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Great weather brings record AppleFest crowds

The story of AppleFest 2015 was the weather. Everywhere were heard comments on the superb, perfect day that welcomed visitors to 2015 AppleFest last Saturday.

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Creamery holding after-school classes

After announcing last July that the iconic Creamer Arts Center in Hotchkiss would close its doors in August and end classes due to a lack of funding, a lot of calls came in regarding after-school classes, said program administrator Gail Smith. "So many parents were really upset.

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Hotchkiss asked for money for broadband

At a work session on Sept. 29 Hotchkiss trustees were informed that the town is being asked to commit money toward building middle-mile broadband infrastructure. The Delta-Montrose Electric Association, which is partnering with Region 10 on a grant to build that infrastructure, originally asked the town for a letter of support.

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Hotchkiss Homecoming pays homage to Super Heroes with week of fun
Hotchkiss Homecoming pays homage to Super Heroes with week of fun

Hotchkiss High School is a flurry of activities this week as the Bulldogs celebrate Homecoming week. This year's theme is "Super Heroes."

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Hotchkiss trustee recalls mine layoff for the 1980s

The North Fork area has a rich history of coal mining. Unfortunately, mining is a boom-and-bust industry that includes a long history of layoffs.

James Roberts knows what it's like to lose a good-paying mining job.

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Effort underway to renovate the 'H'
Effort underway to renovate the 'H'

Today is the day Hotchkiss freshmen will whitewash "H" as part of traditional Homecoming festivities. At 9 a.m., prior to painting, a group of volunteers and Hotchkiss alumni will begin efforts to reconstruct the hillside letter, which measures roughly 25 feet in width and 100 feet in length.

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Airport lands in middle of Paonia budget talks
Airport lands in middle of Paonia budget talks

As the Town of Paonia grapples with cash shortages caused by years of overspending and theft of more than a half million dollars in cash, the board of trustees is considering ways to raise capital. Under consideration is liquidation of assets, including the town's 75 percent ownership in the North Fork Valley Airport.

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Paonia faces 'cash crunch'

The Town of Paonia may not be headed for bankruptcy, but it is experiencing dwindling cash reserves and a "cash crunch" that needs to be addressed.

That's according to town manager Jane Berry, mayor pro tem Charles Stewart and trustee Ross King. King and Stewart serve on the town's finance committee and have been following the town's financial situation closely.

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DCED, Region 10 partner to create community hub

Delta County Economic Development (DCED) and Region 10 are partnering to create a new business center and community hub for Delta. To kick off this collaboration, these two organizations moved into the former Bank of Colorado building located at 145 W. 4th Street.

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Library book clubs provide opportunities for discussion
Library book clubs provide opportunities for discussion

Librarians talk about books all day, recommending new authors to patrons, discussing materials to add to collections, even investigating unpopular titles destined for the discard pile. So it would seem that at the end of the day a typical librarian would have had enough of book talking and would prefer to sit down and watch a movie or something instead.

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Jake Accola

A celebration of life for Colonel Jacob P. "Jake" Accola will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Cedaredge United Methodist Church with Rev. Christy Tullis officiating. Inurnment and military rites by the Grand Mesa VFW Post #9221 will follow at the Cedaredge Cemetery.

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Peggy Niemand

Peggy Ann Niemand died Sept. 26, 2015. She was 72.

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Richard Valles

Crawford resident Richard Homer Valles died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at his son's home in Crawford. He was 87.

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Barbara Dickinson
Barbara Dickinson

Barbara Marie "Barbie" Dickinson of Crawford died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. She was 57.

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Geraldine Vining
Geraldine Vining

Longtime Delta resident Geraldine Vining died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at the HopeWest Hospice Center in Grand Junction.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.

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Gene Salazar
Gene Salazar

Jose Eugenio "Gene" Ruben Salazar of Grand Junction died Sept. 29, 2015, while visiting family in New Mexico.

He was born May 22, 1949, in Coyote, N.M., to Lydia (Ortega) and Jose Salazar.

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Donald Clay

Donald "Don" Clay, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. He was 94.

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Evea Ashurst

Lifetime Colorado resident Evea Ashurst died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, at her home in Cedaredge. She was 75.

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Glenda Bass

Glenda Evelyn Reed Sheldon Bass died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 26, 2015, at HopeWest Hospice Center in Grand Junction. She was 68.

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Betty Jean Koppes
Betty Jean Koppes

Betty Jean Koppes, 83, of Greeley, formerly of Delta, passed away on Sept. 28, 2015, in Greeley.

Betty Jean Radcliff was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Margaret (Brown) and Clarence C. Radcliff, Sr. on Jan. 10, 1932, the second of nine children.

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In-school dental clinics provided

Dr. Stacy Laiminger and skilled staff members from The Clinic at Community Dental offered full dental checkups at Lincoln and Garnet Mesa elementary schools. The service was optional and open to all students.

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DHS students recognized for achievement on AP exams

Fifteen students at Delta High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.

The College Board's Advanced Placement ProgramĀ® (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams.

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Law enforcement blotter October 7, 2015

A warrant was issued for the arrest of Harlin D. Watkins, 23, of Delta for alleged menacing. He was later arrested in Montrose.

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Check the data: There's no such thing as global warming

Concerning the letter, "We need to heed the pope's call to action," in the Sept. 30 DCI: The pope and President Obama are flat out wrong on global warming and climate change.

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Holiday closures

City of Delta government offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. Bill Heddles Recreation Center and Devil's Thumb Golf Club will be open regular hours. Refuse that is normally picked up on Mondays will be picked up on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

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