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Delta

Artists display their best 2D, 3D works

Original two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art were showcased in the Delta Fine Arts' annual art show. Bill Heddles Recreation Center hosted the show from June 22-24.

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Sports

Disc golf popularity growing in county
Disc golf popularity growing in county

If you're looking for a way to stay active, have fun, and meet new people this summer, consider disc golf.

As the name suggests, disc golf is played in a fashion similar to golf, but using Frisbee-like disc putters and drivers.

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Raneys, McCunes win Delta Elk's golf tourney
Raneys, McCunes win Delta Elk's golf tourney

Delta Elks Lodge #1235 sponsored its annual golf tournament at Devil's Thumb Golf Club last Saturday, June 24.

There were 11 teams vying for honors in the 18-hole scramble.

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Gathering strays
Gathering strays

Like the parable Jesus told about searching for a lost sheep, Cowboy at the Church is gathering up strays and sharing the word of God. With sawdust covering the floor and dust settling on the chairs, the church "sanctuary" may seem a bit rustic, but families coming off the farm feel right at home.

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North Fork

Cherry Days is celebration of community
Cherry Days is celebration of community

One of the oldest continuously-running annual outdoor festivals in the state, the 71st annual Cherry Days has something for everyone. The celebration officially happens July 3 and 4, starting with Downtown Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. Enjoy food, live music and share your community spirit with friends and neighbors.

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Cherry Days royalty to be crowned July 4

Coronation of royalty for the 71st Cherry Days festival will be held July 4 at 12:15 p.m., at the Howard Berkman Stage in Paonia Town Park.

The king and queen will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Cherry Days Committee. Other royalty nominees will each receive a check for $100.

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Clown Band is a Cherry Days institution

If one could point to tradition as this year's Cherry Days Parade passes through town on its way to Town Park, one would point directly to the musical clowns of the Paonia Clown Band. The band has been a part of Cherry Days since the beginning and has marched in virtually every Cherry Days Parade.

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Good Sams share good time at fairgrounds
Good Sams share good time at fairgrounds

For the last 17 years a group of Western Slope Good Sams have gathered during the fourth weekend in June at the Delta County Fairgrounds for three days of food, games, entertainment and camaraderie.

The "Western Slope Camp-A-Rama is a "mini Sam-boree" says Montrose Good Sam member Mike Carver, who with wife Susan joined the organization in 1993. They have been southwest area assistant state directors since 1998.

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Surface Creek

Enjoying a night on the town
Enjoying a night on the town

The annual Night on the Town at Pioneer Town has become the community's mid-summer event of choice, and the 2017 edition gave everyone something special to enjoy.

With the rescheduling of the traditional July youth rodeo to earlier in the year, and with a parade-and-park event unable to take its place on the calendar, Night on the Town hosted by Surface Creek Valley Historical Society and Pioneer Town Volunteers last Saturday, June 24, provided the perfect summer outing for families.

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SCSC Gymkhana series at arena Wednesdays

There is real local rodeo event action and family fun open to participants and free to spectators taking place every Wednesday evening at the Surface Creek Saddle Club at the corner of Main and Cedar Mesa Road.

The SCSC Gymkhana 2017 Saddle Series is happening very Wednesday evening through Aug. 2 at the arena east of Cedaredge.

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