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The Norwood Park and Recreation District (NPRD) has laid plans for 2021 and now begins the new year with new leadership. Erika Bush is now helping to coordinate programs and other projects for the organization.

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The Norwood Chamber of Commerce is focusing on positive change and kicked off 2021 with a new executive board of directors, as it looks at what appears to be a lot on the organization’s plate.

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The Norwood Town Board of Trustees met last week for the first time this year. During the meeting, Emily Haight, chairperson of the board of directors for Uncompahgre Medical Center, appeared to recognize the Norwood clinic. 

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Norwood High School shut down last week, on Jan. 6, just one day after returning from the winter break, after a student tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The school published a news release to the school community that stated there was also close contact with teachers and a lack of sub…

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Officials at San Miguel County Public Health say coronavirus cases are rising again at record rates, including within the Norwood population. County public information consultant Lindsey Mills told The Norwood Post on Sunday that the rise in positive cases is attributed to the holiday season…

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Some folks in Norwood are upset with a notorious badger who’s wandering the local streets. The badger, a short-legged omnivorous creature related to skunks, has been accused of stealing and killing poultry from some local households. Apparently it’s also reportedly squared off with a local canine.

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The Norwood High School senior class has been busy this year preparing for what lies ahead after graduation. In just a few months, the Class of 2021 will “walk the stage” — whether this spring’s pandemic restrictions permit them to do so in-person or not.

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San Miguel County is moving right along in Phase 1 of COVID-19 vaccinations. Lindsey Mills, San Miguel County public information consultant, told The Norwood Post that vaccines are not distributed by population density of communities in the county. She said the vaccines are given throughout …

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The Norwood Chamber of Commerce will see a change in leadership in 2021. After guiding the board as chamber president for some time, Carrie Andrew will leave her office. Andrew has said she will support the chamber in other ways as she focuses on her main role as the director of the Lone Con…

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In a year as tough as 2020, the Norwood Fire Protection District (NFPD) saw significant growth, and made some of its most historic improvements since the department’s founding in 1932. In keeping with long-term goals to improve capabilities and provide more public safety services, Chief John…

The Norwood Chamber of Commerce is focusing on positive change and kicked off 2021 with a new executive board of directors, as it looks at what appears to be a lot on the organization’s plate.

The Norwood Town Board of Trustees met last week for the first time this year. During the meeting, Emily Haight, chairperson of the board of directors for Uncompahgre Medical Center, appeared to recognize the Norwood clinic. 

Norwood High School shut down last week, on Jan. 6, just one day after returning from the winter break, after a student tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The school published a news release to the school community that stated there was also close contact with teachers and a lack of sub…

Officials at San Miguel County Public Health say coronavirus cases are rising again at record rates, including within the Norwood population. County public information consultant Lindsey Mills told The Norwood Post on Sunday that the rise in positive cases is attributed to the holiday season…

Some folks in Norwood are upset with a notorious badger who’s wandering the local streets. The badger, a short-legged omnivorous creature related to skunks, has been accused of stealing and killing poultry from some local households. Apparently it’s also reportedly squared off with a local canine.

The Norwood High School senior class has been busy this year preparing for what lies ahead after graduation. In just a few months, the Class of 2021 will “walk the stage” — whether this spring’s pandemic restrictions permit them to do so in-person or not.

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San Miguel County is moving right along in Phase 1 of COVID-19 vaccinations. Lindsey Mills, San Miguel County public information consultant, told The Norwood Post that vaccines are not distributed by population density of communities in the county. She said the vaccines are given throughout …

The Norwood Chamber of Commerce will see a change in leadership in 2021. After guiding the board as chamber president for some time, Carrie Andrew will leave her office. Andrew has said she will support the chamber in other ways as she focuses on her main role as the director of the Lone Con…

In a year as tough as 2020, the Norwood Fire Protection District (NFPD) saw significant growth, and made some of its most historic improvements since the department’s founding in 1932. In keeping with long-term goals to improve capabilities and provide more public safety services, Chief John…

Norwood Public School District’s board of education held a special session Thursday to address important school business. During that meeting, school board member Nancy Browning resigned. The board will now work to appoint someone to replace Browning’s vacancy.

High school athletes in Colorado are disappointed to learn of another setback in their winter sports schedule. Norwood’s athletic director Kyle Dinsmore released a statement on Dec. 16 that announced decisions the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) made regarding winter play.

The Ace Hardware store in Norwood is set to move from its spot in the town’s core to what was formerly The Hitchin’ Post — a beloved restaurant and cowboy bar that has been empty for some time — on the edge of town.

The Town of Norwood held its monthly board meeting on Dec. 9, and trustees approved the annual budget for 2021. Additionally, trustees approved the mill levy, which is set at 15.129.

The Town of Norwood has approved its marijuana ordinance and its regulation code for marijuana businesses. Town attorney Herb McHarg worked with Norwood officials to prepare the documents. McHarg joined the Norwood Town Board on Dec. 9 when trustees approved both documents. 

Norwood community members Judy Muller and George Lewis attended the Town of Norwood’s monthly meeting via Zoom last week, on Dec. 9, and spoke during the public comment. The couple appeared before town trustees to express their concern at what appears to be a lack of adherence to San Miguel …

Nucla High School senior Tyler Wytulka signed an offer to play college baseball last week. The left-handed pitcher will head to Eastern Arizona College this summer. Friends and family, along with some teachers and his high school varsity coach, attended the small ceremony in Nucla High Schoo…

Many people in Norwood saw the news posted online and in print last week. Town Clerk Gretchen Wells is leaving her position after 13 years of service to Norwood.

The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office annex in Norwood should be complete by April.Jennifer Dinsmore, spokesperson and chief administrative officer for the Sheriff’s Office, said the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed construction. She said the project was just “getting started” in March, but bec…

Dr. Heather Linder is starting a new medical practice in San Miguel County, after working at both Telluride Medical Center and Uncompahgre Medical Center. She’ll begin a direct primary care (DPC) practice on Dec. 1, with an office in Telluride and some home visits to Norwood, Naturita and Nucla.

Dilyn Alexander, a freshman at Norwood High School, has received an FFA award. With $3,050 awarded to her by investor First Farm Bank last week, Alexander will attend school for artificial insemination (AI) in cattle, improve the genetics in her own herd and hopefully do some reproduction wo…