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Surface Creek Family Practice participates in partnership to strengthen primary care

Surface Creek Family Practice is one of more than 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), a partnership between payer partners from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), state Medicaid agencies, commercial health plans, self-insured businesses, and primary care providers. This partnership is designed to provide improved access to quality health care at lower costs.

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Smith's state medal is stolen
Smith's state medal is stolen

Trevor Smith wants his wrestling medal back. Smith, a senior at Paonia High School, won the Class 2A heavyweight wrestling title in February.

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ShadeScapes nominated as company to watch

ShadeScapes Americas, a Hotchkiss-based company which designs architectural grade residential and commercial shade umbrellas, has been nominated as a Colorado Company to Watch for 2017.

The program honors 50 second stage companies that develop products or services which help create quality jobs, enrich communities and create new industries.

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ShadeScapes open house showcases historic renovation

When is a building more than a simple building, more than drywall and 2x4s, more than paint and fixtures, more than a place where spreadsheets are created and invoices billed out? The staff of ShadeScapes Americas in Hotchkiss are eager to answer those questions as they showcase their newly-renovated building this weekend.

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Farm to Fiddle fundraiser is March 24 in Hotchkiss
Farm to Fiddle fundraiser is March 24 in Hotchkiss

There's something so satisfying about sinking your teeth into a Navajo taco. Warm, crispy fry bread topped with chili and piled high with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and onions, the flavor of the chili soaking into the fry bread, each bite a new sensation.

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Hotchkiss library closes this week for renovation

The Hotchkiss Library will soon get a facelift, prompting a three-week closure of the branch. Before the library closes, patrons are able to check out entire boxes of materials at once, and keep the items throughout the renovation period.

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Marimba Project performance at Hotchkiss K-8 School

Fifth grade students of Hotchkiss K-8 School and others will give a residency performance with the Embodying Rhythm Marimba Project at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at the K-8 School. The Marimba Project seeks to bring musical opportunities to kids and community members.

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'Music through the Decades' at PHS

The Paonia High School Music Department presents the 27th annual dessert show, "Music Through the Decades," at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25.

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Biodynamic sprays class in Paonia

A class on biodynamic sprays will be taught by Pat Frazier from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Paonia CommUnity Garden, located in the alley behind Elsewhere Studios. The class will focus on biodynamic preparations, how to apply them, and their actions.

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Celebrate 'Summer of Love' at Creamery

The Scones-Kinder Band will pay a musical tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love March 25 at The Creamery Arts Center in Hotchkiss. Since they've booked all their other shows out of the area, the show is a rare opportunity to see this band on its home turf, said musician Rick Stockton.

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Artistry, fine craftmanship on display
Artistry, fine craftmanship on display

For over 20 years, the artisans of S&B Quilters' Guild have presented the annual Cabin Fever Quilt Show. The biennial show began in 1994, and it's time once again to experience the beauty, craftsmanship, talent and creativity that is poured into every stitch and block.

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Mending Hearts meets on Thursdays

Mending Hearts grief support group will be meeting on Thursdays, March 16 - May 18, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Coal Train Coffee House at 328 W. Bridge Street in Hotchkiss.

Mending Hearts is free of charge and open to anyone coping with the death of a loved one.

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Museum displaying quilts on Saturday
Museum displaying quilts on Saturday

A collection of donated quilts will be on display at the museum on March 18 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at 180 S. 2nd Street in Hotchkiss. Admission to the museum will be free for that day.

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Hotchkiss car seat tech committed to child safety

In the U.S., motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among children ages 12 and under, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hotchkiss EMT and volunteer firefighter Bev Shelten wants parents and guardians of young children to know that many of those deaths can be prevented.

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Traffic shifts to Confluence Drive

Traffic counts conducted by the City of Delta last fall reveal that passenger cars make up 52 percent of the traffic on Confluence Drive.

Traffic was counted along the route during a one-week period.

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County considers possible revenue loss

Commissioners heard a report from Chair Doug Atchley during their March 6 regular meeting on a threat to county revenues from proposed state legislative action.

If carried out, the legislation would affect every county in the state by cutting residential property assessment rates from 7.95 percent to as low as 6 percent.

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City to spend $500,000 on road maintenance in 2017

The City of Delta is getting a lot of bang for the buck as it embarks on three street maintenance projects in the City of Delta. The city budgeted a total of $500,000 for street improvements in 2017; the three projects will cost a total of $393,536 but will extend the life of about 11 percent of the city's street network.

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Call before burning

If you are planning to conduct any open burning, you must first contact the Delta County Dispatch (399-2955) on the day you plan to conduct the burn. If a red flag day has been declared, callers will be notified to delay burning.

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Park visits up

Both Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area increased in visitation during the centennial year of the National Park Service.

Black Canyon received 238,018 visitors and Curecanti counted 982,498 visits.

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Nose dive
Nose dive

A Toyota 4-Runner ended up nose first in the Gunnison River near the Cottonwood Grove Campground off South River Road. The campground is on BLM property. At the request of the BLM, sheriff's deputies investigated the scene the morning of March 3.

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Learn to hunt deer

If you want to learn how to hunt deer or to sharpen your hunting skills, plan on attending a free afternoon seminar with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 2-5 p.m., March 25, in Montrose.

CPW district wildlife manager Mark Richman will lead the session and provide expert tips on improving your chances of harvesting a mule deer.

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Skeletal remains identified

On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, hunters in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau west of Montrose reported the finding of skeletal material believed to be human remains. The Montrose County Sheriff's Office and the Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigations with the help of the Montrose County Sheriff's Posse recovered bones and fragments of clothing.

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VFW post builds food pantry

Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3571 and its auxiliary are starting to build a food pantry for local area veterans.

Members of the post and auxiliary became aware of the need last December, when over 20 local veterans and families were helped through the partnership of the VFW and Colorado Aviation Business Association (CABA).

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People in the News Smith

Ryan Smith of Delta was named to the University of Wyoming fall semester Provost's Honor Roll.

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VFW preparing for fifth annual golf tournament

Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3571 and its auxiliary in Delta are gearing up for its fifth annual golf tournament at Devil's Thumb. This year, the tournament will be on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 20.

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