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Norwood’s Public Works Director Tim Lippert said Monday night that shareholders in Farmers Water Development got some good news on Memorial Day. The Gurley Ditch will run an extra two weeks now.

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Last May, Nina Kothe retired from her job with San Miguel County as an assistant to the board of commissioners. A year later, and in the middle of what has been a world health crisis — the COVID-19 pandemic — she’s begun running her own business, the Rusty Bucket Garden Market in Norwood.

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Last week, the Town of Norwood held another public meeting with San Miguel County Commissioner Kris Holstrom and county manager Mike Bordogna to discuss economic issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Town trustees met with the county representatives via Zoom to take questions and comments…

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The owners of the Divide Restaurant in Norwood are showing their concern for senior citizens in the community during the current pandemic. Scot and Jamie Romaine said they felt a need to step up and serve the elderly population, since the restaurants were forced to close their doors during t…

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Folks in both Norwood and Nucla are used to seeing bike racks on the back of vehicles in the springtime. This year, though, with stay-at-home orders in place, required social distancing measures and many businesses shut down due the COVID-19 pandemic, folks are likely noticing more recreatio…

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It may be ditch burning season on the Western Slope, and while San Miguel County residents (for now) are still encouraged to burn their ditches, the Norwood Fire Department is asking anyone who does to be careful. Additionally, last week the department announced that it will no longer be abl…

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The community birthday calendar, once a fundraiser for Norwood’s high school band program, is in need of a new home. Abandoned years ago — Norwood High School hasn’t had a band in 10-15 years — the calendar was a way to celebrate people in the community. Folks could make donations to the ban…

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Peyton Porter, an eighth-grader at Norwood Middle School, has been busy the last few months, as her pig breeding operation has expanded. While she had Bodacious, a breeding pig she was already showing, this year she also gained a new breeding pig, Tasha. Porter is proud to have now homed Tas…

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Norwood Town Clerk Gretchen Wells said the April 7 town election is still on. She said folks may be surprised, but since it’s still happening, she encourages all registered voters in the town to come in and fill out an absentee ballot application. 

Last May, Nina Kothe retired from her job with San Miguel County as an assistant to the board of commissioners. A year later, and in the middle of what has been a world health crisis — the COVID-19 pandemic — she’s begun running her own business, the Rusty Bucket Garden Market in Norwood.

Last week, the Town of Norwood held another public meeting with San Miguel County Commissioner Kris Holstrom and county manager Mike Bordogna to discuss economic issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Town trustees met with the county representatives via Zoom to take questions and comments…

The owners of the Divide Restaurant in Norwood are showing their concern for senior citizens in the community during the current pandemic. Scot and Jamie Romaine said they felt a need to step up and serve the elderly population, since the restaurants were forced to close their doors during t…

Folks in both Norwood and Nucla are used to seeing bike racks on the back of vehicles in the springtime. This year, though, with stay-at-home orders in place, required social distancing measures and many businesses shut down due the COVID-19 pandemic, folks are likely noticing more recreatio…

It may be ditch burning season on the Western Slope, and while San Miguel County residents (for now) are still encouraged to burn their ditches, the Norwood Fire Department is asking anyone who does to be careful. Additionally, last week the department announced that it will no longer be abl…

The community birthday calendar, once a fundraiser for Norwood’s high school band program, is in need of a new home. Abandoned years ago — Norwood High School hasn’t had a band in 10-15 years — the calendar was a way to celebrate people in the community. Folks could make donations to the ban…

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Peyton Porter, an eighth-grader at Norwood Middle School, has been busy the last few months, as her pig breeding operation has expanded. While she had Bodacious, a breeding pig she was already showing, this year she also gained a new breeding pig, Tasha. Porter is proud to have now homed Tas…

Norwood Town Clerk Gretchen Wells said the April 7 town election is still on. She said folks may be surprised, but since it’s still happening, she encourages all registered voters in the town to come in and fill out an absentee ballot application. 

The Norwood Food Bank, located in Christ in F.O.C.U.S. Church at 1470 S. Spruce St., will be having a drive-through distribution on March 26 from 3-7 p.m., according to a news release.

At Norwood’s monthly town meeting last Wednesday, Public Works Director Tim Lippert gave Norwood officials a department update. He said the cold year made for some significant problems with ice removal.

Norwood Fire Chief John Bockrath said the local area is entering wildfire season, and he would like people to prepare and remain aware. 

With the coronavirus, or COVID-19, at the forefront of various news stations and on social media pages, some people are worried about the spread of the virus locally. At this point, Colorado, along with San Miguel and Montrose counties, is at low risk. Last week, rumors circulated that coron…

Two Norwood High School wrestlers competed at the state wrestling tournament last weekend. Head coach Kyle Dinsmore said he’s proud of the way the Mavericks represented at the Pepsi Center.

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.