Search and rescue personnel from multiple counties are expected to continue the search this morning for a missing visitor to the Zapata Falls area. SLAIN CHICAGO COP ELLA FRENCH'S WOUNDED PARTNER RELEASED FROM REHAB, GREETED BY FELLOW OFFICERS, Chicago police attempted to pull over a carjacked vehicle on Monday night and traded gunfire with the suspects, shooting one and taking two others into custody. ALAMOSAColorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams made a visit to the Alamosa County Clerks Office on Wednesday. Portions of this information are based on facts provided by the arrested individuals. COSTILLA COUNTY Colorado and New Mexico authorities are searching for murder suspect Charles Lobato, 30, who allegedly shot at Costilla County code enforcement officers who tried to stop him before possibly crossing the New Mexico border on Thursday morning. Read through the obituaries published in Journal Gazette/Times-Courier. ALAMOSA Investigation is ongoing into the stabbing death of rural Alamosa resident Lorraine Gallegos, 72, and an affidavit for an arrest warrant has been filed for her husband Elias Lee Narciso Gallegos, 74. SAN LUIS On Thursday Costilla County passed a resolution banning open fires and fireworks while there is a Red Flag Warning in effect. With contract negotiations between Mountain View Aeromotive and Alamosa County falling through, the county is in the process of requesting proposals for a new fixed-base operator (FBO) for the general aviation portion of San Luis Valley Regional Airport. ALAMOSA Its only fitting that a building constructed with recycled parts using Depression era labor would now be selling recycled items through a thrift store benefitting the local homeless shelter and associated services. ALAMOSA Alamosa high school senior Vanessa Thong is this years Miss Merry Christmas and will be joined by Alexia Montoya, 8, as Little Miss Merry Christmas. SAGUACHE COUNTY A bat in Saguache County tested positive for rabies this week. ALAMOSA The City of Alamosa announces three positions available on the Alamosa City Council. Portions of this information are based on facts provided by the arrested individuals. WATERTOWN City police have charged Christopher D. York, 36, with second-degree arson, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal mischief after an investigation into a large pile of burning garbage on the porch of 525 Olive St. Read More . Rumors have been swirling that Valley Food Co-op is shutting its doors, though that is not the case. VALLEY Rio Grande Forest officials hosted meetings this past week to answer questions and concerns pertaining to the recently released forest plan revision draft document. ALAMOSA Alamosa School District has had several changes in leadership at Alamosa Elementary 3-5 and Alamosa High School. ALAMOSA Like last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted the San Luis Valley Regional Airport an Essential Air Service (EAS) waiver. David Silvas, one of the last defendants implicated in the 2016 death of Floyd Dale McBride to appear in court, waived a preliminary hearing in Alamosa County Court on Monday. Courthouse rules are changing in Alamosa. Black residents make up just 12% of the state's population, yet 31% of suspects arrested for marijuana possession in 2020 were identified as Black or African American by Pennsylvania State Police . You're not in Kansas, or Colorado, anymore. ALAMOSA One driver was cited and another injured in a two-vehicle crash at Highway 370 and Road 106 on Wednesday afternoon, March 10. ALAMOSA In an attempt to improve the municipal court system and save the city money, the Alamosa city council is considering an ordinance that would decriminalize many municipal offenses. CREEDEThe Mineral County Board of County Commissioners heard from Sheriff Fred Hosselkus on the recent missing persons case during the monthly meeting on Nov. 6. Conroe considers land annex for massive new development with 858 single-family homes, elementary school. With more than 20 years working for Alamosa County until recently taking a job with the City of Alamosa, Mosca resident Amy McKinley announced her candidacy for Alamosa County Treasurer. ALAMOSA You are the first person whos talked about Mr. McBride that he was a human being, District Judge Michael Gonzales told Theodora Travers, 29, when he sentenced her on Wednesday for her part in the June 2016 death of Floyd Dale McBride, 52. Following the adoption of the Alamosa County budget on Dec. 6, the county commissioners certified the mill levies for 2018 on Wednesday. Christopher Salinas, 5, crosses a rickety bridge at Fright Fest in Cole Park on Tuesday. After months of discussion, Saguache County Commissioners approved a 120-day moratorium on the approval of new marijuana applications until the current regulations governing how the applications are processed can be reviewed. Over three years of fundraising efforts lead to the completion of San Luis Valley Health's cancer center, which opened to the public yesterday evening. Moffat school board members voted that newly appointed Interim Superintendent Linda Stagner should decide what measures should be taken regarding Principal Michelle Hashbarger. Colorado Animal Rescue Center (ARC) is the seven-year-old brainchild of Drew Nelson, director and animal rescue