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Arts center touted as a 'dream come true'
Arts center touted as a 'dream come true'

One hundred and twenty arts enthusiasts braved a stormy night Nov. 17 to get a "sneak peek" at plans for the new Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) which is due to open in downtown Cedaredge in Spring 2018. GMAEC board president Deborah Shaffer and vice president David Starr co-hosted the two-hour event held at the Cedaredge Civic Center.

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Neighbors locate missing Cedaredge woman

Neighbors who joined the search for a missing 78-year-old woman say it's "truly a miracle" she was found in an extremely wooded area nearly a mile from her house.

Carol Gamble was reported overdue from a walk at about 2 p.m. last Saturday.

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Cedaredge town administrator resigns

Town administrator Kathleen "Katie" Sickles submitted her verbal resignation effective Monday, Nov. 20. Katie has accepted a position with the City of Ouray as an interim city administrator.

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Creekside Cafe will host dinner on Thanksgiving

Cedaredge's Creekside Café will host its third annual Community Dinner on Thanksgiving Day. According to owner, Codi Nelson, the event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.

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Volunteers, donations needed for holiday meal

The free Cedaredge Community Christmas Dinner will be Monday, Dec. 25, at the Stolte Shed in Pioneer Town.

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Surface Creek churches give thanks

St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church will hold Thanksgiving Mass at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. The church is located at 290 NW Cedar Avenue.

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Comments sought on deer plan for south Grand Mesa

A proposed management plan for the South Grand Mesa Mule Deer herd, which includes Game Management Units 52, 411 and 521, is now available for public comment. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is requesting that hunters, landowners and others interested in mule deer in this area to provide comments on the proposal.

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What's bugging you? Nov. 22, 2017
What's bugging you? Nov. 22, 2017

It looks like we are finally heading into early winter with a drop of daily high temperatures. But there is still time to finish up your fall chores, especially since we have been moving through a warmer and drier November.

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Birds of the Western Slope Nov. 22, 2017
Birds of the Western Slope Nov. 22, 2017


Jimmy Vela came calling today -- with a "peace offering," and we ate the whole thing! I remember telling him that I didn't really like zucchini, but we would try his zucchini bread.

It was delicious! Didn't taste at all like zucchini!

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Parade of Lights is Dec. 2 in Cedaredge

Cedaredge is rolling out the red carpet for the community to enjoy a kickoff to Christmas with the annual Parade of Lights, brought to you by a generous sponsorship by US Bank. The Parade of Lights is Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m., and will run from 5th Street to Hwy. 65 along Main Street in Cedaredge.

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Feed the Furries

Macht-Liles Real Estate Group and the Delta County Board of Realtors are sponsoring a "Feed the Furries" animal food drive to benefit the Surface Creek Animal Shelter. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 15 at Macht-Liles office, 645 S. Grand Mesa Drive, Cedaredge, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Golf course encounters hazards

The winter months are normally quiet at Cedaredge Golf Course, but not this year, with the resignation of golf pro Larry Murphy and the replacement of the course superintendent.

Murphy, who just completed his 10th year of employment at the golf club, had initially planned to enter into the town's retirement transition plan.

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Get a sneak peek at new event center
Get a sneak peek at new event center

The new Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) will host a sneak peek of its future plans this Friday. The public is invited to the event Friday, Nov. 17, at the Cedaredge Civic Center, 140 NW 2nd Street.

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Parade of Lights set for Dec. 2

Cedaredge is rolling out the red carpet for the community to enjoy a kickoff to Christmas with the annual Parade of Lights, brought to you by a generous sponsorship by US Bank. The Parade of Lights is Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m., and will run from 5th Street to Hwy. 65 along Main Street in Cedaredge.

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Food bank needs financial angels

The Surface Creek Community Services, known to most people in the community as the Cedaredge Food Bank, is again planning to provide Christmas dinners for the disadvantaged friends and neighbors in our community.

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Cedaredge trustees discuss possibility of a strategic plan

Cedaredge Mayor Gene Welch opened last week's board of trustees work session by announcing that there would be no discussion other than among the trustees and that no decisions would be made at the session. Trustees received an update regarding changes to the 2018 town budget.

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Orchard City adopts constituent time policy

At the regular monthly meeting of the Town of Orchard City Board of Trustees on Nov. 8, Ed Kissner and Dan Sanders, representing the Field of Dreams sports complex, expressed their appreciation for the support of the town. Field of Dreams runs summer baseball, softball and soccer as well as various sports throughout the year.

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Cedaredge High School pays tribute to veterans
Cedaredge High School pays tribute to veterans

Cedaredge High School and Middle School (CHS and CMS) combined to celebrate Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10, with an assembly honoring military veterans and their families. The moving and inspirational program included patriotic music and speeches, heartfelt essays, and a stirring video -- all performed by students with assistance from area veterans and teachers and staff.

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Birds of the Western Slope Nov. 8, 2017
Birds of the Western Slope Nov. 8, 2017

It's late September 2010 and it's clouding up again. I hope the rain holds off a while. I've come down Slaughter Grade from Cedaredge to drive on Ward Creek Road.

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Garden club capture fall with seasonal arrangement

What fun the members of the Plant & Dig Garden Club had during our October activity, putting together winter arrangements from the materials that everyone gathered from our fall gardens.

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Horizons' program honors residents at end of life
Horizons' program honors residents at end of life

Horizons Care Center has received a donation of a handmade quilt to its "End of Life, Discharge with Dignity" program from Pam Howe, daughter of a Horizons Care Center resident.

"We now have the most beautiful quilt designed to honor those who are leaving us and sincerely appreciate this heart-felt gift," admissions and marketing director Karen Crump said.

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Cedaredge preparing for Small Business Saturday

On Saturday, Nov. 25, Surface Creek area businesses -- large and small, brick and mortar and home-based -- are invited to participate in National Small Business Saturday, a concerted promotion to keep holiday shoppers spending their dollars right here at home for the holiday season.

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Who do you call?

In the interest of public health and safety, CDOT removes animal carcasses from any state highway, U.S. highway, or interstate. According to Lisa Schwantes, Regional Public Relations Manager for the Western Slope, anyone wishing to report a carcass or debris on such roadways should contact CDOT's Northwest Region-3 hotline: 970-243-2368.

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Local artists on display at annual craft show

The All Saints Lutheran Church in Cory hosted its annual craft fair the mornings of Nov. 3 and 4. Crafts, artwork, and embroidery were both on display and available for purchase.

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What's bugging you? Nov. 8, 2017

So far I have been addressing questions I think you might have and might even "bug" you in your gardens. But today in a twist I am going to address one that "bugs" me a lot.

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