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Cottonwood Creek trailhead plan moves forward

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Now it just needs money & multi-agency cooperation to make it happen by Matie Belle Lakish The Crestone-Baca Planning Commission met in special session to gather community input on possible access to Cottonwood Creek Trail. The gathering, on November 7 at the POA Hall, was well attended by citizens and agency representatives, all with an […]

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State mandates Saguache County Assessor oversight

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State unhappy with the time it is taking to get properties on tax rolls by Matie Belle Lakish Saguache County Assessor Jackie Stephens’ office has been under pressure for over a year because of law suits filed by local citizens and other taxing entities within the county that contend that assessments have not been completed […]

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The Crestone Eagle: December 2012

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The Crestone Eagle: December 2012

Wood chopped, kindling stacked, work is done. photo by Bill Ellzey, who will be holding the annual Ellzey/Johns Art Show on Dec. 8 & 9.

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The Crestone Eagle: November 2012

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The Crestone Eagle: November 2012

A dusting of fresh snow on Gibson Peak provides a dramatic backdrop for brilliant fall colors.   photo by Kate Steichen

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November 2012: Skies over Crestone

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November 2012: Skies over Crestone

by Kim Malville Sky Almanac Mars is low on the southwestern horizon at sunset. Jupiter rises soon after sunset. At the beginning of the month at 10pm look for Jupiter as it cruises through the constellation of Taurus. Venus is spectacular well before dawn and moves past Spica in mid-month. November 1: The moon and […]

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Crestone/Baca Planning Commission to hold public meeting on Cottonwood Creek trail access

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As a result of an earlier meeting of the Crestone/Baca Planning Commission in October, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, November 7 at 9am in the POA Hall to invite the public to determine whether or not there is community support for continuing to have public access to the KTTG Stupa and Cottonwood Creek […]

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6; you must bring identification

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Colorado requires that you bring identification when you go to the polls to vote.  It does not need to be a photo ID. Acceptable IDs for voting in Colorado Some accepted forms of identification:   a valid Colorado driver’s license; a valid identification card issued by the Department of Revenue; a valid US passport; a […]

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A filmmaker finds home; Mark Elliott’s Yangsi set for Crestone screening

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by Gussie Fauntleroy In 1997 as Mark Elliott was filming the elaborate enthronement ceremony of a 4-year-old Bhutanese boy seen as the reincarnation of a beloved Tibetan Buddhist teacher, the Crestone-based filmmaker had no idea he would periodically return to document the boy’s experience for the next 15 years. But from both a Buddhist and […]

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November 2012: Letters to the Editor

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Goodbye, Fred Dear Community, On Monday, October 15 our dear friend and supporter, Fred Dugan passed away from complications of pneumonia in Bellevue, WA.  Fred moved to Washington in January of 2012 to be closer to his long term companion Sylvia Hazlerig.  Sylvia had moved there the previous year to be closer to her children.  […]

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Reader 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! Start the Survey…

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Shop Locally for the Holidays

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LOCATION BUSINESS NAME LINK WHAT THEY SELL ALAMOSA FIREDWORKS GALLERY http://www.firedworks.com/ Pottery, art ALAMOSA HEARTSTRINGS & HEIRLOOMS http://www.heartstringsandheirloomsllc.com/  Fabric, quilting supplies ANTONITO FOX CREEK STORE http://www.foxcreekstore.com/the-store/chicken-foot.html Domino game CREEDE BRISTOL YARNWORKS http://www.bristolyarnworks.com/ Yarn, knitting supplies CREEDE ED KNIGHT PHOTO http://www.edknightphoto.com/ Photography CREEDE JANET R. THOMPSON GALLERY http://www.jthompsongallery.com/ Cards & Prints by mail CREEDE KATHY KILLIP […]

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Happy Holidays from The Crestone Eagle

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October 2012: Skies over Crestone

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October 2012: Skies over Crestone

by Kim Malville Sky Almanac Before the chill of winter sets in, October is a good month for meteor-watching. There are two meteor showers this month, streaming out of the constellations of Orion and Taurus.  The Taurids come from a very broad stream of comet debris and the shower runs throughout October, November and part […]

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Candidates compete for State Senate District 35 & House 62

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by Lisa Cyriacks In the sprawling Senate District 35, centered on the San Luis Valley, Democrat Crestina Martinez and Republican Larry Crowder—both ranchers—will offer voters a clear choice in a district where Democrats have an edge in registration but tend to under-perform. Forty percent of active voters in the district are registered Democrats, compared to […]

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September 2012: Monthly Digital Download

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Welcome to the current issue of The Crestone Eagle. Please click on the link below to begin your download. September 2012 Vol 23 No 9.pdf (23mb)    If you need help, please contact Erin Once it is downloaded to your computer, just double-click to open, and enjoy your monthly Crestone news! Want previous Crestone Eagle issues? Just keep scrolling […]

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New Crestone Charter School opens

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The Crestone Charter School is culminating a three-year journey in the completion of a new, permanent school building. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 4 at 10am.  Heralded by Shumei’s Taiko drummers, students, teachers and families will be joined by out-of-town guests and helpers from […]

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The Crestone Eagle: September 2012

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The Crestone Eagle: September 2012

This image (courtesy of Telluride’s Mountainfilm On Tour) is from Director/Photographer Dan Ransom’s film Last of the Great Unknown, that chronicles recent, unprecedented explorations of the Grand Canyon’s innumerable technical slot canyons. Telluride’s Mountainfilm on Tour comes to Crestone September 22 as a benefit for Neighbors Helping Neigh- bors. Mark your calendar and let’s watch some great […]

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September 2012: Skies Over Crestone

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September 2012: Skies Over Crestone

by Kim Malville Sky almanac Mars and Saturn appear low in the western skies after sunset. Mars is moving eastward in the constellation of Libra toward Scorpio. Saturn is moving slowly eastward in Virgo. Jupiter rises in the late evening in Taurus. Brilliant Venus rises well before the sun and is about one-third of the […]

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September 2012: Letters to the Editor

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Stop for flashing red Dear Editor, Now that the school year is upon us, I would like to remind my fellow Crestonians that the Moffat school bus runs through town and the Baca twice a day Monday through Thursday and that drivers are required to stop for that bus by law as follows: “You must […]

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August 2012: Letters to the Editor

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Small community over hundreds of miles Dear Editor, Thank you so very much to all who sent cards, called, emailed and contacted me in person after our beautiful son and beloved brother Jesse Greye Eagle Peterson tragically drowned in Willow Lake on Memorial Day weekend. Your outpouring of love and true caring show again what it […]

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August 2012: Skies over Crestone

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August 2012: Skies over Crestone

Sky Almanac Aug 5, 11:31pm: Tear yourself away from Greco-Roman wrestling and fencing to watch the descent of Curiosity onto the surface of Mars. It’s going to be a cliff-hanger! Aug 11-12: Perseid meteor shower should be best after midnight when Perseus rises above the horizon. You should be able to see one or two […]

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