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Amber Lynette McDonald  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Amber Lynette McDonald, 44, passed away on June 24, 2019, at her La Junta home. She was born on September 1, 1974, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Amber ...



Judy Dee Spaulding  Ag Journal

Weatherford - Judy Dee Spaulding, 79, beloved wife and sister, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019.A Celebration of Life was held at the family home in ...



La Junta High School Class of 2019 sets eyes on future  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Seventy-one teenagers bade farewell Sunday evening to the one constant they've known for the past 12 years and prepared to set foot into the larger world of ...



La Junta school board announces new principals  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta School Board met on Monday evening to congratulate outstanding students and to announce the promotions of two teachers to principals of their ...



Introducing Mr. and Miss LJHS 2019  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The students of La Junta High School selected Nate Copley and Addison Aragon as Mr. and Miss La Junta High School. The award was announced during the ...



Top 10 LJHS graduates  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School's top scholars are versatile.Each year, La Junta High School honors its top-10 students, as selected by grade point average.



Schedule of Arkansas Valley graduations - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

To help with navigating the flood of graduation ceremonies about to take place, we've compiled a schedule of local commencement events. FRIDAYOtero Junior ...



La Junta Intermediate School principal finalists introduced  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta Superintendent Rick Lovato, Jr., introduced the three candidates for the position of principal of the Intermediate School (grades three through six) at a ...



Nuschy recalls career as a La Junta Tiger  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Jon Nuschy certainly left his mark as he competed in three sports at La Junta High School. He said it was a fun ride all four years."It was pretty interesting," ...



Alta Mosby…January 20, 1926 – June 29, 2019  The Prowers Journal

Funeral Services for Las Animas, Colorado resident Alta Mosby will be held at 10:00 a.m. July 10, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Las Animas, Colorado with ...



La Junta and Rocky Ford marching bands in semifinals  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Colorado Bandmasters Association State Championships for 1A-2A-3A Semifinals Monday at CSU/Pueblo StadiumIt is an honor to make it to semifinals with ...



La Junta Tigers: 2018 2A State Champs!  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School football team went into this year's Class 2A state playoffs as the fourth-seeded team. But when the dust settled at the end of the ...



First La Junta Hall of Fame class exemplifies dedication, excellence  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Eight individuals were inducted into the La Junta High School Hall of Fame Saturday at InspirationField. Here are thumbnail sketches on each inductee.



OJC to host hoops camps  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Otero Junior College's basketball programs will be hosting team camps for high school students this summer.The men's basketball team will host their camps ...



5 things to do this weekend - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

1. Take in your local Easter Egg Hunt: the Lions Club is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m. Saturday in La Junta City Park; 10 a.m. Saturday, the Rocky Ford ...



Hornets sting La Junta  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The sixth-ranked La Junta High School baseball team got off to a slow start when it played Pueblo County Monday on Hobbs Field at the Runyon Sports ...



State champs serve Christmas Dinner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School football coaches Ty Buderus and Mike Torrez brought the Class 2A State Champion football team to the Senior Center on Thursday to ...



Meet Mr. and Miss La Junta High School: Riley Remick and Aimee Wallner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School presented its most prestigious awards on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Miss La Junta High School are nominated by the faculty and voted ...



La Junta football wins another Tri-Peaks League title  La Junta Tribune Democrat

COLORADO SPRINGS — The top-ranked La Junta High School football team won the Tri-Peaks League championship for the fourth straight year as it defeated ...



Wind batters Lower Arkansas Valley  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Chainsaws buzzed Thursday as folks in the Lower Arkansas Valley region began cleaning up from a storm that began pummeling the area Wednesday.



La Junta teens share ideas with Tourism Board  Ag Journal

Students in the new Sports and Entertainment Management class at La Junta High School presented their term projects to the Tourism Advisory Board at its ...



Four La Junta athletes in qualifying positions  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Several local high school track and field athletes continue to be in a position to qualify for their respective state tournaments, according to the MaxPreps.com ...



