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Representatives from the Norwood Park and Recreation District (NPRD) are thrilled to announce the reopening of the Livery space for the first time since the pandemic struck in 2020. Now, NPRD is preparing for the first show in a summer concert and entertainment series set to take place July …

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San Miguel County renovated the outdoor arena at the fairgrounds this last year, and after the chaos of the COVID pandemic, will now celebrate the improvements and the comeback of rodeo this month. 

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Norwood Public Schools has announced its final numbers regarding the success of the 2020-21 graduating senior class and celebrates the accomplishments made by students this summer. Guidance counselor Rick Williams said the school focuses much effort on preparing students for a life beyond th…

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In June, the Norwood Public School’s board of education announced they were considering a measure to arm teachers in the school, since the state allows school staff to conceal carry. The school board released a statement for the public after its June meeting and said it would hold a public m…

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Grover Price, owner of Motion Sense Therapy and Performance, has been working in Norwood since 2015. This spring, though, he moved his practice into the town’s old library in expanding his space for patients. 

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On July 7, the San Miguel County Board of Commissioners met and approved a revision of the exterior lighting regulations for the county — from one sentence in the “scenic design” section to a separate section of several pages. It now outlines in some detail how future development and permits…

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The 2021 San Miguel Basin Fair is scheduled for July 10-17 at the San Miguel County Fairgrounds in Norwood with new events added to the traditional schedule. 

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After three years of drought conditions, Lancy and David Falk, of Norwood — like others in the cattle business in 2021 — have sold much of their small herd. Their operation used to run 25 cow-calf pairs. Now, the Falks are down to just six pairs. That’s because of limited water and having to…

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The number of COVID cases has been increasing in the west end of San Miguel County in the last few weeks. The number of vaccinated people so far remains lower than the east end of the county, and some people who have been contact traced by public health are choosing not to test for the virus. 

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Kattie Neesham started work as Norwood’s new town marshal on June 21, replacing Mike Wilkerson, who left after a decade of service. Neesham, with seven years of experience, is no stranger to Norwood.

San Miguel County renovated the outdoor arena at the fairgrounds this last year, and after the chaos of the COVID pandemic, will now celebrate the improvements and the comeback of rodeo this month. 

Norwood Public Schools has announced its final numbers regarding the success of the 2020-21 graduating senior class and celebrates the accomplishments made by students this summer. Guidance counselor Rick Williams said the school focuses much effort on preparing students for a life beyond th…

In June, the Norwood Public School’s board of education announced they were considering a measure to arm teachers in the school, since the state allows school staff to conceal carry. The school board released a statement for the public after its June meeting and said it would hold a public m…

Grover Price, owner of Motion Sense Therapy and Performance, has been working in Norwood since 2015. This spring, though, he moved his practice into the town’s old library in expanding his space for patients. 

On July 7, the San Miguel County Board of Commissioners met and approved a revision of the exterior lighting regulations for the county — from one sentence in the “scenic design” section to a separate section of several pages. It now outlines in some detail how future development and permits…

The 2021 San Miguel Basin Fair is scheduled for July 10-17 at the San Miguel County Fairgrounds in Norwood with new events added to the traditional schedule. 

After three years of drought conditions, Lancy and David Falk, of Norwood — like others in the cattle business in 2021 — have sold much of their small herd. Their operation used to run 25 cow-calf pairs. Now, the Falks are down to just six pairs. That’s because of limited water and having to…

The number of COVID cases has been increasing in the west end of San Miguel County in the last few weeks. The number of vaccinated people so far remains lower than the east end of the county, and some people who have been contact traced by public health are choosing not to test for the virus. 

Kattie Neesham started work as Norwood’s new town marshal on June 21, replacing Mike Wilkerson, who left after a decade of service. Neesham, with seven years of experience, is no stranger to Norwood.

When the CC Ditch washed out on June 8 outside of Nucla, West End water shareholders did what they’ve been doing for more than a century in rallying together to do what needed to be done. 

Angela Miller joined the Uncompahgre Medical Center (UMC) full-time in March as a physician’s assistant (PA-C). For her, the federally funded health care clinic, which exists to serve all patients regardless of their ability to pay, is where she wants to be. Working as a provider for the eld…

The Norwood Public School’s board of education has begun seeking public comment on a proposed resolution to increase school security and safety by allowing a small group of highly trained staff members to serve as school safety officers. Under Colorado Revised Statute CRS 18-12-2143b, staff …

After winning the district tournament, the Nucla Mustangs also won the regional high school baseball tournament. Kelly Arnold, one of the Mustang coaches, said he couldn't be more pleased with the team. 

The Town of Norwood has made its decision regarding law enforcement, which comes after Marshal Mike Wilkerson resigned from his post after a decade of service April 1. In mid-April, town officials in a lengthy board meeting discussed whether to hire a new marshal or work with the San Miguel …

Wildfire season has arrived. The South Fork Fire, which started June 7 outside of Nucla due to lightning, was announced as 100 percent contained over the weekend. The fire, which burned 14 acres, was worrisome for those in the local area already dreading this year’s fire season.

The economy across the nation and locally in Norwood stands at a post-pandemic turning point. The Norwood Chamber of Commerce — in collaboration with surrounding towns, San Miguel and Montrose counties, and other economic development groups — is recalibrating its efforts toward more cooperat…

One Norwood girl will say farewell to small-town life this summer as she heads to the big city. Mariposa Boyd is bound for Molloy College in New York City, a prestigious art school, to pursue her dreams of singing, dancing and acting on stage.

Norwood held its first annual Water Day program for the community, an event designed to discuss water in Norwood, the history of it and also the current drought situation. Many local organizations with an investment in water were present to speak at Town Park in various segments. Others had …

Sean and Danielle Pond, of Nucla, say that tourism and recreation are on the rise in the communities of Nucla and Naturita. They purchased the old Yellow Rock in Naturita, a former restaurant and bar. For the last few months have been working to get it open for their new businesses.