(Reprinted from a July 3, 1991, section devoted to the opening of Confluence Park)
Walk a short distance along the crushed red rock path and it doesn't take long to recognize that Confluence Park is something special. It is also amazingly varied.
Jerry VanderVelde of Cedaredge, Colo., died on June 21 at his home with his wife and two daughters at his side. He was 82 years old and lived a rich and full life.
Delta resident, Dale Kimber, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at his home in Delta, Colo. He was 72 years old.
Delta resident Reigh Stoddard died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. She was 80.
Rose M. Loring died at her home in Cedaredge Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was 85.
Tammy Lynn Cormier of Delta died Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Delta. She was 53.
Alvin L. Cerise died Friday, June 24, 2016, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. He was 84.
Hotchkiss resident Judy Johns-Hoskins died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 64.
The Montrose Community Band has been blessed over the past eight years to be under the baton of Delta resident Toby King. His musical knowledge, patience and leadership ability help this band to grow in musicianship and ability with each and every concert.
The body of work by Judy Campbell, which consisted of three-dimensional works of art, was named "Best of Show" by Meredith Nemirov of Ridgway. Nemirov judged Delta Fine Arts' annual show, which was held at Garnet Mesa Elementary School June 17-19. Fifty-eight artists entered the show with a total of 137 entries.
Nate and Jocelyn Wiggins of Delta are the parents of a daughter, Camila Faye Wiggins, born June 11, 2016, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14.2 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length.
Courtney Anderson, co-valedictorian of Delta High School Class of 2012, was named to the Dean's List at the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Engineering for the spring 2016 semester.
Senior CommUnity meals are served at four dining sites in Delta County -- Cedaredge Community Center (Monday-Thursday), Delta Community Center (Monday-Friday), Hotchkiss Senior Center (Monday-Thursday) and Paonia Senior Citizen Center (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). Meals on Wheels are also delivered from each location. More information is available by calling the Cedaredge meal site, 856-3636; the Delta meal site, 874-7662; Hotchkiss Senior Center, 872-3494; and Paonia Senior Citizen Center, 527-3435.
Benjamin F. Sanchez, 40, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order.
Jesus E. Gonzalez, 18, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced the Western Colorado Wilderness Study Area Release Act (H.R. 5570), a bill that would release acreage in Delta, Mesa and Jackson counties from further consideration for designation as wilderness by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
After the lofty and lively rhetoric of the Crawford Town Council campaign, its citizens now face the "realpolitiks" of our new mayor and town council. Realpolitiks is defined as "policy based on power, rather than ideals."
I am responding to the retired Marine's letter in the June 22 DCI. First, I want to sincerely say to him, thank you for your service to our country. There are no sources given for the information presented regarding gun violence.
I am writing a letter to this community to let everyone know that there is a particular timing and wording that needs to be taken when reporting a crime. If you are later than a day in timing or you are vague in your description of what happened, you most likely will lose your case.
The oil and gas industry provides more benefits than we can count to our local community, state and country. But despite all of its benefits environmentalists continue to fight to eliminate the industry with complete disregard for the comforts we receive from this industry:
Are there racists in Delta County? Sure there are. There are racists and people with prejudices everywhere. However, most people are not.
The City of Delta would like to update local businesses about the paving delay on the Main Street alley pavement project. The pavement crew was originally scheduled to complete paving operations in the alley from 5th to 2nd between Main and Meeker on June 24.
On Thursday, June 23, the Delta County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Delta Police Department, Cedaredge Police and multiple federal agencies, executed five search warrants in Delta and Mesa counties, four of which were executed in the Delta, Eckert and Cedaredge areas. The search warrants were a culmination of a cooperative investigation between local agencies and DEA into a group of Cuban nationals that were involved in credit card fraud and cultivation of illegal marijuana in both counties.
The Delta City Council business meeting June 20 began with the appointment of Mary Cooper to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. Cooper served as a councilmember for 11-plus years. She replaces Gerald Roberts who was recently elected to city council.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Delta Christian Church at 795 1600 Road. This outreach ministry is for anyone with habits, hang-ups, and hurts that are defeating them.
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