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 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    October 20, 2021 

Under the Wire

Calf and Kid. Ever notice they both sound, when pronounced, like both begin with the same letter? Given my spelling prowess (spell check said prowuse was wrong), I may have actually interchanged the...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    October 20, 2021 

Fearless Faith

It can be hard for people to find themselves outside of their accustomed elements. To be removed from the known and cast into the unknown, sometimes with little notice or fanfare, can be, well ...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    October 20, 2021 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Softball postseason took a starring role last week, as regional competitions were held across the State. This weekend will see the state tournaments take the spotlight. Lamar, La Junta, Sterling and B...

 
 By Ellie Beal    Opinion    October 20, 2021 

Strokes from other Pens

Letter to the Editor, Proposition 119, on the ballot in your mail box, creates the Colorado Learning Authority to administer money for tutoring and other out-of-school learning opportunities. On the surface, this proposition looks like a good thing....

 
 By Tanya Mayhew    Opinion    October 20, 2021 

Strokes from Other Pens

Dear Haxtun Community, I am extremely blessed that I have been able to serve you as the Chief for the Police Department for the last 19 years. During this time, I have watched many children grow and flourish and have seen many wonderful changes for...

 

Under the Wire

Much is said about the family ranch and the family farm. Those reassuring words “the family ranch” describe a future for our industry. There is another segment of the cattle industry where family...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    October 13, 2021

Fearless Faith

The heart of fall is upon us. It is easy to spot because it is characterized by the grand entrance of varieties of colors. The colors have been there all along, the chlorophyll of the plants masking...

 

Extension Spotlight

Pumpkins It’s that time of year again. Time to harvest the pumpkins. Each variety has its own date of maturity. Hopefully, you noted that date on your calendar to help give you an idea of when your pumpkins might be ready. When the stems are dry...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

The first State champions of the new school year were crowned last week, as boys golf held its championships early last week. Softball is entering its postseason later this week and is less than two...

 

Under the Wire

Why can’t everything go right at the same time just once? This cattle business gets kind of frustrating sometimes. Here we are with the best cattle prices for quite awhile. Good old supply and...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    October 6, 2021

Fearless Faith

A taste of fall is in the air. The last several days have ushered in cooler air and a freshness that says early autumn has arrived. The gardens have also responded by offering up fall blooms that...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

The calendar just flipped to October and the first championships of the fall season were slated to be awarded this week. Boys golf played its opening round of state on Monday, with hardware being...

 
 By Mark Brase    Opinion    October 6, 2021

Strokes From Other Pens

Letter to the Editor, Congress — don’t give the IRS access to consumers’ bank accounts. Credit unions and banks across the country are jointly opposed to an item being considered as part of the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. The...

 

Under the Wire

Road signs. There must be millions of them. No matter whether a simple county road, state highway or Interstate, the roads are lined with them. Their purpose, of course, is to give directions, speed...

 

Fearless Faith

This week has been a great week celestially speaking. Not long after sunset, Jupiter, Saturn and Venus extend in a straight line from one another in the darkening sky, Jupiter toward the east and...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

As summer made another effort to hold on, the action across the region became even hotter last week. Top teams continued to pull away from the pack, and a few individuals turned in record performances...

 

Strokes from other Pens

Dear HCCC families, community members and friends, The Haxtun Community Childcare Center Board of Directors and our staff have been faced with numerous challenges over the last several weeks. We felt as a Board, that we needed to address our...

 

Under the Wire

Fall is finally here. I believe I like fall better than any other time of the year. Cooler days, fall colors and weeds quit growing. It is hard to find much wrong with fall except for one thing. Flies...

 

Fearless Faith

Some things are never meant to last. The bountiful summer produce we enjoy is the perfect example. Sweet corn, cantaloupe, summer squash, and rhubarb are rivaled only by the free-wheeling joy ride...

 

Trooper Tips

I guess it’s that time of year to make sure everyone is ready for the impending snow season. This is mostly a list of making sure you haven’t taken anything out of your vehicles that you may need when you are traveling this winter. Let’s go ove...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Area teams were treated to a couple tastes of fall last week, and the cooler temperatures did little to slow them down. In a week dotted with top match-ups, several athletes turned in stellar...

 

Under the Wire

Sue is always trying to add variety to our meals. Since we both have worked out of our home offices the entire 35 years of our marriage, this is a very good thing. “Eating out” is a luxury reserve...

 

Fearless Faith

Being fully present in today’s world can be trying to say the least. Socially, it feels as though we are pushed to the edge. Telling people why they are wrong takes precedence over inviting others t...

 

Capital Review

On Sept. 11, 2001, Islamic terrorists on a murder-suicide mission flew commercial airliners into the two World Trade Center towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth crashed in a Pennsylvania field. The attacks against our...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

Fall is right around the corner and the regular seasons across the board are nearing the midpoint. Volleyball and softball tournaments have been the norm and football is beginning to see more league match-ups. Cross country and golf have been almost...

 

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