Haxtun BOE hears from concerned parents before pushing back school start date

With the start of the school year quickly approaching, parents and staff members have eagerly awaited news on Haxtun Schools’ plan for beginning the 2020-21 school year while in the middle of a global pandemic. That news came at a board of...

Confirmed death associated with COVID-19 in Northeast Colorado

It is with great sadness that the Northeast Colorado Health Department announces the notification of a confirmed death associated with COVID-19 in a Sedgwick County resident. "We want to express our...

Haxtun Hospital introduces new nurse practitioner Jessica Bullard to provider team

Jessica Bullard knew she wanted to be a nurse at the age of 14. Encouraged by her parents to find employment, she landed her first job at a nursing home in Yuma and that's where her lifelong career...

Haxtun Hospital District's Board of Directors holds hour-and-a-half long executive session relating to property

More time was spent in a closed-door, executive session than in the regular July meeting of the Haxtun Hospital District Board of Directors last week. The Board met on Monday, July 27 and spent an hour conducting regular business before holding an...

Roger Lambert

Roger Dale Lambert passed away on July 27, 2020 at UC Health in Denver the age of 69. Roger was born Nov. 25, 1950 to Walker and Hazel (Freemyer) Lambert in the Holyoke Hospital. Roger "Roller"...

Rex Hadeen

Rex Hadeen passed away on Monday, July 27 in Haxtun at the age of 91. Rex was born on Aug. 19, 1928 to Caleb and Susie Hadeen in Haxtun. He went to school and graduated from Haxtun High School in...

Paul Vernon Evans

Paul Vernon Evans passed away on July 21, 2020 at the age of 94. Paul was born "Baby Taylor" in Bethel Hospital (now Colorado Springs Memorial) on East Boulder Street in Colorado Springs on June 19,...

Strokes from other Pens

COVID-19 is sowing hate and discontent throughout the country. Even in Haxtun. It is not so much the disease as it is the surrounding politics, misinformation and fear mongering that have divided us. This was evident at last week's meeting of the...

Son Up to Son Down

The day you become a parent, you are given this enormous responsibility and privilege to raise a child. A responsibility and privilege so great that everything else falls by the wayside. Everything...

Fearless Faith

It’s a timely question these days, made even more critical by the fact that every person’s setting is unique. COVID-19 is not anything to pass off or take lightly, something confirmed by the...

Under the Wire

Years ago, a wonderfully cranky old lady, Clara Petter, became famous for asking the question, “Where’s the Beef?” After years of well-known TV and movie stars proclaiming the virtues of my...

85 years ago - Aug. 7, 1935

85 years ago Aug. 7, 1935 The Haxtun Harvest The following young people enjoyed a swimming party at the Jumbo Reservoir Sunday evening: Goldye Blake, Portia Lubchenco, Helen Clark, Evangeline Mooney,...

Riley re-registers with HPD

By Candie Fix [email protected] The Haxtun Police Department re-registered William Riley as a registered sex offender within Haxtun’s city limits last week. On July 31, the HPD re-registered William Riley, 33, who lives in the 200 block of East...

New textured metal is a popular option

Trends in construction come and go, but a new trend that is sweeping the post frame building industry is here to stay. Vap Construction, based in Atwood, Kan., recently launched a brand new textured metal product that not only improves aesthetic...

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