Second day of state golf canceled  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The second day of the Class 3A state girls' golf tournament was canceled after Monday night's storm made the conditions at the Eagle Ranch Golf Club in Eagle ...



Arkansas Valley Community Cancer Walk is Saturday  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Cancer survivors, friends and supporters are invited to gather Saturday evening for the 3rd annual Arkansas Valley Community Cancer Walk, scheduled to take ...



La Junta Livestock: A family tradition  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Jace Honey carries on the family tradition of La Junta Livestock with his brother, Keo, and his sister's husband, Brian Elder.“Some people think we just work one ...



La Junta graduate now a professional stunt performer  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The most terrifying event thus far in Cassidy Kahler's young life, she said, was standing on the ledge of a building high above the concrete below without being ...



Whistle Game is tonight  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 17th Annual Whistle Game will take place tonight as the top-ranked La Junta High School football team will host Lamar at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium.



Tigers shine in State Fair Parade  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Marching Band Day at the State Fair was SaturdayHave you heard the La Junta Jr/Sr High School Band practicing on the streets this summer? There's a good ...



Sandoval/Martin wedding joins La Junta and California families  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Jeryl Sandoval, daughter of Valerie and Stephan Sandoval of La Junta, and Nicholas Martin, son of Janet and Carl Martin of Burlingame, Calif., married at the ...



Wallace feted at awards ceremony  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Community *Service* banquet Monday night, a much-anticipated event by the business and social ...



Pueblo West, Coronado win Tiger Relays  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Coronado High School boys' track and field team saw its dominance of the 71st Annual Tiger Relays come to an end Friday at Tiger Stadium.The Cougars ...



La Junta survivors walk in fight against cancer  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The third Annual Arkansas Valley Community Cancer Walk, held at La Junta High School Tiger Stadium, did not just serve to remember the fallen, but to ...



Former La Junta student-athlete earns All-American honors  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Former La Junta High School student-athlete Gage Mayo received All-American honors at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field championships on March ...



La Junta boys golf second at home tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' golf team was looking to make it two wins in a row when it hosted its annual home tournament Monday at the La Junta Municipal ...



Five La Junta Tigers named All-League  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The All-Tri-Peaks League baseball team was announced earlier this month with five La Junta High School players earning honors in the East Division.



Lamar rallies late to defeat La Junta softball  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School softball team got off to a good start when it hosted fifth-ranked Lamar Thursday at Tippy Martinez Park. The Lady Tigers scored four ...



Impressive showing for Ark Valley schools at State Track Meet  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Here is a recap of the first two days of the state meets. Class 3A. La Junta. La Junta High School's Antonio Chavez was in the finals in two events on Saturday.



Runstoppable for AV Cancer Support Group  Bent County Democrat

At 8 a.m. on June 8, in the middle of La Junta City Park, runners, joggers, walkers, bicycle riders and tricycle riders will be checking in to run five kilometers with ...



John William Bill Haberman  La Junta Tribune Democrat

John William Haberman (Bill, J.W.), 81, of La Junta, Colorado, passed away, Sunday, December 30, 2018. Bill was born on August 20, 1937, to John Karl ...



Rosalean Louise Jenkins Hadaway  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Rosalean passed away unexpectedly at her home in Texas on May 25, 2019. She was born on February 23, 1948, in La Junta, Colo., to Darwin and Letha ...



Rocky Fords Trujillo, Fowlers Carnes have top times; Walter denied third state title  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The first day of the Colorado High School Activities Association state track meet saw two Class 2A athletes taking the top seed into finals, while Crowley County ...



La Juntas Jacob Tafoya invited to compete in Blue-Grey Football All-American Bowl  La Junta Tribune Democrat

After a couple of impressive showings at combines, La Junta High School's Jacob Tafoya, a 6 foot 3 inch, 300-pound lineman, has been selected to compete in ...



