The Radio Room proudly presents David Starr Saturday, Sept. 9. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the show is at 7:30 p.m.
Join locally famous geologist Dr. Dave Noe for a journey into Delta County's celebrated and sometimes-berated 'dobie badlands. This guided hike will ascend Petrie Mesa to Devil's Thumb, where participants will enjoy an eagle's-eye view of Delta and the Gunnison/Uncompahgre River valleys.
Multi-instrumentalist David Snider will be performing at the Chapel of the Cross on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m.
He performs in the style of Prince, Stevie Wonder and Jimi Hendrix and has written and produced songs and records of contemporary styles in all genres.
Fort Uncompahgre presents the second annual "Pirates Invade the Fort" festival Aug. 18, 19 and 20.
Due to popular demand, this event has been expanded to three full days of fun-filled activities for the entire family.
If you are interested in a self-paced, independent learning curriculum and/or support for your current homeschool program, contact Delta County School District's new blended learning program, Achieve Blended Learning Academy.
Delta Opportunity School is now Grand Mesa Choice Academy.
All enrollment packets are due on Aug. 16.
When Scott Rist learned that 50 percent of the kids in Delta County don't own a bicycle he decided to take action.
Rist, a senior park ranger for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, applied for a grant from the Colorado Parks Foundation to buy bicycles for Sweitzer Lake State Park which is located just south of the town of Delta.
The Delta Family Center welcomes families to a special back-to-school event Saturday, Aug. 26, at 822 Grand Avenue, Delta. The fun runs from 9 a.m. to noon and will include information, bike/trike/stroller decorating, giveaways and a free lunch.
The largest fundraising event for HopeWest in Delta is sold out with more than 300 people expected to attend the annual gala on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center.
The National Park Service will be providing opportunities to view the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Join rangers at the Elk Creek Campground Amphitheater from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as the moon passes over 85 percent of the sun's face.
Public input sessions for the county's recreational trails master plan have been held in Hotchkiss and Delta.
According to Elyse Casselberry, county economic development director, the recreational trails master plan is being conducted to run concurrently with the county's land use master plan rewrite.
Beds for psychiatric stabilization, with coordinated transport capacity, are a priority among the individuals and agencies tasked with addressing mental health needs in Delta County.
Law enforcement, health and human services, advocacy groups, mental health, the hospital, the school district and others have joined together to develop a collaborative approach to behavioral health care.
Eleazar and Erica Garcia of Olathe are the parents of a daughter, Jasmine Garcia, born Aug. 3, 2017, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches in length.
John L. Vaughn Jr., 41, of Grand Junction was arrested and jailed on two warrants with a total of $1,000 in bonds.
Tafare R. Davis, 43, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with no bond.
The public is being asked to absorb the environmental and public health risks associated with oil and gas development, based on promised economic benefits. Unfortunately, Delta County, like many other counties, supports oil and gas projects without conducting a cost-benefit analysis, and most importantly without a public debate on perceived costs and benefits.
U.S. Reps. Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Chris Stewart (UT-02) introduced the Sage Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act (H.R. 3543), a bill that would streamline the approval process for vegetation management projects to protect or restore the habitat of the sage grouse and mule deer.
Our Town of Paonia council meeting on Aug. 8 was so civil that was a pleasure to attend. Much of the time was spent on the approval of All Hemp Trading which had attendees on opposing sides of the issue.
Some good news and some bad news out of Orchard City. First, the good: Duane of Orchard City staff detected a significant water leak somewhere on my property.
Hotchkiss High School was named one of five finalists for the "Succeeds Prize," considered the state's most prestigious award in recognition of honoring transformational public schools and educators.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta will be closed for annual maintenance Wednesday, Aug. 23, through Friday, Aug. 25. The aquatics area will remain closed through Sunday, Aug. 27.
Just under 200 market animals and pens and several cheese baskets were offered for sale by 4-H and FFA members at the 2017 Junior Market Livestock Sale, held on the final day of the county fair.
Breakfast and lunch prices are increasing for the 2017-18 school year, primarily because of the amount of fruit required by the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Breakfast will cost a nickel more, and will run $1.50 for elementary students and $1.70 for middle/high school students.
Representatives from CDOT and Stolfus, the consultant that is conducting the Rogers Mesa SH 92 access control plan study and conceptual design, presented an update during the Board of County Commissioners' Aug. 7 meeting.
The Highway 92 plan is looking at specific access points to the highway that will be incorporated in CDOT roadway improvements when they take place.
The Delta County Historical Society board of trustees met in emergency session Aug. 10 and concluded by unanimous vote that the Ute Council Tree must be cut down. A portion of the base trunk will be left standing as a memorial.
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