Electrical fire burns home east of Alamosa

Homeowner Rick Madrill suspects a ceiling fan for igniting a fire that caused serious damage to the house in Deer Valley Meadows east of Alamosa. Watch Friday's Courier for full details.

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Victoria Salazar

PUEBLO — Victoria Salazar, 73, passed into eternal peace May 10, 2019 at home in Pueblo.

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Daniel J. Pacheco, 63

ALAMOSA — Good people pass away; the godly often die before their time.

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Crystal Melanie Lucero

San Luis — San Luis resident Crystal Melanie Lucero, 36, went to her eternal rest May 12, 2019 at the Skyridge Medical Center under Hospice care surrounded by her loving family.

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Margaret E. Garcia

MOGOTE — Mogote resident Margaret E. Garcia, 79, passed away May 13, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side.

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Rev. Ezequiel Rubio

SAN LUIS — San Luis resident Rev. Ezequiel Rubio, 75, passed away on May 15, 2019.

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Solid pitching, timely hits earn Moose trip to state

“Revenge is sweet,” some would say. Just ask the Alamosa High School baseball team who defeated Peak to Peak, 7-5, here Saturday in the regional final to advance to the “elite eight” state tournament in Greeley.

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2019 Colorado State Track and Field

Saturday brought the final day of competition at Jefferson County Stadium. With all the preliminary heats put to rest plenty of athletes were able to focus on finals.

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Creede track prepares to close out season

Track has been kind to Creede this year. The Middle school had 5 athletes in track this season: Ryder Whitehorn, Garin Heinrich, Zach Romero, Jenna Fairchild and Ellie Jerabek. The middle schoolers had 3 track meets where they competed in Discus, Shot Put, Long Jump, High Jump, 800m and the 200m. Each athlete set a personal record in their event and continued to improve as the season came to an end.

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ASU to host Southern Peaks District Tournament

The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with the 1-5 meeting, the 2-3 and ensuing championship games to follow.

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Burkhart will stay local to further her education

Sargent senior Gracie Burkhart will stick with home cooking this coming fall as she has signed on to play golf for Adams State University.

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