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Articles from the December 9, 2020 edition

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Back-to-back State Champs!

THE FLEMING WILDCAT football team took their second consecutive 6-man State Championship last Thursday at CSU-Pueblo's Neta and Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl. Pictured following their victory are (l-r),...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 9, 2020

Haxtun Health announces addition of physicians

Haxtun Health has added two new family practice physicians to the lineup of providers currently on staff in addition to a new partnership with a podiatrist who plans to visit patients several times a month at the specialty clinic. Announcement of...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 9, 2020

Livestock moratorium goes into effect in Phillips County

A temporary moratorium on all permits relating to the expansion and creation of new livestock facilities went into effect in Phillips County last month. The six-month moratorium began on Nov. 9 and will remain in effect until end of day, May 9. The...

 

General Assembly passes eight bills in three-day special session

The Colorado General Assembly came back to the State Capitol last week for a three-day session in which they passed eight bills tied to COVID-19 relief, worth up to $336 million. The money comes from better-than-expected income tax revenues, revealed...

 

Under the Wire

Everything I know about people, I have learned from cows. This may be the 100th time I have begun an “Under The Wire” with that statement. It’s accuracy continues to astound and amaze me....

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    December 9, 2020

Fearless Faith

A favorite moment in each day is the transition from darkness to the welcoming rays of sunshine as morning gets underway in earnest. Perhaps it’s the warmth that is represented by the light, or the...

 
 By Mike Ralph    Opinion    December 9, 2020

Strokes from Other Pens

Letter to the Editor, Sam Peckinpah and standoffs. Sam was a prolific filmmaker whose movies were violent, character driven adventures with unsympathetic male leads. Flawed men but strongly principled who had outlived the times they understood. They...

 

Extension Spotlight

One limitation of our irrigation capacity is the potential to create saline, sodic or saline-sodic soil conditions. A saline soil has excessive water-soluble salts in the soil solution. This inhibits the plant’s ability to uptake water. A sodic...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Dec. 4, 1935 Miss Grace Davis, who is a senior in the Greeley State College of Education, is substituting in the college of music for an instructor, Miss Blanche Collins, during the...

 

Property owners eligible for tree program

There is some funding available to the Town of Haxtun for a limited number of trees destroyed by the derecho earlier this year. As the area Colorado State University Extension Horticulturist, on behalf of the town Linda Langelo investigated the amoun...

 

Resources aim to bring information to diabetics

On Nov. 4, Colorado State University Extension and the Golden Plains Area hosted a Diabetes webinar titled “Holiday Cooking: Meeting Dietary Requirements without Sacrificing Flavor.” The webinar...

 

Wildcats take second Championship in back-to-back undefeated seasons

A 20-member squad of Fleming Wildcat football players led by five seniors set out to continue the success obtained by last year's team just eight short weeks ago. Amid a season plagued by...

 

Betty Dix

Betty Dix passed away at Regent Park in Holyoke on Monday, Nov. 30 at the age of 92. Betty was born to parents Melvin and Hilda Sherwood on June 27, 1928 south of Paoli. She grew up on the family...

 

Bradford Clark

Bradford L. Clark passed away on Nov. 13, 2020 in Idaho Falls, Idaho at the age of 70. He was diagnosed with vascular dementia in May of 2018. Brad was born and raised in Haxtun, the son of Grover K....

 

Janet Davis

René Davis passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2020 at University Hospital-Anschutz in Aurora at the age of 75. A daughter. A sister. A wife. A mother. A grandmother. A "Grandma Janet." A friend. Her...

 

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