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Gangteng Drupchen Festival 2020

Dear Friends in the Dharma, H.H. Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche is conducting the annual Gangteng Drupchen (Great Accomplishment) Festival this month in Bhutan. This year's Drupchen will be the Lama Norbu Gyatso Drupchen (Guru Rinpoche) and will be led by Gangteng Rinpoche,...

Baca Slash Pickup Day

Slash Pickup Day! Brought to you by BGPOA Firewise Committee and Baca Grande Fire Department Curbside Slash only pickup days are starting for Baca Grande Members at no charge. If you would like slash to be picked up and/or need assistance, send email...

Rumi’s Birthday Celebration

Rumi’s Birthday Celebration

September 30 is Rumi's birthday, which we will celebrate on this day. In general, ours is an open inquiry into the Mathnawi, Rumi's 6-volume collection that weaves together Sufi philosophy, folk stories, and Qur'anic references. The Nicholson translation that we study...

Skies Over Crestone: Autumnal equinox

Skies Over Crestone: Autumnal equinox

The Crestone Eagle • September, 2020  Skies Over Crestone: Autumnal equinox by Kim Malville This month contains the autumnal equinox, which occurs at 8:31amMDT on September 22.  Neglecting the effects of atmospheric refraction, on a flat horizon the sun rises due east...

Adams State University COVID-19 Mass Testing on Sept 19 & 20

On Friday, September 18, ASU will host a free COVID-19 testing event for all employees and students of the University. Then on September 19 and 20, we will host a community-wide, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for residents across Alamosa and...

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone by Chrissy Lakish At 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9th, the Baca Grande Fire Department was paged out to an abandoned house on fire in the grants in the area of Homestead Rd and Beaver Trail. Both the Baca...

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Adams State University COVID-19 Mass Testing on Sept 19 & 20

On Friday, September 18, ASU will host a free COVID-19 testing event for all employees and students of the University. Then on September 19 and 20, we will host a community-wide, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for residents across Alamosa and...

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone by Chrissy Lakish At 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9th, the Baca Grande Fire Department was paged out to an abandoned house on fire in the grants in the area of Homestead Rd and Beaver Trail. Both the Baca...

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Passive solar design skills

Passive solar design skills

The Crestone Eagle • September, 2020  Passive solar design skills by Paul Shippee Passive solar is an attractive, smooth and sexy word phrase. No moving parts. Just align the house so it faces the abundant winter sunshine and let the sun’s rays shine in those large...

Baca Grande POA annual meeting announced

The Crestone Eagle • September, 2020  Baca Grande POA annual meeting announced by John Rowe The regularly scheduled POA Board meeting was held via Zoom at 10am on Thursday, August 20. All five Board members were present as were eight POA members. Mark Repp presided...

Moffat Mayor charged with misconduct

The Crestone Eagle • September, 2020  Moffat Mayor charged with misconduct by Mary Lowers Moffat Mayor Patricia Regiel, has been summoned to appear in court to answer to charges of official misconduct for improperly taking items from a local pot grow. District...

Rio Grande State of the Basin:  The current water situation? Dry!

The Crestone Eagle • September, 2020  Rio Grande State of the Basin:  The current water situation? Dry! by Lisa Cyriacks In the San Luis Valley: water is and will always be a critical issue. While demands on our scarce water supply grow, there are many community-based...

There’s No Such Thing As A Weed: Protecting our lungs

The Crestone Eagle • July, 2020 There’s No Such Thing As A Weed: Protecting our lungs by Dorje Root, RH (AHG) We all know people who had to move to a lower altitude because they had difficulty breathing at 8000’ as they got older.  Living at this altitude is not for...

There’s No Such Thing  As A Weed : The song of sap rising

There’s No Such Thing As A Weed : The song of sap rising

There’s No Such Thing As A Weed : The song of sap rising The Crestone Eagle • April, 2020 by guest author Jessica Forman Deep in the forest a melody hums with the trickling of water under cracking ice sheaths and the slow emergent rise of life force from the dark,...

There’s No Such Thing  As A Weed: Herbal remedies  for our challenging times

There’s No Such Thing as a Weed: Allergies & hay fever

The Crestone Eagle • May, 2019 There's No Such Thing as a Weed: Allergies & hay fever by Dorje Root, RH (AHG) Living here as we do in a pinyon/juniper forest it’s small wonder that many people suffer from allergies in the spring when trees are pollinating and in...

Skies Over Crestone: Autumnal equinox

Skies Over Crestone: Autumnal equinox

The Crestone Eagle • September, 2020  Skies Over Crestone: Autumnal equinox by Kim Malville This month contains the autumnal equinox, which occurs at 8:31amMDT on September 22.  Neglecting the effects of atmospheric refraction, on a flat horizon the sun rises due east...

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Adams State University COVID-19 Mass Testing on Sept 19 & 20

On Friday, September 18, ASU will host a free COVID-19 testing event for all employees and students of the University. Then on September 19 and 20, we will host a community-wide, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for residents across Alamosa and...

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone by Chrissy Lakish At 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9th, the Baca Grande Fire Department was paged out to an abandoned house on fire in the grants in the area of Homestead Rd and Beaver Trail. Both the Baca...

