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Costilla County

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Marijuana: Health department no longer supporting increased plant counts

    Medical marijuana patients whose physicians have recommended increased plant counts beyond the legally allotted six are on their own in court, since state officials said last week that they will no longer defend the practice.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Update: Costilla County hopes hemp can help improve struggling economy

    Update below: The two-month period during which Colorado farmers could register to grow hemp for the 2014 growing season closed on May 1. As of 4:30 p.m. that day, state records show that 42 people or businesses were approved to grow hemp and another 53 had applied but were not yet approved. And the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Ten more unsolved Denver murders: Read victims' personal stories

    In May, we shared a post featuring personal stories of victims in ten unsolved Denver murders, with the information provided by Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons, an organization devoted to making sure no case or loved one is forgotten. Unfortunately, there are many more tragic event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Ken Salazar's plans for tourism in San Luis Valley generates protests

    Ken Salazar.​Two weeks ago, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar surfaced in Alamosa, surrounded by state leaders, to present the results of a federal study aimed at promoting tourism and conservation in the San Luis Valley. The National Park Service's study pushes for conservation easements, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The mystery of Lou Pai revisited

    Illustration by Jay BevenourKing of the mountain and former Enron exec Lou Pai. A blog by The Atlantic's James Fallows gives a shout-out to a 2002 Westword feature, "The Mystery of Pai," dealing with one of the more mysterious figures in the Enron debacle. Fallows was apparently catching up on his ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Chicanismo, Reloaded

    Metro students strive to fill in the blank spots -- and heal old wounds -- in local Chicano history.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Follow That Story

    Back at the Ranch

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 25, 2002

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    The Mystery of Pai

    He came. He saw. He bought a mountain. But can Lou Pai make peace with his neighbors?

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 12, 2001

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    The Siege

    The new sheriff vowed to clean up the town of San Luis. For many locals, the price was too high.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    McPrison

    How a private prison brought jobs-and violence, corruption and scandal-to Burlington.

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    Party Crasher

    Back from the abyss, Sam Zakhem campaigns for the forgotten man: himself

  • News

    December 28, 1994

    THE BOTTOM TEN

    THESE DIPSTICKS WERE ALWAYS A QUART LOW.

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    July 6, 1994

    A MOUNTAIN OF TROUBLE

    FOR YEARS THE LEGAL BATTLE OVER THE TAYLOR RANCH PITTED THE LOCALS AGAINST A WEALTHY OUTSIDER. NOW THEY'RE FIGHTING THE STATE--AND EACH OTHER.THIS LAND IS MY LAND FOR SALE: 77,000 ACRES. COLORFUL HISTORY. EASY ACCESS TO LOCAL RANGE WAR. INQUIRE WITHIN.

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