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The new dam at Springer Lake Photo by Sherry Goodyear

Springer Dam Project in full swing

by Sherry Goodyear- SPRINGER — Springer’s new dam located west of town at the water treatment facility is nearly done.  The project is funded by rough...

Robert Aurrellin kneeling next to the stage of the Luna Auditorium he recently rennovated.  He's holding plaques recognizing his hardwork presented by the Luna Board of Trustees.  Photo by Sherry Goodyear.

Springer Auditorium remodeled in ol...

by Sherry Goodyear- SPRINGER — When Robert Arrellin was hired to be the new Maintenance II Specialist at the Springer satellite branch of Luna Communi...

"Hi Brasil" The award winning chopper built by Raton local JP Rodman

Hi Brasil Wins Award for Raton Loca...

by Colette M. Armijo RATON — Out of a seemingly quiet garage in the heart of Raton, "Hy Brasil" was born.  Joseph Patrick Rodman, or JP as he is fond...

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Back to school: the 3Rs of the Aff...

by David Tesitor, CLUHUERFANO, LAS ANIMAS — When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was first made into law in 2010, some lawmakers had serious concerns ab...

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Annual Fiesta! St. Patrick’s–St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

St. Patrick’s – St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will host the Annual Fiesta this weekend in Raton. Friday, July 31st, 6:30 pm:  BBQ (Advance...

Obituaries

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In Loving Memory of Brenda L. Decker

Brenda L. Decker passed away July 26, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM. She was born March 23, 1969 the daugh...

Veltri's Vault

Left to right:  Janet Wingo, Pat Bell, Crews Bell. The Bells are former co-directors of the Raton Hunger Pantry, now living in Amarillo, Texas.
Janet Wingo currently handles the finances for the Pantry.

THE RATON HUNGER PANTRY: FIGHTING HUNGER SINCE THE EARLY 1980S

By Pat Veltri A flatbed trailer hitched to a pickup truck is parked in front of the Presbyterian Church. The trailer is loaded with dozens ...

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