Local artists have teamed up to create a stained glass panel for the new Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) in Cedaredge. The group meets regularly at the Splinters & Shards studio in Delta to assemble the large panel.
On Feb. 8 the Cedaredge Board of Trustees held a special meeting and a work session. During the special meeting the trustees unanimously approved a proposal by Mayor Gene Welch to appoint all trustees -- excluding the mayor -- to serve as members of the town administrator application review committee.
Cedarege public works is taking advantage of dry weather to replace old water meters with new Neptune radio-read meters.
The Town of Cedaredge has more than 1,300 water taps and the goal is to switch out at least 800 meters by the close of 2018.
Our January meeting was productive as all members contributed ideas for the year's upcoming programs. And as usual, those that were chosen are a great mix of learning more about many phases of gardening, the community around us, and providing for crafts, artwork and enjoyment.
Our gardens have for the most part experienced spring-like weather through mid-February. Yet spring is still almost five weeks away! Warmer than usual temperatures and lack of winter precipitation are posing real issues for our landscape.
It has grown dark and the moonlight is bright. My mind wanders to the pair of owls that sang at this time.
The Orchard City Board of Trustees work session on Feb. 7 opened with all trustees and the town administrator present. Five constituents, Jack and Mary Ditlove, Doug Keller, Mel Cook and Jan Gage, also attended.
Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will immediately begin inspecting power poles in the Orchard City area. The inspections are expected to last throughout the spring. DMEA is contracting with SBS Inspections to conduct the work.
The Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans changed its name for a reason. "We used to be Welcome Home Montrose," says Mike Trickey, alliance executive director.
In October 2017 Eckert Presbyterian Church welcomed Rev. Nancy Howarth as interim pastor, and her husband, Steve Howarth, also a pastor.
"We appreciate being able to share life and ministry with Eckert Presbyterian.
I remember riding my little pony and listening to his hooves rustling through the cottonwood leaves. And later there was a real horse ... a sorrel mare named Cindy, I was a bit older by then, so Cindy and I rode wherever we wanted (almost).
Henry Ford had a good idea but that didn't stop Cedaredge resident Craig Andrews-Jones from improving on the internal combustion engine. It all began when he was using a gas-powered John Deere 6x4 Gator -- a standard medium-sized farm and ranch utility vehicle.
The Upper Surface Creek Domestic Water Users Association (USCDWUA) informed its more than 2,700 customers of a violation of drinking water requirements in a notice with this month's billing.
Users were informed that on Jan. 25, 2017, the water provider was notified by the Colorado Department of Public Health, which monitors water quality, that its treatment system had exceeded the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for HAA5 -- Total Haloacetic Acids.
The Town of Cedaredge board of trustees held a special meeting on Feb. 1 to pass an emergency ordinance to bring the town's municipal code "into conformity with amended deadlines contained in the Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965." Interim town administrator Greg Brinck discovered the code discrepancy while reviewing what action to recommend to trustees regarding the upcoming April municipal election.
On Thursday, Feb. 1, Cedaredge Middle School was put into a "shelter in place" status. That afternoon at around 2 p.m. the Cedaredge Police Department posted the following statement on its Facebook page; the same statement was re-posted on the CMS Facebook page:
Spoiler alert: If you are a child, or a young-at-heart adult, who is unaware that there is an actual person inside Cedaredge High School's bruin mascot costume -- stop reading now. Otherwise, read on to learn the story of some pesky mice, a fairy grandmother, and a girl with a dream who became a queen and set off to travel the world.
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