Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for August 15, 2021

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Published Sunday, August 15, 2021

15 Year Ago

August 18, 2006

  • Matt Heimerich, Southeast Colorado RC&D Council Chair, was pleased to announced partnering with Baca Green Energy in its efforts to establish a wind farm in Baca County.

25 Years Ago

August 16, 1996

  • Nursing Home News- Nellie Nickert: The Men's Club enjoyed a trip to Kit Carson for dinner.
  • The speed limit on about 700 miles of mostly rural Colorado highways will increase from 55 mph to 65 mph

40 Years Ago

August 14, 1981

  • The Eads Board of Trustees voted unanimously to grant Metro Cable Corporation a cable franchise for the Eads community.
  • Postal patrons across Colorado received notification of the Postal Service new nine-digit ZIP Code.

50 Years Ago

August 20, 1971

Sheridan Lake News- Elsie White: Mrs. Allia Severance was surprised Sunday night, when friends and neighbors of the Federated Church gathered in her yard for service and to celebrate her birthday. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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