• Rio Grande County Sheriff’s budget a concern

    The sheriff, deputies and members of the public informed the Rio Grande County Board of County Commissioners that they are not thrilled with the way the sheriff department’s budget has been handled.

  • RG National Forest still accepting input on plan

    San Luis Valley residents still have a month to let Rio Grande National Forest staff know how they feel about a draft forest plan that will direct how the forest is managed in coming years.

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    Get vaccinated to avoid flu

    It’s the season for friends, family, food -- and flu. Numerous gatherings and holiday travel mean it’s an important time to get a flu vaccine if you haven’t already done so this season.

  • Community

    BLM plans prescribed burns at Baxter Peak and Blanca Wetlands

    The San Luis Valley Field Office in conjunction with the Interagency Fire Management Unit will be conducting prescribed burns at Baxter Peak and Blanca Wetlands this winter. Depending on weather and fuel moisture conditions, the prescribed burns could begin in early December.

  • Community

    Library Links

    Some new books this week are: “Refuge Cove” by Janet Dailey, “Hardcore Twenty-Four” by Janet Evanovich, “End Game” by David Baldacci, “Count to Ten” by James Patterson and Ashwin Sanchi, “The Whispering Room” by Dean Koontz, “The People vs. Alex Cross” by James Patterson and “Secrets of Cavendon” by Barbara Taylor Bradford.

  • Community

    First Southwest sponsors financial literacy program

    Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. First Southwest Bank is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 31 schools in the San Luis Valley, Pagosa, Bayfield, Durango and Cortez areas completely free.

  • Community

    RGCM annual meeting Tuesday

    The annual board meeting for the Rio Grande County Museum, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, will be held on Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. at the Rio Grande County Museum.

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