Orchard City's student of the month for January is Brittany Chlarson, a senior at Cedaredge High School.
Brittany has attained a 4.02 grade-point average. Her numerous academic awards include membership in National Honor Society.
She is a three-year member of her school's Future Farmers of America chapter, and she has participated in volleyball, basketball and student council.
Her community service volunteer projects include helping with duties at Pioneer Town, at the Surface Creek Animal Shelter, at the Hospice Store, and at the annual Stars and Stripes Military Ball.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.