enthusiast, who said hes been in the field for about 20 years but is a newbie next to his partners. Colorado Parks and Wildlife Law Enforcement and Public Safety Assistant Director Heather Dugan says CPW is seeing more cases of Colorado hunters illegally using drones. ALAMOSA Alamosa City Councilman David Broyles Facebook post became a topic of discussion at Wednesday nights council meeting with two members of the public calling for his resignation, fellow councilors stating they disagreed with his post and city administration clarifying that fellow councilors could not kick him off council for it. John Hickenlooper on Thursday announced the appointment of Melissa Hart to the Colorado Supreme Court. ALAMOSA Authorities this week arrested James Mitchell McNeill, 31, who had been a fugitive for more than two months. After raising funds for over three years, San Luis Valley Health and its foundation broke ground for the new cancer and infusion center Tuesday morning. Hickenlooper on Friday appointed Chief Duane Charles Oakes of Alamosa to the Automobile Theft Prevention Board for a term expiring Feb. 1, 2024. Alamosa planning commission members Wednesday evening unanimously recommended denial of a special use application for a cannabis consumption club at 507 Bell Avenue. Citizenship and Immigration Services hosted a naturalization ceremony at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve's amphitheater on Wednesday. The 37th Early Iron Festival shares the following winners and congratulates all those who entered and visited the show this year, which was another resounding success with 590 registered cars and 18 special interest vehicles for a total of 608 total cars in Alamosas Cole Park on Saturday. The DA's office said in a news release that Evan Marquis . ALAMOSA With the charges dismissed earlier this fall related to his involvement in the 2016 Floyd Dale McBride homicide, Brian Cooper, 25, was sentenced on Monday to five years supervised probation on two felony cases, one involving a 2015 drug distribution case, and one involving menacing associated with a 2016 bounty hunting case. or redistributed. Get the latest breaking news, sports, entertainment and obituaries in Bucks County and Eastern Montgomery County, PA from PhillyBurbs.com. Over the course of two days, the sheriff's office . Nearly 40 grams of meth seized in two weekend arrests, Shania Twain 'uncontrollably fragile' after husband's affair, Uriah Heep believe they have 'some merit' to be considered for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame entry, Amanda Seyfried wants to a role in movie version of Mean Girls: The Musical, Aaron Taylor-Johnson joins Nosferatu remake, 'Three is enough for us': Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt doesn't want any more kids, Kimberly Wyatt regrets Pussycat Dolls turning down Lady Gaga's Just Dance. CONEJOS COUNTY On Friday the U.S. After hearing a presentation from Monte Robertson of the San Luis Valley Hemp Company, the San Luis Valley County Commissioners Association unanimously voted to sign a letter addressed to Third Congressional District Representative Scott Tipton along with Sens. DENVER Lt. ALAMOSA A pending murder conspiracy case is on hold and may be dismissed entirely against Shannon Cooper, 35, who was implicated with other members of the Cooper family in the death of Floyd Dale McBride, 52, nearly a year ago on June 23, 2016. It is vital to the people, the economy, lifestyle and even the physical landscape of the Valley itself. Setting an attendance record, nearly half a million people visited the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in 2017, Resource Management Chief Fred Bunch reported to the Rio Grande Water Conservation District board on Tuesday. Many preschoolers do not even know the words adhesion and friction, much less what they mean. In the article titled CRT awarded grant for lighting upgrade it states that the project would be to upgrade the outside lights around the theatre. ALAMOSA Although out of money in their sponsorship budget, the Alamosa city council on Wednesday voted to support the second annual Oktobrfest with $1,000 from a miscellaneous fund. VALLEY Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams rolled out a campaign intended to help unaffiliated voters correctly fill out their ballots in the June 26 primary election. Alamosa police are seeking a suspect in the shooting of a male victim on Monday afternoon, May 1, in south Alamosa. Congressman Scott Tipton said on Tuesday as his Water Rights Protection Act prepared to move to the U.S. House of Representatives floor. ALAMOSA You didnt shoot Mr. McBride, but you might as well have signed his death warrant by not helping him, District Judge Michael Gonzales told Kelvin Ruybal, 35, when he sentenced him on Wednesday to 16 years in prison on a second-degree kidnapping charge related to the 2016 Floyd Dale McBride murder. Alamosa firefighter Devon Haynie applies oil dry at the scene of a two-car accident early Wednesday afternoon in the 600 block of Fourth Street. Tracy Hebert, 26, 116 N. Third St., Raceland, contempt of court. