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  • New recycle bin arrives in Holyoke

    Residents will see a change in how they dispose of their recyclables in Holyoke and Haxtun. A big new blue bin was dropped off Friday, Oct. 22 just west of the city offices in Holyoke. The bin is one of three shared with Haxtun. The bins come as part of...
  • New recycle bin arrives in Holyoke

    Residents will see a change in how they dispose of their recyclables in Holyoke and Haxtun. A big new blue bin was dropped off Friday, Oct. 22 just west of the city offices in Holyoke. The bin is one of three shared with Haxtun. The bins come as part of...
  • Yay! It's Pumpkin Day!!

    Students at Holyoke Elementary School walked out the front doors Tuesday, Oct. 19 to a trailer full of bright orange pumpkins. Six Holyoke businesses went together to donate nearly 400 pumpkins that were purchased from Toby and Jackie Thompson of “Pumpk...
  • Yay! It's Pumpkin Day!!

    Students at Holyoke Elementary School walked out the front doors Tuesday, Oct. 19 to a trailer full of bright orange pumpkins. Six Holyoke businesses went together to donate nearly 400 pumpkins that were purchased from Toby and Jackie Thompson of “Pumpk...
  • Phillips County polling places are announced

    With the 2010 general election just around the corner, voting is on many minds as important issues will be voted upon. Phillips County precincts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 will vote at Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke Tuesday, Nov. 2 while precincts 5, 6 an...
  • Phillips County polling places are announced

    With the 2010 general election just around the corner, voting is on many minds as important issues will be voted upon. Phillips County precincts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 will vote at Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke Tuesday, Nov. 2 while precincts 5, 6 an...
  • Scoop'n the News

    Election Day nears. While campaigning and promoting have seemingly been in the headlines forever, the end is now in sight. The civic duty of all registered voters is clear. Cast your ballot. Ballots in Phillips County have been mailed to those requesti...
  • Drumroll Please

    I love technology When in Rome, there never seems to be a shortage of “helpful” people ready to provide directions or give a tour. Their trick is to give the help first and the price after. Any good tourist is wary about trusting these guides, so it ...
  • 60, 61 and 101 would hurt county

    Dear Editor, We want to express our position on Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101, three state ballot issues. We oppose all three issues and ask readers to consider voting NO on each. Amendment 60 would allow non-resident property owners to vote ...
  • More support for question 3B offered

    Dear Editor, As the community heads to vote in a few short weeks, I would ask that they vote YES on 3B. I, like many other community members, had some concerns about the school district and the direction it was headed. I decided a few years ago to start...
  • Voters will direct board of education

    Dear Editor, In the early years of accountability advisory committees in Colorado schools, I was invited to many school districts to meet with residents to discuss budget issues. I often opened with the statement, “I am from the Department of Educatio...
  • Appreciation for pink out game

    Dear Editor, I just wanted to let the Holyoke High School volleyball players know that they did a great thing by challenging their fans to wear pink and raising money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. I am a seven-year breast cancer survivor an...
  • McClellan competes in national pedal pull

    5-year-old Savannah McClellan of Holyoke entered National Pedal Tractor Pull competition Saturday, Sept. 25 in Mitchell, S.D. McClellan first competed at the Phillips County Fair pull on July 31, then placed third at the state pull in Yuma to qualify for...
  • Fact or Fiction? Fire Threatens Business District Tuesday Morning

    These stories from local history are sometimes so extraordinary it’s hard to believe they actually happened. Check out ‘fact or fiction’ stories: they’re actual Enterprise news clips reprinted from the past.   Fire completely destroyed the ...
  • Tips offered for an encore career

    Whether out of necessity or to follow their dreams, many people are changing careers after establishing themselves in a different field. Over eight million Americans between 44 and 77 are embarking on new careers. And new research from the nonprofit Civi...
  • Texting while driving not a smart idea

    It’s a common visual: A driver glances to the car that’s pulled up alongside it at a stoplight to find that driver with cell phone in hand typing a message on the keypad. Many drivers do not even wait until coming to a stop before texting—they simpl...
  • Vasa named NFCA HS Player of the Week

    HHS softball player Marci Vasa was named National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) High School Player of the Week Monday, Oct. 18. Despite playing just one game last week, Vasa made sure each at bat counted by going three-for-five with four runs, fou...
  • Lady Dragon volleyball lands big win over Yuma

    Spirits were high in the HHS gym Friday night, Oct. 15 when Holyoke nailed a big win over Yuma in three sets 25-23, 25-23 and 25-19. A large crowd was there, clad in pink attire, to cheer on the girls in their “Dragons Dig Pink” game in support of br...
  • Dragons fall to tough Yuma team

    Holyoke took to Max Bernard field Friday, Oct. 15 to host the 1A defending state champion Yuma Indians and lost 16-55. A week earlier, Holyoke faced a run-dominant Akron team turned pass oriented. This time Holyoke squared off against the Indians who ran...
  • Jayvees fall to Yuma

    Holyoke junior varsity softball players gained experience Thursday, Oct. 14 when they hosted Yuma in a doubleheader. The visitors claimed two victories, 17-5 and 15-14. “Another great opportunity presented itself for the Dragons to improve their game ...