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Patricia Ann Gilmore Smith, 88  Valley Courier

Patricia Ann Gilmore Smith, 88, was born August 9, 1930 in Salida, Colorado, the daughter of Mable L. Richards and Dewey R. Gilmore. She died January 21, ...



Melgoza is the new AHS activities director  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Erik Melgoza is the new associate principal/activities director at Alamosa High School for the 2018-2019 school year. He brings 18 years of ...



Alamosa High School graduate is one of 2018 Top Litigators  Valley Courier

If Kris Reed and his team didn't win their patent case defending a public transit system, it would be little exaggeration to say that the city of Chicago might have ...



AHS science club wins 'Best of Country'  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA– A team representing the science club at Alamosa High School was recently honored as “Best of Country” in the ninth annual “Rio Research ...



AE welcomes new leadership  Valley Courier

New dean is long-time Alamosa educator. ALAMOSA — Michelle Wilson is the new Dean of Students for Alamosa Elementary School grades 3-5. Wilson is an ...



Alamosa News | Cody shares goals for Alamosa schools  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Marsha Cody brings a great deal of experience to her new position as the assistant superintendent of Alamosa School District. Cody began her ...



Students walk out to remember Parkland  Valley Courier

Joining thousands of demonstrations across the country, more than 50 Alamosa High School students gather in the stadium Wednesday morning after walking ...



AHS Class of '68 plans class reunion  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Alamosa High School Class of 1968 is organizing a 50-year celebration/reunion this summer. Beginning on Friday, July 13 at 7 p.m. classmates ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa High School releases honor roll  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Following is the second semester honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year for Alamosa High School: 4.0 GPA and above. Grade 9. Emily Crowder.



Alamosa High School baseball team hosts camp  Valley Courier

The Alamosa High School summer baseball team, coached by Jason Romero and Tony Kechter, hosted a three-day camp at the high school field at OMS this ...



Alamosa students share updates with school board  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA —There are many active students in the Alamosa School District. The Board of Education heard student presentations about some of the many ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa High School presents athletic awards  Valley Courier

Seniors Manuelito Casias and Shannon Cody were honored with the Manchester Award during Wednesday night's banquet. The Manchester Award has been ...



Olympic gold medalist to speak in SLV  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) is proud to present an inspirational evening with Olympic Gold Medalist in Wrestling, ...



Miss Merry Christmases announced for 2018  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA – A second grader at Alamosa Elementary has been drawn as the 2018 Little Miss Merry Christmas. Emma Garcia is the daughter of Courtney ...



AHS NHS inducts new members  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Congratulations to the new members of the Alamosa High School National Honor Society! New members were inducted on March 27. National ...



Alamosa High School seniors honored at Maroon & White Night  Valley Courier

The Alamosa High School stage was filled Monday night, May 22, with seniors ready to embark on their next journey — higher education. Scholarship winners ...



AP® Scholar Awards shared for Alamosa High School  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Twelve students at Alamosa High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.



Moffat County wrestlers sizing up competition to start season  Craig Daily Press

After a stretch of senior-heavy seasons, the Moffat County High School wrestling program will be on the younger side this winter. Even so, the squad of grapplers ...



Jonathan David Lujan, 34  Valley Courier

Alamosa and Pueblo resident Jonathan David Lujan, 34, passed away July 2, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa. Jonathan was ...



Paul “Gunny” Gonzales  Valley Courier

Paul “Gunny” Gonzales passed unexpectedly on October 29th, 2018 at the age of 53 in Pueblo Colorado. Paul was born in Alamosa Colorado on 5/30/65 to ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa High School 2017 Graduation  Valley Courier

Members of the Alamosa High School Class of 2017 laughed a bit as ceremonies progressed Saturday. Alamosa High School Class of 2017 Valedictorian Mara ...



AHS homecoming royalty  Valley Courier

Noah Romero and Vanessa Thong are crowned Alamosa High School's 2017 Homecoming king and queen during Friday night's game. Royalty included: ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa wrestling claims 11th team title  Valley Courier

Alamosa wrestler Davion Chavez stands atop the 3A 106 pound podium. Chavez earned the title with a 6-2 victory on Saturday night at the Pepsi Center in ...



In remembrance of Stephanie  Valley Courier

“Red was her favorite color,” Mary Motz said as she received a red carnation during the 15th Annual Stephanie L. Miner 5k in honor of her daughter who died of ...



Lamar High School boys soccer team gets win over Alamosa  Lamar Ledger

The Lamar High School boys soccer team opened up its season at home vs. Alamosa High School on Friday, August 17 at 1 p.m..



Small Colorado town remembering teacher who impacted generations of families  9NEWS.com

The small Colorado town of Alamosa is remembering a local teacher who had a huge impact on generations of families.



