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  • Just another reason to walk

    A year and a half ago I took a simple step towards being healthier. I started walking my dog 30 minutes a day. At first, it was only three to five times a week, but it was every day by the end of the month. I also started to walk around the block during ...
  • Election information

    Dear Editor, The 2010 election will take place in November, but the process of selecting who will represent each party on the ballot has already begun. If you would like to become informed and participate in this process, I would like to call a few impo...
  • Another Perspective

    Innocence of youth gives new perspective to Holocaust story Concentration camp stories and the whole World War II Holocaust concept are devastating and painfully heart wrenching to say the least. During the holidays, I enjoyed that age-old movie, “Soun...
  • It's the Pitts

    Auction junkies You know you are an auction junkie... If you’ve ever missed one of your child’s soccer games, graduations, birthday parties or weddings because it was on the same day as a special feeder sale. You consider anyone who knows what six-...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    A satisfying workout I’ve never been athletic. I’ve never put a lot of interest into my physique. Consequently, I’m a wimp. When I found out that I was pregnant one of my many strange concerns was whether I could carry a baby around all the time. ...
  • Byron Embry to speak at NJC Thursday, Jan. 28

    Students who have heard him speak in other venues describe him as “unforgettable,” “powerful,” “dramatic” and amazing.” On Thursday, Jan. 28, this one time professional baseball player, now an inspirational speaker, Byron Embry, will be in S...
  • The merging of two different ideas comes together with new store

    Family and close friends came together recently to make a dream come true for one Holyoke resident. Madelaine (McCallum) Lamm purchased the building located at 245 N. Interocean Ave. in December and exactly 30 days later, she held a grand opening for her ...
  • Smith, Adams show goats in Denver

    Two local youth traveled to Denver Tuesday, Jan. 12 to the 2010 National Western Stock Show to show their goats in the Junior Market Goat Show. Janna Smith, 16 and Patricia Adams, 17 each took two goats to the show and received places in their respective...
  • Animal workshop well attended

    By Julie Elliott, Rangeland Management Specialist, Wray NRCS “There’s more to it than just moving livestock from one grazing ground to another, and have the best of both worlds (i.e. Wt gain, healthy w/good offspring).” This is just one of the man...
  • ARRA contractor expansion grant

    Northeastern Colorado is targeted for funding through an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) contractor expansion grant. This grant provides funding to local businesses and non-profits that provide residential energy efficiency services for the...
  • Korrey to auctioneer 104th Annual National Western Stock Show

    World and International Champion Auctioneer John Korrey, of Iliff, has been honored to be the auctioneer for the eighth year in a row for the 104th Annual National Western Stock Show Junior Livestock Sale. The sale will be televised live on KUSA/Channel ...
  • 'A Healthier Weigh' program begins Jan. 25

    The 2010 “A Healthier Weigh” program sponsored by Golden Plains Area Extension begins Monday, Jan. 25. This 12-week challenge encourages increased activity, making wise food choices, and living a healthier lifestyle in 2010. The challenge is conducte...
  • Cory Gardner introduces 'Make My Day Better' bill

    On the first day of the 2010 legislative session, Representative Cory Gardner, R-Yuma, introduced House Bill 1094, nicknamed the “Make My Day Better” bill. The bill adds places of business to the Colorado’s Make My Day Law. By adding places of busi...
  • Sterling swimmers host Eaton in dual meet

    Sterling High School girls’ swim team hosted its first competition this season with Eaton Tuesday, Jan. 12. Eaton finished on top 95-87. Holyoke swimmers earning individual places in Tuesday’s dual were Amy Krogmeier, third in 200 meter individual me...
  • Wrestlers prepare for Lexington, Neb. Invite

    HHS wrestlers prepare this week for one of Coach Duane Stroh’s favorite tournaments in Lexington, Neb. Two varsity tournaments in one feature A and B competition. “This just fits our team so well,” said Stroh, noting the strong kids compete in the ...
  • Dragons blow by Haxtun 73-39

    Reid Baumgartner hit six three-pointers, Kyle Carper added two slam dunks including a behind-the-back dunk and 10 Dragon players contributed points on Holyoke’s way to a 73-39 win over Haxtun Friday, Jan. 15. Holyoke trailed by five points after the fi...
  • JV basketball boys shut out Haxtun 24-0

    HHS boys’ jayvee basketball team picked up another convincing win beating Haxtun 24-0 Friday, Jan. 15.   Holyoke JV 24, Haxtun 0 The teams only played two quarters and Holyoke managed to hold Haxtun scoreless. Alex Quintana put up nine points f...
  • Basketball schedule noted

    Dragon basketball fans should note there has been a change to the original schedule printed on the school calendar. Only the HHS boys will play Weldon Valley at NJC in Sterling Thursday, Jan. 21. Games are set to begin at 5 p.m. Then Saturday, Jan. 23, ...
  • HHS Lady Dragons land a big win over the Bulldogs

    Traveling to Haxtun Friday, Jan. 15, Lady Dragon basketball captured a big 42-27 win over the Bulldogs. “We had a very good outing against Haxtun,” said coach Arlan Scholl. “We shot the ball better and still played very good defense.” Dragon def...
  • JV girls win over Haxtun

    Holyoke jayvee girls’ basketball brought home a victory Friday, Jan. 15 when they beat Haxtun 26-17 in a three-quarter game. With a strong first quarter, the Dragons held a five-point lead, 10-5. After adding three points in the second quarter, Holyoke...