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Nurses schedule second annual 5k fun run/walk

Delta County Memorial Hospital nurses invite area families to participate in the second annual "Run With a Nurse" 5k Fun Run/Walk Saturday, May 21, at Lions Pavilion in Confluence Park. Check-in and registration for walk-ons begin at 8 a.m. Saturday morning; the event starts at 9 a.m.

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Encampment, training planned at Fort Uncompahgre May 21
Encampment, training planned at Fort Uncompahgre May 21

Robidoux's Encampment is set for Saturday, May 21, beginning at 10 a.m. William Bailey, founder of Fort Uncompahgre will be hosting a volunteer interpreter training.

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Community dance set for May 21

Route 66 will provide music for the community evening dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Bring a friend and a snack to share. Coffee and lemonade will be provided.

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Generous donors give DHS grads a helping hand
Generous donors give DHS grads a helping hand

In the spirit of gratitude, Delta High School counselors and administrators welcomed a large crowd of graduates, parents and donors to the school's seventh annual scholarship breakfast April 28. The event is an opportunity for representatives from local businesses, service clubs and nonprofit organizations to meet the students who will benefit from their generosity, and for the students, parents and staff of DHS to thank the contributors who support the students' dreams.

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Vision Charter Academy learners excel on stage
Vision Charter Academy learners excel on stage

Excitement was in the air the night of April 28 at Vision Charter Academy's talent show. This talent show was the first VCA has hosted.

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Births May 4, 2016

Samantha Sanchez and Justin Meredith of Cedaredge are the parents of a daughter, Lyrical Dawn Meredith, born April 17, 2016, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6.12 pounds and was 18.75 inches in length.

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Delta Emblem Club officers installed for 2016-17

The annual installation of 2016-17 officers for Delta Emblem Club #462 was conducted at the Delta Elks Lodge Saturday, April 16.

A potluck lunch was served at 12:30 p.m. Special guests were in attendance.

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Scammers bilk residents out of thousands of dollars

The Delta County Sheriff's Office would like to remind people to be very cautious when dealing with individuals requesting money over the phone. In a one-week period at least two Delta County residents were victims of fraudulent scams.

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Sales tax is not being allocated fairly, golfer asserts

Dennis Phillips is fed up with the portrayal of Devil's Thumb Golf Club as the "black sheep of the community." He shared strong thoughts on the subject at two consecutive Delta City Council meetings.

He began by referring to comments made by city council candidates "posturing to condemn the golf course even before elected."

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Law enforcement blotter May 4, 2016

April 25:

Tallon R. Schaublin, 18, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $5,000 bond.

April 26:

Sergio Rodriguez, 26, of Olathe was issued a ticket for alleged driving a motor vehicle while license revoked.

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Delta has much to offer

Our county and city have been through a lot recently, with mines and businesses closing. In spite of this, I think we can survive -- even thrive -- if we all make a determined effort to shop and do our business locally.

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Camper living should be allowed

Recently there have been many layoffs in the coal mines and other places. Living with an already high cost of living, this puts many families in dire stress.

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Count your blessings

Each day as I come in contact with other people I am amazed at the many who have no understanding or realization of how blessed they are.

Each morning as I stretch, flex and tweek various parts of my body to get the blood flowing and the muscles warmed up, I am thankful I am able to do so and able to use my five senses.

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National Drug Court Month to be celebrated

Drug Free Delta County would like to invite the community to share in our celebration of National Drug Court Month with a Delta County Adult Treatment Court graduation on Thursday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in Judge Sandra Miller's courtroom in the courthouse. We hope you'll enjoy seeing adult treatment court in action and stay after to share in refreshments to support our new graduate and other drug court clients, their families, our treatment court team and volunteers.

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Facts are stubborn things

One fact that isn't going away is the folly of anthropogenic climate change. Its adherents typically are delusional Democrats almost to a man.

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Letter highlights airport's value

In response to the excellent researched letter by Clay McDonald in the April 6 issue of the DCI:

The problem is not indigenous to Colorado.

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Thanks from Delta inventor

I would like to express a big thank you for the excellent writing in your paper, also a big thank you for all the stores that made room on the shelves, along with helpful advice, for "The Trap."

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Movie rehashes claims, stirs up frenzy

This is in response to the April 27 DCI letter promoting the new climate science denier film put out by the fossil fuel industry-funded denier group CFACT and its notorious director, Marc Morano. According to reviews by those who have seen the film, it is a rehash of standard denier claims and features the usual cast of non-climate scientist-deniers and hucksters.

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Voter finally sees the light

It seems like I am not the only one that realizes, after many, many years and election cycles, that my vote doesn't really matter. The "parties" of both Democrats and Republicans are in fact the ones to actually select who will be the candidate running for office.

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Don't try to change the North Fork Valley

When I wrote my letter and it was published on March 16, it was in response to Tom Wills' letter the week before. Just as he had every right to say why he wanted the marijuana issues passed in Hotchkiss, I also had the right to defend why I felt they should not be passed.

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April 29: Black Friday for coal mining industry

Friday, April 29, was a day of palpable sadness for the once world-class, community-building coal mining industry of the North Fork Valley.

That was the day the previously announced layoff of more than 100 miners at the Bowie mine took effect, said a local mining official at the Municipal Quarterly meeting in Paonia last Friday.

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The Fantastic Four
The Fantastic Four

T he Fantastic Four came from all around the country, and are the latest in a long line of resident artists at Elsewhere Studios.

One is from Appleton, Wis., and designs fashion out of her own life drawings.

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Arbor Day celebrated in Cedaredge
Arbor Day celebrated in Cedaredge

Neither cold, rain nor snow prevented the Cedaredge Tree Board from hosting the town's annual Arbor Day event. Weather did postpone it until a day later to last Wednesday, when the morning conditions were just about ideal.

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Plants of the Western Slope May 4, 2016

Yes. Five separate petals and lots of stamens: That fits the rose family. And most of the lovely blossoming fruit trees in our area fit that description, too. Luckily, our delightful blossoming trees have not been frostbitten. Yet.

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Volunteers welcome as Pioneer Town readies for season
Volunteers welcome as Pioneer Town readies for season

Volunteers have been busy at Pioneer Town this week helping with the annual Clean Up Days in preparation of the May 28 season opening of one of the valley's premier tourist attractions and economic development enterprises.

You don't have to be a tourist to visit and enjoy what Pioneer Town has to offer. Pioneer Town offers a lot for local residents who may want to just stop in during the season for a chat with friendly volunteers or to browse and shop the expanding gift shop.

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