Grow vegetables, flowers at community garden

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Grow vegetables, flowers

at community garden

Organizers at the Fort Lupton Community Garden have space for folks who want to grow vegetables or flowers.

Raised beds of various sizes are available at the garden at: 438 Harrison Ave. For information, contact Ken Harnett at 303-957-6878 or send him an email:


Fort Lupton resident

makes UW honor roll

Former Fort Lupton resident Sydney Alps was named to the University of Wyoming’s Fall semester honor roll.

Alps and other students who made the honor roll received a 3.4 or better grade point average at the university in Laramie, Wyoming. If they were freshmen, they had to have earned a 3.25 or better grade point average. Students must take 12 credit hours or more to be eligible for the honor roll.

The University of Wyoming has 12,607 students from the United States and 90 other countries.

United Power calls for

poster contest entries

United Power wants help from the community to keep electrical safety a top priority.

Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can design an electrical

safety poster to be displayed around the community in May, National Electrical Safety Month.

Winning posters will be creative and eye-catching to spread the word about safety. Six winners will be announced this spring, one from each grade. Winners will receive a $50

cash prize.

Entries must be submitted on the official contest entry form found on United Power’s website, and participants must be a dependent of a United Power member.

Deadline for poster entires is March 31. Posters can be delivered to any United Power office or mailed to United Power Safety Poster Contest, P.O. Box 929, Brighton, CO 80601.

Six tips from electrical safety:

· Stay away from power lines and electrical equipment

· Use care when plugging and unplugging

· Never mix electricity and water

· Never stick toys or other objects into electrical outlets

· Don’t overload outlets

· Ask an adult for help – you can never be too safe

Weld County Sheriff

offers teen scholarship

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office wants applicants for its annual $500 Youth Advancement Scholarship.

The Sheriff’s Office will award the scholarship to a Weld County student who plans to go to college or pursue other higher education.

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

A high school senior or a current college / university student

A Weld County resident

Accepted at an accredited university or college

The applicant must submit a completed application form by April 7 to:

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office – Scholarship Committee

Attention: Rosy Soto

1950 “O” Street

Greeley, CO 80631

Please include:

A letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.

A 500-word essay on why proactive community interaction is paramount in today’s society.

An official certified scholastic transcript.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office scholarship committee will decide on the top applicant and inform him or her by May 5.