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Delta

County employees honored for service

Ten employees of Delta County government were honored with service award recognition by the county commissioners on Monday, May 1.

Telling them, "Thanks for your service.

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VFW honors teachers, responders on May 1

Delta's Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary #3571 hosted their annual Loyalty Day recognition banquet on May 1, a day on which VFW units across America honor service to community and to country.

This year's event was held at the First Baptist Church and included presentations to eight first responders and their agencies, to five educators in the community, and to a student for patriotic art.

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Sports

Panther girls jump, run to second place

There were 11 Class 3A schools represented at last week's 3A WSL track meet held at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction. Coal Ridge ran away with the team title after scoring 150 points. Delta High School's girls finished with 104 points to place second.

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Paonia girls capture 1A/2A district track title

The Paonia girls track team won eight events and were runners up in six more events to win the 2A/1A Western Slope district track and field meet, held Friday and Saturday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.

Sophia Anderson won the district title in the triple jump with a mark of 36 feet, 9 inches.

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School Zone

Students explore Escalante Canyon
Students explore Escalante Canyon

Delta County seventh graders traded their traditional classrooms for an outdoor learning environment this week in BLM's Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. Hundreds of students from Paonia, Hotchkiss, Cedaredge and Delta enjoyed hands-on learning along Escalante Canyon.

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Back Page

All the buzz  about honey bees
All the buzz about honey bees

"Isn't it funny, how bears likes honey?" Winnie the Pooh once sang.

People like honey, too. According to "The History of the Honeybee & Beekeeping in Colorado," by Niwot-area beekeeper Tom Theobald, humans have been domesticating bees and harvesting honey for thousands of years.

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North Fork

Hotchkiss stock dog trials a 3-day event
Hotchkiss stock dog trials a 3-day event

What started 14 years ago as the Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials has grown into a community-wide event. Over the years numerous activities have grown up around the trials, held annually over the Mother's Day weekend.

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Surface Creek

First Friday Art Walk is back
First Friday Art Walk is back

Local artists displayed their works for exhibit and for sale, entertainment was provided with music and dance, and people enjoyed a mild spring evening on Cedaredge Main Street during the inaugural 1st Friday Art Walk of the season.

The AppleShed also participated in the event where there were art exhibits taking place.

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