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Articles from the April 13, 2022 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    April 13, 2022

Haxtun's water and sanitation rates to increase

Haxtun residents will soon see a rate increase on the electric and sanitation portions of their Town bills. Council members voted to increase rates in those two departments during a Monday, April 4 meeting at the Haxtun Community Center. News of the...

 

Lions Club hosts Chuckwagon

THE HAXTUN Lions Club hosted the 47th annual Chuckwagon Dinner and Show Saturday night. Above, Lions Club members Winston Ham and Lyle and Debby McBride serve dinner. The event began with dinner and...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    April 13, 2022

Betley takes mayoral race in recent election

Fleming’s Stefan Betley will take on a new role as Mayor. Betley was elected by voters in a polling place election last Tuesday. He has been a part of the Fleming Town Council as a member for the past two consecutive years but served on the...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    April 13, 2022

Thayer takes plea bargain; Judge Killin hands down sentence

Julie R. Thayer appeared in Phillips County Court in front of Judge Kim Killin for sentencing last week. It is the first time Thayer has been inside the court room in front of a Judge following original charges of child abuse and assault last fall....

 

Proposed budget adds $783 million in spending; $503 million intended for education

The Senate wrapped up its work on the 2022-23 State budget, adding a whopping $783 million in new spending, but the bulk of those changes are unlikely to make it to the final version. The biggest change was an amendment from Senators Barbara...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    April 13, 2022

Under the Wire

"In the Spring time a young man's thoughts turn to thoughts of ... " I know how this often quoted saying is supposed to end. I also know that Spring has different meaning for different people. I'll be...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    April 13, 2022

Fearless Faith

After losing two long-time canine buddies last year, we were reluctant to jump back into a new puppy situation. It wasn’t that we didn’t care for the companionship. It was about having to once...

 

Colorado Preps

High winds forced the postponement of a number of events across the region last week and more could be on the slate this week. Schools are already scrambling to find make-up dates and any more...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago April 14, 1937 A county-wide meeting of farmers and businessmen interested in rural electrification under the REA was held in Paoli Saturday night. A kilowatt hour, which can be...

 

Farewell to the former chief

TANYA MAYHEW, former Chief of Police for the Town of Haxtun, received her retired badge from Haxtun Mayor Brandon Biesemeier in an Open House in honor of her retirement on Sunday afternoon, April 10,...

 
 By Baby Bear Hugs    Local    April 13, 2022

BBH hires Executive Director

The Baby Bear Hugs Board of Directors recently announced that Jennifer Deam will become the Executive Director for Baby Bear Hugs upon the retirement of Ruth Seedorf. Deam has been a long-time...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    April 13, 2022

Bulldogs take on Briggsdale and Yuma in baseball action last week

Wind has ripped across the plains of Colorado wreaking havoc all over, including scheduling for high school athletics and Haxtun baseball is no exception. For most of last week, winds canceled bus...

 

Track competes at Holyoke Invitational

The Bulldog track team traveled east for the Holyoke High School Invitational on Saturday, April 9. The girls' team placed fifth out of 12 with a total of 80 points while the boys earned a total of...

 

Wildcat baseball team takes four losses; sits at 3-3 in league standings

The Fleming Wildcats suffered four on the baseball diamond over the past week. The Wildcats now stand at 3-7 overall and 3-3 in the league following last week's action. The week opened last Tuesday,...

 

Tracksters make top-10 showings in several events at Holyoke

Fleming tracksters competed at the Holyoke Invitational last Saturday, April 9. Top-10 placers from the meet are as follows: Girls 100-meter dash: Zoey Vandenbark, first place, 13.42; Whitney...

 

Edwin Schaefer

Edwin Joseph Schaefer passed away in Poway, Calif. on March 18, 2022 at the age of 83. Ed was born on Nov. 20, 1938 in Sterling to Ben and Martha (Brekel) Schaefer. He graduated from Fleming High...

 

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