Frozen Jr. cast announced  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The cast for the Children's Theatre of La Junta's summer production of "Frozen Jr." has been announced, said Kelly Jo Smith, director.The enchanting modern ...



Walking for a Cure  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Shari Turner and other survivors take a victory lap to commence the 3rd Annual Arkansas Valley Community Cancer Walk, held at the La Junta High School ...



Tigers defeat Savages, 59-46  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta High School boys' basketball team led from almost start to finish when it hosted Lamar Tuesday at Tiger Gym.The Tigers were in front at the end of ...



Traveling the Pacific Crest Trail with La Juntas Katrina Horner  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of columns by Katrina Horner, a graduate of La Junta High School. Horner left La Junta after graduation and attended ...



La Junta Golf Course hosts Wallace Oil youth golf challenge  La Junta Tribune Democrat

On Monday, 38 local youth ranging in age from 6-17 converged on the La Junta Golf Club for the Wallace Oil Kids Golf Challenge. Jim Wallace of Wallace Oil ...



Tafoya signs with Adams State  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School's Jacob Tafoya, a 6-foot, 3-inch, 300-pound lineman, signed a national letter of intent to continue his education and athletic career at ...



La Junta Tigers finish fourth at Shootout  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The 31st Annual La Junta Holiday Shootout had a promising start for the La Junta Boys' basketball team, as it defeated Fowler 53-47 Thursday at Tiger Gym.



La Juntas Jacob Tafoya impresses at Blue-Grey combine  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School's Jacob Tafoya, a 6-foot, 2-inch, 300-pound lineman, is turning some heads at regional combines sponsored by Blue-Grey Football.



La Junta names 2018-19 cheerleading squad  La Junta Tribune Democrat

La Junta High School named its cheerleading squad for the 2018-19 school year earlier this month. Back row, from left: Emma Stokes, Maria Llaca, and Emalie ...



FDA: Vaping companies fueling social media ads without suitable warnings  La Junta Tribune Democrat

U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, ...



La Junta Junior High Awards  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta Junior High School Academic and Athletic Awards were presented on Thursday, May 10, at the La Junta High School Gym. Presenting the awards ...



School Board recognizes local winners  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The La Junta School Board met on Monday evening to acknowledge student achievements as well as to conduct business as usual.



New La Junta teachers for 2016-17  La Junta Tribune Democrat

New teacher orientation for La Junta Public Schools was held at the Intermediate School on Aug. 9 and 10.



La Junta baseball at Class 3A State Tournament  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Tuesday Peak to Peak 5, La Junta 4 GREELEY — The La Junta High School baseball team fell behind 5-0 to Peak to Peak in its opening game at the Class 3A ...



Pueblo West names former La Junta coach Clint Buderus as its new football coach  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo West High School is trading one state champion for another.Thursday, former La Junta High School head coach, Clint Buderus, who coached the Tigers ...



High school winter sports schedule for rest of 2017  Bent County Democrat

The local high school winter sports teams will continue to be busy through the end of the calendar year. La Junta basketball The La Junta High School girls' ...



Photos: Seen on Scene: Orange and Black 2017  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Orange and Black ceremony was marked with enthusiasm for both academic and athletic heroes, and there were plenty of both (sometimes the same).



High school basketball seasons winding down  Bent County Democrat

The high school basketball regular season is approaching its end as Classes 3A and 2A will complete their seasons on Feb 13. The Class 1A schools will have ...



Three local high school track and field athletes win individual state titles  Bent County Democrat

LAKEWOOD — The Colorado High School Activities Association wrapped up its State Track and Field Meets on Saturday and three local athletes won an ...



North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Moments after a North Carolina man pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, a prosecutor played a cellphone video of the slayings in ...



NY woman's horror: A tapeworm in her brain  La Junta Tribune Democrat

"Of course I was grossed out," the 42-year-old said. "But of course, I was also relieved. It meant that no further treatment was necessary."



