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Ranchland Farm News (Newspaper) - August 26, 1976, Colorado Springs, Colorado Page 2 farm news August 1976 ranch land farm formerly the Pike View a consolidation of the Simla Sun and the Calhan news editor Kobolt publisher Kobolt press managing Gaddy news editor Rick Gaddy member association founded 1885 5412288 per published every thursday by ranch land farm Sioux ave at Buffalo 15c per copy per year single copies mailed out of state subscriptions second is postage paid at vacation in Comfort with whether your camper is a Holdup or a go anywhere Home on you can take real com i fort and convenience right with with Call it or bottled those Handy j Little cylinders run outdoor water space even air j theres no reason to sacrifice Comfort in the great 1 take Safe Lygas i economical iras 3 stores to serve you 3472338 Ramah served out of 3472338 Colorado Steve Herrick Colorado Springs red tag Gas 5964765 our 2way radio service Means faster and better service for you Glaser inc equipment and supplies in the Lygas business since 1949 Drennan news Yimin Smith 6832402 Rose Wetendorf and Johnnie visited her folks and Graydon Dixon Fri Day they also called at Dave Clyde Mccarty and George Akers visited at Pearl Smiths and Virgia Brewers thurs Day Ralph Clements and Paul Pease visited with Grace and Dale Henderson and Charles brew Rhea and Louise Matchell and Owen left for Cahone wednesday after visiting Wyman Smith and Virgia Lona Henderson visited her Mother Grace Henderson and brother Dale and Charles Brewer were Brief callers at har old Dustrude tuesday after they called on the Brewers a Short time tuesday and Don Dixon visited at and Graydon Dixons Jack Leadbetter was a Brief caller at Pearl Smiths and Virgia Brewers sunday Orla Tryon visited or la Tryon one Day last week at the rest Archy Hinton of Eastern part of Colorado and and Tom Taylor and family of grand Junction have been at Charlie Taylors while Charlie Taylor has been in the Hospital sure Hope he is club will be this thursday at the Drennan Community Orla Tryon is no rain around Here and it is getting dry but things Are still growing the weeds anyway we Are banking on the farm family and on the family statehouse b drama Harold Knight several counties will have their assessed valuations reduced on one or More classes of property when the state Board of equalization meets next but More counties will have their valuations increased according to incomplete figures presented by state tax administrator Ray Carper to a bipartisan group of legislators and state officials last Richard Lamm called the group together in his office for a Progress report on the Workings of House Bill the com Promise which called for appraisals at 22 per cent of actual value with a tolerance of from 20 to 24 per cent As determined by ran Dom sampling of Ralph who serves Crow Elbert and Douglas counties As Well As part of objected to the sampling As Small and based on current Market values rather than the factors mandated by Carper responded that it was impossible for his staff of 30 appraisers to appraise More than 25 properties in a county during the limited time Given then but insisted All applicable factors were being used in the random Bob told this column if the depart ment of local affairs holds fast in not giving taxing units authority to boost their budgets More than seven per individual tax payers would not see their 1976 taxes increase dramatically unless they had been grossly undervalued in the unimproved residential land May fall in this category most it was counties where appraised valuations May be reduced include Pitkin and this list will probably be expanded As More appraisals Are although Colorado has a reputation Over the country of being out in front in land use actually during the past six years land planners have been faced with contradictory Laws and Lamm commented in announcing appoint ment of 40 advisers to the land use this panel will help develop a comprehensive package of land use legislation for him to submit to the 1977 session of the the governor said the state had reason to Brae on land use Laws which reinforces local but needed to Deal with preservation of agricultural with tax incentives for better land use and with gaining some control As to where Energy facilities affecting the environment Are located nine hearings on various proposals will be held by the Luc throughout the state during the next three the advisory panel includes numerous legislators from both county City and other citizens concerned with land october first is the magic Date for putting into action for 21 Community Center boards now serving nearly 3800 mentally retarded or seriously handicapped according to he will meet with representatives of these boards september 7 to make a Progress report on Steps to solve problems Between the division of developmental disabilities and the centers As to communications and he has moved a management help or Raymond executive director or me department of improve working relations and to work out a More equitable method of distributing available one source of complaint has been that Federal and state funds have been allocated on the basis of past enrolment rather than according num Dent lied As needing the services of the Community who supervises activities of the also of a temporary advisory task Force of citizens and a Rumor control and information hot line where members or concerned citizens May Call to Geti for the number to Call is 7610220 in Extension 527 of he had f years gov Lamm said had spent a time on correctional institutions because state Penitentiary and other the at the maximum Security prison at Canon crackdown on their privileges was expected he own thee turn strict confinement was for their to raffle use of weapons found on and inmate lok stopped he told pasting wives of inmates who net with 1976 annual Townley reunion no segment of the Economy has Ever changed so fast and so completely As has agriculture during the last 60 and there will be Many More but we believe that a free agriculture based on the family continue to flourish in any new Federal land Bank Colorado Colo 6331767 the annual Townley re Union was held at the Watt ranch August the attendance totalled 79 with those attending As follows and Bob Gottbehuet of Kirk Verna Pritchard and daughters of Denver and Bill Hoover and family of Brand Marvin Phillips also of Calif Mira West of Colorado Springs Linda Wellborn and children of Colorado Springs Cheryl Weber of Colorado Springs and Jerry Hoover and of Rush and Russ nicely of and Danny Cleveland of Ellicott and mrs Ronald Hoover and family of Ramah and Tom Hoover of Rush Minnie Moenning of Colorado Springs or and John Wienert and girls of Colorado Springs and Elmer Denston and family of Denver Brand Jesse Townley of Calhan and Rex Beaman and Patcy of Morgan Laynetta Trofholz and Doug of Colorado Glenda Smith and children of Colorado Springs and de Moser and Lisa of Colorado Springs and Lyle Townley and boys of Colorado Bette Townley of Calhan Cora Jean Corn of Ellicott and Everett Townley of Ramah and Lloyd Skidmore and family of Colorado Springs and Kenny Skidmore and family of Denver and Marvin Townley also of Denver and and Harvey Janssen and boys of Rural life continued from front Page traditional 4year College education Are also finding it easier to achieve their objective without migrating to metropolitan since senior state colleges Are rapidly expanding into Rural

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