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The San Miguel Basin Rodeo is arguably the oldest Norwood community tradition, and this year will mark the 112th year anniversary of the event. For the last couple of decades, the Norwood Roping Cub, a non-profit organization, has organized and funded the event. However, club membership has …

The San Miguel County Commissioners have been getting feedback, positive and negative, on the upcoming fees for trash disposal at the Norwood Transfer Station. Some in the Norwood area are expressing surprise, even outrage, that there will be a charge for disposing of trash at the station st…

The hallways inside Norwood High School will be a little quieter this week. Several students, including some of the girls’ track team and all of the varsity baseball team, are headed for Denver Wednesday morning to compete at the state level for their respective sporting events. 

The Mustang baseball team, the combined varsity team of Nucla and Norwood players, won the district tournament last weekend. On Saturday, they defeated Manzanola 11-0 and then Dove Creek 13-0 to take the title. Now, the team is hosting regionals at home in Nucla this weekend. 

For some people, food has always been an issue in Norwood. Rather, where to go for lunch or dinner out has been a problem for locals. In a remote and rural town, restaurants are not usually found in abundance. Now, though, some change is happening in the Norwood restaurant scene, giving loca…

Norwood town trustee Shawn Fallon is aiming to establish a disc golf course in the area. Fallon said he and others in the community have had the dream for some time. Now, he’s serious about establishing both a practice course, and a more challenging one, too. 

The Lone Cone Library’s new facility is set to open on May 6, after the last year of construction. This past Saturday, the library board took a few select community leaders for a preview of the new site. Director Carrie Andrew said the tour was invitation only. 

With the onset of spring, many on Wright’s Mesa are discussing water and the summer’s irrigation outlook. Last year, the Norwood area, which relies on the Gurley Reservoir, suffered. Ranchers had trouble making hay, restrictions went into place for outside watering in town and residents were…