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  • Local CJRA rodeo event draws hundreds; runs without a hitch

        Those who were out and about the town of Holyoke over the past weekend may have noticed an increased amount of traffic in the area. That’s because rodeo fans from far and near were drawn here for the Colorado Junior Rodeo Association’s rodeo ev...
  • 36 HHS seniors receive diplomas at commencement

        Journeying from as far away as China, parents, family members, teachers and friends gathered together in the Holyoke High School gym on Sunday, May 10, to celebrate the commencement and achievements of 36 HHS seniors.    Words of advice, hope fo...
  • School holds off pursuit of mill levy override

        Reconsidering the idea of a mill levy override election to increase property tax for school funding, the Re-1J school board indicated at its May 5 meeting it will not be putting a question on the 2009 ballot.    “We’re probably at least a ye...
  • Racetrack size being reduced

      Phillips County Raceway fans will see a significant change in the stock car racetrack this year, as the Holyoke Racing Group is nearing completion of converting the track from a half-mile to a 3/8 mile track. The west end of the track has been moved...
  • Rodeo in town Saturday and Sunday

        Phillips County Amateur Rodeo Association will host the Colorado Junior Rodeo Association at the Phillips County Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17 in Holyoke, with 9 a.m. start times for rodeos each day.    Attendance at the rode...
  • Junglemobile uses fun and interaction to teach safety lessons to elementary students

        The Colorado Children’s Hospital Junglemobile visited Holyoke Elementary School on Monday, May 11 as part of the activities being sponsored by Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Triathlon event.    Each child received a free bike helmet,...
  • Changes to city personnel policy proposed at council workshop

        Several alterations to the City of Holyoke’s personnel policy were proposed by councilman Barry Winckler in a workshop held after the regular meeting of Holyoke City Council on Tuesday, May 5.    At the end of the workshop, it was decided all ...
  • Psychobabble

        God is obviously male. How else do you explain menopause? —Anonymous    Womanhood is filled with unforgettable moments (note difference between unforgettable versus enjoyable): first bra, first period, first pap smear, first pregnancy, first n...
  • Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind

    Hay Fever    The weather has warmed, the fields are green, the plants are flowering and the pollen that comes along with all of this is wrecking havoc for many people.      Hay fever, also known as allergies or as the medical term “allergic rhini...
  • It's the Pitts

    Odds And Ends (Best Of)    I knew something was wrong from the beginning. It was a very difficult birth and the calf was real slow getting up. She kept falling down all rubbery legged, even more than usual.     It seemed the cow was losing hope. She...
  • Band entertains with 'Sounds of Spring' in end-of-year concert

     Holyoke band students entertained in a Sounds of Spring end-of-year concert Tuesday, May 5 in the HHS auditorium. Under the direction of Pat Wiebers, musicians performed in the fifth, sixth, junior high, high school and jazz band groups. Senior Kri...
  • FCCLA chapter members soar to new heights for a successful year

        With the state FCCLA theme “Heroes Happen Here,” Holyoke chapter members have soared to new heights this year, said 2008-09 chapter president Phawn Carper as she opened the Thursday, May 7 member recognition program.    In addition to praisi...
  • Kim Salazar joins local Bank of the West staff

        Relocating from Bank of the West in Grand Junction, Kim Salazar began her position as financial services consultant at the Holyoke Bank of the West branch May 4.    She brings a total of six years banking experience to her new position.    Sa...
  • Citizenship honored

      Graduates Austin Tharp and Kelsey Scott were honored at Sunday’s commencement ceremony when they were awarded the American Legion Post #90 and Auxiliary Unit #90 Citizenship Awards. Announcing the honors and presenting the awards were Shirley Kadl...
  • Scholarships, future plans announced for Class of 2009

        Diana Baeza plans to attend the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and major in Pediatric Nursing. She received the Mary Ann and Joel S. Biddle Scholarship Fund and the Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship.     Brianna Bennett pla...
  • Annual MMHF Triathlon Saturday

        Local athletes are invited to compete in the 120 Club 2009 Amateur Triathlon sponsored by Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation on Saturday, May 16. The event is the finale of the six-week fitness challenge which began in April.    A total of 15 ...
  • Seven qualify for State; girls claim 2nd at Regionals

     With regional competition on Saturday, May 9, the HHS track team delivered strong performances, and seven Dragon athletes are now headed to the State Track Meet this weekend. With the best regional finish in years, the girls team finished in second pla...
  • Dragons 1-1 at Regionals; end season with 11-9 record

        An impressive showing was made by Holyoke High’s varsity baseball team at the regional tournament in Sterling on Friday, May 8, as the Dragons fought for a chance at the 2A state tournament championships.    After battling hard for the 11-10 v...
  • Alternative School research detailed by local students

        Holyoke Alternative School students provided research information at the May 5 meeting of the Holyoke School Board. The project focused on “Bridging the Gap” between the alternative high school, HHS and the community.    Board member Jeff Th...
  • Legislative session final results

        Area lawmakers met with varying degrees of success in the recently concluded session of the Colorado Legislature.     Following is a final list of the bills they introduced and their final disposition (PI=Postponed Indefinitely):District 1 Sen. ...