San Luis Valley

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Prescribed Burns Planned On Federal Land In San Luis Valley

Prescribed burns are planned on federal land at five locations in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado this spring, but the dates haven’t been set.

03/25/2015

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Man Killed While Trying To Stop Woman From Driving Drunk

A southern Colorado woman is accused of killing the man who tried to stop her from driving drunk Sunday night.

02/17/2015

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Officials: Dog Owners Face Fines Over Wildlife Harassment

State wildlife officials are cautioning dog owners not to let their pets chase vulnerable wildlife during the winter, saying some people have been fined because of their animals’ actions.

01/22/2015

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Oh, Baby! 13-Pound Girl Born In Southern Colorado

Mia Yasmin Hernandez greeted the world in a big way Monday. Big, as in 13 pounds, to be specific.

12/04/2014

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Superintendent To Continue Isolating Students As Expulsion Alternative

A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high dropout rate.

10/31/2014

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SunPower Announces New Solar Plant In Southern Colorado

SunPower Corp. plans to double its solar power generating capacity in the San Luis Valley with a new 50-megawatt solar power plant.

05/28/2014

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Authorities Baffled In Mystery Of Missing Man 5 Years Later

Investigators believe there was foul play in the disappearance of Mike Rust. But five years after he was last seen, there are still few leads as to what happened to him.

04/02/2014

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Group Threatens To Sue Colorado Over River Flows

An environmental group is threatening to sue Colorado, saying its management of water in the San Luis Valley is putting New Mexico’s stretch of the Rio Grande at risk.

01/22/2014

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Spring Storm Bringing Needed Snow To Colorado

A slow moving spring storm is bringing much-needed moisture to parts of the Rockies and the Plains, but winds are raising the wildfire danger to the south.

04/16/2013

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Colorado’s Highest Court Hears School Funding Lawsuit

A landmark case on the education system in Colorado is being heard by the state supreme court. It involves a lawsuit in which a lower court found the system is severely underfunded.

03/07/2013

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