Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s efforts to vaccinate Coloradans. Polis was joined by Dr.
Alex Blake, dog groomer and owner of Tuxedo Paws, is pictured with her pack of five dogs. From left, they are 1-year-old miniature Aussiedoodle Leo, 1-year-old standard poodle Minnow, 8-year-old Pomeranian Bear, 3-year-old miniature Labradoodle Roo and 4-year-old silken windhound Newt. Blake loves the way dogs understand and express emotions, and she says her dogs follow her wherever she goes in her house. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
Tina Kramer is pictured with her three indoor pets. The dogs, left to right, are Shorty, a 6 to 7-year-old cocker spaniel/dachshund mix, and Ohlee, a 15-month-old cockapoo. Her 11-year-old cat Shelby is pictured on her shoulder. Kramer got Shelby as a 1-day-old kitten and had to feed her from a bottle. Shelby has earned a reputation as a difficult cat, but Kramer’s natural way with animals has changed Shelby to the point that she sleeps on Kramer’s shoulder at night. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
Pet owners are generally a happy breed, getting plenty of laughter and smiles from the antics of their furry friends. Pets are people’s companions on walks, hunts, car rides, couches and more.
Garold Roberts and Tom Timm officially began their terms as Phillips County Commissioners after taking the oath of office Tuesday, Jan. 12.
The Colorado General Assembly held an abbreviated start to its 2021 session, meeting for three days last week to work on time-sensitive legislation that can’t wait until Feb. 16.
Two shattered windows at Inklings Bookstore caused by a fallen sign are just some of the aftermath of high winds in the region last week. Holyoke experienced 39-mph winds Wednesday, Jan. 13, with gusts up to 66 mph, followed by an equally windy day Thursday, Jan. 14, according to wunderground.com. In addition to the broken windows, others were dealing with downed power poles, overturned semis, damaged buildings, rural fires and more.