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Crafty women have a standing date every Tuesday
Crafty women have a standing date every Tuesday

About a dozen crafty women gather at Bill Heddles Recreation Center every Tuesday morning, a tradition that dates back to crochet classes that were offered 18 to 20 years ago.

One instructor moved, another took over but later passed away.

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Phaelen French to wed Mike Seery this summer
Phaelen French to wed Mike Seery this summer

Phaelen French and her parents, Don and Beth French, announce Phaelen's engagement to Mike Seery of Ohio.

Phaelen is a 2008 graduate of Delta High School where she earned accolades in basketball, track and field, and cross country all four years and represented DHS at state competitions each year in track and field and cross country.

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Feedback welcomed

The Delta County Libraries Board of Trustees is undergoing a search for a new district director. Public feedback is welcome.

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Commissioners see truck route idea as a Delta issue

The county commissioners explained on Monday they believe the City of Delta is the jurisdiction that should be "leading the discussion" on having CDOT assume some $22 million in outstanding debt and take over ownership of Delta's new alternate truck route.

District 1 Commissioner Doug Atchley explained the truck route "is in the City of Delta and its citizens approved a bond to pay for it. It is a City of Delta indebtedness."

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Forestry agencies release 2015 aerial survey results
Forestry agencies release 2015 aerial survey results

Last week, the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Rocky Mountain Region, released the 2015 forest health aerial survey results for Colorado.

Every year the USFS and CSFS work together to aerially monitor forest health conditions on millions of forested acres across the state.

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Law enforcement blotter February 3, 2016

Randall B. Allsup, 47, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged third degree assault.

Patricia E. Penfield, 51, of Paonia was issued a ticket for alleged failure to yield right of way to oncoming traffic after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at Highway 50 and Highway 92.

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Let's put art back in the conversation

Regarding the front-page article in the Jan. 20 DCI on potential grant money for economic development and the article Jan. 21 in the Sentinel, "... how arts bleed into other businesses":

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There is no Santa Claus

No BLM leases you may be thinking. Don't. This would be somewhat like an event referred to as the subject of this letter.

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So-called independent thinkers are anything but

Mr. Sutton, in his most recent letter to this publication, this one on the plagiarism of another individual, is attempting to do nothing more than defend the indefensible. There is never any reason, or excuse, for plagiarism of any type or for any reason.

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Energy is not a partisan issue

As the political season heats up as we enter a volatile presidential election year, I hope you have the oil and gas industry on your mind as we select our new leaders.

Traditionally, Republicans and Democrats rarely see eye to eye, but it appears the strength of our country's job-fueling energy industry is where they do find some common ground.

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We need leaders who look at the big picture

Another week, another climate denial letter in the DCI. This one, another from Mr. Many who is apparently unaware of what IPCC assessments are and what they are based on; the current status of climate science.

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Stop the reproduction of unwanted dogs and cats

February is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month! Yes, it's that time of year and I would like to mention that some of you readers didn't follow through like you promised after last year's awareness notice.

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Airport improvements

A GPS (instrument approach) landing system recently went into operation at Blake. The high-tech navigation gear is a major upgrade for operations and is the result of five years of planning, acquisition and installation, according to Blake Field managers Mark and Cheryl Husmann.

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Roeber to run

District 3 County Commissioner Mark Roeber has told the DCI he is filing the required paperwork and announcing his intention to run for a second term as county commissioner.

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Early release days dropped from 2016-17 school calendar

A new school calendar for 2016-17 eliminates early release days and adds two professional development/work days for teachers.

The calendar formally adopted by the Delta County Board of Education in January is the result of a collaborative effort spearheaded by Marty Rover, a Delta High School teacher who is pursuing an advanced degree and chose the calendar as the focus of a research project for a leadership course.

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USFS expands headquarters search

The U.S. Forest Service is expanding its search in Delta for a new headquarters.

Scott Armentrout, GMUG forest supervisor, in a report to the county commissioners on Monday, said the agency's search area for a new home now extends north from the Delta-Montrose Technical College to the Gunnison River. East and west boundaries are approximately one block on either side of Main Street.

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CSU Extension rolls out food safety courses
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Town adopts new water connect rules

The Cedaredge Town Board has adopted an ordinance providing for installation of backflow prevention devices on town water taps where cross-connection contamination could occur.

The first new ordinance of 2016 outlines the program called "Public Services, Water Service System, Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control Program."

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Birds of the Western Slope February 3, 2016
Birds of the Western Slope February 3, 2016

The second day of February was "Groundhog Day." I've wondered for years about the groundhog and I just found www.stormfax.com/ghog.htm so now I know a bit more! Since this common rodent hibernates for the winter, its appearance indicates spring (well, sometimes).

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Trustees hear plans for tennis and trails

On Jan. 21, Cedaredge town administrator Katie Sickles reported to the trustees on issues involving improvement to the park tennis courts.

A proposal includes enhanced lighting and needed maintenance work among the items being looked at for work when weather turns nice.

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'M&M' boys plan reunion

One of the valley's favorite music groups, The Metamoocil Mountain Boys, is scheduling a reunion and benefit concert on March 5 with proceeds going to the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control building fund.

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Crockpots for Critters benefits building fund
Crockpots for Critters benefits building fund

The annual Crockpots for Critters fundraiser is set for the Cedaredge Civic Center Saturday, Feb. 13, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Shelter Shoppe volunteers are promising lots of great home cooking for everyone to enjoy at the small price of a $5 ticket, available at the Shelter Shoppe or at the door of the event.

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Opt-out vote set for Orchard City ballot

Orchard City voters will have a chance to decide whether their town government may "opt out" from the statutory prohibitions of Senate Bill 152 and thereby use public resources to support a local telecommunications "broadband" business.

An opt-out measure similar to the ones adopted by voters in five other local municipalities, and also by county voters, was approved by the town board in January.

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February is Library Lovers' Month

Love is a word that comes up frequently in libraries, as patrons exclaim, "I love this book!" or "I love this library!" Fortunately, there is a month designed expressly for uttering such things, as February is Library Lovers' Month.

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Charley Tyler Porteus
Charley Tyler Porteus

Charles "Charley" Tyler Porteus died suddenly at home from a heart attack on Jan. 21, at the age of 40. He was born in Grand Junction, Colo., to parents Rod and Arlene Porteus on Feb. 5, 1975.

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