Welcome home!
Wellington (Colorado) residents turned out on April 11, 2010, to welcome back Capt. Shane Clarke on his return from a yearlong deployment with the Wyoming Army National Guard to Iraq and neighboring countries. Clarke’s brigade of 3,200 soldiers operated in eight countries transporting 70,000 troops over 5.5 million miles. Above, Loveland resident A.J. Erwine, a member of Project Hero Quilts, presents Clarke with a “Quilt of Love.” For more than a year, Wellington has honored deployed military personnel with send-off and welcome-home ceremonies. Photo by JoAn Bjarko

 

 

 

 
 

 

Voters choose new mayor for town

April 14, 2010
By By JoAn Bjarko
The Wellington

 

Wellington (Colorado) voters on April 6 put a new mayor in office, electing Travis Vieira with 60 percent of ballots cast. Voters also re-elected incumbent town board members Travis Stevens and Mike Steely and put a newcomer to town politics, Ernest Cienfuegos-Baca, on the board.

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Miramont gets town incentives

April 21, 2010
By Mike and JoAn Bjarko
The Wellington
 

The Miramont Family Medical Clinic, which broke ground on a new facility in March, will have impact and building fees reduced by $6,000, Wellington (Colorado) Town Board members decided.
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Eyestone secretary retires after 30 years at school

April 21, 2010
By Brenda Rader Mross
The Wellington

 

First-time visitors to the office at Eyestone may do an unconscious double-take to see if suddenly they’re wearing blue gingham and ruby red slippers, or if there’s straw tumbling out of their sleeves.
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