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Posted Oct 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

The Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB), the state's largest membership organization for elected school board members, voted by a wide margin to oppose Amendment 68, a proposal to bring casino gambling to the metro Denver area under the idea of increasing funding for schools.

Posted Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Dr. Larry DeLucas, former NASA astronaut, inventor, scientist, and professor visited the Las Animas Junior/Senior High School on Oct. 7.

Posted Oct 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Allie McCormick, a sophomore from Florence now living in Las Animas, has been named editor of the 43rd edition of Chinook. Chinook is a literary publication highlighting student and community writing and art, published annually at Otero Junior...

Posted Oct 5, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Several members from the Las Animas High School True Blue club and the Las Animas Junior High Pure Gold club took advantage of an exciting opportunity to attend Southeast Rural Philanthropy Days in Trinidad on Thursday, Sept. 25.

Posted Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Homecoming week gets under way next week, Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, at McClave Schools.

Posted Sep 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Las Animas High School Homecoming will take place this weekend. A Homecoming Parade will start at 10 a.m. Friday. On Saturday there will be a volleyball game (vs. Rye) at 5 p.m. and a football game at 7 p.m. (vs. Wiley), followed by a...

Posted Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

A hopeful McClave School District is crossing their fingers following a two year project and an estimated $90,000 expense to replace an ever-troubling bluegrass surface at the McClave football field.

Posted Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Husband and wife Lance and Taya Jagers are the newest additions to the teaching staff at McClave Schools.

Posted Aug 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Each year the Grace and Oley Kohlman scholarship fund conveys monetary awards to current members of the Junior Colorado Cattlemen’s Association who plan on attending an institution of higher learning. This year, three students received...

Posted Aug 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM

The Las Animas-Bent County Library invited the Bent County Commissioners to view a demonstration of the new Advanced Workstation in Education (AWE) computer recently purchased with Bent County Sales/Use Tax Funds for $2,825.

Posted Aug 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

On Friday, July 18, Bent County Correctional Facility held a graduation for their Faith Pod. The Faith Pod is two pods where inmates participate in faith-based programs designed to help them change their lives, through a deepened faith, so that they...

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