Find farcical fun with 'Noises Off' at AHS  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Be prepared for sore sides, slammed doors and too many plates of sardines tomorrow night at Alamosa High School during the premiere of ...



Martha Oliver Award winner announced  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA – Marshall Hollingsworth, Alamosa, has been selected as the inaugural winner of the Martha Oliver Award for Vocal Singing, sponsored by the Valley ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa High School announces academic awards  Valley Courier

First year academic letter winners include (not pictured in order): Caden Alonzo, Sara Brunelli, Kelly Castillo, Sylvie Caton, Celine Cisneros, Meghan Cody, ...



Seven inducted in Medical Hall of Fame  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — The 2018 class of the Medical Hall of Fame for the San Luis Valley was honored during a ceremony on May 18 in Alamosa. Honored were: Danny ...



The 2018 District History Fair winners announced  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA – Middle and high school students competed in the annual District History Fair, part of the National History Day Competition, on Saturday, January 27 ...



Intermountain League wraps semifinal round  Valley Courier

Kyree Huffaker (12) works in behind Caroline Van Berkum's screen Friday night. The Falcons would keep Bayfield scoreless in the second half to advance to the ...



New school year, new staff  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — *Fresh* faces will welcome freshmen at Alamosa School District this year. Alamosa High School recently hired Bruce Hatch as the new associate ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa student earns Boettcher Scholarship  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Elexia Wright, a senior at Alamosa High School, has been selected as a recipient of the Boettcher Foundation Scholarship. Boettcher Scholarships ...



AHS students earn AP Scholar Awards recognition  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — The College Board's Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take ...



Picture clears some for basketball's district tournaments  Valley Courier

Sylvie Caton (35) waits for the offense to align. Lilly Lavier (00) shifts into position. Alamosa defeated Monte Vista on Tusday night and will move on to face ...



Van Ry enters county race  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Arlan Van Ry, lifelong community member, announced his candidacy for Alamosa County commissioner. “I believe that with my experience I would ...



Lovato found guilty of assault  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA— An Alamosa jury on Wednesday found Henry Lovato, 46, guilty of first-degree assault in relation to the shooting of Mario Ortega at 1111 Railroad ...



Alamosa News | Alamosa Spring All-Conference Honors  Valley Courier

Alana Hackett, Senior - Golf Cheyenne Brock, Junior - Soccer. Gabby Imre, Senior -Soccer Katy Gallegos, Senior - Soccer. Advertisement. Katie Parkins, Senior - ...



“Jack” John Joseph Oberrick, 87  Valley Courier

Longtime valley resident “Jack” John Joseph Oberrick, 87, passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in the ...



Alamosa SADD represents Colorado at national conference  Valley Courier

TAMPA, Fla. — Eight members of Ortega Middle School (OMS) and Alamosa High School (AHS) Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) recently ...



DeLaCerda sentenced on Monday  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Isaiah DeLaCerda, 18, Alamosa, pleaded guilty on Monday in Alamosa County Court to misdemeanor harassment with a domestic violence ...



Jerry “Reedo” Reed, 69  Valley Courier

Longtime Alamosa resident Jerry “Reedo” Reed, 69, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Penrose St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs. Jerry was ...



San Luis Valley shares Halloween activities  Valley Courier

VALLEY — Several events are scheduled over the Halloween holiday in the San Luis Valley including the following: In ALAMOSA. The Alamosa High School ...



Amanda King, 38  Valley Courier

Amanda Mae King, 38, of Alamosa, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. She was born September 6, 1979, in La Jara, Colorado to Stanley and Linda ...



Meet Matthew Snyder  La Junta Tribune Democrat

Matthew Snyder is the new Superintendent of Schools at CherawSnyder is excited about new ag program in a farm communityWhat do you think of your new ...



Ease on down to AHS for 'The Wiz'  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — You're not in Kansas, or Colorado, anymore. Tonight the public is invited to get swept away to Emerald City with the premiere of "The Wiz" at ...



A sheriff's dilemma in the face of Trump's immigration agenda  High Country News

This story is the second in a series that examines how a rural Colorado community is grappling with the uncertainties around immigration. Read the first story ...



Adams State Pan American Day releases results  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Alamosa High School student Mara Schwiesow and Sargent High School student Ana Serna received scholarships to Adams State University, ...



Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.



Adams State hosts 61st CHSCA All-State Games  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — The Colorado High School Coaches Association is proud to announce the 61st All-State Games to be held June 8-12 on the campus of Adams ...



San Luis Valley Potato Festival set September 8  Valley Courier

MONTE VISTA-The 2018 San Luis Valley Potato Festival will be held September 8 in Monte Vista. The Potato Festival is held each year to celebrate the potato ...



