Southeast Colorado

Snow, rain and hazardous driving expected Sunday for southeast Colorado

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The next round of winter weather is expected in southeast Colorado Sunday, with snow developing from west to east as an upper level low pressure system continues to move through the region.

The system is expected to reach the Four Corners area by 5:00 a.m. Sunday and continue to move along the Colorado-New Mexico border throughout the day. Weather models are in generally good agreement about the track of the storm; however, snow amounts are still in question. 

Santa Fe Trail Association Bent’s Fort Chapter annual meeting set for Saturday

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The Bent's Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association annual meeting will be held Saturday, January 11, at the J. W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum, 560 Bent Avenue, in Las Animas. The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a general business meeting followed by a catered lunch.  

After lunch, there will an update about the Santa Fe Trail Association by Joanne Vancoevern, Association Manager, and Deb Goodrich, Publicity Chair, who will discuss the present and future plans of the Association.

Search is on for southeastern Colorado nurses to be nominated for awards

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The Southeastern Colorado Area Health Education Center has announced its search for nurses to be nominated for the 2020 Nightingale Awards. These awards are presented to a select number of nurses throughout the state each year by the Colorado Nurses Foundation in collaboration with SECAHEC. SECAHEC conducts the search for nominees from throughout the 15 southeastern Colorado counties it serves. Other Area Health Education Centers secure nominations from other parts of the state. 

Annie’s Project provides Ag business training to 18 southeast Colorado women

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Risk is an important aspect in the farming, and ranching business. Risk management involves choosing among alternative that reduce the adverse financial effects of the uncertainties of weather, yields, prices, government policies, global markets, and other factors that can cause wide swings in farm income. The women in our local farm and ranch operations in Southeast Colorado help make decisions that drive these risk factors every day.