Former Cedaredge resident Mary Kehmeier died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe. She was 93.
Uleta Fisk Hopkins, formerly of Delta, died Feb. 22, 2016, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe. She was 79.
Hotchkiss resident Frances Varner died Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. She was 82.
William T. "Bill" Rule died unexpectedly Feb. 26, 2016, of natural causes at his home in Paonia. He was 75.
Longtime Paonia resident Lotis Smith died at her home Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. She was 91.
Melville "Calvin" Kelly died Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. He was 91.
Two new board members were elected and 12 volunteers were recognized for their years of service at the annual board meeting of the North Fork Ambulance, held Feb. 20 at Hotchkiss Memorial Hall.
North Fork Ambulance is heading into its 47th year of service.
Three Democratic leaders held a meet and greet Saturday to hear what's on the minds of their Delta County constituents.
House Democratic Majority Leader Crisanta Duran, District 61 Rep. Millie Hamner and District 5 Sen. Kerry Donovan arrived in Paonia to the news that the Bowie Mine #2 will cut an estimated 68 full-time positions and one contractor.
Six Hotchkiss residents, including two incumbents, are vying for four seats, three for four-year terms and a fourth for a two-year term, on Hotchkiss Town Council. In the order they will appear on the ballot, candidates are Ralph Sandmann II, Mary Hockenbery, Patrick Webb, Larry Jakubiak, John Marta and James Roberts.
The Crawford Town Council is considering how best to honor a longtime employee after a local couple sought support for a memorial bench.
Hotchkiss residents Gary and Elaine Violett asked the town for support for a memorial bench as a way to honor Dale "Gabby" George, the former longtime public works director who passed away last month.
Delta-Montrose Electric Association invites members to The Morning Buzz, an outreach program that allows members to ask questions and offer suggestions.
"Cooperatives, like DMEA, are established to serve their members, and it's important to listen to those members," said DMEA CEO Jasen Bronec, who, along with other co-op representatives will be on hand to answer questions and listen to suggestions.
At the Feb. 23 board meeting, Paonia trustees voted 4-1 to approve the special review application and site plan for the Circle Development Corporation's Silver Leaf Senior Cohousing Project. Trustee Eric Goold was absent, and Suzanne Watson cast the dissenting vote.
Members of the local Zeta Omicron Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Sorority will be hosting their annual St. Patrick's Day Irish Stew Luncheon on Friday, March 11. It will be held at the Cedaredge Masonic Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Cedaredge Middle School gifted and talented program fundraised, publicized, and finally constructed a climbing wall in the gymnasium. The school opened this wall to the entire community and created a climbing club for anyone who wishes to take advantage of the athletic and academic benefits.
The AppleShed and 2nd Edition consignment shop of Delta are teaming up on a special promotion to benefit local people.
The "Every Girl Deserves a Beautiful Gown" fundraiser will be making a large selection of prom-quality formal wear available to high school girls just as thoughts of the big springtime night out begin turning toward fashion.
Earlier this month representatives of the Cedaredge Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon cutting to welcome its newest member, Rudy's Pizzeria.
Rudy Lang and Jane Vandervelde have worked for nearly three years to create great a pizzerian and solid business in Cedaredge.
Every March brings the distinctive sound of the sandhill cranes calling in their big flocks circling high above the Surface Creek Valley.
The annual Eckert Crane Days, an event that observes and participates in the seasonal migration of the cranes, has been scheduled for March 18-20 this year.
The Pioneer Town soup supper fundraiser is coming to the Stolte Shed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, an annual event that boosts the local community in many ways.
This is one of the important fundraisers during the year that helps support Pioneer Town -- a grass roots enterprise that makes its way by the dedication of a local volunteer corps; by programs and services it offers the community; and especially by the support from its community friends without whom Pioneer Town would not exist, because it does not rely on government support.
Plans and arrangements for their big trip to Washington, D.C., are being finalized as members of the Cedaredge High School marching band and choir look forward to their by-invitation performance at the nation's Memorial Day celebration this year.
The community and the band members themselves have been working to raise necessary support for the $63,000 educational adventure that will include 41 members of the band and choir.
Volunteers from all areas of the county who put their names in for unpaid service on the various boards and commissions of county government were officially appointed to their desired posts by the commissioners on Feb. 16.
A contractor for the county will be conducting an aerial photographic survey here before trees begin leafing out.
The Board of County Commissioners has approved a proposal to conduct the aerial survey, called an oblique/orthogonal aerial imaging.
Region 10's Small Business Development Center hit the ground running in 2016. With a robust schedule of business classes already scheduled for the new year, SBDC is striving to provide valuable content that small business owners and entrepreneurs are demanding.
The drama "Rabbit Hole" at Magic Circle Theatre presents a broken-hearted family trying to learn to live beyond a life-shattering automobile accident that took the life of an only child.
Directed by Dave Olson and assistant director Stasia Allyn, the actors use bitingly humorous dialogue (including adult contemporary language) as they portray a New York family trying desperately to restore the shreds of their once-happy life.
Join the Montrose Community Band on Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m. in the Montrose Pavilion auditorium for a free concert.
One day, three chapters, cash prizes! First ever, mixed age (6-96) Bible Quiz competition for the Western Slope will be held April 30 in Delta. The focus is Matthew 5-7 (ESV).
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