Primary Election races to watch in SLV  Valley Courier

VALLEY — Many voters have already received ballots in the mail for the Primary Election, which includes several contested races at the county level in the San ...



Montoya recalls night of triple tragedy  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — This spring, Anisa might have been a missionary in Africa. Serina and Selena might have been finishing their first year of college, studying to be ...



Alamosa grad stars in 'Santa Girl' film  Valley Courier

WINCHESTER, VA. — When one door closes another one opens. Alamosa High School graduate Joshua Cody, 20, dreamed of a sports career but is now on ...



Celebrate the holiday season with bazaars  Valley Courier

VALLEY — Several bazaars and craft fairs are scheduled in coming weeks in the San Luis Valley including: Holiday bake sale-bazaar. ALAMOSA — The ...



Alamosa cruises in wrestling  Pueblo Chieftain

DENVER -- Two wrestling powerhouses wrapped up state high school championships early Saturday.Alamosa High School claimed the Clas 3A state team ...



Alamosa News | Independence Day in Alamosa  Valley Courier

Brittany Holcomb sings the national anthem for the Fourth of July parade in Alamosa as a U.S. Navy flag held by American Legion Post 153's color guard waves ...



Popular Pueblo West teacher, coach loses battles with Lou Gehrigs Disease  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo West High School coach and teacher Michael Boreson, whose courageous fight against ALS united the Pueblo West community, died peacefully at his ...



Summertime work makes winter champs: Q&A with Moffat County wrestling coach Dusty Vaughn  Craig Daily Press

With a background in rural Colorado and many years in the sport, the new head coach for Moffat County High School wrestling hopes to keep Bulldog grapplers ...



Bazaars planned  Valley Courier

VALLEY — Several bazaars and craft fairs are scheduled in coming weeks in the San Luis Valley including: After Prom craft fair. ALAMOSA — The Alamosa ...



Jesse Russell  Valley Courier

Jesse Russell died unexpectedly Christmas morning. He leaves behind his parents, Steve and Mary Russell of Alamosa, his very good friends (brothers from ...



SLV represented in 2017 CHSCA All-State Games  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA– From June 6-10, Adams State University will be the site of the 61st annual Colorado High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) All-State Games.



Manassa Pioneer Days parade  Valley Courier

Queen Madison Price is attended by her court, Emily Jarvies, Nicole Cormier, Amber Dunn, Kiaora Fernelius, Meredith Anderson and McKenna Bagwell during ...



2017 All-Valley Cross Country team named  Valley Courier

Sargent High School Coach: Rick Robirds (Not Pictured) FROM LEFT: Riley Kenison, Kendra Sears, Nigel Cortright, Ethan Reschke, Jacob Robirds. Centauri ...



AHS gymnasts head to state  Valley Courier

Alamosa High School sends Devyn Mitchell off to state gymnastics competition on Thursday morning. Andy Golsan heads to state gymnastic competition with the ...



Dale Robert Wiescamp  Valley Courier

Dale Robert Wiescamp began life in Alamosa, Colorado, on July 30, 1940, born to William and Terena Wiescamp. He graduated from Alamosa High School, ...



2017-18 AHS Athletic Banquet  Valley Courier

Left:Manchester Award winnner, Alana Hackett (left). Right: Korene Manchester-Fuller presents the Manchester award to Noah Romero (right). Advertisement.



Vigil shares HOPE Week messages  Valley Courier

Bob Philips of Lightshine Music and AmeriCorps volunteer Alex Benishek lead Wednesday's candlelight vigil outside of La Puente in "Amazing Grace" as Don ...



Grads take different paths to Adams State degrees  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Adams State is proud of the diversity of its student body, which encompasses students of various ages and origins. The five graduates profiled ...



Chris Lopez added to Adams State staff  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA – Alamosa native and Adams State alumnus Chris Lopez has been named director of Public Relations and Marketing at Adams State University.



Adams State announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA – Eight individuals and three national championship teams will be enshrined as members of the 2017 Adams State University Hall of Fame class.



SLV Medical Hall of Fame inducts seven caregivers into 2017 class  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Three nurses and four doctors were recognized on Friday, May 19, at SLV Health Education and Conference Center, Alamosa, for their leadership ...



First Southwest Bank Alamosa announces new board members  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — First Southwest Bank announces the recent appointment of four new board members to the team. Joining the First Southwest Bank Board of ...



Eleanor “Ellie” Carson Labouisse  Valley Courier

Eleanor Carson Labouisse died Oct. 11, 2017, in Kent, Wash., from cancer. She was born Nov. 11, 1929, in Alamosa, Colo., to Christopher “Kit” Carson III and ...



Kelly S. Carter, 42  Valley Courier

Kelly Stuart Carter, age 42, of Boulder, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Aurora, Colorado. Kelly was born on May 16, ...



