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Rio Grande National Forest service seeks seasonal help

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
MONTE VISTA --The Rio Grande National Forest will be advertising to fill up to 18 temporary jobs for the 2016 field season. Interested individuals need to submit their applications from February 2-8 at www.usajobs.gov.
"Our seasonal workforce plays a big role in helping us get the work done on the ground," said Tom Malecek, deputy forest supervisor for the

Alamosa Seniors: Take care of your heart

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
Good morning everyone,
The Rio Frio Ice Fest was a great success and brought a lot of people out. The sculptures were great and the bonfire was spectacular. The Alamosa Senior Citizens had a pancake breakfast and it was also a success. We would like to thank everyone who participated.
February 1st thru the 7th is National Women's Heart

Cards requested for Valentines for Veterans

Posted: Saturday, Jan 30th, 2016
MONTE VISTA -- This year will be the 27th anniversary of the "Valentines for Vets" Program. It began in 1989 with Ann Landers suggesting valentine cards be sent to veterans in veteran medical clinics nationwide.
On any given day, there are more than 50,000 veterans hospitalized or living in VA facilities. These men and women served in W.W.II,

Genealogy class scheduled

Posted: Friday, Jan 29th, 2016
ALAMOSA -- Local genealogist Martha Kelly will conduct an eight-week genealogy class beginning Tuesday, February 9, at the Alamosa Public Library, 300 Hunt Ave., Alamosa, beginning at 10 a.m.
"Basic Genealogy Research" is geared for any person interested in genealogy research. The first two weeks will be ‘Getting Started", basics in genealogy research. Weeks 3-8 will be "Finding Your

Meeting set on proposed slaughter plant

Posted: Thursday, Jan 28th, 2016
ALAMOSA -- American Grassfed Association, with help from USDA Rural Development, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network, Ranch Foods Direct, and Natural Grocers, is conducting a feasibility study regarding the potential for a humane slaughter plant to be located near Pueblo. They are seeking input from small and midsize producers in the Rocky Mountain region who

Eat pancakes with seniors on Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2016
Good morning everyone,
It is time for the Ice Fest again. If you can, be sure to come out and participate. The artists always do a wonderful job, and the Chamber of Commerce and all the wonderful people from Alamosa work hard so we can enjoy a winter activity. From Friday thru Sunday the activities will keep us busy.

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