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1 year 2 months ago

Update: Fire burning near La Veta

According to Laurie Cordova, Huerfano Co. Public Information Officer, the Klikus Fire burning 5 miles west of La Veta is now at 60 acres. It is 40% contained, and there are six families still evacuated. No structures have burned, and there are no injuries reported. There are...

3 years 6 months ago

Highway 160 closed in both directions

Highway 160 near La Veta is closed in both directions right now due to white out conditions and two jackknifed semi's. State Patrol says the road is closed so crews can clean up the accidents. Once it's open, you'll want to use extreme caution.

4 years 5 days ago

Crash kills one in Huerfano County

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating alcohol as a possible contributing factor in an accident that killed one man on Friday night. It happened about four miles west of Walsenburg on Highway 160. According to the accident report a mid 90s model Toyota Camry was traveling west when it...

4 years 3 months ago

$1200 reward for poachers

Eight deer were slaughtered around the town of La Veta on Tuesday. The Division of Wildlife is offering a hefty reward to find those responsible. "Anyone who comes forward with information is eligible for a $1,200 cash reward from the Division of Wildlife's Operation Game Thief fund," said Lance Gatlin,...

4 years 8 months ago

All aboard for the Christmas train!

If you're looking for an out-of-town getaway this weekend, try the Dickens of a Christmas Train. The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad runs the train every day through Wednesday, December 23. Depart from La Veta. The one-of-kind Christmas train celebrates the spirit of the classic story: A Christmas Carol. Live...

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