $7 million and is expected to welcome its first round of rescued ...

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  18. Lamarlins to compete in Lamar swim meetRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Lamar Daily News

    ... the Lamar swim meet on Saturday, July 21 at the Lamar Swimming Pool. Teams from Canon City, Durango, Rocky Ford and La Junta will also be competing at the meet. Many swim families will be camping at Willow Creek Park the nights of July 20-22 for the ...

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  19. Turnbow gets a chance to extend softball careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... she got the opportunity to extend her softball career. She will spend the next two years at Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colorado, after a successful run with the THS softball team as well as her travel team, Utah Liberty. "It's huge for ...

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  20. Mercury set to approach 100 in Denver, Grand Junction could see scorching 104-degree tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Denver Post

    Around the state, many cities are expected to hit 100 or above. It could be 104 degrees in Grand Junction and Lamar, 103 in La Junta, 102 in Pueblo and 100 in Fort Collins, Greeley, Glenwood Springs and Sterling.

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