Hotchkiss resident Tanya Lee Saiz died at her home Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. She was 40.
At the Central High speech and debate tournament on Dec. 12, Delta performed exceptionally well. In Lincoln Douglas debate Cidney Fisk came in first with Hannah Owens coming in fifth.
Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is now accepting applications for its 2016 academic scholarship program. Applicants must be dependents of a DMEA member and planning to enroll in or be enrolled full time in an accredited college, university or vocational school. Applications are available online through the DMEA website.
Morgan Berkel of Delta is the parent of a son, Kolby Ray Jamyson Berkel, born Dec. 15, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 15.6 ounces, and was 19.5 inches in length.
District 28 installation of officers took place at the Oddfellow Hall in Delta on Jan. 3. District deputy president Carol Mendenhall and district deputy grand master Bob Millard were installing officers. Glen Conger and Bonnie Pope were marshals.
The City of Delta would like to inform the public that construction on the installation of a new storm sewer will begin the week of Jan. 18. Construction will take place along the alleys between Main and Palmer streets, and Main and Meeker streets from 2nd Street to 5th Street.
Seth L. Brave, 20, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
When was the last time you used microfilm or microfiche to find information? Does the phrase "online bulletin board" bring to mind that screeching noise associated with dial-up connections from 20 years ago?
I'm writing in regards to some very sad news that I received this morning from my brother, Bill Chick. He had a phone call from a very special man in both of our lives, Mr. Robert Tuttle, our high school vocational agriculture teacher and FFA supervisor.
I find it very difficult to accept the fact we have American citizens who are offended by the above title. Apparently they are deluded into believing the United States of America can be separated from God.
Regarding the letter in the Dec. 30 in the DCI supposedly by Gary Herby: it does not move any debate forward to publish rubbish written anonymously and circulated on the Internet since 2012.
The BLM's issuance of 65 Thompson Divide leases was a gross violation of the BLM's mandated responsibility to protect the land and only allow development in appropriate places. And that really is a crime because it favors corporate interests over the community's future and well-being.
As Colorado citizens we have the choice between public, private, and home education. Jan. 25-29 is National School Choice Week. I would like to discuss the choice my family made called Classical Conversations (CC).
Recently, I sent in a letter entitled "The American dream has come to an end." I regret to say that this letter, so true in every way, was taken from another article thereby not being of my own creation.
Has the definition of "NO" now been changed to mean "MAYBE"? Since medical marijuana approval in 2000, there have been numerous attempts by fringe minority groups to enlarge the permissive use of marijuana via different tacks.
I'm very glad that the top three Republican presidential candidates are not "establishment" Republicans. Republican voters are finally saying, "We're tired of business as usual. We want a return to conservative principles and smaller government!"
A two-vehicle accident Jan. 10 claimed the life of Christopher Gilroy, a 43-year-old man from Paonia. It was the first fatal traffic accident in Delta County since July 2014.
The Delta County Library District Board of Trustees has begun a search for a district library director. The position has been published on various sites and is available on the Delta County Libraries website.
At the monthly meeting of the Republican Central Committee, Nancy Hovde announced she is a candidate for Delta County Commissioner in District 2. The seat is currently held by her husband Bruce, who is term-limited.
Two pedestrians were struck crossing E. 4th Street Saturday night, and now the Delta Police Department is looking for information on the driver who left the scene.
The pedestrians, a 35-year-old female from Paonia and a 50-year-old male from Delta, were in the crosswalk with the walk signal when they were hit by a white or silver colored car.
"Arch is open for business, and our mining operations will continue without interruption."
After voluntarily filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, Arch Coal, the owner of the local West Elk Mine, assured employees mine operations nationwide will continue "today and tomorrow as we did yesterday -- safely, responsibly and efficiently."
Two events that are always on residents' calendars will change their dates in 2016 from the ones people have traditionally come to expect.
Cedaredge High School will host its graduation for the class of 2016 two weeks earlier than usual. Graduating CHS seniors will receive their diplomas this year at the school's commencement on May 15, a Sunday, beginning at 4 p.m.
Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control last week received donations of pet food and cash that came from local pet lovers who participated in two events sponsored by the Surface Creek Veterinary Center.
Veterinarians Jeff and Susie Hirsch sponsored a pet food drive at their clinic and encouraged clients to donate items to the effort.
The Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to an event-filled year of community activities and chamber fundraisers.
At its first meeting of 2016, the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce board welcomed four new directors, selected officers for the year and worked on a schedule of events into the spring.
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