Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department Chief Stacy Rueter, pictured at left, and Assistant Chief Josh Young wrap ribs, cooking up the leftover meat from the HVFD Family Fun Day rib cook-off Sunday, May 21. —Johnson Publications

Apsyn Kinnie, pictured at right, takes a turn kicking the punching bag at last Tuesday’s self-defense class hosted by Holyoke Fitness Club. Mario Ortiz observes each kick, offering suggestions to improve its effectiveness. —Johnson Publications

Giving audience members the comedy they craved, Jerry Brandt and Amber Schroetlin play up the drama when a gun is pulled out by a murderer in the play within a play performed at the Holyoke High School auditorium last weekend. —Johnson Publications

Local

Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department Chief Stacy Rueter, pictured at left, and Assistant Chief Josh Young wrap ribs, cooking up the leftover meat from the HVFD Family Fun Day rib cook-off Sunday, May 21. —Johnson Publications

    Don’t worry folks — it was the good kind of smoke emanating from Homesteaders Park Sunday, May 21, as the Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Family Fun Day brought together grilling, fi

    Seeing it as the only way to get the process moving and make progress, Holyoke City Council members voted at the Tuesday, May 16, meeting to work with University of Colorado engineering student

Sammy Swindell is a three-time World of Outlaws and five-time Chili Bowl champion. —Photo by Max Dolder, HardcoreRaceFans.com

    Phillips County Raceway’s event of the season is slated for Sunday, May 28, with an evening packed full of races, ranging from micro sprint cars to trucks.

Sports

Taeryn Trumper reaches as she flies through the air in the long jump. She broke the school record, making 17’5” at the state meet and earning second place. —Photo by HHS Yearbook

    A little snow wasn’t going to get the Holyoke girls track team down.

    After a busy weekend placing 13th at state competition, the Holyoke High School track team members were honored for their accomplishments throughout the season at an awards ceremony held at the

Mauro Morales fields a ball hit to left field, showing consistency in the outfield and at bat in last weekend’s game against Rocky Ford. —OTSportsChek/Melissa Mayden
 

    Holyoke High School baseball’s 2017 season came to an end Sunday, May 21, with a 17-5 record.

Ag & Business

    Recently, the Haxtun Conservation District submitted a proposal through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service to address high energy costs.

    The Northeast Colorado Child Care Resource and Referral’s annual Summer Day of Training will be in Limon Saturday, June 10.

School

    One-time funding in the amount of $212,409 will be received by Holyoke School District Re-1J as a result of Senate Bill 17-267, also known as “Sustainability of Rural Colorado.” Superintendent

    Surrounded by her paraprofessionals, fellow teachers and principal, Holyoke School District resource teacher Nancy Miles was recognized as the N.E.

Giselle Prieto, pictured at right, excitedly shows her reading buddy, Mileena Cazares, the dedication page at the beginning of a book starring the first-grader. —Johnson Publications

    “Superheroes and princesses seem to be the common theme,” said Holyoke eighth-grade English teacher Amber Schroetlin over the excited chatter of reading in the Holyoke Elementary cafeteria.

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