San Luis Valley welcomes Ride the Rockies


Ernestine Romero revs up her audience outside Alamosa’s recreation center Friday evening as Alamosa began celebrating 2017 Denver Post Ride the Rockies that will bring 2,000 cyclists into town this weekend. Ernestine, who has been recording music since age 11 and now has nine CD’s, gave visiting cyclists the sound of one of the San Luis Valley’s best as they began setting up camp Friday evening. More live entertainment is planned at the rec center today, Saturday, June 10, beginning with Dave Mensch at 12 p.m., followed by Marc Berger, Grotto Cats and Sneakers. The Great Northern Carnival is in town as well, located in the northwest portion of the soccer fields.