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Smoke from NM prescribed burn seen in SLV

If you’re wondering where all the smoke is coming from, look no more. There is a prescribed burn in the Carson National Forest in New Mexico. You can go http://nmfireinfo.com/ for more information.

Letter to the POA Board of Directors of March 13, 2014

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To Baca Grande POA Board of Directors: In response to a growing number of interrelated concerns, but with a focus on fire safety, the Baca Grande POA community members held two community meetings in February, on the 17th, and the 24th, for the purpose of hearing community concerns and formulating the following requests: Fire Protection […]

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Mediated settlement of lawsuit against the Baca Grande Property Owner’s Association and Board Members regarding the 2012 election

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Order Adopting Stipulated Agreement and Issuing Declaratory Relief  Stipulated Agreement and Motion for Declaratory Relief

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Unofficial Election Results: 3A Passes; Moffat School Board members

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The unofficial election results are as follows for the ballot measure 3A: 443 -YES 154 – NO This measure will allow the school district to accept a $12 million state BEST grant in order to build a new school, with 27% of the funds needed to be matched by a tax increase in the district. […]

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Living with bears: tips from Colorado Parks & Wildlife

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by Colorado Parks & Wildlife Here are helpful tips that will help prevent conflicts and keep bears wild: • Keep garbage in a well-secured location; and only put out garbage on the morning of pickup. • Clean garbage cans regularly to keep them odor free. • If you don’t have secure storage, put items that […]

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May 2013: Skies Over Crestone

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May 2013: Skies Over Crestone

A triple planet spectacular this month May 10: An annular Eclipse will occur in Australia May 11 and 12: At dusk a beautiful thin crescent moon will lie below Jupiter on May 11 and will move to the upper left of Jupiter on May 12. Venus starts to appear in the evening sky, close to the horizon, […]

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The Crestone Eagle: March 2013

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The Crestone Eagle: March 2013

Sandhill cranes. photo by Ken Archer kenarcherphotos.com

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HAVA complaint filed against Saguache County Clerk

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by Matie Belle Lakish A Help America Vote Act (HAVA) complaint has been filed against the Saguache County Clerk and Recorder’s office in relation to the November 2012 election. Lisa Cyriacks, local voting activist, and Marilyn Marks, from the Citizen’s Center, an Aspen area resident, have filed the complaint with the Colorado Secretary of State […]

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February 2013: Letters to the Editor

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Stupa traffic a concern Dear County Commissioners, POA Board Members, Crestone/Baca Planning Commission, KTTG and All Community Members, We must express our strong disapproval, deep concern and horror of having 1,200 plus cars per summer month on the proposed road connecting the residential area of Serene Way with the old mine road, (East Dream Way),  […]

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February 2013: Skies Over Crestone

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February 2013: Skies Over Crestone

by Kim Malville Almanac Jupiter reigns supreme throughout the month, setting around midnight. It ceased its retrograde motion on January 30 and now glides smoothly to the east, moving away from the Pleiades, toward Aldebaran. Saturn rises about two hours after Jupiter sets. February 1-10: The first ten days of February is a great time […]

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Rio Grande County hydrology study reveals risk to waters in western valley

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Rio Grande County hydrology study reveals risk to waters in western valley

by Bea Ferrigno Results of a recent hydrologic study in Rio Grande county raise concerns that oil and gas exploration or development there could lead to contamination of subsurface waters.  The Conejos Formation, which is an aquifer and includes oil-bearing shales, is complex and quite permeable to its considerable depth. It also lacks any barrier, […]

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A visit with the Inuit

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A visit with the Inuit

A visit with the Inuit by Larry Joseph Calloway The last people to blame for unnatural global warming are the Inuit of the far north. They were always close to nature—living in ice houses, burning oil lamps, driving dog sleds, paddling kayaks. But they are the first people to deal with the full tragedy of the […]

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The Crestone Eagle: January 2013

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The Crestone Eagle: January 2013

Kate calls this little bunny “Bunny Rock”, as it sat there for hours during the snowstorm. photo by K. Steichen.

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Register to win by completing Eagle Survey

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Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey! We really care what you have to say, and this really helps us out if you complete it. Remember: Your information will be kept confidential and private By completing this survey, you will be entered to win prizes! First Prize: Clay Art Gift Certificate Second […]

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Moffat BOE to give direction for BEST Grant application

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Moffat BOE to give direction for BEST Grant application by Kirk Banghart, Superintendent of Schools, Moffat Cons. School Dist. # 2 Over the past two months Wold Architects and the District’s Facilities Master Plan Committee has hosted three community meetings to discuss and get feedback on the condition of the Moffat School campus. These community meetings […]

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Public comment period for elk management on San Luis Valley refuges ends Jan. 18

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Public comment period for elk management on San Luis Valley refuges ends Jan. 18 In an effort to reduce the im- pacts to riparian habitat on San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) by elk, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) today released for public review and comment a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) […]

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January 2013: Letters to the Editor

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Thank you all Dear Crestone Community: Many blessings for an abundant and bright new year! I would like to share my gratitude with everyone who stepped in to make 2012 such an amazingly successful year for Crestone Creative Council (CCC).  We work with youth in the Crestone Charter School, Moffat School, Home School programs, dropouts […]

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January 2013: Skies over Crestone

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January 2013: Skies over Crestone

Skies Over Crestone by Kim Malville Almanac Jupiter continues to dominate the evening skies, brighter than any star in the sky. It is below the Pleiades star cluster and above red Aldebaran the blood-hot eye of the Taurus, the Bull. Jupiter keeps moving retrograde (westward) until January 30. January 2: On this day the earth is […]

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December 2012: Skies over Crestone

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December 2012: Skies over Crestone

by Kim Malville Almanac December 2: Jupiter will be in opposition to the Sun, rising at sunset, reaching its highest at midnight, and setting at sunrise. This will be one of the closest passages to Earth in Jupiter’s 12-year orbit, and the giant planet will dominate our night skies. Jupiter will be in Taurus, above […]

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Walking Spain’s famous Camino de Santiago

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by William Howell History, in many lands, gets focused in pilgrimage—to a shrine, temple, place made immortal by heroic vigilance, saint’s burial place.  For is not each of our lives a journey . . . even if the destination is as yet unclear?  And is this not why pilgrimages have for eons drawn souls to […]

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POA director election results: Concerns voiced on voting process

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—Crestone Eagle report At the Baca Grande Property Owners Association Annual Meeting held on Friday, November 9, 2012, there was a slate of seven candidates for three POA Director seats. Vote totals for the candidates were as follows: Russell Schreiber, 531; Matie Belle Lakish, 497, Diana Motz, 422, David Burrell, 414; Janie Thomas, 367; Bruce […]

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