Photo by Bob Borchardt Dr. Jeff Hirsch, DVM (right) presents more than $500 to Cedaredge Chief of Police Dan Sanders from a special event in October. K9 officer Buddy is losing his sight and unable to continue serving. The donation brings the K9 fund to $8,653 — the goal is to raise $12,000 to purchase a new K9 dog and train its handler.On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Dr. Jeff Hirsch, DVM, Surface Creek Veterinary Center, presented Cedaredge Police Chief Dan Sanders with three checks totaling $535. According to Hirsch, the checks are donations to the Cedaredge Police Department's ongoing fundraiser to purchase a new police dog to replace K-9 Buddy.More
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Leafy spurge, Euphorbia esula, is located in eastern Delta County along lands irrigated by the Stewart, Minnesota and Turner ditches. The Minnesota Creek Road area is the epicenter for leafy spurge.