Former La Junta wrestler Jared Haberman to enter Western State Hall of Fame  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Former La Junta High School student-athlete Jared Haberman has been elected to enter the Western State Colorado University Mountaineer Athletics Hall of ...



Tests show PFAS chemicals in food — FDA says its fine  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Chemicals found in some food in recent testing by the Food and Drug Administration do not pose a health risk, the FDA said in a statement released Tuesday ...



La Junta football holds off Alamosa  La Junta Tribune Democrat

It was a classic battle of Top 10 teams that was expected when the third-ranked La Junta High School football team hosted ninth-ranked Alamosa Friday at Tiger ...



Community remembers longtime educator, coach  La Junta Tribune Democrat

A memorial celebration for longtime educator and coach Jim Sullivan, who died unexpectedly on Nov. 1, 2016, was held Thursday at the La Junta High School ...



62nd Otero Arts Festival Awards Night  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Otero Arts Festival gives opportunities for recognition to students of the Lower Arkansas ValleyThe 62nd Otero Arts Festival Awards on Thursday evening drew ...



Picketwire Players turn 50  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Picketwire Players of La Junta, CO celebrate 50 years in the Arkansas Valley with the 2018 season.Mickie Awards and annual meeting at 7 p.m. Saturday in ...



Six La Junta baseball players named All-Tri-Peaks League  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The All-Tri-Peaks League baseball team was recently announced and six La Junta High School players were mentioned. Four of the six are first team selections ...



Waylon James Campbell…February 23, 1996 – April 23, 2019  The Prowers Journal

Waylon James Campbell, 23, of Lubbock, Texas passed away April 23, 2019 at his apartment in Lubbock due to complications with diabetes. A memorial *service* ...



Frank Gonzales heads to new role with Colorado Rockies organization  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Former La Junta High School student-athlete Frank Gonzales will have a new position within the Colorado Rockies organization beginning this season.



Nathan Ed Cranson  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Nathan “Ed” Cranson was born in La Junta, Colorado on Dec. 12, 1956, to Calvin and Mary Cranson. He passed away on March 21, 2017, at Northern Colorado ...



Multiple Otero County crashes kill 2, injure 1  KRDO

An Otero County teenager was killed in a rollover accident on State Route 109 north of La Junta, according to the Colorado State Patrol.



Stolen Vehicle Makes for Wild Chase on Hwy 50 in SE CO  The Prowers Journal

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating an incident Monday, October 8, 2018, involving a stolen vehicle that crashed into multiple vehicles, causing ...



Merlyn L. Noe…June 15, 1943 – June 3, 2019  The Prowers Journal

Merlyn L. Noe was the third of eight children born to Sim and Trela Noe on June 15, 1943, at their home in Andrix, CO. He passed away on June 3, 2019 at ...



Actress searches for family history in Fowler Tribune  La Junta Tribune Democrat

TLC's “Who Do You Think You Are?” series follows famous people as they trace their genealogy. One of those journeys had ties to Fowler and La Junta.



CSP Investigates Highway 50, Otero County Fatality  The Prowers Journal

On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at approximately 8:24 AM, the Colorado State Patrol was notified of a single vehicle crash on Highway 50 at MP 356, in Otero County.



Meet Kiowa Cranson, quarterhorse trainer  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Kiowa Cranson was working in the horse arena at the farm just off County Road 31 on Wednesday afternoon. It's where he is almost every afternoon since he ...



La Junta softball completes sweep of Rocky Ford  La Junta Tribune Democrat

For the second time this season, the La Junta and Rocky Ford high school softball teams met, this time Tuesday at Tippy Martinez Park. There were some ...



La Junta girls basketball dealt first loss of season  La Junta Tribune Democrat

In a battle of Lady Tiger basketball teams, La Junta High School was dealt its first loss of the 2017-18 season as it was defeated by Del Norte, the second ranked ...



La Junta football heads to Lamar for Whistle Game  La Junta Tribune Democrat

This Friday, the fourth-ranked La Junta High School team will travel to Lamar for annual Whistle Game. The Tigers come into the game with a 5-1 overall record ...



