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DOS, DMTC collaborate for kids' shoeboxes
DOS, DMTC collaborate for kids' shoeboxes

Building on the positive behavior support system of DOS Dollars, 38 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child are being sent by Delta Opportunity School students.

Knowing that students were earning DOS dollars for exceptional work, excellent behavior and good citizenship, Angela McMurdy and Willyn Webb decided to take it one step further.

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Support sought for VFW projects

Lee Marts VFW Post 3571 and its Auxiliary in Delta encourage all members of the community to help our local veterans. The post and auxiliary currently have two community-based projects going into the holidays.

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Longtimeå Cedaredge residents celebrate 70th
Longtimeå Cedaredge residents celebrate 70th

Ernie and Ida Mae Bailey, ages 94 and 90, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Baileys are longtime residents of Cedaredge.

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Births November 25, 2015

Chevelle and Steve Mercilliott of Delta are the parents of a son, Armani Dezmond Sabastian Mercilliott, born Oct. 31, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 2.2 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length.

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Waking up in another dimension

Imagine living in a very remote location at a very high elevation that doesn't afford TV or radio access, you haven't read the newspapers and have avoided outer human contact for some time. This was my experience some years ago and it became very obvious to me, one of the first times I went in to the nearest town to get supplies, that something very strange was happening.

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Send the terrorists to Cuba

Perhaps President Obama's buddy, El Presidente Castro of the island prison of Cuba will entertain a proposal from Obama to release the remaining Islamic terrorists at Guantanamo to freedom in Cuba. Castro has run Cuba as a prison for most of the island's people for over a half century, while executing thousands of his own citizens.

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Action is now the key to Colorado's Water Plan

We should all truly celebrate. Two years after the governor's executive order, we finally have a Colorado Water Plan that lays out measurable objectives and metrics to help guide us toward a secure water future.

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Law enforcement blotter November 25, 2015

Jerry D. Galemore, 74, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree criminal trespass.

William A.S. Chalfant, 32, of Montrose was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.

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Bond reduction denied for armed robbery suspect
Bond reduction denied for armed robbery suspect

About 4,000 Delta area residents enjoying a quiet evening at home were startled by an automated Code Red alert warning them of two "armed and dangerous" individuals on the loose.

The calls were generated Thursday, Nov. 19, shortly after officers of the Delta Police Department responded to a robbery at the Western Convenience Store at 15th and Howard.

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Christmas tree permits available

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are selling Forest Service Christmas tree permits at a cost of $8 per tree.

Permits come with information explaining regulations and helpful tips.

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27-year-old man dies of exposure

On Nov. 22 at approximately 5 p.m. the Delta County Sheriff's Office received a call concerning a missing person. Bruce Barker, age 27, was reportedly last seen the night before at a large party at 7816 2100 Road in Delta.

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Sign up for Code Red alerts

The Delta County Code Red system was used to alert the area to the potential threat, asking citizens to remain indoors and to alert 911 of any suspicious activity. Later the system was used again to notify the community the subjects had been taken into custody.

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Negotiations begin with unnamed manager finalist

Four city manager finalists were in Delta for a tour and interviews this week. The candidates -- Don Gaeddert, Dan Hamsmith, George Korthauer and David Torgler -- also met with community members at a well-attended reception Monday night.

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Large marijuana operation shut down
Large marijuana operation shut down

An extensive investigation that took DEA investigators from the west edge of Montrose County to a grow operation in Gateway Canyon, and finally to property north of Cedaredge, resulted in the seizure of approximately 1,300 pounds of marijuana last week. In addition, two arrests were made.

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Neil Thompson
Neil Thompson

Paonia resident Neil Thompson died Nov. 20, 2015, at Paonia Care Center. He was 85.

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Steve Perea
Steve Perea

Steve L. Perea, a Delta resident for 50 years, died Nov. 16, 2015, at his home in Delta. He was 78.

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June Story
June Story

Longtime Paonia resident June E. Story died Nov. 15, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 83.

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War's lasting effects
War's lasting effects

"The war took my dad. He wasn't going to knock on my door and tell me it was all a mistake," Vicky Lehmann said during an emotional interview.

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Dolphin House gains accreditation

The Dolphin House Child Advocacy Center has been awarded accreditation by National Children's Alliance. The accrediting agency for children's advocacy centers across the country, National Children's Alliance awards various levels of accreditation and membership to centers responding to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient, and put the needs of child victims of abuse first.

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Arch Coal Foundation awards teaching grants

Nine Delta County teachers have been named recipients of innovative teaching grants by the Arch Coal Foundation, according to Jim Miller, general manager of Mountain Coal Company's West Elk mine. This is the ninth year that the Arch Coal Foundation has set aside $10,000 to award grants to support teaching excellence in Delta County.

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Friends and family members affected by alcoholics don't have to wait to get help

For anyone who is living with the effects of a loved one's drinking, the strain on mental and emotional well-being can be significant. "There is nothing worse than the pain and the loneliness of living with an alcoholic," said Suzanne, an anonymous commenter on a "First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery" podcast.

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Holiday help is on the way with Delta County Libraries

A Thanksgiving turkey sits on the counter, thawed and awaiting preparation. Sweet potatoes and apples beg to be made into delicious dishes.

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Bair appointed to Gunnison Roundtable
Bair appointed to Gunnison Roundtable

Bruce Bair, public works director for the Town of Crawford, has been named an at-large member of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable. Bair expressed interest in the roundtable in September when Wendell Koontz, the mayor of Hotchkiss and senior mine geologist for Arch Coal, announced he would be stepping down as municipal representative for Delta County.

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JROTC, speakers highlight Veterans Day assembly
JROTC, speakers highlight Veterans Day assembly

Hotchkiss K-8 School was honored to have First Sergeant Lopez and cadets in the Delta High School JROTC program at its Veterans Day assembly. They presented the colors and taught the students about the meaning of the folding of the American flag.

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Operation Christmas Child sends boxes of joy
Operation Christmas Child sends boxes of joy

Hundreds of underserved children in the U.S. and throughout the world will receive a gift box this Christmas, thanks to an organization called Samaritan's Purse. Since 1993, the nondenominational evangelical Christian organization has coordinated Operation Christmas Child, an international effort to deliver gift-filled shoe boxes to children throughout the world and "to demonstrate God's love in a tangible way."

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