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Funding received for local public lands initiatives

Our local public lands are one of the greatest resources we have here in Delta County. That's why the Western Slope Conservation Center is excited to announce it has been awarded a new three-year VISTA position to support a number of new collaborative environmental education and recreation projects in our area.

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Perseverance pays off for Crawford businesses
Perseverance pays off for Crawford businesses

Some projects seem like they never end, but diligence and perseverance have paid off for the Crawford Area Chamber of Commerce and its member businesses. Back in 2013 at a monthly board meeting the chamber directors were discussing ways to benefit local businesses and encourage more people to visit Crawford.

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Crawford continues broadband discussion

In light of passage of the Town of Crawford Ballot Question 2D, which more than 77 percent of town voters approved in the Nov. 3 combined election, trustees continued discussion of funding of the project at the Nov. 4 town work session. Question 2D asked voters to opt out of Colorado Senate Bill 05-152, which calls for voter approval before a local government can use taxpayer money to engage in providing telecommunications services.

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Citizens oppose water rate hikes
Citizens oppose water rate hikes

Of the more than 60 water users who packed Paonia Town Hall Nov. 5, only about 10 percent were in-town residents. They all came to let the town know they are not happy with recently-proposed water rate increases.

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Plant & Dig Garden Club hears from beekeepers

The Plant & Dig Garden Club of Cedaredge held its October meeting on Oct. 18. There was a full house including five guests (two of whom were spouses) who came to hear Arnie and Cathy Ogden's adventures as beekeepers.

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Birds of the Western Slope November 11, 2015
Birds of the Western Slope November 11, 2015

Where are the Cranes?

I wish I knew! The senior biologist for our Rocky Mountain Flock of Greater Sandhill Cranes, Rod Drewien, shared with me that the number of cranes at the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge was much lower than it has been in the past.

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Issues to watch with Colorado's Water Plan

The Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) is set to deliver Colorado's Water Plan to the governor on or before Dec. 19.

At the October meeting of the Colorado River District board, general manager Eric Kuhn said that the major policy question is "what happens next?"

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Water issues dominate Farm Bureau meeting
Water issues dominate Farm Bureau meeting

Presentations on two important pending water issues were featured as the Delta County Farm and Livestock Bureau held its annual meeting and banquet at Bill Heddles Recreation Center on Nov. 6.

Area ag producer and Colorado Farm Bureau board member Hugh Sanburg updated members on the EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule.

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Gleaners support Haven House
Gleaners support Haven House

A special offering conducted by the Gleaners at Delta Christian Church went to Haven House this year. During the month of October, members of the church were invited to drop donations in a handmade pink pig.

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Fruit sale benefits Tyler Clymo fund

The annual end-of-the-season fruit sale at Fritchman Orchards netted a total of $2,693.65 this year.

Proceeds from the annual event will go toward a fund established for Tyler Clymo, a youth in the community who is undergoing treatments for a type of cancer.

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David Starr has a new project

Cedaredge's David Starr announced last week that a new music project of his is nearing completion.

In an email, Starr says that he is "just back from a successful fall mini-tour of Texas and a quick trip to Arkansas, and I'm pleased to share with you that my new CD, "Love and Sabotage," is nearing completion.

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Food bank plans Christmas drive

As we approach the holidays of thankfulness, blessings and renewed hope, we remember families who are still challenged in meeting increased demand during these times.

The Surface Creek Community Services Food Bank in Cedaredge is seeking your monetary donation to help cover the costs of a generous Christmas Box dinner for families.

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Zero Gravity youth look forward to making a difference
Zero Gravity youth look forward to making a difference

The Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church houses the Zero Gravity Youth Group. Recently, the small organization combined with Delta's United Methodist Church to create new connections and formulate new ideas.

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Cedaredge voters like Internet, not more tax

Cedaredge voters casting ballots in the Nov. 3 election expressed strong hope for improved Internet service, but little desire for higher taxes.

The county elections department reported there were 671 votes cast on the town's healthy living lifestyles tax proposal.

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Paonia, Meeker seek title

Two Western Slope Conference Class 1A football teams are still alive in the playoffs as the 1A quarterfinals kick off this weekend.

No. 3 Paonia (9-1) will host perennial playoff contender Burlington (9-1) on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Paonia Town Park.

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CHS wins region, on to state for volleyball title run
CHS wins region, on to state for volleyball title run

Last weekend's volleyball regionals produced some exciting matches for local teams. Cedaredge High School won in Region C with victories over West Grand, 25-17, 25-21 and 25-19 and Dolores, 25-16, 25-17 and 25-13.

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Eagles off to fourth straight state VB trip

The Eagles are going back to state.

Rebounding from a tough loss to Cedaredge in the District championship, Paonia rallied on the road last Saturday at Regionals to beat Ignacio in three sets, and defeated Ridgway in four sets to earn a fourth consecutive trip to the 2A state championship tournament this weekend in Denver.

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Eagles dominate, fly by Thunderhawks in quest for three-peat
Eagles dominate, fly by Thunderhawks in quest for three-peat

Paonia began its quest for a third consecutive 1A state football championship last Saturday with a 49-6 domination of Ellicott that was in doubt for exactly 14 seconds.

That's how long it took Jeramiah Hillman to take the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown, and the Eagles just poured it on after that.

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Panthers 3A WSL grid titlist
Panthers 3A WSL grid titlist

The Jonny Ponce show was a big hit last week when Palisade's Bulldogs visited Panther Stadium for a battle for the 3A WSL championship. Ponce ran for 246 yards and a couple of touchdowns, enabling Delta's Panthers to score a 27-21 decision over the Bulldogs.

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Delta sweeps net regionals
Delta sweeps net regionals

The goal of a team title in volleyball eluded Delta's Panthers in 2015. Now that Delta is in the field of 12 for this year's state volleyball championship, there's hope for more than just a league title.

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A frontline soldier's perspective
A frontline soldier's perspective

Norman Shetley had just completed his first year of college at Western State in Gunnison when he received his draft notice in July 1943. Shetley trained in Texas, Ohio and Kentucky prior to landing in Marseille, France, in October 1944 with the 449th Armored Field Artillery of the 14th Armored Division.

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Hotchkiss K-8 presents GRIT Blazing Bulldog Awards

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.

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County decides on gravel haul route
County decides on gravel haul route

The county's choice for a haul route from its yet-to-be-opened North Road gravel pit has been decided.

The county intends to send its ten-wheel end-dump trucks and its 18-wheel belly-dump trucks through Eckert's congested SH65-at-North Road intersection.

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Keeping  the peace
Keeping the peace

Throughout the history of the United States its citizens have served in the military in times of war, times of peace, to keep the peace. In recognition of Veterans Day, we talked with three veterans about their military service in keeping the peace, and we thank them and all the other veterans for their service to our country.

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His music lifts their loneliness
His music lifts their loneliness

The idea that anyone in this world would feel alone is an idea that Phil Ellsworth has not become reconciled to.

Phil is the affable man whose gentle strains of sweet harmonica music are heard at the doorway of FoodTown whenever Cedaredge Rotary Club stages a fundraiser raffle ticket sale there.

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