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  1. Drop City, America's Boldest, Most Far-Out Commune, Left a Surprising LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Denver Westword

    ... that the place's name was a reference to dropping out or dropping acid. David Perkins (with microphone) moderates a La Veta panel of commune veterans. From left: Chip and Elaine Baker, Pat McMahon, Dean Fleming, Nancy Brooks, Jeff Briggs. At its ...

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  2. The nation's weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Miami Herald

    ... and western Washington. Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Saturday have ranged from a morning low of 19 degrees at La Veta Pass, Colo. to a high of 95 degrees at Bainbridge, Ga.

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  3. 'Beguiling matrix'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Whenever she drives southwest on U.S. Highway 160 toward New Mexico and crosses over La Veta Pass, fine art photographer Barbara Sparks is struck by the quality of light that illuminates the San Luis Valley. "Light is very subjective, but I would say the light I love begins around Fort Garland, Colorado, and extends south along the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to Santa Fe and beyond," she says.

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  4. Idea Marketing Group Launches New Website for the Rio Grande Scenic RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... has launched their new travel website as a means to market and sell their exciting train trips through Colorado 's La Veta Pass, the highest and longest standard gauge route in the US. They hired Idea Marketing Group to redesign and develop a new ...

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  5. Colorado: Ride historic Rio Grande railway to mountaintop concertsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... June 13, it will take passengers on a two-hour journey to the outdoor Fir Summit Amphitheater at 9,400 feet in La Veta Pass. The concert venue has a stage in the shape of a boxcar and runs on wind and solar power. The concert series on select ...

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  6. La Veta School District goes live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union CatalogRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Library Technology Guides automation update

    Abstract: La Veta School District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the addition of the La Veta School District, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 700,000 bibliographic records describing over one million attached item records.

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  7. Mother of deceased Air Force Academy cadet missing; family seeks public's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... that a dozen firefighters, including four on dirt bikes, are at Stratton Meadows Open Space at Cresta Road and La Veta near South Suburban and Gold Camp reservoirs, where the truck was located. A red Dodge Ram pickup truck parked in the parking lot ...

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  8. Engine that ferried President Taft coming backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Denver Post

    A locomotive that once transported President William Howard Taft to Gunnison and spent most of its 50-year working life hauling train cars over Cumbres, Marshall and La Veta passes for the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad is headed back to southern Colorado after spending decades in a Colorado Springs park. The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad and the city of Colorado Springs reached an agreement that will lease the 1883 steam locomotive to the railroad.

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  9. Steam engine that transported President Taft is coming backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A locomotive that once transported President William Taft to Gunnison and spent most of its 50-year working life hauling train cars over Cumbres, Marshall and La Veta passes for the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad is headed back to southern Colorado after spending decades in a Colorado Springs park. The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad and the city of Colorado Springs reached an agreement that will lease the 1883 steam locomotive to the railroad.

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  10. Museum director working to keep the past aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Denver Post

    During her time collecting information, McKee, the director of the Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta, said she came across what she called "folk school" back East in the Appalachians. "Folk schools, or what we are calling here, heritage schools, started out as an economic stimulus for poor people in the hills," McKee said.

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  11. Class 1A Region 3 Girls PreviewRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Lamar Daily News

    ... game, working into overtime to defeat Eads, 42-36. Up next for the Lady Wildcats will be either #6 Springfield or #7 La Veta with a trip to the 1A state tournament going to the winner. Springfield is another team that was nearly forgotten at the ...

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  12. Herbert Sowers BlakelyRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    ... as Magistrate Judge in Clayton. Survivors include his wife, Carrell Blakely of Clayton; a son, Alan Blakely of La Veta, Colo.; two daughters, Sherry Huddleston of Bogata, Texas and Gaylene Smith of Fort Worth, Texas; two stepsons, Mick Pugh and Rick ...

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  13. Bill to assess Indian-themed school mascots to hit Colorado LegislatureRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | District Administration

    ... set up the panel and a review process. About 40 schools in the state could be affected, Salazar says, including La Veta, a small town in the foothills of Colorado's southern Rockies. The school uses the nickname "Redskins" and controversy over the ...

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  14. Weather delays and closures for Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... will close at 1:00pm today due to inclement weather. Buses will run. No after school activities or practices. La Veta Sch. Dist. RE-2 - Early release, all aft/eve activities canceled. will close at 2:00pm due to inclement weather. Buses will run. No ...

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  15. Some White People (Other Than Dan Snyder) Can't Give Up Their Native American NicknamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... for decades. But in the upcoming legislative session, state lawmakers may force a change. a The school board [at La Veta, Colo.] held a packed community meeting in the gym last year. Thirty or so people stood up to speak, and only three supported ...

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  16. Colorado High School Girls PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Here is The Associated Press Colorado prep basketball poll for the week of December 9, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last weekA's ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters: Others receiving votes: Trinidad 8, Liberty Common 7, Pinnacle 4, Olathe 2, Peak to Peak 2, Kent Denver 2, Grand Valley 1. Others receiving votes: Dove Creek 7, Shining Mountain 7, Prairie 6, Flagler 4, Cheyenne Wells 3, La Veta 2, Community Christian school 1.

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