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Showing 11 articles from April 18, 2017.


Cancer patient awarded dream of Disney World trip
Cancer patient awarded dream of Disney World trip

Jimmy Retherford's life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with stage four cancer in November 2016. Prior to his diagnosis, Jimmy could be found on the golf course fulfilling his love for the game.

New value-added benefit offered to Medicare patients

Medicare patients who are signed up for Medicare A & B, with two or more chronic health issues now are being offered a new value added benefit called chronic care management (CCM). Three professional, experienced registered nurses serve as care coordinators.



Bruins fourth, 15th at Demon

The Cedaredge boys track team placed fourth in a field of 20 teams at the Demon Invitational in Glenwood Springs, and Cedaredge's girls finished 15th, out of 21 teams, with 15 points.

Lockhart sets discus mark; boys 4x800 wins

Last weekend's Demon Invitational was a challenge for the Panthers. There were 21 teams in the girls division and 20 in the boys.

Delta's girls finished eighth with 34 points and the boys scored 22 points to place 11th.

Paonia girls earn win at Demon Invitational

At Saturday's 20-team Demon Invitational track and field meet in Glenwood Springs the Paonia girls swept the long jump event, with senior Brianna Van Vleet winning gold with a mark of 17 feet, 11.75 inches. The mark also broke the meet record of 16-10.5 set by a Glenwood Springs athlete in 1985 -- the first year the Demon Invitational was held.

Throwers, Meilner top Eagles at track meet

Returning state placers Blake Benson and Warren Minerich continue to be consistent point-earners for the Paonia boys track team.

At Saturday's 37th annual Demon Invitational at Glenwood Springs Saturday, Minerich placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 44 feet, 11 inches.


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Cross-country skiing with a dose of grit

Grit might best describe the essence of a young student's first cross-country skiing. Throughout the winter, hundreds of Delta County students gripped their ski poles, as they shuffled their skis and peered down the snowy path of possibility and adventure on their national forest.

DI teams tasked with creative problem solving

Destination Imagination is preparing Colorado's kids to be the innovators of the future by combining the arts, sciences, and technology with creativity, teamwork and problem solving.

Teams competed in regional competition in early April to qualify for state competition in Denver this weekend.


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Making music for the fun of it!
Making music for the fun of it!

On Monday nights from 7:00 to 8:30 a group of people that likes playing music for the enjoyment and fun of playing gather in the sanctuary of Cedaredge Assembly of God. Their likeminded conductor is Grady Weiszbrod.

Some Monday evenings different members can't attend, but those who can are there with their instruments and enthusiasm.


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Cedaredge looks at its urban wildlife issues
Cedaredge looks at its urban wildlife issues

Cedaredge has an urban wildlife population of deer that roam the streets and yards and which many residents are very fond of.

But there are downsides to humans and wildlife living in too close proximity. By becoming residents of town, the local deer population is exposing itself to hazards.

Kids enjoy the thrill of hunting Easter eggs

The biggest event in Cedaredge all last week was the day for the annual Easter egg hunt for the community's kids and families. Events were hosted by at least two groups that the public was invited to participate in.

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