June 1 to bring several changes for Town of Haxtun

Several changes are coming as of June 1 for the Town of Haxtun. In addition to a new face at the Town Hall, residents will see a rate increase in sanitation and electric rates. Council members voted on the rate increases last month, but officially...

Haxtun students pitch entrepreneurial ideas

HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL business students took part in an Entrepreneur Fair on Wednesday, May 4 including those pictured above Cierra Dick, Nevaeh Dick and Ryan Davis. Davis was awarded $800 for his...

Haxtun FBLA qualifies 12 for Nationals

April 17-19 the Haxtun Future Business Leaders of America Chapter attended State FBLA, where students competed in a variety of events and attended many business leadership workshops. Twelve Haxtun...

PC Commissioners extend wind farm moratorium through Oct. 19

The Phillips County Commissioners extended a moratorium on processing permits relating to construction of any wind farm system or facility in Phillip County. The moratorium is now in place until Oct. 19. The original moratorium was signed and put...

General Assembly set to adjourn on May 11

The 2022 General Assembly adjourns for the year on Wednesday, May 11, having worked on 655 bills, including 100 introduced in the session’s final month. Among the actions in the last full week: the House reviewed Senate Bill 230, a bill that...

Bulldogs are Regional bound following 2nd place finish at Districts

The Bulldog baseball team is Regional bound following a second place finish in the District 4 Tournament last week. Haxtun took down Briggsdale at home in round one to advance to the second round in...

Track competes in two meets last week

With just a week's worth of time left to qualify for the Colorado State Track meet, Haxtun track team members are running faster, jumping further and throwing harder to earn their spot in the lineup....

Lady Wildcat track team takes first place at league meet on Wednesday

Wildcat tracksters competed in two meets over the past week. The girls' team earned a first place finish at Brush in the North Central League Meet on Wednesday, May 4, with 154 points. The Lady...

Wildcat baseball

FLEMING PITCHER Will Bornhoft hurls the ball to first trying to beat an Otis Bulldog runner to the bag. The Wildcats' season ended last Tuesday, May 5, at Haxtun in the opening round of...

Colorado Preps Weekly

The final month of the spring sports season is upon us and it's time to start handing out hardware. Boys volleyball crowned its state champion last week and girls tennis joins the party this weekend....

Under the Wire

I can’t believe I did it but I forgot about winter. I’ll admit that seems pretty silly but it happened. It must have been all those pretty pictures I’ve been looking at. My eyes have gazed...

Fearless Faith

The process of hardening off plants is integral to the success of transplanted garden stock. Gradually introducing plants to an outdoor environment is key. Hardening exposes plants to the true...

Capital Review

God saw fit to stop at 10 commandments, but politicians can’t leave well enough alone, so a series of “Eleventh Commandments” apply to them. One of those admonishes: Thou shall not make the voters more cynical. This year, Democrats at our...

Times Past

85 Years Ago May 12, 1937 Showing extreme boldness, thieves visited the Henry Anderson farm in the Fairfield community last Thursday night and made off with two fat hogs. Mr. Anderson said that a...

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