2019 The Colorado High School Rodeo Results  The Prowers Journal

April 26-28, 2019 The Colorado High School rodeo was hosted in Lamar by the Southeast Colorado All Stars. There were 5 area rodeo athletes that competed ...



Rocky Ford girls cross country second in home meet  La Junta Tribune Democrat

ROCKY FORD — The La Junta High School cross country teams opened their 2017 season and Rocky Ford ran in its second meet of the year at the Rocky Ford ...



Anderson returns to take over dental practice - News  La Junta Tribune Democrat

A La Junta native has returned to his hometown to take over a dental practice. Ryan Anderson, DDS, purchased Rosa Lacy's practice at 13 E. Fourth St. in La ...



Cheyenne Wells Tigers earn trip to state tournament  Lamar Ledger

The Cheyenne Wells Tigers defeated South Baca in a close contest, 53-46, in the Southeast Region 3 Tournament to earn a berth to the Class 1A Colorado ...



11 things to do on the Fourth of July  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Take a run. In Rocky Ford, the annual 5K Firecracker Run begins at 7 a.m. Registration is at 6 a.m. at Babcock Park.Catch a swim meet. The La Junta Tiger ...



John Hosttler announces for County Commisioner District 2  Bent County Democrat

John V. Hostetler of Swink has announced his candidacy for Otero County Commissioner in District 2. Hostetler has lived in Otero County since 1963. He is a ...



James Miller…October 14, 1939 – October 9, 2018  The Prowers Journal

Graveside Memorial *Service* for long time Las Animas, CO resident James (Jim) Eldon Miller will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 19,2018 at Bent/Las Animas ...



Candidates for homecoming royalty  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The nominees for homecoming queen and king of La Junta High School submitted biographies, which are summarized here.



Dolores Wilson…December 30, 1928 – June 13, 2019  The Prowers Journal

A Graveside Memorial *Service* for Dolores Wilson will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Rocky Ford Cemetery with Pastor Steve Hicks ...



La Junta boys basketball comeback nips Vanguard  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Cole Bryant made two free throws with 6.5 seconds remaining and Dyson Oquist scored 30 points as the La Junta High School boys' basketball team came from ...



City Honors Local Wrestling Champs  The Prowers Journal

Mayor Roger Stagner presented two young residents with Keys to the City at the outset of the City Council meeting on Monday, March 11th. High school ...



La Junta boys ride strong second half to victory  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Tuesday's La Junta High School boys' basketball team was a tale of two halves when it took on Dolores Huerta at Tiger Gym. The Tigers did not shoot the ball ...



Profile: Jack Dietrich, The Good Life  Crested Butte News

by Dawne Belloise. Jack Dietrich is sitting outside on his deck, overlooking the backyard Shangri-La he created. Cement Creek makes a “U” shaped border ...



On the Mat releases preseason wrestling rankings  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The defending state champions Rocky Ford High School is at the top of the Class 2A preseason rankings which were released by Tim Yount's On the Mat on ...



Melvin Eugene Stickler…June 4, 1932 – May 18, 2019  The Prowers Journal

Melvin Eugene Stickler (Gene) born on June 4, 1932 went home to his be with his Mother, Francis (Gittings) Stickler, Father, Bryon Glenn Stickler and 2 baby ...



Otero baseball downed by Trinidad State  La Junta Tribune Democrat

The Otero Junior College baseball team fell behind early in its game against Trinidad State Junior College Wednesday at 22nd Street Field and it was not able ...



Lamar’s Savannah Tice signs with Western State  Lamar Ledger

Lamar High School senior Savannah Tice will continue to compete in the sport she holds dear to her heart. Tice signed a letter of intent on Thursday, April 20, ...



First Steps for the Lamar Loop  The Prowers Journal

The Lamar Loop is complete. The six year project which involved numerous alternative plans and flexible funding was officially dedicated with ribbon cutting ...



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