On Sept. 29, Veterans of Foreign Wars Lee Marts Post 3571 and its Ladies Auxiliary hosted an educational flag retirement ceremony for area Boy Scouts. During the year, post and auxiliary members receive dozens of damaged flags from Delta area communities.
Delta County 4-H Shooting Sports members (left to right) Ariel Duncan, Jacie Duncan, Tell Gore and Jacob Black are shown competing in archery at the state championship finals in Pueblo during the Colorado State Fair.
The photo shows three members of the Delta County muzzle loader team (left to right) Christa Baier, Lucas Baier and Evan Welt. They display the team’s Grand Champion ribbons for traditional muzzle loader, and Reserve Grand Champion ribbons for open class muzzle loader. Christa took second place in the State Fair individual senior division, and Evan took eighth place at the State Fair, both qualifying to be part of the Colorado muzzle loader team at the national competition next June. Christa also took fifth place in the State Fair .22 hunt rifle, and seventh place in the .22 sporter rifle shooting competitions.