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Train rides fight against hunger

Posted: Friday, Nov 21st, 2014
CHAMA, N.M. -- The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad is joining Albuquerque's KOB Channel 4 and the Roadrunner Food Bank in fighting against hunger by offering a free Christmas train ride into the San Juan Mountains.
The railroad is helping kick off the annual Christmas in the Mountains Festival in Chama with a special holiday train ride on Saturday, December

Coombs celebrate 50th

Posted: Friday, Nov 21st, 2014
LA JARA -- The Children of Larry and Janice Coombs would like to announce a celebration of the 50th wedding anniversary of their parents.
All family and friends are welcome to attend. The family asks please do not bring gifts.
The celebration will be November 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the LDS Church in La Jara.

Alamosa Seniors: Stay active at senior center

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014
Good morning everyone,
We all need to get involved in different activities to stay fit and prevent memory loss. When you participate in a group you share laughter and joy. This develops a bonding experience and can relieve depression, anxiety and loneliness. Meet new people can also help you acquire new interests and hobbies. So get involved, you will

Dinner features Richmond

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014
FORT GARLAND -- The Friends of Fort Garland Museum will hold their annual Christmas Dinner at the Fort on Saturday, December 6th at 5:30 p.m. in the mess hall at the museum.
The Friends group invites all to come on out and enjoy a fun evening. This year it is an old fashioned potluck with turkey, mashed

Freedom Financial celebrates new location

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
Alamosa Chamber of Commerce members joined Freedom Financial Services staff, family and friends on Friday, Nov. 14, for a ribbon cutting and open house at the business' new location in the Kavleys Business & Tech Center in downtown Alamosa, 609 Main Street, Suite 103. To contact the skilled and welcoming staff at Freedom Financial please call 589-2197 or stop by

Holiday challenge set in Del Norte

Posted: Friday, Nov 14th, 2014
DEL NORTE--The Del Norte Middle School TEEN Approach and the Del Norte Police Department are asking all local businesses, churches and community members to help make the holiday season nice for those in need.
They are challenging the Del Norte community to see how many non-perishable items, turkeys, hams and gifts for ages 0-18 can be collected by Dec.

Conejos County begins Gifts Of Giving

Posted: Friday, Nov 14th, 2014
CONEJOS COUNTY -- Conejos County Gifts of Giving is a non-profit program sponsored under the auspices of the Conejos County commissioners. This program is dedicated to providing needy children, ages birth to 18, who reside in Conejos County, with Christmas gifts this year.
Christmas trees with tags indicating the gender and age of each child will be

Holiday bazaars planned for this holiday season in the San Luis Valley

Posted: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
VALLEY -- Following are some of the holiday bazaars planned in the San Luis Valley:

ALAMOSA -- MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) is hosting a homemade craft bazaar for anyone who would like to display their homemade crafts or baked goods from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Living Water Bible Fellowship, 2910 Clark St., Alamosa.

Small Acreage Landowner’s Expo set

Posted: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
MONTE VISTA -- The Center and Rio Grande Conservation Districts and Rio Grande Watershed Conservation & Education Initiative along with their partners, will host the 5th Annual "Small Acreage Landowner's Expo" on Friday, November 21st from 10 a.m., 2 p.m., at the Ski Hi Complex Facilities, Sherman Ave, Monte Vista. Lunch will be provided to the first 150 people attending.

Alamosa Seniors: Seniors plan spaghetti dinner

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
Good morning everyone.
Yesterday was Veteran's Day. There was a parade and different organizations had activities for veterans.
The Alamosa Senior Citizens will be having a Spaghetti Dinner on Tuesday the 18th which will be free to all veterans. For everyone else it will be $4 for Alamosa Senior Center members and $5 for non-members. We hope to see

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