Some may look at the vintage automobiles on Orval Proctor's Main Street lot and see a pile of rust; others see variations in color and shape that demand a paintbrush. That was the case with Buffalo Kaplinski and his longtime friend, Fred Honchell of Delta.
Cedaredge High School bounced back from its loss to Paonia last week and completed its 2016 regular season baseball schedule with a twinbill sweep over Meeker's Cowboys, winning the first game 12-11 and racing to a 17-9 win in game two.
The annual all-division league meets for 1A/2A WSL, 3A WSL, 4A WSL and 5A track teams took place at Stocker Stadium on Friday and Saturday of last week. Both boys' and girls' teams participated in the two-day event.
Jaspar Carmichael limited Glenwood Springs to just two hits and the Panther defense did the rest in a 12-2 WSL win last week. Carmichael worked five innings, allowing just two hits and two runs while striking out six Demons batters.
The tennis team from Paonia High School saved its best for last.
The squad, comprised of athletes from Hotchkiss and Paonia, posted a fifth-place team finish at regionals last weekend in Grand Junction and saw Paonia senior Jessie Holt qualify for a third straight state tournament.
Taylor Redding began her body building career a year ago and was a fourth-place winner in the Teen Bikini division.
Recently, Redding entered the Axis Labs' Northern Colorado Show at Colorado School of Mines.
Selections from Les Miserable, The Sound of Music, Phantom of the Opera and Rent were featured during a dessert show presented by the Delta High School Show Choir May 5.
In 2016, the Delta County Livestock Association is awarding six local high school seniors with grants to continue their education.
Bo Pipher of Paonia High School and James LeValley of Hotchkiss High School will each receive a $1500 Bob Ensley Memorial Scholarship.
Art can't thrive in isolation -- it needs a community of artists and a community for expression.
A new artists' cooperative gallery in Cedaredge is providing both types of community connection for local artists who have a new venue for display and sale of their work.
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.
Steve Allen doesn't have a lot of spare time on his hands. He's busy running his 1,600-acre ranch located along the majestic Gunnison Gorge at the west end of Fruitland Mesa. In addition to growing hay and doing all the things required to run the ranch, he and wife Rachel keep sheep and goats, and also occasionally tend other people's cattle.
It makes no difference where a person lives if they know how to live well. And for those who know how to live well it is a gift to share.
A group of 22 interested town residents and officials accepted the invitation for a guided tour of Cedaredge's new sewage treatment plant last week.
The plant, built by Moltz Construction of Salida, has recently gone fully online, taking the town's sewage, treating it to current health and environmental standards, and discharging the resulting effluent flow into Surface Creek.
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