The seventh annual Sheep Dog Trials 5k was held in Hotchkiss on Saturday, May 7. Proceeds from the run support the Women Advancing Math and Science Scholarship. Registration was a rainy affair but the weather cleared up by start time and the 40 runners enjoyed a cool morning run.
The overall male winner was Robert Kanieski of Granby with a time of 22:06 and the overall female winner was Christie Ashwander of Cedaredge with a time of 23:23. Other winners by age group were:
10 & under -- CeCe Houseweart, female; Quintin Morlang, male.
Ages 11-14 -- Izzi Houseweart, female; Adam Smith, male.
Ages 19-29 -- Tia Clock, female; Mateusz Pena, male.
Ages 30-40 -- Leah Morris, female; Ira Houseweart, male;
Ages 41-50 -- Mollie Young, female.
Ages 51-60 -- Lynn Callicutt, female; Thomas Wills, male.
Ages 61-70 -- Mary Hockenbery, female; Dave Knutson, male.
Age 71+ -- Libby Schovajsa, female.
At their March 5 meeting Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes made two appointments to the county planning commission. Steve Shea was reappointed for a three-year term.