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Delta County Fair Livestock Champs
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County fair results: Goats, swine, beef

GOAT

Goat Breeding

Dairy Type, Yearling

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County fair results: Rabbits, poultry

BANTAMS

Any Other Feather Legged, Cockerel

1st Cecelia Houseweart Rocky Mountain 4-H Club

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Delta County Fair Parade

Judges Awards

CARS, MOTORCYCLES

1) New Pride of the Valley 4-H Club

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County fair results: 4-H/FFA Horse Show

HORSE

Written Evaluation, Senior

1st Irene Shenk Rocky Mountain 4-H Club

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County fair results: Shooting, general 4-H

.22 CALIBER PISTOL

Intermediate

1st Keaton Sanders Best of the West Grand champion

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County fair results: Agriculture, pantry

AGRICULTURE

HERBS

Basil

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County fair results: Art, photos, crafts

ART

ABSTRACT

Student - ages 10 and under

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County fair results: Needlework, ceramics

NEEDLEWORK

AFGHANS

Knitted, Other

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Delta Tractor Supply celebrates pets of all kinds
Delta Tractor Supply celebrates pets of all kinds

Tractor Supply Company in Delta​ is dedicating the entire month of August to showing its appreciation for animals. The rural lifestyle retailer will host a variety of animal-centric happenings and deals as part of Out Here With Animals, its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them.

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Compensation available to protect forests

Colorado landowners who want to protect environmentally valuable private forest areas that could someday be threatened by development or conversion to other non-forest uses -- and who desire to receive monetary compensation in the process -- now have the opportunity to submit proposals to protect their forestlands.

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Surviving drought: A workshop for ranchers on the Western Slope

CSU Extension, Colorado Cattleman's Association, Delta County Livestock Association and Mesa County Cattlemen join forces to host a workshop, "Surviving Drought: A Workshop For Ranchers on the West Slope and Beyond." Extreme drought conditions in 2018 require ranchers and livestock owners to make difficult and stressful decisions regarding their operation, land and livestock.

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Raft raffle brings in waves of money
Raft raffle brings in waves of money

Lisa Niermann of Paonia is the lucky winner of a new Hyside Mini-Max raft. The raft, which included a set of Cataract oars and a custom oar frame was raffled off by the Western Slope Conservation Center. The setup is valued at over $4,000.

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Call 811 before you dig

It was time for Joe to replace a few fence posts on his family's farm. Those posts were likely older than him.

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Learn about at-home water efficiency
Learn about at-home water efficiency

Does the hot and dry summer have you thinking of ways to be more efficient with your water?

Have you considered installing a rain barrel or grey water collection system at your home?

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Disaster Preparedness Fair set for Aug. 18 in Paonia

Learn how to be prepared for any disaster at the Disaster Preparedness Fair in Paonia Saturday, Aug. 18. Booths and displays on emergency kits, fire prevention, evacuation preparedness, flood preparedness and more will be set up at the Paonia Library, 80 Samuel Wade Road, from 2 to 5 p.m.

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Explore dostadning with A Little Help North Fork Valley

A Little Help is offering three one-hour discussions on "dostadning," from 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 14, 21 and 28, at the Paonia Library Community Room.

Based on the book, "The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family of a Lifetime of Clutter," dostadning literally translates to "death cleansing," an invigorating process of clearing out unnecessary belongings while reflecting on the tiny joys that make up a life.

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West Nile Virus warning issued for North Fork

The North Fork Mosquito Abatement District is warning residents that mild cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in the North Fork area.

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Weather trends spell trouble for river basin
Weather trends spell trouble for river basin

For the fourth time in more than a half century, the Fire Mountain Canal was shut off before the end of the growing season, impacting some 488 irrigation water shareholders and more than 15,000 acres of arable land in the North Fork Valley.

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Blue Sage recreates 1920s speakeasy

Enjoy the atmosphere of a 1920s speakeasy. The Blue Sage Center for the Arts is hosting this jazzy event Friday, Aug. 17, from 8 till 10 p.m.

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Water law seminar offered Aug. 23

The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side conservation districts will host "Water Law in a Nutshell," from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Avenue.

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Bulldog boosters sell sweet corn at the fair

The Bulldog Booster Club will sell Mountain Fresh Sweet Corn this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-11, in Hotchkiss.

Mountain Fresh owner Mike Ahlberg is donating the corn, which he and sons Seth and Zach have grown since 2000.

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Building on HHS' outstanding tradition
Building on HHS' outstanding tradition

A teacher, coach and administrator who has been with the school district for eight years is taking the leadership role at Hotchkiss High School. HHS principal Paul Rodriguez resigned the position for medical reasons, but remains supportive of the Bulldog community and Marty Rover, the new principal.

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Fire Mountain Canal closure comes early
Fire Mountain Canal closure comes early

Users of the Fire Mountain Canal became the latest victims of the ongoing drought in western Colorado. Water to the 34-mile long canal running from Somerset to the south end of Rogers Mesa was shut off Saturday evening.

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Energy startups have until Aug. 15 to apply for Spark Tank

Innovative startup companies working in the energy sector are invited to apply to the Spark Tank, a pitch event kicking off the second annual Energy Conference hosted by ENGAGE. The conference will be held Sept. 17 in Paonia.

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