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  1. Ex-Walsenburg cop sentenced to 5 years in prison on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Denver Post

    A federal judge on Friday sentenced a former Walsenburg police officer to five years in prison on a drug offense after the 31-year-old was caught selling crack cocaine with her kids in the car. Judge Raymond Moore said his sentence against Gloria Evangeline Suazo, 31, which was above federal sentencing recommendations, was partly because she was caught selling drugs a day after she pleaded guilty to the federal charge and that she has "paraded" her kids in court.

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  2. Spanish Peaks Library District goes live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime union catalogRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... Spanish Peaks Library District is home to the Huerfano County Library which was first established in 1906 by the Walsenburg Woman's Club. The Huerfano County Library began as a book case filled with donated books in the corner of a room in a Court ...

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  3. Judge: Rocky Ford cop will be tried for murder in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Denver Post

    ... earlier found that Ashby had been accused of professional misconduct several times at his first policing job, in Walsenburg, and was the subject of an excessive-force investigation in Rocky Ford filed days before the fatal shooting. He joined the ...

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  4. Coroner: Rocky Ford cop shot man in the back; records to be released ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Denver Post

    ... to the defense. Ashby had been accused of professional misconduct several times at his first policing job in Walsenburg and was the subject of an excessive-force investigation in Rocky Ford filed days before the fatal shooting. Ashby is the first ...

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  5. Rocky Ford cop charged with murder to appear in court ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Denver Post

    ... to the defense. Ashby had been accused of professional misconduct several times at his first policing job in Walsenburg and was the subject of an excessive-force investigation in Rocky Ford filed days before the fatal shooting. With his November ...

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  6. Suspects Shoot Cash RegisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KKTV

    A pair of crooks left a travel stop empty-handed after they were unable to get the cash register open. Walsenburg police say one of the suspects fired his gun at the cash register in an attempt to open it.

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  7. Walsenburg police: Robbery failed after suspects fired gun at registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Denver Post

    Police in Walsenburg are searching for suspects in the attempted robbery early Wednesday of a travel center that failed when they were unable to open a cash register after firing a bullet at it. The attempted robbery happened just after midnight at the Acorn Travel Center on the 400 block of U.S. 85/87, police said.

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  8. Walsenburg police, citing budget shortfalls, crowdfunding K-9 purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Denver Post

    Police in the small, southern Colorado town of Walsenburg, citing budget shortfalls, are trying to crowdfund the purchase of a new law enforcement canine. "Officer Atos retired in November of 2014 after many years of great service," police said, referencing their old canine.

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  9. Weather delays and closures for Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Huerfano Re-1: Walsenburg and Gardner will close at 1:00pm today due to inclement weather. Buses will run.

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  10. I-25 reopens north of Walsenburg following fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Photos shared by KRDO NewsChannel 13 viewers showed thick flames and smoke pouring from the truck, which was tipped over on its side.

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  11. Volunteer officer joins recall election in PuebloRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A volunteer officer has thrown his hat into the ring to replace a councilwoman who is facing a recall election. Medina has been in law enforcement for 18 years and is currently a volunteer officer for the Walsenburg Police Department.

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  12. Man found dead after confrontation with copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | TheDenverChannel

    ... Watch issued December 19 at 3:09PM MST expiring December 22 at 11:00PM MST in effect for: Chaffee, Lake, Saguache WALSENBURG, Colo. - Walsenburg police say a man accused of firing shots in the air after confronting the Huerfano County sheriff has ...

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  13. Man Found Dead After Confrontation With Huerfano County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | CBS Local

    Walsenburg police say a man accused of firing shots in the air after confronting the Huerfano County sheriff has been found dead of an apparent suicide. Police say Stetler confronted Huerfano County Sheriff Bruce Newman on Thursday complaining about government issues and was chased off the sheriff's property.

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  14. Man involved in Huerfano County Stand-Off Found Dead From Apparent SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The Walsenburg Police Department says James Stetler, was found deceased at his home, about 8 miles south of the city, early Saturday morning At the Sheriff's home, Newman chased Stetler off his property, but Newman fired four to five shots in the air. It looked like Stetler was going to hit a squad car, but he veered out of the way and instead drove past officers and yelled at them.

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  15. Authorities Looking For Man Who May Have Shot At Southern Colorado SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KKTV

    According to Capt. Vincente Suarez with the Walsenburg Police Department, Sheriff Bruce Newman was outside on his property in northeast Walsenburg late Thursday afternoon when a man suddenly confronted him.

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  16. Hellraisers Journal: They call it the Kingdom of Farr, through the influence of the CF&I CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... Fuel & Iron Co.; we don't recognize it as part of the United States. Mr. Patterson submitted records from the Walsenburg district court demonstrating that deaths in and around the mines have been overwhelmingly decided by the coroner's juries so as ...

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  17. Sharen Ann MackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    Sharen was born Dec. 2, 1946, in Walsenburg, Colo., to Joseph and Betty Kalmes. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.

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  18. Ida BacaRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Sun Advocate

    ... Price, Nicole Baca, Albuquerque, N.M., Elaine (Bob) Carlson, Grand Junction, Colo.; sister, Helen Sandoval Cruz, Walsenburg, Colo.; nieces and nephews, Tom (Shelly) Cruz, Pueblo West, Colo., Dan (Kathy) Martinez, Pueblo, Colo., Lavern (Jim) O'Rouke, ...

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  19. Colorado employers' health-insurance rates rise 8 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    Admission clerk Joan Vest is refiling and degitalizing the medical records of patients at Spanish Peaks Family Clinic in Walsenburg on Wednesday.The Medical center has 2.5 doctors, but 9.6 full time people just to administer their health insurance claims; 198 private insurance programs, 22 govt. programs.

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  20. Colorado airports face huge cuts in funding for safety, maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... be available. The news of the $12 million cut shook Gary Hanisch, manager of the tiny Spanish Peaks Airfield in Walsenburg. Besides hosting tourists and hunters, the facility also serves as a training site for future Air Force Academy graduates. "In ...

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