Hilltop Community Resources has received a $60,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its domestic violence emergency shelters in Mesa, Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties. This grant also funds Hilltop's Senior Daybreak program, located in Grand Junction.
In drafting its proposed Ordinance 2015-10, town staff endeavored to keep individual elected officials' names out of the document.
However, issues are so intertwined that a generalized wording was found to be impossible.
The Paonia High School girls' basketball team saw the highs and the lows this past week.
The latter came last Tuesday on the road in Olathe, where the Eagles suffered their first loss of the season.
Cedaredge High School's basketball team is now on top of the 2A District 5 girls' standings. A loss by Paonia to Olathe last week has the Bruins listed in first place with a 5-0 record.
Cedaredge High School's wrestling team had three athletes place in the top three at last weekend's Delta Invitational. The Bruins scored 85.5 points to place fifth in the 12-team field in Delta.
Orchard City's troubled West Main water transmission line encountered another failure over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to a report from the trustee water committee.
One of the fused couplings which has experienced previous failures on the HDPE polymer line failed over that weekend.
Over a year ago, I wrote a column on mistletoe. In my mind's eye, I was walking through an oak woodland in Wisconsin.
According to staff at the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce, four new directors have been appointed to the chamber's board of directors.
They were named at a special meeting of the board held on Tuesday morning, Dec. 8.
The schools of Cedaredge celebrate Christmas every year by bringing in real trees, decorating classrooms, and most importantly, giving back to the community. All three schools introduced new ideas for fundraisers, donations and entertainment for the town this year.
The Town of Cedaredge will be issuing a request for proposals for management of the golf course restaurant following action of the town board at its regular meeting on Dec. 10.
Any responses to the town's RFP are to be reviewed by trustees at their next official meeting -- a work session on Jan 14.
Les and Sheila Page of Paonia will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 16. They were married in Dundee, Scotland, in 1965, and plan to celebrate their anniversary in Central City.
Four talented local writers were honored on Monday for essays they have written that celebrate American patriotism and freedom.
Members of Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary #3571 of Delta recognized the top middle school and high school essayists in the VFW's annual voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen writing contest.
On Nov. 16, the historic Bross Hotel was named to the National Register of Historic Places. The Bross, located at 312 Onarga Avenue in Paonia, was recognized for its architectural and social significance to the community.
Combine a big love for the Christmas season, a big imagination, and a big, nearly 50-foot-tall pine tree in the front yard and you have the makings for a Santa's workshop holiday setting that is unique and delightful.
Glenn and Randi Byrne have made their front yard pine tree the focus of a Christmas decorating celebration that will make even a holiday-weary adult experience once again the feelings of their first Christmas.
When Christmas is approaching every year, Yvonne Rowland's world takes on added energy and excitement.
She, and friends who help her, pull down from her garage and the loft in her office boxes filled with Christmas tree branches and boxes and boxes and boxes of ornaments, nativity scenes, Father Christmas depictions, and figurines of many characters familiar to our Christmas celebrations.
Delta High School's basketball teams are struggling to find ways to win in the early stages of their hoops campaigns.
The girls are in a total rebuilding year with a new coach and his new offense and defensive schemes.
The wrestlers at Paonia High School don't have much time to get ready for the season.
The Eagles, who saw their three-year streak of 2A state championships snapped last year, showed no signs of a tough transition from the football season as Paonia hosted a pair of duals during week two of the young season.
The wrestlers at Hotchkiss High School are off to a great start.
Two weeks into the campaign, the Bulldogs are up to No. 5 in 2A in a recent poll and have seen several individuals put up some big wins at duals early in the season.
This year's Delta Panthers' wrestling team has already proven to be an exceptional squad. With Delta's football team going deep into the playoffs, several athletes were late getting to wrestling practices.
The Cedaredge Senior Hikers have been enjoying the pleasures and wonders of local geography recently, venturing from desert canyon to mountain snow with the changing of seasons.
"The senior hiking group continues to hike in our beautiful canyon country almost every Wednesday throughout the winter," said Jude Keica, a member of the group.
The Cedaredge Elberta Rebekah Lodge #106 held a money-making project this year. The proceeds will be used for the building fund, scholarship fund and charities the lodge supports.
The Surface Creek community's Christmas spirit was serenaded in the season's best style as Cedaredge Elementary School music students of Andrea Kallson performed their annual concerts at the school last week.
On Tuesday, the fourth and fifth graders opened the three nights of chorale performances with a 1950s, rock 'n' roll-themed program.
After three rounds of applications and interviews, consuming much of 2015, the City of Delta has hired David Torgler as city manager.
For the past five years, Torgler has served as city manager of Hayden, a town of just 1,800 residents on Highway 40 between Craig and Steamboat Springs.
An open house at the Abraham Connection homeless shelter was a festive celebration befitting the holiday season. Live music from Beth Williams filled the air, while shelter volunteers and community members enjoyed appetizers and mingled in the common area.
Montrose Regional Crime Stoppers and the Montrose County Sheriff's Office are seeking the help of citizens to locate and apprehend the perpetrator(s) involved in the following incident involving the theft of cows and calves from a corral in Cimarron.
On or about Oct. 10, person or persons unknown stole 18 cows and 71 calves from Forest Corral on Cimarron Road in Cimarron.
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