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Cover crops build soil health

For five years, Ahlberg Farms has been disking under corn stalks and onion tops soon after harvest, then reseeding with a unique blend of seed mixes to produce a cover crop that provides forage for livestock and nourishes the...

Delta High School students explore health careers

Five members of a health occupations organization from Delta High School attended a fall leadership conference in Denver last weekend. They sat in on sessions to develop leadership skills, explored competitive events, learned...

Cynthia's dishes up a memorable dining experience

Great food ... good friends ... unforgettable memories. That's the vision that forms the basis for Cynthia's, the restaurant operated by Deon and Anine Appelgryn.

Chamber applauds community leaders

It was fitting that the Hotchkiss Community Chamber of Commerce held its Nov. 11 annual meeting at Memorial Hall. The nonprofit was named the chamber's Nonprofit of the Year.

Veterans Day observed in Paonia

The six Paonia High School students who shared lunch with Vietnam veteran Joe Kaputa on Veterans Day paid close attention as the former Marine told of how he enlisted, his tours, and about spending time on the island of Okina...

Delta claws Harrison, 47-7

Delta's Panthers have made their way to this year's quarterfinal round of Class 3A prep football playoffs. Delta (#3) crushed number seven Harrison, 47-7, in opening-round play and will host The Classical Academy this Saturda...

Eagles to semis with 47-7 win

Saturday's convincing 47-7 win over Burlington puts the two-time defending state champion Paonia Eagles in the semifinal game at Loveland next Saturday, where they will face the team they defeated to win last year's title.Sat...

Delta caps fantastic VB year with win in tourney

The Delta High School girls' volleyball team finished a strong season and showed that there's more to come from this talented group of Panthers.On the second day of action at the Denver Coliseum, Delta beat a tough Silver Cre...

Trending Stories

27-year-old man dies of exposure  248 views

On Nov. 22 at approximately 5 p.m. the Delta County Sheriff's Office received a call concerning a missing person. Bruce Barker, age 27, was reportedly last seen the night before at a large party at 7816 2100 Road in Delta.

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Law enforcement blotter November 25, 2015  221 views

Jerry D. Galemore, 74, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree criminal trespass.

William A.S. Chalfant, 32, of Montrose was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.

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Library director resigns in wake of board action  148 views

Library director resigns in wake of board action

Delta County Library District director Annette Choszczyk has resigned after being placed on administrative leave on Nov. 4.

"The board felt they made the only decision that was available to them," said board president Laura Earley in addressing library users and supporters at a Nov. 18 meeting held at the Paonia Library ahead of the regular board meeting.

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North Fork

Bair appointed to Gunnison Roundtable

Bair appointed to Gunnison Roundtable

Bruce Bair, public works director for the Town of Crawford, has been named an at-large member of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable. Bair expressed interest in the roundtable in September when Wendell Koontz, the mayor of Hotchkiss and senior mine geologist for Arch Coal, announced he would be stepping down as municipal representative for Delta County.

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Eagles, Demons could be donnybrook

Eagles, Demons could be donnybrook

Paonia goes for the 3-peat on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Buena Vista. The matchup seemed fated from the very beginning of the season.

Paonia was No. 1 and the Demons were ranked No. 2 until the Eagles lost to 2A Bayfield (currently No. 1 in 2A and playing for the state title on Saturday as well) in Week 4.

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Panthers beat TCA 3rd time

Paonia after 3rd straight title

Eagles to semis with 47-7 win

Paonia in semis; best effort in four trips

Multi-sport star Van Vleet signs track letter


Waking up in another dimension

Imagine living in a very remote location at a very high elevation that doesn't afford TV or radio access, you haven't read the newspapers and have avoided outer human contact for some time. This was my experience some years ago and it became very obvious to me, one of the first times I went in to the nearest town to get supplies, that something very strange was happening.

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Send the terrorists to Cuba

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We all bleed red

Veterans deserve more than lip service

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