Last week, at the Lone Cone Library in Norwood, representatives from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) held a public meeting to discuss wildlife, specifically elk and mountain lion populations in the local area.
Last week, the Norwood Fire Protection District promoted Mark Garcia to the rank of captain, and also wildland coordinator. Garcia, who is the first to assume this role in Norwood, has served as a volunteer for the department the last eight years.
The Norwood Fire Department has begun another Explorer training program, a student-centered program that introduces youth to the skills and experiences of working in the field of firefighting and emergency management services (EMS) with a goal to inspire them to consider working in the field…
Last Wednesday, on Jan. 22, the campus at Norwood Public School went into a lockdown mode after a fire alarm was triggered at roughly 3:45 p.m., just before the final bell rang. Then, the school practiced the safety procedures they’ve been following for the last year and a half.
The Norwood Water Commission met for a regularly scheduled board meeting Jan. 14. On the agenda was the seating of the new chairperson.
At last week’s monthly meeting, the Town of Norwood voted to hold a mail-in ballot election on April 7, and the board also voted to put retail marijuana on the ballot, along with a real estate transfer tax.
Camp V, the West End’s new camping destination resort, is set to open this summer. Originally a mining complex built for the engineers who worked in the vanadium industry in the 1940s, the area used to be known as “Snob Hill,” but was called Vancorum. The historic cabins will remain, along w…
For the last seven years, the Town of Norwood has helped produce the fireworks show that happens on New Year’s Eve, a celebration that many in town have come to appreciate.
The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests has announced the selection of Megan Eno as the new Norwood District Ranger. She reported to her post on Dec. 9, replacing Matt Zumstein, who departed his position as the Norwood District Ranger in September of this year.
Officials from the Colorado State University Extension Office said they’re pleased to again offer the San Miguel Basin Colorado Master Gardener Course in Norwood, and this year at the Lone Cone Library in Norwood. The Master Gardener Program is a nationally-respected gardening course and vo…