I'm writing this letter to let others know about the outstanding oncology center at Delta County Memorial Hospital. The treatment at the center is patient centered.
Last week I encountered a consequence of the Fair Housing Act when I attempted to place an ad for a female roommate in a local newspaper to find a woman to live in the spare bedroom of my house (I'm a widow). In wording my ad the ad taker insisted that I could not ask for a female roomer; I had to use the word person, otherwise the Fair Housing Act would call my request "discrimination."
It's not every day you hear a public official say he speaks for the silent majority. At least not since Richard Nixon.
Cheap natural gas prices and the increasing availability of wind energy are pummeling the coal industry more than regulation, according to a new economic analysis from the University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University.
Officers responded to the intersection of Highway 50 and Bluff Street for a traffic accident involving a deer.
Officers responded to the 1100 block of Park Ridge Court for an animal control issue.
Sam Kimbriel, owner of Needle Rock Brewing Company, confirmed last week that his real estate firm has a contact to purchase the armory building at the corner of 4th and Grand in Delta.
It's one of several sites he's looked at for a brewing facility.
Effective June 1, Needle Rock Brewing Company is assuming food and beverage operations at Devil's Thumb Golf Course.
Black Canyon Golf Course in Montrose has successfully partnered with a local brewery, said Wilma Erven, director of parks, recreation and golf for the City of Delta.
The City of Delta has purchased the West Home Center property at 327 Main Street for $19,033.62 -- the current and past property taxes on the land. The building has no value, according to county property records.
On May 15, Judge Steven L. Schultz imposed a 42-year prison sentence on Nathan Yager in the Delta District Court.
On March 20, a verdict of guilty was returned against Yager on the charge of second degree murder of his wife, Melinda Yager.
As the result of a search warrant executed at a Delta home on April 9, the Delta Police Department arrested Michael Lee Blair, 31, on charges of the unlawful possession, distribution, manufacturing, dispensing or sale of heroin, methamphetamine, Oxycodone, psilocybin mushrooms, Diazepam, Tramadol and Phentermine.
Due to the extended hot, dry and windy weather in Delta County, open fires have been banned until further notice. All outdoor fires, including agricultural burning are prohibited.
Appointments were made May 21 to the concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) working group and the oil and gas working group by county commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes.
The appointments were made upon the recommendations of the planning commission and county staff.
The county commissioners designated an ad hoc committee to evaluate the process and capacity for a hyperlinked county commission agenda at their May 21 meeting.
Appointed to the committee are: John Baier, county attorney; Robbie LeValley, county administrator; Teri Stephenson, clerk and recorder; and Elyse Casselberry, county community and economic development director.
Delta County Libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28,
Having completed its 2017-18 concert season on April 24 with a near capacity crowd, the Delta-Montrose Community Concert Association is now in the midst of its membership drive for its 70th anniversary season which begins next fall.
Teens Against Suicide is hosting a campout, graduation dance and other activities for junior high and high school students at its clubhouse in North Delta.
The dance will be hosted by MIX 104.3.
A free Memorial Day-theme lunch for seniors, age 60 and over, will be served at the Delta Senior Center, 247 Meeker Street, at 12 noon on Tuesday, May 29.
Delta High School's Class of 1973 is planning a reunion during Deltarado Days. Classmates, whether they graduated in 1973 or not, are invited to the 45th class reunion Saturday, July 28, from noon to dusk in Confluence Park, sites #4, #5 and #6. Meat will be provided; please bring salads, sides or desserts and your own beverages. Please RSVP by mid-June.
Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3571 and its Auxiliary of Delta will be performing two memorial services in honor of deceased veterans this Memorial Day, Monday, May 28.
Post and Auxiliary members, assisted by the Harry A. White American Legion Post 65 members and the local squadron of Civil Air Patrol cadets will do a short memorial service at Mesa View Cemetery at 9:30 at the entrance by the flagpole.
Lee Marts VFW Post 3571 and its Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting their annual Memorial Day community pancake breakfast on Monday, May 28. For only $7 attendees will be treated to an "all-you-can-eat" feast of pancakes, eggs to order, link sausage, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice.
The Delta County Libraries offer many educational and entertaining activities and events for you and your family to enjoy. If you want to know what else your library is offering, please contact the library or visit the Delta County Libraries website at www.deltalibraries.org.
The Delta County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) volunteers recently awarded $5,000 in scholarships to Delta County senior high school students who are planning to major in a health related program at area colleges.
This year scholarship recipients each receiving a $1,000 scholarship are:
On May 12, Technical College of the Rockies (TCR) graduated 32 practical nursing students at the Delta Center for Performing Arts and Education. Graduation marks the completion of rigorous study and clinical responsibility.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center is offering an American Red Cross wilderness and remote first aid course June 13-15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants must be 14 years of age or older.
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