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Hey, Spike! chats with a wide range of folks

Miles F. Porter IV
Those Colorado golf bingers: Todd, Sam, Steve, Tom, Sid and Bern.

So, what have you readers been up to? Here’s a Hey, Spike! story and we’re sticking to it:

Keeping Andy Grogger’s Oktoberfest on the Frisco Peninsula going well into Saturday night at the downtown Frisco Emporium Prost were staffers Scott Pohlman, Beau Thomas, Jordan Egbert, Britney Papp, Jeff “Cheddar” Bell, and pub friend Cheyenne Guillois.

Also there were Summit High grad (1985) Chad Gray and girlfriend Dorothy Roper; Frisco Main Street Beaver (remember Bob and Nancy Beaver?) Plaza owners Don and Jane King of Cape Coral, Fla., and Breckenridge’s Beaver Run owners Gerry and Dianne Krieser of Lincoln, Neb.

Others polka-ing included Hoosier Jim Steinberger, Andy Melby, an electrical engineer with Plexus in Louisville; Wisconsin’s Emily Rogers, who has a master’s in international disaster psychology from the University of Denver; Anna Hudson, Frank Gries and buddy Brian; plus that statuesque and blonde St. Louis artist, Theresa Prince.

Oompah entertainment was provided by Those Austrian Guys: Rupert, Peter and Stephan.


Among the many others out and about recently have included:

Shawndell Oliver, Karin Bearnarth, Nick Payne, Beverly Voss, Mary and Harold Wilson, Dave Patterson, Kava Cafe’s Larry Cook, Kim and Jim Cancelosi, Cindi and Scott Gelman, Steve Smith, Rob Philippe, Gala and Sam Eppstein, Cindy Beer and Paul Austin, Carolyn and John Jordan, Mary and Nick Logan, Teresa Silcox and Eric Fisher, Heidi and Dick Roy, Maryann and Jim Annunziata, MJ Loufek, Ada and Harold Anderson, Tina and Dr. Jim Oberheide, Marianna Manning Duford, Cindy (happy b-day) and Wayne Spaulding, Linda Simon, Karen Levin, Lauren and John Fisher, Dick Orwig, Sandy Greenhut, Noreen Galaba and Carl Shellenback, Tom Anderson, Anne Reichel, Randy Smith, Kathy and Jim Sigle, Linda and Chris Denison, Mark Beling and Judith Pollack, Bob and Anita Husted, and the Pizza Parlor’s Hollie Vanderhoeven.


Here for another visit, all the way from Geneva, Switzerland, is cheri Sherri Nielsen, visiting partner Thom Emrick of Wind Rider of the Rockies in Frisco Bay Marina.


We welcome Dr. Andy and Heather Crabill to the county. A dentist like his dad, Andy bought Dr. Jeff Stump’s successful practice in the Frisco West Professional Building.


Hey Spike! heard from Sam Sherstad of Frisco, who, along with some fellow golfers, are continuing a fun tradition they started five years ago: “Brothers and Others Colorado Golf Binge.”

“We have this group of brothers and old friends who meet in Colorado for our annual golf binge,” reports Sam. “This time we played Arrowhead, Fossil Trace, Lakota Canyon Ranch, Keystone Ranch, Breckenridge and Green Valley Ranch for a total of 108 holes in five days.”

This photo, at the Arrowhead Golf Club, shows this year’s golf bingers, left to right, Todd Sherstad of Germantown, Md.; Sam Sherstad of Frisco; Chicagoans Steve Snow and Tom Klein; Sid Sherstad of Siren, Wisc.; and Bern Stapleton, also from Germantown.

“Our visitors enjoyed our beautiful golf courses, weather and friendly people and look forward to continuing this tradition,” says Sam.

Miles F. Porter IV, nicknamed “Spike,” a Coloradan since 1949, is an Army veteran, former Climax miner, graduate of Adams State College, and a local since 1982. An award-winning investigative reporter, he and wife Mary E. Staby owned newspapers here for 20 years.

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