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Showing 12 articles from October 17, 2017.


'Only One You' culminates with dedication

A partnership between Altrusa International, Drug-Free Delta County, and Partners Mentoring created the "Only One You" project with Lincoln Elementary and Garnet Mesa Elementary in Delta. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade painted unique "rockfish" that volunteers laid in a "stream" near the front doors of Bill Heddles Recreation Center on Oct. 13.

DCMH offers 3D mammography and 3D breast biopsies
DCMH offers 3D mammography and 3D breast biopsies

By utilizing advanced 3D breast tomosynthesis technology, mammography exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of invasive breast cancers while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.

Public works/utilities finalists visit

The City of Delta hosted a meet-and-greet for the three finalists for city public works/utilities director. A fourth was invited, but declined due to the fires burning in the vicinity of his home in Santa Rosa, Calif.



Delta gridders beat Cortez

Even the weather cooperated in aiding Delta High School's football team to earn a victory over visiting Montezuma-Cortez last Thursday evening. Clear skies and cool temperatures made the 2A Intermountain League contest an enjoyable experience.

Delta maintains lead in 3A WSL soccer

Weather had something to do with last Friday's Delta versus Vail Mountain soccer match. The match, played at Delta High School's football field, had strong winds blowing from the south.

Delta volleyball team 5-1 since Sept. 28

Delta High School's volleyball team has been playing well the past few weeks and the Panthers' record shows a 5-1 mark since Sept. 28 through last week. Coal Ridge dealt the Panthers a 3-0 loss on Oct. 3 and the last four matches have all been wins.

Panthers seek best cross country times

With one week remaining in regular season cross country competition, the Delta Panthers opted to travel to Rifle last week to take part in the Rifle Invitational.

Delta's John Ames clocked a 17:00.90 and placed third in boys division standings.

Paonia set to qualify XC teams for state

The Paonia cross country teams ended the regular season at the Montrose Relays.

Paonia appears poised to qualify a boys' team for the first time since 2013.

Rodriguez, Hatheway lead XC surge

In the last regular meet of his four-year high school career, Hotchkiss senior Sam Rodriguez had his fifth top-10 finish of the season at last Thursday's Rifle Cross Country Invitational. Rodriguez finished ninth out of 200 competitors with a time of 17 minutes, 16.5 seconds.



Linda and Jack Muller celebrate golden anniversary

Linda and John (Jack) Muller celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14.

Jack was born and raised in Philadelpha, Pa. Linda was from Denver, where they met.


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A heart for Hotchkiss
A heart for Hotchkiss

Retirement is a major lifestyle change for anyone, but for a restaurant owner who's dedicated nearly every waking hour to his business for 28 years, retirement was a shock to the system.

After Larry Jakubiak sold the North Fork Valley Restaurant to one of his employees three years ago, he decided to take it easy.


Surface Creek

Excitement building for new shelter
Excitement building for new shelter

The Surface Creek Animal Shelter is renovating and the public can help.

In September, Jacki Dapkus, of the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control (FCAC) board, told the DCI that the shelter had "four or five" senior cats that needed a temporary home during the estimated three to four months of shelter construction.

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