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. DEL NORTE Summertime events in the San Luis Valley continue with Del Nortes annual Covered Wagon Days, which kicks off tonight, Thursday, August 2, with a potluck and concludes Sunday, August 5 with a community church service in the park. VALLEY The southwest division of Colorado Department of Transportation held a telephone town hall Monday night for the residents from counties around the area to see what questions or concerns they have, along with project updates. ALAMOSA The finalization of the 2019 San Luis Valley County Commissioners Association budget has been delayed yet again. ALAMOSA Community performers reunite tonight to fill the air with holiday cheer. School C. The Alamosa County Fire Department makes sure that the fire is 100 percent extinguished at 3542 County Road 111 South at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday. VALLEY La Puentes Hunger Education Week continues educating community members about the reality of hunger the in the San Luis Valley. Transportation Director Glenn Sykes shared the technology's multiple features at Monday's Alamosa School District Board of Education meeting. After reviewing the preliminary numbers throughout the fall, Alamosa County Commissioners adopted the budget for 2018 at yesterday's meeting. DEL NORTEResidents of Del Norte gathered at the Rio Grande County Annex building Tuesday night to meet their 2018 spring election candidates. Here's why . Local students showed their love for longtime Alamosa educator Jerry Reed who passed away Monday. CRIMEWATCH Technologies, affiliates and subsidiaries are in no way responsible for accuracy, timeliness, or relevancy of the information populating this site. ALAMOSA Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has appointed Alamosa resident Donna Griego to the Board of Trustees for Adams State University. kAm$6C862?E (9:E:?86C 925 AC:@C ALAMOSA During a recent ceremony at The Bridge in Alamosa, the Honorary Consul of France in Colorado Jeffrey Richards presented the insignia of Chevalier dans lOrdre National de la Lgion dHonneur (The National Order of The Legion of Honor in the rank of Knight) to Technician 3rd Grade Samuel B. Fasnacht United States Army in recognition of his distinguished service in France during World War II. Saying he understood how victims could be frustrated with how slowly the court process moves, District Judge Michael Gonzales on Tuesday continued one last time the first appearance in district court for Perry Hotz, 20, charged with the death of his 5 1. Desiree Pacheco, center left, and Mary Stoltzfus, center right, cut the ribbon at Divine Beauty Bar at 516 San Juan Avenue in downtown Alamosa (corner of San Juan and Sixth Street) on Friday as the business joins the Alamosa chamber. STATEWIDE The states largest agriculture organization is proposing a constitutional amendment for the November general election ballot that would strengthen private property rights in the state. Robert Gregg Sease was sentenced to jail time and a fine yet to be determined in Chief District Judge Pattie Swifts court on Monday. In line with other communities in Colorados pot-legal state, the City of Alamosa is considering an ordinance limiting the number of marijuana plants in any one residence to 12. awarded the City of Alamosa with a Build it with KaBOOM! playground grant that will be used to build a state-of-the-art playground in Alamosa this June. ALAMOSA Members of the Alamosa County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) impressed on Alamosa city councilors during a work session Wednesday night the value of city support for the organization. House Bill 2248, dubbed the Civil Rights Remedies Restoration Act, passed out of a House committee on Wednesday and is now awaiting action by the full House. The Colorado State Patrol is reminding residents and visitors alike that there will be zero tolerance for behaviors, whether negligent or knowing, that could spark wildfires. In the recently approved Alamosa county budget for 2018 the sheriff's department was allocated funds to hire a medical assistant for the jail. MONTE VISTA The San Luis Valley Interagency Fire Management Unit plans to conduct two prescribed burns this spring on the Rio Grande National Forest. Peyton Sanchez, 11, center, holds a check for his medical expenses alongside his brother Landon, 8, Domino's Pizza Regional Director Vince Alton, Domino's Pizza Area Supervisor Ashley Turnbow, Peyton's father Charles, Peyton's mother Sheila, Domino's Pizza Manager Jenn Gibbs and Domino's Pizza Vice President of Operations Anthony Fish at Domino's on Wednesday. VALLEY Colorados Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is receiving $2.49 million this year for projects that enable and encourage children to walk or bicycle to and from school. SAN LUIS Carol Carpenter, 70, Blanca, has been scheduled for a 10-day jury trial on a first-degree murder charges relating to the death of her son, Corey. STATEWIDE The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice has published a report analyzing more than 27,000 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases that were filed in Colorado in 2016. To search and filter the Mugshots for Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana simply click on the at the top of the page. Claiming she was caught by surprise by the South Conejos Board of Educations (BOE) non-renewal of her contract, Superintendent Carla Archuleta is exploring her options. All rights