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GOCO grant makes dream of fields a reality

Thanks to a generous grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, kids will be playing at a new youth baseball and softball complex in the North Fork.The North Fork Pool, Parks & Recreation District was notified by GOCO last week ...

Young students learn about law enforcement, fire, search and rescue

Friday the pre-kindergarten students of the Backpack Early Learning Academy at Hotchkiss K8 School had some very special visitors. At the invitation of their teacher, Lynette Clock, representatives from West Elk Mountain Resc...

Sandhill cranes in the spotlight

Bird enthusiasts gathered last weekend to celebrate the seventh annual Eckert Crane Days. Although the sandhill cranes proved somewhat elusive, the human attendance was comparable to past years.

Land Cruiser builders are back in business

Jeremiah and Chandra Proffitt are back at 21474 Austin Road with an expanded building and the same commitment to service that earned them a national and international reputation for quality vehicle restoration and modificatio...

Bulldogs win a pair in hardball play last week

The Hotchkiss Bulldogs struck out 11 and allowed five hits in last Wednesday's non-conference, 7-1 win against the visiting Rifle Bears. Eli Kirk allowed one hit and one run, walked four and struck out six in the first three ...

Delta track teams 3rd at home

Delta High School's girls track team scored the bulk of its 104 points with wins coming in first through third place finishes (72 points).Delta's boys scored 56 of their 73 points with first and second place finishes on Satur...

Eagle Rock: A working archaeological site

Back in September 2016, DCI staff writer Tamie Meck reported on a significant archeological site that was being excavated in cliffs above the north shore of the Gunnison River. (See Sept. 6, 2016, issue of the DCI.) The site,...

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Paonia native promoted to Mesa County undersheriff  404 views

Paonia native promoted to Mesa County undersheriff

A Paonia High School graduate and U.S. Military veteran who chose a career in law enforcement is now serving as undersheriff for the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.

Todd Rowell was sworn in as undersheriff at a March 5 ceremony, according to a news release by the sheriff's office.

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Delta Police, sheriff's blotter March 21, 2018  335 views

Brice W. Collins, 30, of Austin was arrested and jailed on charges of driving under the influence, driving under the influence per se, failed to display lamps when required.

Officers provided transport of a combative female from Stafford and East 3rd Street to jail for the Delta County Sheriff's Office.

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Paonia contingent demands reinstatement of Sanborn  286 views

At their March 5 meeting Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes made two appointments to the county planning commission. Steve Shea was reappointed for a three-year term.

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