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Economic boost set in stone

Colorado Stone Quarries is being touted as a bright spot in the effort to diversify the economy in Delta County."When Delta County lost hundreds of high-paying coal mine jobs, no one could have predicted that five years later...

Church 3A HWT champ

After winning the Class 3A heavyweight title Saturday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Logan Church walked over to coaches Clayton Curtis and Luis Meza and asked which one he should lift up in celebration. Rather than cho...

Birders explore back roads for raptors

The Black Canyon Audubon Society sponsored two raptor field trips last weekend. On Saturday, Feb. 10 and again on Sunday, Feb. 11, nearly two dozen enthusiasts explored Delta County back roads between Hotchkiss, Crawford, and...

Bruins win Region 1 mat title

Cedaredge head wrestling coach Cutter Garrison estimates that last weekend's regional team title ended a three decades long championship drought.The Bruins placed 13 wrestlers and scored 226 points to win the Class 2A Region ...

Artists team up on stained glass window

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 pa...

60 years of Valentines

Robert Browning, English poet, wrote:Grow old along with me!

Fresh start for Rogers Mesa research center

Since its closing in 2011, several ideas for re-opening the Colorado State University Western Colorado Research Center at Rogers Mesa have been tossed about. Thanks to state funding and efforts by District 61 State Rep. Mille...

Conductor celebrates 25 years with the Valley Symphony Orchestra

The Valley Symphony Association (VSA) invites the entire region to come together to celebrate conductor Mike Kern's 25 years with the volunteer organization. The concert, "'Tis the Season for Romance," will feature music of t...

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Delta Police, sheriff's blotter Feb. 21, 2018  127 views

Feb. 11:

Officers responded to an address on Bluff Street for the report of a disturbance.

Feb. 12:

Officers responded to an address on Palmer Street for the report of a suspicious incident/possible burglary in progress.

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Delta County horse women earn awards  102 views

Several members of the Women's Surface Creek Saddle Club traveled recently to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to collect their 2017 year-end awards from the North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC).

These amazing equestrian women, accompanied by their wonderful husbands and horses, traveled throughout Colorado and New Mexico to compete in eight different NATRC-sanctioned Competitive Trail Rides (CTR) from April through September 2017.

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Yager's retrial begins Tuesday  86 views

It's now been seven years since the brutal slaying of Melinda Tackett Yager in Paonia, and while her estranged husband has been jailed since her death, his conviction is still up in the air.

Yager was convicted of second degree murder following a jury trial in November 2012, but won an appeal when his attorney successfully argued that the trial court erroneously refused to instruct the jury on the defense of insanity.

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