reserved. Gov. Residents of a small town and rural area on the verge of vigilante justice attended a public meeting with Conejos County Sheriff Howard Galvez Wednesday night and demanded answers as to why they have suffered criminal activity and burglaries with little help from law enforcement. During Wednesday nights council meeting, Alamosa city council and staff recognize Daniel Montano, center, as the recipient of the Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator of the Year. The print was auctioned for $300. ALAMOSA Alamosa voters will decide marijuana questions and mayoral/council candidates in the election next month. Get the latest headlines on local sports! The system spouted heavy winds and possible tornadoes in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and Kentucky and brought heavy snow to parts of the Midwest. VALLEY The San Luis Valley winds up summer events with activities from one end of the Valley to the other this Labor Day weekend. VALLEY A major scamming effort is underway targeting Medicare recipients and those eligible for services. ALAMOSA An Ice Age paleontological-turned-archaeological site in San Diego, California, preserves 130,000-year-old bones and teeth of a mastodon that show evidence of modification by early humans. Felony filings for drug crimes have increased over the years in not only the 12th Judicial District, but in every district throughout Colorado. Colorado Division of Homeland Security And Emergency Management Regional Field Manager David Osborn stands with Alamosa County Emergency Manager Francis Song holding his Rookie of the Year award at the Alamosa County Commissioners meeting on Wednesday. ALAMOSA The Alamosa Mosquito Control District (AMCD) has discovered the West Nile Virus in mosquitoes trapped within the district on July 13 at 1 p.m. located in East Alamosa just off of Rio Grande Ave and East Fourth St. ALAMOSA People with business at the Alamosa Combined Courts on Tuesday, July 18, will be asked to participate in an ongoing program designed to help ensure the Colorado Judicial Department is providing the best service possible to the public. MONTE VISTA Christmas tree cutting permits are once again for sale at Rio Grande National Forest offices in Saguache, La Jara, Monte Vista and Del Norte. An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup. VALLEY As local resident begin the cleanup process from the many wildfires across the state, Allstate Insurance recommends residents dealing with the damage carefully inspect their homes and vehicles. SAGUACHE A day-long investigation by the Saguache County Sheriffs Office, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Safe Streets multi-agency federal task force resulted in the arrest of a Saguache business owner in a fatal shooting that occurred early Friday morning. This photo by Valley Courier staff writer Jefferson Geiger, featuring Peter Martin from New Castle shaving at a mobile bathroom during the 23rd annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado rest stop in Alamosa in June 2017 was one of a group of photos winning first place in the best photo essay category for newspapers of similar circulation during the Colorado Press Association convention this past weekend in Colorado Springs. VALLEY Last years Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made changes to how farmers and ranchers depreciate their farming business property. TIMES COURIER. LAMOSA Lane Malouff, 32, was sentenced this week to eight years in the Department of Corrections (DOC) for two counts of class 4 felony tampering with a witness or victim in a 2017 case. BLANCA Two Adams State University students are alive and well today, thanks to rapid action by a sheriffs sergeant and a private citizen. Coloradans reported more bear encounters in 2022 than they did the year prior, according to . patrols the streets, including restricting their vehicle pursuit policy, ending foot pursuits if a suspect runs from an officer or if someone commits a minor offense. One of the cases is a Taoyuan girl aged five to 11, who died of fulminant myocarditis after receiving her second shot of the, LONG-TERM EFFECTS: Perform a free Ellijay, GA public arrest records search, including current & recent arrests, arrest inquiries, warrants, reports, logs, and mugshots. There were 1,445 DUI arrests made and citations issued in 2014, increasing to 1,647 in 2019, according to the sheriff's office. SAGUACHE In a two-to-one vote Tuesday, Saguache County commissioners approved amendments to the countys Land Use Code/marijuana regulations but the exact changes to the code were not discussed, highlighted or summarized for consideration. ALAMOSA In light of the large scale, temporary loss of local internet service due to the Spring and other wildfires burning in southern Colorado, the City of Alamosa has announced that free WIFI internet service is available at several city facilities. Richard Nelson, 32, 471 E. 23rd St., Larose, two counts of contempt of court. In the end there could only be one. A water trial originally scheduled for eight weeks wrapped up in less than three on Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Donna Lynne, Colorado Lieutenant Governor and Chief Operating Office, will give the undergraduate commencement address at Adams State University in Alamosa on May 13.