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Last week, at the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting, Carrie Andrew met before trustees for updates on the organizations she’s connected with. Andrew told the town she will not be renewing her term with the Norwood Chamber of Commerce. She has now served six years.

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At the Town of Norwood’s monthly board meeting Oct. 14, Temojai Inhofe updated trustees about her work with the San Miguel Resource Center (SMRC). Inhofe, a licensed attorney with 20 years of experience, is now working as the full-time SMRC advocate for the West End.

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The 2016 property-tax increase passed by a majority of Norwood Fire Protection District voters set in motion the hiring of John Bockrath, Norwood’s fire chief and EMS paramedic four years ago. Now the 4.702 mill levy has helped hire a new EMS paramedic. Matthew Mogg joins the team, and NFPD …

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Some in the West End area are expressing disappointment that their political candidate signs are being stolen from their yards. Both Trump and Biden supporters are angry that their yard signs have been taken. According to some, the theft is criminal and should be prosecuted.

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Christmas came early to Wright’s Mesa as the Lone Cone Legacy Trust, a local endowment created to preserve and support the area, distributed $8,675 in grants to help community organizations hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and the downturn in the economy.

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Eight-man football is happening after all in Norwood, with practices beginning last Thursday. The Mavericks first game is set for Oct. 9, when the team will travel to play West Grand.

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Luke and Molly Lawrence have reopened the Lone Cone Restaurant and Bar, which many folks in Norwood have already experienced first-hand — or at least heard about. Luke Lawrence told The Norwood post on Sunday that he reached out to the building’s owner, Demien Brooks, when he heard the space…

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George Boyer Young came to the Telluride area for silver and gold mining at the turn of the 19th century, but discovered the mines were “not conducive to his health.” With lung problems, the surveyor began work in Dry Creek Basin and established a homestead there in 1906.

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Even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwood community leaders are making sure their beloved holiday will still take place. Thanks to a collaboration involving the Wright’s Mesa Historical Society, the Town of Norwood and the Norwood Chamber of Commerce, Pioneer Day will happen Sept. 26.

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At last week’s monthly meeting for the Town of Norwood, trustees and other area officials discussed the issue of speeding. In the last few weeks, some community members have sounded off on social media. As a result, San Miguel County Commissioner Kris Holstrom, trustee Jaime Schultz, represe…

At the Town of Norwood’s monthly board meeting Oct. 14, Temojai Inhofe updated trustees about her work with the San Miguel Resource Center (SMRC). Inhofe, a licensed attorney with 20 years of experience, is now working as the full-time SMRC advocate for the West End.

The 2016 property-tax increase passed by a majority of Norwood Fire Protection District voters set in motion the hiring of John Bockrath, Norwood’s fire chief and EMS paramedic four years ago. Now the 4.702 mill levy has helped hire a new EMS paramedic. Matthew Mogg joins the team, and NFPD …

Some in the West End area are expressing disappointment that their political candidate signs are being stolen from their yards. Both Trump and Biden supporters are angry that their yard signs have been taken. According to some, the theft is criminal and should be prosecuted.

Christmas came early to Wright’s Mesa as the Lone Cone Legacy Trust, a local endowment created to preserve and support the area, distributed $8,675 in grants to help community organizations hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and the downturn in the economy.

Eight-man football is happening after all in Norwood, with practices beginning last Thursday. The Mavericks first game is set for Oct. 9, when the team will travel to play West Grand.

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Luke and Molly Lawrence have reopened the Lone Cone Restaurant and Bar, which many folks in Norwood have already experienced first-hand — or at least heard about. Luke Lawrence told The Norwood post on Sunday that he reached out to the building’s owner, Demien Brooks, when he heard the space…

George Boyer Young came to the Telluride area for silver and gold mining at the turn of the 19th century, but discovered the mines were “not conducive to his health.” With lung problems, the surveyor began work in Dry Creek Basin and established a homestead there in 1906.

Even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwood community leaders are making sure their beloved holiday will still take place. Thanks to a collaboration involving the Wright’s Mesa Historical Society, the Town of Norwood and the Norwood Chamber of Commerce, Pioneer Day will happen Sept. 26.

At last week’s monthly meeting for the Town of Norwood, trustees and other area officials discussed the issue of speeding. In the last few weeks, some community members have sounded off on social media. As a result, San Miguel County Commissioner Kris Holstrom, trustee Jaime Schultz, represe…

Many in Norwood have seen new campaign signs going up in town and outside of it. Mayor Kieffer Parrino is running for District 3 San Miguel County Commissioner.

The Norwood Park and Recreation District is planning for the future. Recently, the organization in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service received a $45,000 grant from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) for the purpose of exploring trails expansion.

Each year, a Christmas tree for the White House is selected from U.S. Forest Service land. The location of the specific forest selected to donate the tree changes each year, and the past several years have seen trees harvested from Oregon and New Mexico. For 2020, the tree is coming from Col…

It’s been anything but a slow time for the Norwood Fire Department. Norwood’s wildland fire captain Mark Garcia and contract firefighter Kyle Koenig no sooner got back from a two-week tour of duty on the Pine Gulch Fire outside of the Grand Junction area, the biggest wildfire in Colorado his…

HEALTH CAREThe staff at Uncompahgre Medical Center (UMC) is celebrating news that the Norwood clinic has received a national distinction and its best rating yet. Each year, the administration at UMC sends the details of its metrics to the Heath Resources & Services Administration (HRSA),…

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Demian Brooks, of Norwood, spent his childhood in Telluride. Growing up in the east end of the county, he played little league with his pals. Former miner Mo Carrier, of Norwood, was his little league coach.

Last week, at the Town of Norwood’s regular monthly meeting Aug. 12, representatives from the Telluride Foundation appeared before the board via Zoom to discuss a future housing development project in Norwood.

Last week, Erica Madison of Habitat for Humanity went before Norwood trustees during the town’s monthly meeting to discuss a possible exception to a longstanding rule of the nonprofit. Madison, executive director of the Montrose Habitat for Humanity chapter, told town officials that the Zitt…

Nearly two months ago, letters were issued to all households in the Town of Norwood as an explanation of the town’s ordinances, which were approved by town trustees at a regular monthly meeting. Those ordinances apply to dog licensure, and also unsightly weeds and broken down vehicles on a p…

Uncompahgre Medical Center (UMC) has a new CEO as of last week. Chuck Porth, who is coming from Ft. Myers, Florida said he’s ready for his next adventure in life and career.

Norwood’s FRESH Food Hub started five years ago with what founders said was a real need for the community: making local, nutritious and organic food available while growing strong connections in the community. Now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, representatives say the nonprofit is c…