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Arts center envisioned for Cedaredge
Arts center envisioned for Cedaredge

Cedaredge has long been home to a wealth of talented artists, musicians and craftsmen, many of whom are featured in galleries, at community festivals or during the First Friday Art Walks hosted by the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Tragedy strikes twice in two days

Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.

Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.

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DCED director tapped for new state position

This week, Delta County Economic Development (DCED) announced "with great regret" the resignation of Trish Thibodo as executive director.

"DCED appreciates the leadership Trish has brought to Delta County and the many projects DCED has been involved with," John Gavan, DCED president, said in a press release.

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Agricultural burn generates complaints

County commission chairman Doug Atchley said on Monday that he has asked the county and state health departments to provide statements on a situation at Eckert where smoke from an allowed open burn operation is impacting residents of Horizons West Mobile Home Park and Horizons Care Center.

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Search warrant leads to arrests

On Thursday, Sept. 14, the Delta County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant in the Peach Valley area of Delta to search for and arrest Gina Sander, 29, who was actively wanted on two felony warrants. Sander was located and taken into custody without incident by investigators.

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Support prison ministry

Good News Jail and Prison Ministry invites the public to attend its annual fundraising banquet. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Crossroads Victory Church, 515 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, with entertainment to follow.

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Observing The High Holy Days

Well, the High Holy Days are upon us! But just what are the High Holy Days? These are the days of the fall festivals as listed in the Tanakh (Hebrew scriptures) or "Old Testament."

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Check out banned books at your library
Check out banned books at your library

Every year, the American Library Association (ALA) releases a list of the top ten most challenged books of the previous year. In 2016, the Office for Intellectual Freedom recorded 323 challenges.

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Food Bank thanks donors

The Surface Creek Community Services Cedaredge Food Bank and volunteers want to express thanks to all who generously supported the fundraising at the Cedarege Food Town on Saturday, Sept. 9.

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FCAC board okays project

At last week's meeting of the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control Board of Directors, unanimous approval was given to officially begin the process of replacing the old trailer portion of the Surface Creek Animal Shelter.

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Repealing marijuana bans on hold until April election

The Orchard City Town Board acting at its regular monthly meeting on Sept. 13 voted to rescind its previous decision to proceed with repealing current bans on marijuana business in town.

The town board also voted to place three referred measures on the April 2018 ballot asking voters to decide on new revenue measures for town government.

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Elberta Rebekah Lodge hosts Red Hat potluck
Elberta Rebekah Lodge hosts Red Hat potluck

Elberta Rebekah Lodge #106 resumed after summer break with a Red Hat potluck luncheon. Thirteen members were present and as always, lots of good food.

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Orchard City has no jurisdiction in burn complaint

The Orchard City Town Board, at its regular meeting on Sept. 13, heard complaints from residents of Horizons West mobile home park about smoke from burning piles of brush near the retirement community.

Deann Thomas, a resident of the park, and three of her neighbors told the town board of smoke and other problems they claim were caused by the burning of brush just north of their senior mobile home park on Running Deer Road.

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Give back on National Public Lands Day

Saturday, Sept. 30, is National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the annual celebration of your public lands. Every year in late September the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) helps coordinate thousands of volunteer events for the largest single-day public lands improvement effort in the nation, while also connecting people with local public lands inspiring stewardship and highlighting their educational and recreational benefits.

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Fort hosts Saturday Trade Day

The final Trade Day at Fort Uncompahgre on the Old Spanish Trail takes place this Saturday, Sept. 23. There's something for everyone -- quality art, crafts, jewelry, clothing, antiques and collectibles, new and used merchandise, custom and handmade items, food and a farmers market.

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Biologist shares study of sharp-tailed grouse
Biologist shares study of sharp-tailed grouse

Native Americans called them firebirds, we call them sharp-tailed grouse. While fairly common in grasslands with mixed shrubs and trees in western Colorado, they are shy birds and not easily seen.

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Color Sunday is Sept. 24

The annual Color Sunday observance on Grand Mesa is scheduled for this weekend, Sunday, Sept. 24.

Both the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest (GMUG) and Cedaredge Pioneer Town will take part in the event.

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Delta County is Storm Ready

Delta County is one of five Colorado counties that is StormReady. StormReady is a nationwide community preparedness program that uses a grassroots approach to help communities develop plans to handle all types of severe weather.

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County clerk's office hours change Oct. 2

An earlier closing time for business at the Delta County clerk and recorder's office in the courthouse was approved by the county commissioners on Monday. Beginning Oct. 2, the closing time will be 4:30 p.m.

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Firmin Aragon

Firmin Jose Aragon died Sept. 14, 2017, at his home in Cedaredge. He was 83.

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Marvin Stephens

Austin resident Marvin R. Stephens died Sept. 17, 2017, at his home. He was 86.

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Herbert Briscoe

Eckert resident Herbert Lee Briscoe died Sept. 17, 2017, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. He was 97.

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Buck Krumholt

Marvin "Buck" C. Krumholt died Sept. 15, 2017, at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. He was 80.

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Talented residents can win cash prize

Area entertainers are offered an opportunity to win a grand prize of $250 in the Grand Mesa Country's "Got Talent" show scheduled Nov. 3 and 4 at Cedaredge High School.

Pick up entry forms at the Methodist Thrift Store, 205 W. Main, Cedaredge, or call 645-0142.

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Robert Perkins
Robert Perkins

Lifetime Delta County resident Robert Cole Perkins died in a car accident Sept. 14, 2017. He was 59.

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