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People in the News Dean's List

The local students listed below have been named to the Dean's List of Distinction or the Dean's Honor Roll in recognition of their outstanding scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado.

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What's happening at your local library? July 19, 2017

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.

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Learn about Catholic faith and way of life

Are you searching to learn more about Jesus? The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is the process where unbaptized adults and those baptized in other Christian denominations may learn about the Catholic faith and way of life.

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Donations, volunteers needed for yard sale

The yard sale sponsored annually by the Altar and Rosary Society at St. Michael Church in Delta will be held Aug. 3-5. Donations of unwanted, gently used items/treasures are welcomed for this great cause.

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Community joins for worship during Deltarado Days

A community worship service is planned during Deltarado Days. Several ministers and praise teams will lead worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 30, in the Lions Club Pavilion at Confluence Park.

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Plants of the Western Slope July 19, 2017
Plants of the Western Slope July 19, 2017

What a delightful fragrance... and it's just as pretty as it is sweet! And as I gaze at this lovely Desert Sweet, I again realize that it only took 20 years to grow taller than I am.

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Investments in conservation easements reap benefits

Colorado is famous for its iconic landscapes, which have helped shape the state's identity and economy. From agriculture to recreation and tourism, from minerals and fuels to forest and wildlife, Coloradans are dependent on nature for many things that enrich our lives.

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Volunteer of the month is named
Volunteer of the month is named

Pioneer Town in Cedaredge has chosen Linda Pierce as Volunteer of the Month of June.

Pioneer Town is the Historical Society's museum praised by many as one of the best museums in the area.

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Centenarian's secret to longevity: Black coffee and a positive attitude
Centenarian's secret to longevity: Black coffee and a positive attitude

"Every day is a good day -- you just need to get up, put both feet flat on the floor and take off like an old quarterhorse."

Those are the words of Howard Dean, who is approaching his 100th birthday with a can-do attitude that hasn't wavered since he was born in Silt July 23, 1917.

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New Cedaredge librarian checks in

Alexis Nelson is the new manager at the Cedaredge Library.

She was introduced to the Cedaredge Town Board at a July 13 work session that was held in the library meeting room.

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Orchard City moves forward with pot study recommendations

The Orchard City Town Board will move ahead with an expanded study of the types of marijuana businesses that could be allowed in town to provide government funding following town board action on July 12.

The town board's Cannabis Revenue Committee will also continue looking into six types of marijuana businesses, including retail shops, that could provide money to local government.

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Orchard City citizens speak out on pot plan

Area residents on July 12 pushed back against Orchard City's moves toward allowing marijuana businesses to operate in town. However, not all were opposed. Some spoke of personal benefits from medical marijuana.

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Health department donates tobacco-free signs to DCMH
Health department donates tobacco-free signs to DCMH

Jolyne Young, health educator with Delta County Health Department, donated 50 customized tobacco-free signs to George Baier, manager of operational services at Delta County Memorial Hospital, as part of a grant through the State Tobacco Education & Prevention Partnership (STEPP). The signs indicate no cigarettes, vaping or chew are allowed on the tobacco-free campus of the hospital, or at any of its 10 clinics in Delta, Cedaredge, Hotchkiss and Paonia.

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Hotchkiss UMC hosts Dawn of Hope Ministry
Hotchkiss UMC hosts Dawn of Hope Ministry

The Dawn of Hope Ministry will be performing at the Hotchkiss Community United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 23, at 10 a.m. This will be a vocal/piano service with a blend of music, testimony, scripture and prayer.

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Paonia Class of 1957 celebrates 60th reunion
Paonia Class of 1957 celebrates 60th reunion

During Cherry Days in Paonia, PHS Class of 1957 celebrated its 60th reunion. The agenda included a pulled pork supper July 3 at Claudia King's, enjoying the community pancake breakfast, riding in the parade and picnicking in the Paonia Park at the Fourth of July celebration.

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Hospital CEO optimistic about health care
Hospital CEO optimistic about health care

It's one of the most complex and controversial issues in America today. It's also the fastest growing sector of the economy.

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Award-winning documentary coming to Paonia

Longtime North Fork Valley resident Pete Kolbenschlag is hosting the Western Slope Premiere of the award-winning documentary film Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution on July 24 in Paonia, Colo., as a fundraiser for the League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans.

The film, which took "Best Feature Documentary" honors at its U.S. premiere at the Thin Line Fest in Denton, Texas, in April, will be shown at the Paradise Theatre at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24.

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Request for 20-mph zone denied

A request by residents of Creek Vista Crossing for the Paonia Board of Trustees to consider lowering the recently approved speed limit of 25 mph along Vista Drive was recently denied.

Vista Drive is a curvy section of town street that begins where Minnesota Avenue ends and dead-ends at the entrance to Hawks Haven Subdivision.

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Former Paonia resident Margaret Crawford turns 100
Former Paonia resident Margaret Crawford turns 100

In 1917, Woodrow Wilson was president, the U.S. had just entered World War I, and the first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded when Margaret Crawford was born in Durango, Colo.

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Time running out to direct future growth in Hotchkiss

If you call Hotchkiss home, you have just days left to make your voice heard and help guide future growth and development for your community for the next 10 years. Members of the Hotchkiss Planning Commission and Hotchkiss Town Council are asking residents one last time to be active participants in the community by filling out a short survey, the information from which will be used to draft the town's master plan update.

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Benefit pasta dinner is July 24

The final Kid's Pasta Project dinner of the summer season will be held Monday, July 24, and will benefit the Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary.

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Creative Coalition hosting cultural asset scoping meetings

If you could improve the North Fork Valley for the benefit of the public, what would you improve? Looking at what is here now, would you build a recreation center with a pool?

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Production company filming in Paonia July 28

Do you own a classic 1980s automobile? Want to give that beauty its 15 seconds of fame? Here's your chance.

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Town's investigation finds Brunner violated laws

It's a story that's all too common today: elected officials making the news over their use of email.

In an eight-page memo to the Town of Paonia, attorney Bo James Nerlin found that former town trustee Bill Brunner violated state statue, town code, and the town's "Standards of Conduct" and exceeded his authority in releasing a series of emails to the media, and in publicly lodging accusations against town staff, the mayor, and two trustees. Nerlin presented the memo to the board on July 11.

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46th BMW rally opens Thursday

The BMW Motorcycle Club of Colorado's 46th annual Top O' the Rockies rally officially kicks off Thursday, July 20, at Paonia Town Park. The event features live music, social events, food vendors, activities, games and special presentations.

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