Rocky Mountain Premier Youth Basketball Skills Camp scheduled for November 5-6 – Canon City Daily Record

The Rocky Mountain Premier Youth Basketball Skills Camp will teach and inspire young athletes in the Fremont County area. The camp will be led by former college players, coaches of various levels and students of the game. The focus will be on basic offensive and defensive basketball skills, with an emphasis on shooting mechanics .

The camp, open to boys and girls in grades four and five, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 5 and 6 at Cañon City High School’s Tiger Dome, 1313 College Ave. The cost is $50. The deadline for registration is November 3. Email [email protected] for more information.

Governor Jared Polis Nominates Michael P. Halpin to Custer County Court in the 11th Judicial District

Governor Jared Polis recently appointed Michael P. Halpin to Custer County Court in the 11th Judicial District. The vacancy was created by the appointment of the Honorable Amanda Hunter to the District Court and takes effect November 9.

Halpin is a Certified Peace Officer with the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, a position he has held since 2008. Previously, he was a Certified Peace Officer with the Colorado State Patrol (1989-2006) and heavy equipment operator and mechanic (1973-1989). ). Halpin graduated from high school at Evergreen High School in 1973 and completed POST Certified Peace Officer training at the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy in 1989.

Black Hills Energy flips the switch and reminds customers how to prepare for colder weather through energy conservation efforts

As cold weather approaches, Black Hills Energy is stepping up its efforts to communicate with customers, sharing tips on how to use less natural gas in their homes, so they can save energy and energy. ‘silver. The company also reminds customers of the resources available to help pay their energy bills.

Starting in October – Energy Awareness Month – customers will see a steady stream of ideas and practical information to help them manage their energy use before colder winter temperatures arrive. Outreach will include monthly emails and billing inserts; social media and company website updates; and energy efficiency events and promotions in Colorado communities served by Black Hills Energy. Customers will also see more of the company’s Team Ready consumer education campaign, which features a duo – Mike and Maria – sharing helpful energy efficiency tips. The goal of this increased activity is to help customers be prepared to manage their energy use before colder winter temperatures arrive.

“Most of our customers use more energy during the cold winter months to keep their homes warm and comfortable,” said Kellie Ashcraft, vice president of operations for Black Hills Energy for Colorado. “With a variety of factors impacting our customers’ household budgets, we want to provide solutions that can bring savings and peace of mind to this necessary budget item.”

Tips range from simple and inexpensive — like turning down the thermostat a few degrees and closing the curtains to keep the warm air in — to more complex projects like insulating the attic or installing weatherstripping. around doors and windows to prevent drafts. Black Hills Energy will also highlight the rebates available to help offset the cost of certain measures requiring an initial investment, such as a programmable thermostat or a more efficient furnace.

Customers who need help managing their bills are encouraged to sign up for Budget Billing, a free payment plan that averages the amount owed each month. This budget option helps customers looking to avoid seasonal increases in bills resulting from higher energy consumption during extreme weather conditions by averaging their consumption over a 12-month period. Customers can also request information about Colorado’s energy assistance programs: https://www.blackhillsenergy.com/assistance-programs/colorado-payment-assistance.

For more videos, conservation tips and safety reminders, visit blackhillsenergy.com/teamready.