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NFAA eyes options ahead of membership drive

With its annual membership drive just around the corner, the North Fork Ambulance Association is asking a simple question: "What if you called the ambulance and nobody came?"

The NFAA, the only ambulance service operating in the North Fork area, is considering all of its options after estimating a 2015 budget deficit of almost $200,000.

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Blue Sage kicks off concert series

All-around bad boy of boogie-woogie and the blues, pianist David Vest returns to Paonia to open the Blue Sage's 2015-16 concert series with a master class and performance.

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Town of Paonia seeks board members

The Town of Paonia is currently seeking citizens interested in serving on town committees.

The Town Planning Commission currently has one vacancy.

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Poetry and tomatoes are bountiful at area libraries

With carefully counted syllables and plenty of colorful imagery, poems have been flowing into the Delta County Libraries three lines at a time. Patrons are responding with delightful creativity to a haiku poetry contest planned to coordinate with Delta County Libraries' upcoming Tomato Fest events in Delta and Hotchkiss.

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DCMH continues support of health care
DCMH continues support of health care

At the invitation of John Gavan, Delta County Memorial Hospital CEO Jason Cleckler spoke to an audience of about 25 members of the Aging in Place working group, Rotarians and health care providers last Thursday at the Paonia Library.

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Crawford considers options for SB 05-152

The Crawford Town Council was considering calling a special meeting last week following a presentation by Delta-Montrose Electric Association and Delta County Economic Development representatives regarding bringing high-speed broadband Internet fiber optics to the town.

For the town to support the effort, voters must approve a referendum asking for the town to opt out of Senate Bill 05-152.

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Meals made with love bring the community together
Meals made with love bring the community together

When Jeanne Gatto started serving weekly community dinners two summers ago her goal was to put otherwise wasted food to good use.

"I thought it would be awesome if we could use it to get community meals going," said Gatto.

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Governor tours Doughty Steel
Governor tours Doughty Steel

A visit to Doughty Steel was like a step back in time for Governor John Hickenlooper -- his mother's family once owned the oldest family-held steel fabrication company in the United States.

He shared several memories while touring Doughty Steel en route to a town hall meeting in Montrose last Thursday.

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Economic opportunities lie in ag, tourism, manufacturing

After months of stakeholder meetings and in-depth analysis, an economic recovery plan is taking shape for Delta and Gunnison counties. The plan was funded by a U.S. economic development assistance grant administered by Region 10, with partnerships from cities, counties and the Department of Local Affairs.

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County seeks interest in Rogers Mesa site

County government is issuing a call for "letters of intent" from businesses or other organizations that have a proposal for use of the shuttered CSU agricultural research station on Rogers Mesa.

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OHVs allowed on city streets

The City of Delta has adopted the 2010 model traffic code with an amendment that permits the operation of off-highway vehicles on any street, alley or other public right-of-way within the city, excluding Highway 50, Highway 92 and Highway 348. Drivers must be licensed.

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City offices close early

City of Delta offices will be closed Friday, Aug. 28, from noon to 5 p.m., for an employee appreciation event. Bill Heddles Recreation Center will also close at noon and remain closed until Saturday, Aug. 29, when regular operating hours resume.

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Rockies invite CHS

The Cedaredge High School marching band has been invited to play the national anthem at the Colorado Rockies baseball game in Denver Saturday, Sept. 5. The band will join about four other state championship bands from other competition classes.

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Graduation dates set

Five members of Hotchkiss High School's graduating class missed commencement ceremonies in May because of state baseball competition.

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Law enforcement blotter August 26, 2015

Levi W. Duncan, 27, of Grand Junction was arrested and jailed for alleged speeding 66 mph in a 45 mph zone and driving under the influence (DUI).

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A passion for patients

My practice, Needlerock Family Health Care Clinic in Crawford, is open. My passion has been nursing and my dream for many years has been to serve as a practitioner in the North Fork Valley.

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Cedaredge reunion keeps the memories alive

On Aug. 7 and 8, a group of Cedaredge "Cub" graduates worked hard to put on the first Cedaredge Cub alumni reunion. We had an impromptu get-together for a group three years ago, former grads who just happened to be visiting in the Cedaredge area, and decided that an alumni reunion was long overdue.

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School board candidate steps forward

Delta County residents, let me introduce myself. I am Jill Jurca, and I am running for the open school board seat for District 2. This position is within the boundaries of the City of Delta, but is still a voice for all residents of the county.

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Delta, Gunnison proposal offers a balance

Delta and Gunnison county are both on record stating that for an exchange of national forest oil and gas leases to go through, other important public lands in the area need to be removed from the possibility of future leasing to help ensure a balance of uses of public lands in the valley.

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County to search for new planner

The county administration is working to enlist an interim county planner until a permanent planner can be hired.

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Deans celebrate 77 years of marriage
Deans celebrate 77 years of marriage

Howard and Lorraine Dean of Cedaredge will celebrate their 77th wedding anniversary Aug. 29.

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Births August 26, 2015

Jaimi and Chris Comerer of Delta are the parents of a daughter, Kinnley Brooke Comerer, born June 29, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces and was 19 inches in length.

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Arch Coal kicks off teaching grants program

The Arch Coal Foundation is making a significant change to its popular Delta County Innovative Teaching Grants Program for the 2015-2016 school year. The announcement was made by Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine.

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Kids equipped for school at Families Plus' annual picnic

On Aug. 14, Families Plus, a local non-profit, held its annual picnic at Confluence Park in Delta. The event celebrates the families of the program with great food, computer giveaways and school supplies provided by the local community.

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Skylyn Webb earns academic award

Skylyn Webb of Delta earned the 2014-15 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Award recognition. Webb, a member of the Fort Lewis College Skyhawk women's basketball team, is majoring in exercise science - exercise physiology option.

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