In recent years, Farm Days has drawn up to 70 teams of draft horses, mules, and plow horses brought by their owners from all over Colorado at the invitation of Delbert “Doc” Jones, who wants to revisit the use of old-time farm machinery...
Consensus was rare among a panel of randomly chosen consumers participating in a mock focus group during the Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture, but a couple of consensus points quickly emerged among members of the audience: first, the exercise was ...
Megan Torres and Makayla Huffman were chosen as the Las Animas Middle School PRIDE Citizenship Award winners. Torres, seventh grade, was awarded for always being pleasant, respectful, and positive. She goes to class with a smile on her face and ready to...
It's official. The new Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association is now open for business.
The fourth inmate who escaped from Otero County Jail Tuesday was arrested Thursday.
Leah Vida and Victoria Gilbert have been named the Las Animas Middle School Athletes of the week for their efforts on the LAMS basketball teams.From the coach:Leah Vida (eighth grade) - "Leah has come a long way this season, working on specific post...
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site is sponsoring a Frontier Skills Day set for Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The 58th annual Otero Arts Festival is set for April 1-3 at McDivitt Center on the Otero Junior College campus. First time judge for the creative writing entries will be writer and poet Alysse Kathleen McCanna.
Charlie Albright was a great hit at his Friday night performance at the Ed Stafford Theatre, having already wowed the kids from surrounding towns in the afternoon at the outreach performance.
The district spelling bee was held on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the John Rawlings Museum in Las Animas.
Former Trojan baseball player, Justin Thaxton, grandson of local family Rob and Mary Thaxton, and signed his letter of intent to Division 1 University of the Pacific back in November after being pursued by many colleges across the country.
For once, Colorado Springs meteorologist and agricultural weather adviser Brian Bledsoe had some good news for cattle producers while speaking at his hometown during the Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium in Hugo, Colo.
The popularity of ground beef has exploded in recent years, but that doesn't mean the industry should back-track from providing a great steak-eating experience or fail to rescue tasty but relatively obscure cuts from the meat grinder, according to...
The 18th annual Arkansas Valley Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held at Otero Junior College on February 20-22. Close to 160 students, ranging in grades from K-12, attended the event.
It took less than one minute to erase over 33 years worth of waiting early Friday morning as McClave High School senior Sterling Noecker stood, his hand raised, in front of a large crowd gathered at Denver's Pepsi Center to witness the Colorado High...
Acclaimed young pianist Charlie Albright will appear at the Ed Stafford Theatre in La Junta on Friday at 7 p.m. under the auspices of the Arkansas Valley Community Concert Association.
The keynote speaker for the 16th annual Girls in the Middle Conference themed Diamonds in the Rough will be Luisa Graff, gemologist and owner of Luisa Graff Jewelers. The conference will be held March 1 at Otero Junior College.
The newest grower group to sprout in Colorado will make its debut at the Governor's Conference on Colorado Agriculture Feb. 27 at the Renaissance Hotel in Denver.
For the first time in more than five years, the newly revived Colorado Ag Leadership Program has taken over responsibility for the Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture, and the annual event is getting a makeover with some fresh elements to enliven...
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