The Town of Cedaredge's annual spring street fair, Celebrate Cedaredge, will take place on June 4 with events focused around the town's West Main Street area.
There is also an outdoor music festival scheduled the same day at Aspen Trails Campground.
The second annual Run with a Nurse 5k Fun Run/Walk had approximately 50 participants run or walk the trails at Confluence Park on May 21. Participants started at Lions Pavilion and went around the lake.
The annual Paonia Summer Duals wrestling camp will be held June 11 and 12 at Paonia High School.
Upward of 400 wrestlers compete in the annual duals.
Hotchkiss K-8 strives to develop citizens through GRIT -- growth, resiliency, integrity and tenacity. Students who demonstrate these traits academically, socially or emotionally are recognized as GRIT Blazing Bulldogs.
Before the annual Memorial Day ceremonies began Sunday at Crawford Cemetery, American Legion District 11 Commander Jimmy Davidson recognized four long-time local Legion members. "They have been faithful members of Lynch-Cotten Post," Davis told the crowd of about 200 who had gathered for the occasion.
Vision Charter Academy (VCA) awarded Delta County School District diplomas to 16 seniors in the Class of 2016. A graduation ceremony was held for the Delta campus at the Delta Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, May 26, and for the Surface Creek campus at the Cedaredge Assembly of God on Friday, May 27.
LeRoy and Frances Scheetz of Delta will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 9. The couple request the presence of family and friends at a reception at their home on Ash Mesa Saturday, June 11.
Cedaredge resident John Mitchell has drawn upon his experience as a hospital administrator to write a novel titled "Medical Necessity," with the subhead, "Sometimes the Worst Complication is Standing Right in Front of You."
Mitchell worked at Delta County Memorial Hospital during a career that took him from Washington state to the Front Range of Colorado.
A Cedaredge Middle School program that received funding help from the Arch Coal Foundation has expanded sixth grade students' educational and healthy living lifestyle horizons.
At the same time, Amanda Cerise's "Colorado Lifestyles" elective course has given students practice sharpening their academic skills by tapping into the Internet for specific information on how to plan projects and achieve their own life goals.
Though actual numbers of the many visitors who attended Pioneer Town's opening on May 28 weren't available from event organizers, one of them told the DCI that "a record number" of visitors passed through the Visitor Center for the day.
Volunteers of the Surface Creek Valley Historical society organized over 20 special demonstrations and activities for their opening-day guests last weekend.
With many young rodeoers in the state choosing to compete in high school rodeo finals events this weekend, the 58th Annual Western Slope Little Britches Rodeo drew a good response of 32 contestants from Colorado and neighboring states to compete in four rodeos over the Memorial Day weekend.
It's hard to imagine that a 15-year-old farm girl living on the side of a mountain outside of Crawford could become a top 14 finalist on the glitzy hit show American Idol. But Jeneve Rose Mitchell believed she could, and so did her family.
There's an old adage in sports. Before you can win it all, you have to know what it's like to lose it all.
The baseball team from Paonia High School learned that lesson painfully last Sunday when the Eagles fell to Limon 4-2 in the 2A state semifinals in Pueblo.
A Memorial Day dinner will be held on Sunday, May 29, at the Crawford Methodist Church. They will be serving Homestead Beef and all the fixin's.
Kenny Pratte, 54, of Delta is facing charges after allegedly causing an explosion that rocked a quiet Delta neighborhood shortly after 9 p.m. May 19. Pratte was seriously injured in the incident and had been transported to the hospital by a family member by the time Delta Police Department officers arrived on the scene at 1015 Meeker Street.
On a rare split vote, 5-2 with trustees Dayton Myers and Patti Michael dissenting, the Cedaredge Town Board on May 19 adopted an ordinance that allows sales of alcohol to take place within 60 feet of schools. The previous limit was 500 feet.
The Delta County Planning Commission is set to review a specific development application on Wednesday, May 25, for a "small poultry processing plant to serve local producers of chickens and turkeys."
The operation is planned for 3085 Last Chance Road.
David Kuntz, whose chicken barn operation on Redlands Mesa won the county's specific development approval last year, has filed a lawsuit in federal district court challenging the constitutionality of those same county regulations.
The suit, filed last month, cites the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has contacted the offices of U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Tom Tidwell and Office of Management and the Budget (OMB) director Shaun Donovan to schedule a meeting in the wake of the announcement that the Forest Service will delay the release of the Colorado Roadless Rule Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) until the fall.
In a telephone conference held on Monday, the Board of County Commissioners received an update on the Region 10 broadband middle mile project from director Michelle Haynes.
She noted some progress, but also indicated that work has slipped months behind schedule in other areas.
Yvonne Rowland has been named the branch manager of Bank of the West in Delta. She replaces Tracy German, who was promoted. German may still occasionally be spotted in the Delta branch, but her new responsibilities will require frequent travel.
Colorado anglers will have a chance to win boats and fishing gear at two upcoming fishing tournaments sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The fishing tournaments are free and open to anyone with a 2016 Colorado fishing license. No pre-registration is required.
Chapel of the Cross announces its 2016 summer concert series. Performances are scheduled Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m. and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
Kayla Milstein, a 2016 Hotchkiss High School graduate, is the recipient of a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship offered through the National FFA scholarship program.
The daughter of Jeff and Karen Milstein, Kayla plans to study ag science at Colorado Mesa University. She would like to be a rancher.
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