DCMH recently kicked off the DohJe gratitude program at an all-employee barbecue. The Delta hospital is part of a Harvard-based study measuring the power of gratitude in the workplace by implementing the DohJe program.
A $547,000 grant will will enable local environmental health personnel to assist residents in learning more about the risks that threaten the safety of drinking water from area private wells and will provide well water testing for local property owners.
Ken Nordstrom, Delta County director of environmental health, is a member of the six-county West Central Public Health Partnership that applied for and secured a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control to help address private well water concerns in Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Ouray and San Miguel counties.
Delta County Memorial Hospital physical therapists Linda Bull and Brooke Loucks are offering free exercise classes in Cedaredge as part of a community outreach initiative.
Linda Bull has been the instructor of the "Use It or Lose It" class for the past nine years.
The DCMH mammography department is doing gift basket drawings again this year during the month of October when you come in for your mammogram. Call 970-874-2214 to schedule appointments.
If it sounds like a crow and walks like a crow, it's probably a crow. Well ... it might be a raven.
What do Colorado State Parks and Delta County Libraries have in common? Until this month, it was hard to imagine that they shared much more than some of the same visitors and a few guide books.
Among the business items heard by the Cedaredge Town Board at its regular Oct. 15 meeting was discussion of a report on the town's fire insurance ratings.
Town Clerk Patricia Luna outlined a report from a ratings agency.
Amber Jenkins has been named Orchard City's student of the month for October.
During presentation of the honor at the trustee's Oct. 14 meeting, Mayor Don Suppes noted that Amber, a senior at Cedaredge High School, has a 4.05 grade point average and is a member of National Honor Society.
An interesting caterpillar has crossed my path several times this fall. Maybe you've seen it, too, in your fall forays.
A local sorority comprised of energetic members who work year-round helping make the community better took time to mark an anniversary of its organization last week.
The local Zeta Omicron chapter of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority took part in state and national observances honoring ESA's 86 years of charitable work and community contributions.
The Surface Creek Valley Lions Club is planning a special evening on Wednesday, Oct. 21, observing the one-year anniversary of the club's bingo fundraiser nights. The celebration will happen during the Bingo Night at the Civic Center, starting at 7 p.m.
The Orchard City Town Board received copies of the town's proposed 2016 budget of $1.91 million during its meeting on Oct. 14.
The budget's $1.91 total expenditure figure includes spending on the following individual items from the various budget funds.
Cedaredge voters are facing a tax increase question on the November ballot that was mailed last week.
If they approve it, the proposed Healthy Living lifestyles tax would increase sales and use taxes from 2 percent to 2.5 percent, a 25 percent increase in the sales and use tax on things that everyone from retirees to working families use every day including vehicles, building materials and food.
Like the Shakers, Tim and Lyn Hinz express their faith through their craftsmanship. The Shakers believed that the excellence of their work was a form of worship; their furniture and crafts came to be known as "religion in wood."
Kenneth "Ken" and Elizabeth "Libby" Holton were married on Oct. 23, 1965, in Delta and they have made Delta their home for the past 43 years. They have three sons, David and spouse Carmen of Maricopa, Ariz., Craig and spouse Yazmin of Lakeside, Calif., and Nathan of Aurora, and a daughter, Lori and spouse Jeff of Lake Elsinore, Calif.
When considering the health of Delta County, our thoughts often turn to the loss of providers, the wait time for appointments, or the escalating cost of health insurance.
Karen McNeil-Miller, president of the Colorado Health Foundation, takes a broader approach.
County election officials report that ballots should begin arriving in voters' mailboxes this week. In the coordinated election, two school board seats will be filled (see related story) and there is one statewide measure: Proposition BB, which asks voters to decide if around $66 million in excess marijuana revenue should go back to taxpayers, or should be used for projects such as school construction.
A release signed by Robert Thomas, former chief of police for the City of Delta, has been disclosed by order of Judge Steven Schultz. The document was the subject of a court hearing last week after a Colorado Open Records Act request was filed by the DCI and other media.
For 11 years, Kit Rynerson has lived in a 1975 trailer house on the Huffington property in North Delta. Rynerson is 62, disabled and lives on SSDI payments of $726 a month. The arrangement she made with Bonsall Huffington prior to his death, to pay $200 a month to rent the land for her trailer, has served her well.
Taxpayers who did not submit their income tax filing by the April deadline are reminded that the extension due date for Colorado's 2014 income tax filing is Thursday, Oct. 15.
Complete the paper Colorado 104 form and appropriate schedules first.
The 4A WSL volleyball standings show hotly contested play, with the top four teams separated by a mere win or loss in the league race. Steamboat Springs is leading with its 7-1 league mark and 14-2 overall record.
A benefit concert is being planned for Tyler Clymo, an 11-year-old Cedaredge boy who is battling cancer.
Tyler is a fifth grader at Cedaredge Elementary School.
Plans for a replacement main building at the Surface Creek Animal Shelter got a big boost recently -- not big in monetary terms, but very big in terms of expressing what the shelter's mission to "give 'em shelter" is all about.
The story begins when, as he stopped by the shelter during daily errands, Larry Dumler, president of the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control, checked the change box.
Last week's non-conference play against Olathe, Oct. 6, was anything but easy for 2A/1A WSL leader Cedaredge. The Pirates came out with their traditional trademark of hustle and determination as they looked to deal Cedaredge a loss.
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