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Saguache County Fire Depts. called out on a series of fires on March 28. Two arrested

by Mary Lowers A call from a concerned citizen around midnight March 28 reporting “a suspicious person and a possible fire” along with the quick and efficient response of emergency responders stopped a series of arson fires from decimating the county. According to Lieutenant Dan Warwick investigating officer for the Saguache County Sheriff’s Office, there […]

Record cold wave pummeled the San Luis Valley

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by Keno One of the coldest Januarys in 30 years to grip the San Luis Valley and greater Crestone area caused many damaged water lines, vehicles that would not start, and was sending heating costs through the roof. Since New Year’s Day, all but one day up till January 18 had seen temperatures at or […]

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The Crestone Eagle: February 2013

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The Crestone Eagle: February 2013

“As Above So Below” photo by Matthew Crowley of a golden eagle and coyote. Both were feasting on a dead goat. For the full story and more photos see page 4.

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Another way of waking up: Yoga as a spiritual practice

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Another way of waking up: Yoga as a spiritual practice

Another way of waking up: Yoga as a spiritual practice   by Gussie Fauntleroy My eyes are cast downward in a soft-focus gaze as my arms reach upward, elbows extended, my hands holding a smooth stick and pushing it as far overhead as possible. From the outside, the pose may not look like much. My […]

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December 2012: Letters to the Editor

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Spay & neuter cheers Dear Editor, A tip of my floppy hat to Jessica Brewer. I thank her for organizing the Crestone/Moffat low cost spay and neuter clinic taking place on December 15 and 16 at the POA hall. Every year millions of dogs and cats are euthanized in “shelters” or die agonizing deaths on […]

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October 2012: Letters to the Editor

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Thanks, Shawn & Bob Dear Editor, I just want to offer my deep appreciation for Shawn & Bob of our maintanence dept. of the POA. I managed to perch my car on a slope of rock, and after making several phone calls searching for help, I called Shawn just to see if he could refer […]

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County gains funds for both schools & county

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by Matie Belle Lakish After almost four years of controversy over Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (SRS) funds, schools and commissioners came together to work out a plan that provides the best funding options for both groups. They also achieved an understanding that will help them move forward in a coordinated way in […]

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Baca National Wildlife Refuge plans visitors’ center

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Baca National Wildlife Refuge plans visitors’ center

by Larry Calloway The Crestone community’s wild front yard—the Baca National Wildlife Refuge—is becoming more public-friendly after 12 years of protective isolation. A visitor center should be open to the public by this time next year, and members of Friends of the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges are organizing a local support group. Refuge […]

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The Crestone Eagle: October 2012

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The Crestone Eagle: October 2012

Several thousand elk live on the Baca Wildlife Refuge and Great Sand Dunes National Park. photo by Bill Ellzey

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Recurring Calendar listings

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June 2012: Skies over Crestone

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June 2012: Skies over Crestone

Sky Almanac Throughout May, the gorgeous and stunning planet named after the Goddess of Beauty, Venus, dominated the evening skies. In mid-month it plummeted toward the western horizon. On June 1 it will be barely visible. Then on June 5 it will be moving across the disk of the sun, as a small dark dot, […]

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