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Articles from the June 10, 2020 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    June 10, 2020

Monday night storm causes destruction

TREES AND HEADSTONES in the Haxtun Cemetery were uprooted during a late-night thunderstorm on Monday, June 8. Winds, reportedly from a micro burst, swept through the area wreaking havoc all over town...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    June 10, 2020

Haxtun Swimming Pool to remain closed for season

It’s official, Haxtun will not open the swimming pool this summer season. The Town Council took official action on the pool’s opening during a meeting early last week. State mandates regarding strict guidelines for indoor swimming pools allow...

 

Free antibody test provided by HHD

Haxtun Hospital District plans to provide community members with a free COVID-19 antibody test on June 22 from 4-7 p.m. and June 23 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center. This test is...

 

Haxtun High School announces 2019-20 year-end award winners

Typically, Haxtun High School students would be honored with academic awards at a year-end breakfast event held at the Haxtun Community Center. While the event could not take place due to strict COVID-19 restrictions in early May, Haxtun High School...

 

Haxtun Jr. High releases final honor rolls

Haxtun Junior High School recently released the list of students who qualified for the principal and superintendent’s honor roll for the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. Principal’s Honor Roll Those listed on the Principal’s Honor...

 

Schelling completes sewing project

HAXTUN GRADUATE Ciera Schelling recently returned to high school to complete her sewing project while practicing social distancing. A beginner seamstress, Schelling used recycled jeans for her jacket...

 

Lions Club Scholarship winners announced

The Haxtun Lions Club recently announced recipients of the 2020 Haxtun Lions Club Scholarship - Lance Chapdelaine and Dawson Knode.  "Our club is proud to recognize Lance and Dawson as the...

 

State Senate passes budget in Saturday afternoon session

The 2020-21 budget is nearing its conclusion, after the House approved the Long Appropriations Bill, House Bill 1360, on June 3. The Senate followed, passing the $30.3 billion budget on June 6, in a rare Saturday session. Both northeastern Colorado...

 

Hickenlooper defies subpoena last Monday; appears on day 2 following threat of contempt

Former Governor John Hickenlooper violated the State’s ethics law, Amendment 41, when he accepted travel and other expenses in two cases in 2018, according the State’s Independent Ethics Commission. Hickenlooper is a candidate for the United...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    June 10, 2020

Under the Wire

I’m rapidly becoming a grumpy old man. OK, so that’s only partly true. I’m not rapidly getting old. That takes time. I am, however, rapidly getting grouchier. Normally, I am a very happy, easy...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    June 10, 2020

Fearless Faith

We human beings are not very good at change. It is far easier to stand pat with what we know than it is to adapt to or embrace the realities of who we are and what we face. For example, one would...

 

Son Up to Son Down

I try to keep three or four frozen pizzas on hand. I buy them at the beginning of the month and limit myself to cooking up one a week; only on those days when things are crazy or if I just don’t...

 

85 years ago - June 7, 1935

85 years ago June 7, 1935 The Haxtun Harvest A number of farewell parties and social gatherings have been held in Haxtun during the past week honoring the Rev. I. C. Snavely, pastor of the Church of...

 

Assessor reminds residents of tax deadlines

Phillips County Assessor Doug Kamery reminds taxpayers of a few upcoming deadlines: all persons owning, possessing or controlling taxable personal property with a total actual value greater than $7,700 (per owner, per county) on Jan. 1 are required...

 

Wilbur Salyards

Wilbur Salyards passed away at the Sedgwick County Hospital in Julesburg on May 31, 2020 at the age of 79. Wilbur LeRoy Salyards was born on Sept. 3, 1940 in Sterling to Stanley Lloyd Salyards and... Full story

 

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