A public meeting of the Colorado Groundwater Commission was held on March 13th, 2023, at the Minnick Building at the Baca County Fairgrounds. Positions for and against closing the Southern High Plains basin to high-capacity drilling were heard and surveys were distributed.
The Groundwater Commission public meeting, held at the Baca County Fairgrounds Minnick Building began at 6:30. The agenda was displayed via powerpoint and was available in print out. Tracy Kosloff, Deputy State Engineer, welcomed everyone and introduced some of her staff. Baca Sheriff Aaron Shiplett and two deputies were present. County Commissioners Rick Butler and Shiloh Freed were present. Kosloff stated that this was a public meeting to gather feedback from the community and to relay those thoughts to the CO groundwater commission as they consider a rule change for the Southern High Plains Groundwater Basin.
Colorado Ag Council to Hold Ag Day Proclamation Press Conference at Noon What: Every year, Ag Week celebrates and showcases the best of Colorado agriculture to state lawmakers. This year, members of Colorado Agriculture Council and the staff of the Colorado Department of Agriculture will gather at the Colorado State Capitol to bring awareness and understanding […]
For the third year, American Implement and Western State Bank are excited to partner together to help support the future of the agricultural industry in our areas of service. We are providing the AG Future Scholarships to graduating high school seniors and/or continuing college students pursuing further education (degree or program) in an agricultural field. Ten (10) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded! Eligibility […]
UPDATE: A special meeting will be held Thurs, October 6that the Baca County Conservation District office at 6:00 p.m. Baca County Conservation District to Vote on updated bylaws DISTRICT BYLAWS Section1. Authority. The Baca County Conservation District (‘District”) is a special purpose district and a body corporate with those powers of a public corporation which […]
DENVER – As a thank you to U.S. military members, Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers active duty military, veterans and the National Guard free admission to all state parks for the month of August. Military members and veterans, resident and nonresident, can pick up a free August Military Pass at any Colorado state park or CPW office by showing proof of service. Passes become available on Aug. 1, 2022. […]
To continue our efforts at establishing a “seed” fund for the much needed replacement of the all-weather track surface, the Community Track Project will be running the pie and drink stand at the Baca County Fair this year. All the proceeds from the event will be deposited in the Track Project Account. FOOD: We are asking that […]
Registration and Line up for the 2022 Baca County Fair Parade, Saturday, August 6th, can begin any time after 8:00 am around the City Park at 5th & Tipton Street. This year all entries to be judged will need to register at the preschool, starting at 8:30. The Parade starts at 10:00! The parade route […]
In celebration of Colorado’s birthday, all Colorado state parks are free to visit on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. Picture of North Sterling State Park.DENVER – In celebration of Colorado Day, and the 146th birthday of the state, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free entry to all Colorado state parks on Monday, Aug. 1. Colorado Day was created […]
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