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I-25 underpass completed

It’s been a long time coming but the underpass connecting the east and west sides of I-25 along Boxelder Creek is complete, though at the time of this writing, not yet open to the public. “The clean-up work should be done and the chain removed by the end of the week,” town administrator Larry Lorentzen [...]

Letter: Good start for Ridley’s

Editor: I write to encourage people to shop at Ridley’s Family Market. This is not because of Ridley’s. I don’t know enough about that company to endorse it. So far, though, I am favorably impressed that Ridley’s is willing to take a chance on a grocery store in Wellington. Also, I have heard that Ridley’s [...]

Beet harvest underway

The sugar beet harvest in Northern Colorado was a little late getting started this year. Scheduled to begin October 9, it didn’t get underway until the early morning hours of October 15, and then only on a limited basis. The first evidence that the “campaign” had begun at the beet storage dump north and west [...]

Artisan baked goods come to town

By the time 8 a.m. rolls around, the busiest part of Callie Koch’s day is over. She and three part-time employees have been hard at work since 4:30 a.m. creating the artisan sour dough bread that is the flagship product at Ingrained Bakery at 3706 Cleveland in Wellington. Using organic flour and incorporating a process [...]

Energy Assessments available for Wellington businesses

Wendy DuBord, executive director of Wellington’s Main Street program, announced that Colorado State University is offering a free energy assessment for the first six Wellington businesses who express an interest in having an assessment done. Both agricultural and commercial businesses are eligible. The assessment takes about 30 minutes and will provide recommendations for improving energy [...]

Wellington residents ready to shop

Ridley’s Family Market based in Twin Falls, Idaho has purchased of Bella’s Markets in Wellington and Gypsum, Colo. Ridley’s restocked the Wellington store starting Nov. 6. That’s good news for Wellington residents. The pickings have been so slim at Bella’s lately that members of the Wellington Fire Department, accustomed to shopping for their meals at [...]

Camacho’s restaurant closes doors
The owners of Camacho’s Mexican Restaurant in Wellington posted this note today (Oct.6): “Dear Camacho’s Customer: As most of you have already heard or know of our future closure of our business, we would like to advise you that due to unexpected emergencies, we have decided it is best to now close Camacho’s. [...]
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