Weather Forecast

Find more about Weather in Holyoke, CO
Click for weather forecast
Archives

Filter 

  • Dragons 1-1 at Regionals; end season with 11-9 record

        An impressive showing was made by Holyoke High’s varsity baseball team at the regional tournament in Sterling on Friday, May 8, as the Dragons fought for a chance at the 2A state tournament championships.    After battling hard for the 11-10 v...
  • Alternative School research detailed by local students

        Holyoke Alternative School students provided research information at the May 5 meeting of the Holyoke School Board. The project focused on “Bridging the Gap” between the alternative high school, HHS and the community.    Board member Jeff Th...
  • Legislative session final results

        Area lawmakers met with varying degrees of success in the recently concluded session of the Colorado Legislature.     Following is a final list of the bills they introduced and their final disposition (PI=Postponed Indefinitely):District 1 Sen. ...
  • Rabies in Yuma Co.

        Due to the recent confirmation of two rabid skunks in Yuma County, as well as a suspected rabid raccoon in Washington County, the Northeast Colorado Health Department would like to remind residents that local regulations require every owner or keep...
  • H1N1 flu case diagnosed in Brush

        John Crosthwait, district public health administrator for the Northeast Colorado Health Department, announced today that a case of H1N1 flu has been reported in northeast Colorado involving a 13-year-old Brush Middle School student. The student is ...
  • Reports of domestic violence in N.E. Colo. up 42%

        Domestic violence programs serving victims in northeast Colorado announced recently that nationally there has been a 42 percent increase in domestic violence reports and a 25 percent increase in the reported incidence of rape and sexual assault in ...
  • HHS Select Choir performs at state competition

      Complete with choreography and costumes, the HHS Select Choir performed at the State Show Choir competition April 30-May 1 at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs. The vocalists received a “good” rating, finishing just one point awa...
  • Bennett is one of six CU grads with 4.0 GPA

        Holyoke’s Amanda Bennett was one of six recognized at the May 8 commencement ceremony at the University of Colorado in Boulder, for having straight As throughout her college years.    For Bennett, the accomplishment marked 17 years of straight...
  • IMPACT awards grant money

     Several northeast Colorado nonprofit organizations were recently awarded a total of $5,000 in grant money from Holyoke High School’s IMPACT program.  IMPACT (Involving Many People Across Communities Today) was organized by the student leadership cl...
  • 36 HHS seniors receive diplomas at commencement

        Journeying from as far away as China, parents, family members, teachers and friends gathered together in the Holyoke High School gym on Sunday, May 10, to celebrate the commencement and achievements of 36 HHS seniors.    Words of advice, hope fo...
  • School holds off pursuit of mill levy override

        Reconsidering the idea of a mill levy override election to increase property tax for school funding, the Re-1J school board indicated at its May 5 meeting it will not be putting a question on the 2009 ballot.    “We’re probably at least a ye...
  • Racetrack size being reduced

      Phillips County Raceway fans will see a significant change in the stock car racetrack this year, as the Holyoke Racing Group is nearing completion of converting the track from a half-mile to a 3/8 mile track. The west end of the track has been moved...
  • Bret Miles named Re-1J Superintendent

        Bret Miles was named superintendent of Holyoke School District Re-1J on an official vote of the Board of Education at its Tuesday, May 5 meeting.    Finalists for the position were interviewed Saturday, May 2 in three settings: one with the boar...
  • Health, school officials prepared for possible swine flu outbreak

        On Thursday, April 30, The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed two cases of swine flu, also known as the H1N1 virus, in Colorado. Since then, several more cases have been reported, all in the Front Range area.    Local...
  • HHS to graduate 36 on Sunday

        Thirty-six students in Holyoke High School’s Class of 2009 will be recognized at Commencement exercises this Sunday, May 10 at 2 p.m. in the HHS gym.    A Baccalaureate service will begin at 1 p.m. in the HHS auditorium, sponsored by the Holyo...
  • City honors Arbor Day by planting tree

      Students in Claudia Koberstein’s second grade class helped city workers plant a tree at Holyoke City Park on Monday, May 4 in honor of Arbor Day, as mayor David Nygaard and City Supt. Mark Brown look on. The City of Holyoke also donated blue spruc...
  • Mill levy override input sought; study committee needed

        Community members who are interested in serving on a committee to generate awareness of the school financial situation and potentially promote a mill levy override election are asked to contact a school board member soon.    Close to 25 gathered...
  • Phillips County Raceway to reduce stock car track

        The Holyoke Racing Group is reducing the size of the stock car track at Phillips County Fairgrounds, according to Phillips County Commissioners at their meeting Thursday, April 30.    Currently, the race track is one-half mile in length. The gro...
  • Hospital district board meets

        East Phillips County Hospital board members had a smaller agenda for their April meeting, held Monday, April 27.     In his report to the board, administrator John Ayoub announced MMH’s consulting pharmacist at North Colorado Medical Center is...
  • Linda Langelo is NCHD Public Health's Shining Star

        Linda Langelo, horticulture coordinator for the Golden Plains Area Extension, was recently selected as Phillips County Public Health’s Shining Star.    According to Jodi Murray, who nominated her for the award, Langelo was instrumental in star...