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Articles from the May 27, 2020 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    May 27, 2020

Firme hired to fill principal vacancy at Fleming

The Frenchman School District has a new principal. The Board of Education in Fleming voted during a meeting on May 18 to hire Kortney Firme to fill the role for the coming year. The District is now seeking a first grade teacher to fill a vacancy...

 By Candie Fix    Sports    May 27, 2020

Bulldog Booster Club honors athletes virtually

Normally, the Haxtun Community Center would be the setting for the annual year-end athletic awards for Bulldog athletes; decorated in all red and black featuring pictures of each student athletes,...

 By Candie Fix    News    May 27, 2020

Phillips County's variance request approved by CDPHE

Phillips County's variance request from portions of Colorado Governor Jared Polis's Safer at Home executive order has been approved by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The...


The why of wearing masks and limiting crowd sizes

As counties begin to re-open and individuals have access to more options and opportunities, it is exciting to start participating and doing some normal things again. However, participating in a cautious way is important. It’s good to remember that...

 By Candie Fix    News    May 27, 2020

CHSAA lifts moratorium between coaches & athletes

On June 1, the Colorado High School Activities Association plans to lift the moratorium against all in-person condition sessions between coaches and high school athletes. The announcement came following a meeting last week with the CHSAA...

 By Candie Fix    News    May 27, 2020

Haxtun BOE holds first in-person meeting since February

For the first time in two months members of the Haxtun Board of Education met in person, this time in the school’s cafeteria to allow social distancing for members and administration. In March and April, the group met via Zoom due to pandemic...

 By Marianne Goodland    News    May 27, 2020

Legislature cuts $577 million from K-12 education

By Marianne Goodland Legislative reporter The legislature’s Joint Budget Committee wrapped up its efforts to balance the 2020-21 budget in the face of a $3.3 billion shortfall on May 22, with the last cut the largest of all: $577 million from K-12...

 By Candie Fix    News    May 27, 2020

Bamford to serve as HHD Board President

The May 18 meeting of the Haxtun Hospital District Board of Directors brought re-organization following elections this spring. Despite not having an election due to lack of interested citizens in running, the Board is down a member, Scott Thompson,...

 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    May 27, 2020

Under the Wire

“Hello. May I speak to Mr. Gary Hodgson?” the pleasant lady’s voice asked when I answered the telephone. Guardedly, I replied, “This is Gary Hodgson,” bracing myself to repel another sales...

 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    May 27, 2020

Fearless Faith

One of the early tasks assigned to woodshop class decades ago was a weekly hour devoted to mechanical drawing using draftsmen’s tools. It was purportedly the bane of many a student, especially when...


85 years ago - May 22, 1935

85 years ago May 22, 1935 The Haxtun Harvest Rainfall measures four inches over period of ten days in Haxtun area: Farmers on the hard land south of Haxtun are jubilant over the prospects for a corn...


Wayne Gibbs

Wayne Alden Gibbs passed away, Sunday, May 17, 2020 at the age of 87.  Wayne was born March 24, 1933 in Sterling to Ellsworth and Bertha (Becker) Gibbs. He was a longtime resident of the Haxtun area... Full story


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