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Norwood Dark Sky Advocates (NDSA) announceS the arrival of a plaque from the International Dark Sky Association (IDA) to commemorate Norwood’s designation as an IDA Dark Sky Community.

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The Norwood Public School’s Board of Education has three available seats, as four candidates are running during this year’s election. Jackson Ordean and Michelle Barkemeyer will continue their terms. Mike Morlang is seeking re-election. Also running for election are Nancy Browning, Nichol Br…

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There were 104 cases of West Nile virus in Colorado as of Oct. 14 — a higher number than the last few years, mostly likely due to the effects of a wet winter, according to officials.

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At the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting, held on Oct. 9, board members discussed two different types of moratoriums, or temporary bans, in their agenda. 

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Hannah and Ben Rossman, cousins who co-own and operate Blue Grouse Bread in Norwood, are celebrating a victory for both their business and their greater vision for Wright’s Mesa. The West End Economic Development Corporation has established a new grain mill in Norwood. 

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Norwood is now in a less severe drought than it previously was. While the area was in a severe drought category, now the area is in a D-1 category, or what is considered a moderate drought.

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There’s no excuse for not having a smoke alarm in Norwood. Anyone who doesn’t have a smoke alarm in their home can get a free one from the Norwood Fire Department on Oct. 5. 

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At last Wednesday’s town meeting, Norwood’s regular monthly meeting, Carrie Andrew spoke on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce to ask town trustees about judging the annual Pioneer Day parade. This year, Pioneer Day happens on Sept. 28. Trustees agreed to judge the floats in the parade, which…

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Norwood Public School is ranked among the top of all public districts in Colorado. The state’s Department of Education recently released the accreditation ratings for all Colorado school districts for the 2018-19 school year. 

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Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) is now in San Miguel County, as many have predicted. Now, equine owners are hoping that their horses don’t get it, or the virus passes quickly, if they do. 

The Norwood Public School’s Board of Education has three available seats, as four candidates are running during this year’s election. Jackson Ordean and Michelle Barkemeyer will continue their terms. Mike Morlang is seeking re-election. Also running for election are Nancy Browning, Nichol Br…

There were 104 cases of West Nile virus in Colorado as of Oct. 14 — a higher number than the last few years, mostly likely due to the effects of a wet winter, according to officials.

At the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting, held on Oct. 9, board members discussed two different types of moratoriums, or temporary bans, in their agenda. 

Hannah and Ben Rossman, cousins who co-own and operate Blue Grouse Bread in Norwood, are celebrating a victory for both their business and their greater vision for Wright’s Mesa. The West End Economic Development Corporation has established a new grain mill in Norwood. 

Norwood is now in a less severe drought than it previously was. While the area was in a severe drought category, now the area is in a D-1 category, or what is considered a moderate drought.

There’s no excuse for not having a smoke alarm in Norwood. Anyone who doesn’t have a smoke alarm in their home can get a free one from the Norwood Fire Department on Oct. 5. 

At last Wednesday’s town meeting, Norwood’s regular monthly meeting, Carrie Andrew spoke on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce to ask town trustees about judging the annual Pioneer Day parade. This year, Pioneer Day happens on Sept. 28. Trustees agreed to judge the floats in the parade, which…

Norwood Public School is ranked among the top of all public districts in Colorado. The state’s Department of Education recently released the accreditation ratings for all Colorado school districts for the 2018-19 school year. 

Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) is now in San Miguel County, as many have predicted. Now, equine owners are hoping that their horses don’t get it, or the virus passes quickly, if they do. 

The Norwood Planning and Zoning Board met Monday night at the Norwood Community Center to discuss the town’s land use code, specifically landscaping and sign regulations.

Last Wednesday night, approximately 80 people showed up in attendance of the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting. On the agenda was the consideration of a moratorium on development, designed to temporarily freeze development in the town. 

Representatives of the Lone Cone Library in Norwood have received what they say is big — and surprising — news: The local library has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) Library of the Year. Last week, library director Carrie Andrew said she was…

At the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting in July, public works director Tim Lippert said the town is still planning for the chip seal work to be completed on local roads, though he cannot say when it will happen. The process, which is cheaper than asphalt, was supposed to be completed in June.

At the beginning of the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting, held on July 10, Mayor Kieffer Parrino made an announcement before the public comment regarding the possibility of a Dollar General store being established in Norwood. 

Tim Lippert, Norwood public works director, told The Norwood Post on Monday that the town’s new raw water system is functioning well, and that officials from the town, the Norwood Water Commission, along with customers, appear to be pleased. 

Katie Alexander is reminding all in Norwood to get ready for the town’s annual dessert contest, the event that kicks off the San Miguel Basin Fair each year. This year, the contest is July 13, with judging starting at 4 p.m., an hour earlier than usual.  

For the last month, organizers of the San Miguel Basin Rodeo, which is held at the fairgrounds in Norwood, have wondered how they can sustain the Western heritage event that is more than a century old. Rising costs to produce the event have been a problem made worse by decreased attendance t…

Deon Tempfer, who works in the field of senior care, is bringing a program to Norwood next week. The REST — Respite Education Support Tools — program is national training program that offers education and support to caregivers. Tempfer is a trainer in the REST program and says it’s successfu…

The Uncompahgre Medical Center in Norwood is asking all to be patient with the remodeling process the clinic is currently undergoing. To make the facility more inviting and peaceful, CEO Nichole Long wrote a grant to fund the remodel. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), a …

Anyone who’s paying attention has likely noticed that whitetop — also known as “hoary cress” — is all over Wright’s Mesa. While whitetop has been a problem on the local landscape for the last several years, San Miguel County Vegetation Control Specialist Ron Mabry said now whitetop is worse …