New Wildfire Trucks in Colorado

Colorado – The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control will unveil their newest fire engines on Thursday, July 13th in Denver, Colorado.  Equipped with a 600-gallon water tank and 500-gallon-per-minute pump, four-wheel drive, and the ability to seat 4 firefighters, these new engines are one of many tools that DFPC can deploy to help…

Ski-Hi Stampede-Parade, Rodeo, Dance

Monte Vista, Colorado – The Ski-Hi Stampede is Colorado’s oldest pro rodeo which began in 1919 in the San Luis Valley.  The first rodeo was held on August 11-13, 1919.  This years 96th Annual Ski Hi Stampede will include a parade, rodeo and dance and will be held on July 27th to July  30th, 2017.…

Floodplain Damage Hearing in Costilla County

There will be a public hearing for floodplain damage prevention on June 8th 2017.  The meeting will be  held at the Commissioners Meeting Room located at 352 Main Street in San Luis, Colorado. Please contact the County Commissioners office for additional information at (719) 672-2962.

San Luis Summer Festival 2017

San Luis, Colorado – The Carnival is coming to San Luis during this years Summer Festival.  The Festival will be  held from June 1st to June 4th, 2017. The Carnival will be located at the American Legion Field in San Luis. During the evening of June 2, 2017 Carlos Medina Music and Comedy Show  will be…

McDonald Charged with Sex Assault

San Luis, Colorado – On May 4, 2017, Costilla County Deputies along with the help of other agencies conducted a thorough investigation involving Zanis McDonald, 43. McDonald is currently in custody on other unrelated charges. The investigation led to McDonald being charged with 28 charges to include: 3 Counts of Sexual Assault on a Child,…

Anglers Can Keep All Fish They Catch

MONTE VISTA, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has authorized an emergency fish salvage at Trujillo Meadows Reservoir located west of Antonito in Conejos County starting Saturday (May 27). The salvage order removes all size, possession and bag limits for all species of fish. The reservoir will be drawn down through the summer to accommodate…