Adams State University COVID-19 Mass Testing on Sept 19 & 20

On Friday, September 18, ASU will host a free COVID-19 testing event for all employees and students of the University. Then on September 19 and 20, we will host a community-wide, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for residents across Alamosa and...

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone by Chrissy Lakish At 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9th, the Baca Grande Fire Department was paged out to an abandoned house on fire in the grants in the area of Homestead Rd and Beaver Trail. Both the Baca...

Gangteng Drupchen Festival 2020

Dear Friends in the Dharma, H.H. Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche is conducting the annual Gangteng Drupchen (Great Accomplishment) Festival this month in Bhutan. This year's Drupchen will be the Lama Norbu Gyatso Drupchen (Guru Rinpoche) and will be led by Gangteng Rinpoche,...

Baca Slash Pickup Day

Slash Pickup Day! Brought to you by BGPOA Firewise Committee and Baca Grande Fire Department Curbside Slash only pickup days are starting for Baca Grande Members at no charge. If you would like slash to be picked up and/or need assistance, send email...

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Relax at Hooper!

2 Hooper Pool 6 month family passes $250 each. Normally $325. Proceeds go to Crestone Performances, 719-256-4533, info@crestfest.org

2 prime lots

Gated Zapata subdivision, 1.96 acres, year round mountain spring, choice solar home site with Aspen and Ponderosas behind. Electric available $16,000, 719-588-5753

Porch/yard sale

10 am-2 pm, Sat. & Sun., Oct. 3 & 4. 1465 Horseshoe Tr. 1st cul de sac off Wagon Wheel SW of intersection w/W. Badger Rd near stables.  Text 496-6506 for directions/info. Susannah (Ortego) & Harun lightening their load in view of possible move &...

GREENHOUSES

All aspects of NEW Greenhouse construction. Also, used green house materials for sale. Retractables, glass, all parts. Call Mark 303-619-4650

Alpine Chimney Sweep

A local business. Trusted, reliable and affordably serving the Crestone area, for 3 years and running. Call 970-306-5100

$366/month for 2 Lots with Electricity

$366/month for 2 Lots with Electricity

Side by side lots 1.69+2.23 acres great views, some trees, easy access, EZ 5 yr financing-no credit ok. Cash price for both lots is $15,500. Contact Kevin coloradoland80301@gmail.com 719-379-3831 9 am to 9 pm MST

Direct Support Professional Needed

Starpoint – Salida is looking to hire a an individual to support Travern, a Starpoint consumer who lives in Crestone.  Travern needs support at work and in the Crestone community an average of 25 hours a week.  contact Tom Evers at (719) 539-2577 ext. 315 or by email...

Accounting Services

Bookkeeping, payroll, tax help, and help with general business structure and set up. Hire me to do these things for you, or just to teach you how to do them yourself. Call Emily 202-577-8462 or email emily@crestoneaccounting.com

Aguilar’s Automotive

Honest, affordable, reliable automotive service. Alignments, breaks, oil changes, tune ups and more! Experienced mechanic. Monday-Saturday. Center, CO. 719-245-9005.

Direct Support Professional Needed

Starpoint – Salida is looking to hire a an individual to support Travern, a Starpoint consumer who lives in Crestone.  Travern needs support at work and in the Crestone community an average of 25 hours a week.  contact Tom Evers at (719) 539-2577 ext. 315 or by email...

Need Work? Like Kids? Four Jobs!

By Tom Dessain Crestone Performances Inc (CPI), is a 501c3 community service organization entering its’ 19th year. Unique, part-time opportunities have opened-up with CPI. We are looking for four jobs to be filled by one or more people. Our current assistant, who does...

Auditor

Saguache County is currently accepting proposals for the Saguache County 2020 Fiscal Year audit.  The ideal firm or individual will have extensive knowledge and experience related to conducting governmental audits in accordance with generally accepted accounting and...

Relax at Hooper!

2 Hooper Pool 6 month family passes $250 each. Normally $325. Proceeds go to Crestone Performances, 719-256-4533, info@crestfest.org

Straw Bales $4/ea.

Also all your off-grid home needs: wood, gas, and passive solar heating & solar power consulting supplies and installation.  Raw goat milk farm shares available 256-4768 shangrilahcolorado.com

Adams State University COVID-19 Mass Testing on Sept 19 & 20

On Friday, September 18, ASU will host a free COVID-19 testing event for all employees and students of the University. Then on September 19 and 20, we will host a community-wide, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for residents across Alamosa and...

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone by Chrissy Lakish At 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9th, the Baca Grande Fire Department was paged out to an abandoned house on fire in the grants in the area of Homestead Rd and Beaver Trail. Both the Baca...

Adams State University COVID-19 Mass Testing on Sept 19 & 20

On Friday, September 18, ASU will host a free COVID-19 testing event for all employees and students of the University. Then on September 19 and 20, we will host a community-wide, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event for residents across Alamosa and...

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone

House destroyed in fire in the Baca Grants near Crestone by Chrissy Lakish At 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9th, the Baca Grande Fire Department was paged out to an abandoned house on fire in the grants in the area of Homestead Rd and Beaver Trail. Both the Baca...

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