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N.D. farmer restores land, bank account

Posted: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
Courier editor
MONTE VISTA -- Gabe Brown may not be "old MacDonald," but his North Dakota farm features a similar menagerie of animals and crops.
That diversity has not only improved the environmental health of his farm, but it has also put more cash in his pocket, he told attendees at the 2016 Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference this week
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Spud groups donate salad bar to school

Posted: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
Courier editor
MONTE VISTA -- The potato industry is "raising the bar" for school lunches.
During the 2016 Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference & Trade Fair this week in Monte Vista the U.S. Potato Board and Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC) presented a salad bar to the Alamosa school district.
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Split vote sends water money to metro

Posted: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
Courier editor
ALAMOSA -- With assurances Denver would not be coming after San Luis Valley water in the near future, the Rio Grande Roundtable this week approved $10,000 to support a south metro Denver area water project.
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ASU responds to ACLU suit

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
ALAMOSA -- Adams State University issued the following statement regarding the ACLU suit filed on Wednesday:
"The legal action taken against Adams State today [Wednesday] is based on a wholly false premise that we have been eager to completely refute, but have lacked the legal ability to do, until now.
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ACLU files suit on behalf of Ledonne

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
DENVER -- The ACLU of Colorado filed suit Wednesday morning on behalf of Danny Ledonne, a former professor who was banned by school officials from the Adams State University campus in Alamosa.
From May 2011 to June 2015, Ledonne taught in the Mass Communications program and performed video production work for Adams State University.
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Church fire is not arson

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
CONEJOS -- An electrical problem was apparently to blame for a Tuesday night fire at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos.
Conejos County Sheriff Howard C. Galvez Jr. said after the Colorado Bureau of Investigation finished their investigation on Wednesday that the cause of the fire in Colorado's oldest church was an electrical problem.
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Unmanned aircraft may assist area farms

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
Courier editor
MONTE VISTA -- One of the newest pieces of farm equipment could fit in the bed of a pickup truck.
As cost saving advancements in agricultural technology, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV's) could be a "game changer for a lot of applications," Dr. Joe Zamudio told attendees at the 2016 Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference and Trade Show in Monte
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Fire strikes Colorado's oldest church

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Firefighters respond to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos Tuesday night. Investigation is underway as to the cause of the fire at the oldest church in Colorado, and Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be on the scene Wednesday morning to assist local officials with the investigation. The fire began in the northwest corner of the rear of
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Murder suspect sought in SLV

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Courier editor
VALLEY -- A 35-year-old cold murder case from Salida has substantially heated up in recent months, and the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office is looking to the San Luis Valley for the murder suspect.
Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said on Tuesday the suspect in the June 12, 1980 disappearance and death of 32-year-old Salida mother of two Beverly
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PVY on downward trend in the San Luis Valley

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Courier editor
MONTE VISTA -- San Luis Valley potato growers received some positive news about PVY during the opening day of the annual Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference and Trade Fair Tuesday.
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Hospital tops state in patient safety

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016
Courier editor
ALAMOSA -- Staff at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center believe a hospital stay should not make a patient's health worse.
This attitude is reflected in the Alamosa hospital's recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services patient safety indicator rating, which was the best in the state.
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Water rules costly for city

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016
Courier editor
ALAMOSA -- Complying with the state groundwater rules will not be painless -- or cheap -- for the City of Alamosa.
The city, like hundreds of well owners throughout the San Luis Valley, will have to comply with the recently filed state groundwater rules for the Rio Grande Basin.
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We say 'Denver,' you say 'Broncos;'

Posted: Saturday, Feb 6th, 2016
We say 'Peyton,' you say 'Manning;' We say 'number,' you say 'one'
Mile High Salute -- Go Broncos


Alamosa Elementary third grader Noemi Lemus, left, and fifth grader Mica Raya, right, introduce the cheer related above for Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning on Friday as he prepares for Sunday's Super Bowl. "We are here at Alamosa Elementary.
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Four arrested in Sanford drug bust

Posted: Friday, Feb 5th, 2016
SANFORD -- Sanford police arrested four people on felony drug charges on Tuesday after checking out a report of a suspicious vehicle at Fourth and Greenleaf.
Sanford Police Chief Dale Ruff reported that at 7:45 p.m. February 2 he received a report of a suspicious vehicle with its lights off at Fourth and Greenleaf and subsequently contacted the driver and
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Former resident faces murder

Posted: Friday, Feb 5th, 2016
AMARILLO, Texas --Former San Luis Valley resident Briana Riley, 19, was charged with murder this week in Amarillo, Texas, in connection with the death of her 10-week-old son.
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StoryWalk planned at Alamosa city hall

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
Courier editor
ALAMOSA -- Alamosa will be the first site in the state to boast a StoryWalk® this spring.
Billie Jo Cooper and Azeneth Heredia, community literacy manager, updated the Alamosa city council Wednesday night on the progress of the project, which will be located at city hall.
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Snowmobiler killed in avalanche

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
SOUTH FORK -- A South Dakota man died Tuesday after being buried in an avalanche on the east side of Wolf Creek Pass near Lost Mine Creek.
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Mattive announces candidacy for HD 62

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
MONTE VISTA -- Long-time San Luis Valley farmer Bob Mattive announced his candidacy as a Republican for House District 62 at a gathering in Monte Vista on Tuesday.
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School board considers full-day kindergarten

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
ALAMOSA -- With the Colorado General Assembly considering a statewide full-day kindergarten system, the possibility became a topic of discussion during Monday night's Alamosa Board of Education (BOE) meeting.
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Lost snowmobiler found safe

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
MINERAL COUNTY, A snowmobiler from Mineral County who went missing on Sunday was found alive and well Monday afternoon.
Greg Van Akin, 35, became separated from a friend while snowmobiling in the Fern Creek area after one of the snowmobiles became stuck in the snow about 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 31.
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'Face time' ordered in Wolf Creek case

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
Courier editor
ALAMOSA -- April 15 represents more than "tax day" for the U.S. Forest Service and Rocky Mountain Wild.
It is the deadline U.S. District Judge William Martinez set for attorneys representing the two parties to "meet in person to discuss in good faith whether the Forest Service has, at that point, fully discharged its FOIA [Freedom of Information
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