Las Animas County Newswire

Las Animas County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Las Animas County, CO.

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  1. Fort Carson fire is 'basically out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Gazette

    ... mainly by smoke from fires elsewhere, Wolf said. Fires in New Mexico and Arizona, along with a wildfire in Las Animas County in southeast Colorado, drifted across the state and turned skies into a smoky sight, said Dawn Sanchez, a fire information ...

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  2. Fort Carson fire more than 60 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Gazette

    ... nearly 5,300 acres by Thursday morning after 30 mph wind gusts. Those fires, along with a wildfire in Las Animas County in southeast Colorado, drifted across the state and turned skies into a smoky sight, said Dawn Sanchez, a fire information ...

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  3. Fort Carson officials give fire update; containment at more than 60 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Gazette

    ... nearly 5,300 acres by Thursday morning after 30 mph wind gusts. Those fires, along with a wildfire in Las Animas County in southeast Colorado, drifted across the state and turned skies into a smoky sight, said Dawn Sanchez, a fire information ...

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  4. Initiative's setbacks would cap drillingRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    If a certain state ballot initiative passes this fall, "1 percent" in Garfield and Rio Blanco counties could come to mean something far more local than the well-worn political reference to the nation's wealthiest class. Rather, it would mean what land in the counties would still remain open for oil and gas development under the provisions of a proposed state initiative.

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  5. Green Shoots, May 29, 2016Read the original story

    Saturday May 28 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Forensic investigation and technology development company TSW Analytical, biodegradable plastics company Colorado Clean and software company ProStar Geogroup are in. Now REBCO Enterprises LLC, a company that produces a low-energy, self-contained soilless growing system, is joining them as businesses that are setting up shop in Mesa County thanks to the tax benefits offered by the Rural Jump-Start Program.

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  6. Man charged with murder, arson in bagel shop fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    ... above the deli after Denver firefighters extinguished the fire. Pattison is currently in custody in Las Animas County. His first court date in Denver has not yet been set. According to Colorado arrest records, Pattison has a lengthy criminal history ...

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  7. Valley brings 'Hydropot' firm into Jump-StartRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Mesa County has landed another new business through the state's Rural Jump-Start Tax Credit Program, the Grand Junction Economic Partnership announced Friday. The Colorado Economic Development Commission, which oversees the program, approved REBCO Enterprises LLC as the fourth company to be approved in the Grand Valley.

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  8. Jon Neil Barclay Pulls Out of Trinidad DA's Race: "Safety of the Citizens...Is at Peril"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Denver Westword

    ... But in withdrawing from the campaign, Barclay issued a statement - first reported on the Trinidad and Las Animas County News Facebook page - lamenting that "the necessary funding to staff and professionally run the district attorney's office will ...

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  9. New claims of rule violations lobbed at 3rd Judicial DA Frank RuybalidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Denver Post

    The district attorney for Las Animas and Huerfano counties, who was disciplined for mishandling more than a dozen criminal cases, now faces a new set of allegations that he failed to disclose evidence and properly train his staff. Third Judicial District Attorney Frank Ruybalid may be suspended from practicing law for six months after he and attorneys in his office allegedly violated the rules of evidence in at least three cases since January 2015, according to motions filed in the case.

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  10. Positive Wildfire Outlook Following Big Snow SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... wildfire season. However, the southeast corner of the state has an "Abnormally Dry" rating, with parts of Las Animas County still struggling with "Moderate Drought" conditions. Snowfall has exceeded normal seasonal values across most of Colorado, ...

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  11. Political game: Army wants to reduce acreage and close bases, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A decade ago, the Army was screaming for Colorado acreage, claiming new tactics and new training demands meant units needed Rhode Island-sized tracts of Las Animas County to hone their skills. Now, relying on what experts call phony numbers, the Army has told Congress it has way too much land and is calling for base closures.

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  12. Army wants to reduce acreage and close bases, but arguments based on outdated dataRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... acreage, claiming new tactics and new training demands meant units needed Rhode Island-sized tracts of Las Animas County to hone their skills. Now, relying on what experts call phony numbers, the Army has told Congress it has way too much land and ...

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  13. Political game: Army wants reduce acreage and close bases, but arguments based on outdated dataRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | The Gazette

    A decade ago, the Army was screaming for Colorado acreage, claiming new tactics and new training demands meant units needed Rhode Island-sized tracts of Las Animas County to hone their skills. Now, relying on what experts call phony numbers, the Army has told Congress it has way too much land and is calling for base closures.

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  14. Political game: Army wants to reduce acreage, close bases - Congress balks at ideaRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | The Gazette

    A decade ago, the Army was screaming for Colorado acreage, claiming new tactics and new training demands meant units needed Rhode Island-sized tracts of Las Animas County to hone their skills. Now, relying on what experts call phony numbers, the Army has told Congress it has way too much land and is calling for base closures.

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  15. Mike's Sunday Evening ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Winds continue to be our big story - in fact, a new round of Red Flag warnings will go into effect on Monday at noon in Pueblo, Huerfano, Las Animas and Fremont counties. Monday starts nicely but we have active weather for the rest of the week.

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  16. United cancels flights between Denver and Colorado Springs as storm approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Gazette

    Colorado State Patrol at Eagle reported 10 inches of snowfall there over the past five hours. Interstate 70 at Vail Pass has not yet reopened.

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  17. The longest pin-connected bridge in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... it still retains to this day. The Canadian River begins in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southern Las Animas County, Colorado, near Raton Pass. It is the largest tributary of the Arkansas River. It is roughly 760 miles long with about 190 miles ...

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  18. PSEG Acquires 37.8 MW Solar Project from juwiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    PSEG Solar Source announced it has acquired a 37.8 MW-dc solar energy facility from juwi Inc. . The facility, to be called the PSEG San Isabel Solar Energy Center, is located in Las Animas County, Colorado about 165 miles south of Denver.

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  19. Memorial Service Held For Deputy Killed In Trinidad CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | CBS Local

    Law enforcement officers are gathering in Trinidad to honor a Las Animas County sheriff's deputy who died after a crash last week. The Colorado State Patrol says Russell was driving his patrol vehicle when he veered across traffic and crashed into a parked, unoccupied SUV on March 1. Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered that flags remain lowered Thursday to honor Russell.

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  20. Deputy Killed in Car Crash Laid To RestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | KKTV

    Law enforcement from across the state are descending on Trinidad Thursday to pay their final respects to a Las Animas County deputy. Deputy Travis Russell, 44, was killed in a car crash last week in Trinidad.

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