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  • Dragons beat Haxtun, fall to Idalia in openers

    A new basketball season began Friday, Dec. 3 as the Holyoke Dragons fought hard late to beat county rival Haxtun 55-50. The following night, Idalia entered the Dragons’ home gym and handed Holyoke a 51-60 loss.   Holyoke 55, Haxtun 50 After lead...
  • HHS boys' JV beat Haxtun and Idalia

    HHS boys’ JV basketball opened the season with two convincing wins over Haxtun Friday, Dec. 3 and Idalia Saturday, Dec. 4. Holyoke 36, Haxtun 27 After a slow start, the Dragons fought back to lead 15-10 over Haxtun at the half. They added nine points ...
  • C boys fall to Haxtun

    The Holyoke C boys’ basketball team opened their 2010-11 campaign with a 37-46 loss to Haxtun Friday, Dec. 3 on the home court. Both teams scored 12 points in the opening quarter and Haxtun led at the half 21-17. The Dragons pulled within one point 33...
  • Library Extravaganza scheduled for Sunday

    The decorations are hung at Heginbotham Library as anticipation grows for the 4th annual Heginbotham Library Extravaganza. Members of Friends of the Library spent Monday morning, Nov. 29 decorating the rooms at the library. The Extravaganza will be held S...
  • Heldenbrand is Fire Training grad

    Spencer Heldenbrand graduated from Englewood, Fla. Fire Training Center Saturday, Dec. 4, with third overall class ranking recognition. The ceremony for 28 graduating cadets was held at Lemon Bay High School Auditorium, and was followed by a reception. K...
  • Authors featured in local book signings

    Two authors, Stephen Wood and Todd Burpo, will be in Holyoke Saturday, Dec. 11 at formal book signing opportunities at Inklings Book Store’s Christmas tea. Former Holyoke resident Stephen Wood will be at Inklings from 9 a.m.-12 noon, signing his book ...
  • Lewton named Assist. District Attorney

    Chief Deputy District Attorney Brittny Lewton has been named Assistant District Attorney and assumed the number two spot Wednesday, Dec. 1. “Brittny has been a true superstar for our office,” District Attorney Robert Watson said. Lewton began her le...
  • Winter driving tips offered

    Because more crashes involving property damage occur during the winter months than at any other time, AAA Colorado encourages motorists to prepare their cars for winter driving conditions and to be cautious while on the road. Make sure vehicles are prepa...
  • Customers to see lower natural gas bill this winter

    SourceGas Distribution LLC “SourceGas” announced Friday, Dec. 3 that customers in the Northeastern service area will see a net decrease of approximately 20 percent for a typical residential peak winter month bill. The net decrease is the result of tw...
  • RRWCD to hold special meeting

    The board of directors of the Republican River Water Conservation District will hold a special meeting in Yuma Thursday, Dec. 16. The meeting will be held at Quintech Facility LLC from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and action on the consi...
  • Pesticide applicator continuing education workshops offered

    Pesticide application is regulated by a very strict set of guidelines and laws. Since 2007, these regulations are enforced by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). Some of the regulations include the licensing of private and commercial pesticide ...
  • Fruits and vegetables key for children to lower stiff arteries

    Children who consistently eat lots of fruits and vegetables lower their risk of having stiff arteries in young adulthood, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Arterial stiffness is associated with athe...
  • Trespassing and trash is a concern

    Dear Editor, I have moved to a new location here in town. I am renting the home I am in and it is a nice home. The yard was in a bit of a ruin but with some work and elbow grease it will come out of its funk. The problem I have is that the young people ...
  • Another Perspective

    Search for the silver lining I recently read about a disabled man who always had a positive attitude despite all his pain and health issues. He said when he wakes up in the morning, he reminds himself that he has two choices, to make the best of a situat...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    What did I say? When my daughter Melise first started talking, she surprised me one day by saying “uh-oh.” It was cute, of course, but my first reaction was: Where did she learn that? I don’t say that, so she must have heard it somewhere else. But...
  • Young at heart

    With the closing of an old year, and the new year just around the corner, I can’t help but think of one word: change. Change seems to be everywhere at this time. Some embrace it, while in most of us, it causes stress. One thing we know for sure, change...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoDec. 8, 2005 Joy’s Cozy Cottage, owned by Eileen Moss, opened the doors to its first guests over Thanksgiving weekend. Inklings Book Store will be featuring three area authors—Caryl Harvey of Holyoke, Patricia Bremmer of Venango, Neb. ...
  • Parade lights up downtown

    MV Equipment won first prize in the Parade of Lights with their float. There were 11 entries in the parade this year as the excitement was back after cooler temperatures and snowy conditions canceled the parade last year.  —Enterprise photoRegent Pa...
  • Country Christmas kicks off holiday season

    Unlike last year, Santa and Mrs. Claus found their way to a little warmer Holyoke holiday celebration Monday, Dec. 6. Holyoke received a light snow Saturday night, Dec. 4 but most of it had melted by the time people hit the streets Monday night for the C...
  • Country Christmas kicks off holiday season

    Unlike last year, Santa and Mrs. Claus found their way to a little warmer Holyoke holiday celebration Monday, Dec. 6. Holyoke received a light snow Saturday night, Dec. 4 but most of it had melted by the time people hit the streets Monday night for the C...