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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.

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Camp V, the West End’s new camping destination resort, is set to open this summer. Originally a mining complex built for the engineers who worked in the vanadium industry in the 1940s, the area used to be known as “Snob Hill,” but was called Vancorum. The historic cabins will remain, along w…

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For the last seven years, the Town of Norwood has helped produce the fireworks show that happens on New Year’s Eve, a celebration that many in town have come to appreciate. 

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The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests has announced the selection of Megan Eno as the new Norwood District Ranger. She reported to her post on Dec. 9, replacing Matt Zumstein, who departed his position as the Norwood District Ranger in September of this year.

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Officials from the Colorado State University Extension Office said they’re pleased to again offer the San Miguel Basin Colorado Master Gardener Course in Norwood, and this year at the Lone Cone Library in Norwood.  The Master Gardener Program is a nationally-respected gardening course and vo…

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Sarge Morin is working to master the art of blacksmithing and is teaching himself mostly through the internet at home. He’s interested in using old techniques to move metal, and doing so the old-fashioned way, rather than using modern machinery. 

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The Magallon family, of Nucla, traveled last week to Hutchison, Kansas to watch their daughter, Macie, compete in the national championship tournament for junior college volleyball. While competing with the best of the best (the top 16 junior colleges in the nation), which included tough tea…

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Doug Seacat — owner and operator of Clearnetworx, which is bringing high-speed internet to town — told trustees last week his company is working to establish a new tower in Norwood. 

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The Norwood High School varsity wrestlers are getting ready for the 2019-20 season on the mat, as many of the boys are already shedding weight and starting to practice. Last weekend, some traveled to Gunnison for a preseason tournament. 

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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.

Camp V, the West End’s new camping destination resort, is set to open this summer. Originally a mining complex built for the engineers who worked in the vanadium industry in the 1940s, the area used to be known as “Snob Hill,” but was called Vancorum. The historic cabins will remain, along w…

For the last seven years, the Town of Norwood has helped produce the fireworks show that happens on New Year’s Eve, a celebration that many in town have come to appreciate. 

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests has announced the selection of Megan Eno as the new Norwood District Ranger. She reported to her post on Dec. 9, replacing Matt Zumstein, who departed his position as the Norwood District Ranger in September of this year.

Officials from the Colorado State University Extension Office said they’re pleased to again offer the San Miguel Basin Colorado Master Gardener Course in Norwood, and this year at the Lone Cone Library in Norwood.  The Master Gardener Program is a nationally-respected gardening course and vo…

Sarge Morin is working to master the art of blacksmithing and is teaching himself mostly through the internet at home. He’s interested in using old techniques to move metal, and doing so the old-fashioned way, rather than using modern machinery. 

The Magallon family, of Nucla, traveled last week to Hutchison, Kansas to watch their daughter, Macie, compete in the national championship tournament for junior college volleyball. While competing with the best of the best (the top 16 junior colleges in the nation), which included tough tea…

Doug Seacat — owner and operator of Clearnetworx, which is bringing high-speed internet to town — told trustees last week his company is working to establish a new tower in Norwood. 

The Norwood High School varsity wrestlers are getting ready for the 2019-20 season on the mat, as many of the boys are already shedding weight and starting to practice. Last weekend, some traveled to Gunnison for a preseason tournament. 

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.

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.