Moose wrestlers win home tournament  Valley Courier

Joe Chavez of Alamosa manuevers Santino Mendoza into position for Chavez's third victory by way of fall on the day. Chavez would close Saturday having ...



Jesse Russell, 32  Del Norte Prospector

ALAMOSA—Jesse Russell died unexpectedly Christmas morning. He leaves behind his parents, Steve and Mary Russell of Alamosa, his very good friends ...



Hispanic Heritage Month: Alamosa track legacy  9NEWS.com

They rise each morning, before the sun makes it's way over the Sangre de Cristo mountains, to run and train in a place now synonymous with running.



Class 3A wrestling: Alamosa joins 10-title club  Denver Post

Dynasty and destiny. Those were the two captivating themes Saturday night in the Class 3A state wrestling tournament at the Pepsi Center. The dynasty belongs ...



Nine is just fine for Alamosa wrestling team  Pueblo Chieftain

DENVER - Even after 31 years, Alamosa High School's Gary Ramstetter still lives for the action, the competition he finds in wrestling."I still like to do it. I like the ...



BVHS wrestlers send six to state  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista had six top-four finishers qualifying for state. Anthony Quintana extended his undefeated season when he won the 132-pound championship.



CHSAA announces 2014 Hall of Fame class  CHSAA Now

AURORA — The Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame has announced its 26th Hall of Fame class, featuring a four-time state wrestling ...



Behind new coach Lane Wasinger, Rough Riders hope to put their brand on this football season  Greeley Tribune

JOHNSTOWN — The hardware Conner Doucette and his Roosevelt football teammates are starting the season with is a bit different than the hardware they ...



How Alamosa's garden plot got paved over  Westword

Right up until everything fell apart last May, Luette Frost thought the deal was actually going to happen. The seed that she and a few others had planted, then ...



Gallegos looks to take a page from Longo book  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Becca Longo has been getting quite a bit of media coverage lately and has become something of a local celebrity thanks in large part to her ...



Sunday fires draw on mutual aid  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — Area firefighters displayed cooperation and dedication Sunday afternoon as they battled two fires called in within nine minutes of each other.



Summit County community remembers cherished citizen Paul Alan Hage of Silverthorne  Summit Daily News

Paul Alan Hage (1947-2017) passed away at the age of 70 on November 9, 2017 while traveling abroad with his wife of 48 years, Deborah Hage, in Barcelona, ...



Mines’ Clay Garcia doesn’t get NFL shot, but headed to three-month internship  Denver Post

Clay Garcia put up staggering numbers as a college quarterback but got no invitations from NFL teams to attend training camp. That's fine with him. He has other ...



Valley captures four state titles in shortened State Meet  Valley Courier

The Alamosa High School 4x800 meter relay team of Oscar Martinez, Caleb Palmer, Chad Jackson and Isaiah DeLaCerda won their third straight championship ...



Demons struggle with fouls, turnovers in loss to Moose  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

One step away from achieving a goal of winning the Demon Invitational for the first time under third-year head coach Rhonda Moser, the Glenwood Springs ...



Democrats host auction  Valley Courier

ALAMOSA — The Alamosa County Democrats will host a holiday auction and fundraising event on Sunday, December 10, from 4-7 p.m. at The Barn at La ...



Flipping for SummerFest  Valley Courier

Sonya Snyder, 14, flips on the bungee trampoline at Summerfest on the Rio at Cole Park on Saturday. Other available activities included a bouncy house, ...



Joe Vigil to receive Legend Coach award from USA Track & Field  The Denver Post

BOULDER — Deena Kastor's first encounter with legendary running coach Joe Vigil was life-changing. She had just finished an injury-plagued career at the ...



Spud Bowl queen candidates honored, winner named  Monte Vista Journal

ALAMOSA— Malyka Medina, Center High School, was crowned the 71st Spud Bowl Queen at halftime during the Adams State University vs Colorado School of ...



Young Cañon City High School gymnastics team brings experience to new season  Canon City Daily Record

Cañon City High School's gymnastics program entered its second year without seniors this season, paving the way for a team with seven young gymnasts.



Crestone Energy Fair is Sept. 8-10  Valley Courier

CRESTONE — The 27th Annual Crestone Energy Fair “Resilient Regeneration,” will be held September 8, 9 and 10. The weekend will include educational ...



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Springs Resort Owners Ready To Move On Following Federal Investigation  Pagosa Daily Post

By Michael Anthony Scerbo. Nerissa and Keely Whittington, the owners of The Springs Resort and Spa and bigbyte.cc Data Center are welcoming the ...



Youth Movement: Cañon City High School gymnastics team features young athletes  Canon City Daily Record

For some fans, after the Olympics end, so does interest in gymnastics. But that's not the case for the Cañon City High School gymnastics team. With three ...



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