Monday, June 24

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Betty Jo Lea, sixth grade, Moffat school (left) and Tori Gibson, seventh grade work on the bus barn while teacher Rachel Kellum works on the lower part. Photo by Matt Lit

Christine Perault (left), who was selling plant start at the Garden Fest in May, shared a laugh with Seth and Cassey Buchanan’s family. photo by Lori Nagel

Shawn King explains the building processes used at the CEF alternative building site. Photo by Michael Pacheco

Photos from Easter by Lori Nagel

Crestone Charter School student Soma Long performs at a recent Boredom Fighters event at the school. photo by Michael Keefe

Crestone going mainstream with Mikkie-D’s?

by Lori NagelWe’ve so far been able to hold off the fast-food chains in our tiny little town at the end of the road, Crestone traditionally having been filled with residents who prefer health-conscious alternatives to convenience.  However, with the influx of people moving here from all over, especially big cities, the demand for fast food is on the rise, and, “the current supply of quick hot food around here is severely lacking,” according to those pushing for this endeavor.  The next question, undoubtedly: Who are the people leading up this endeavor?    There’s a group of local residents,...

A young library visitor approaches Smokey the Bear during the Baca Grande Library's Open House on Saturday, March 23. Photo by Uma Jolicoeur

Local children enjoy the opportunity to connect with horses and riding at Baca Grande Stables. photo courtesy Baca Grande Stables

Christine Perault (left), who was selling plant start at the Garden Fest in May,...

Shawn King explains the building processes used at the CEF alternative building site. Photo...

Photos from Easter by Lori Nagel

Crestone Charter School student Soma Long performs at a recent Boredom Fighters event at...

Crestone going mainstream with Mikkie-D’s?

by Lori NagelWe’ve so far been able to hold off the fast-food chains in...

A young library visitor approaches Smokey the Bear during the Baca Grande Library's Open...

Local children enjoy the opportunity to connect with horses and riding at Baca Grande...

The Mad Hatter's Ball was a public event this year and a huge hit...

Matie Belle Lakish took to the mic at the T-Road Brewery’s Open Mic, with...

A buck with a torn up ear is backlit by the sunset’s glow in...

Mark Jacobi at a Dec. 17 party at T Road Brewing Co. celebrating his...

Cathy Goevert reads How the Grinch Stole Christmas, by Dr. Seuss, at the T-Road...

Carolers graced the bazaar with their beautiful voices. Photo: Lori Nagel

Children of all ages lined the street in front of T Road Brewing Company...

Artists from the annual art tour in October included Allison Wonderland, here discussing the...

Sean Tonner, left, and Mike Dill lead wranglers from a ranch on T-Road out...

Harvest Moon Festival – from harvest to helping

By Lori Nagel The 2nd Annual Harvest Moon Festival was held at Casita Park on...

Restoring the “kidneys” of the SLV: Biologists call for sustainable solutions to wetland decline

By Zaylah Pearson-Good. Photography by Cary Aloia. Scattered throughout vast agricultural fields, shrublands, grasslands, and...
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