It's a tradition for Ashley Westin and Tucker Lee to dress up for Halloween. Last year, with the assistance of a professional special effects artist, Lee was transformed into a decrepit old man. While he arrived at Paonia's costume parties too late for judging, everyone agreed he had a winning look.
Bucket lists became a common term after Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman paired up in "The Bucket List" in 2007. The movie told the story of two terminally ill men who become friends on a road trip around the world to accomplish things on their "bucket list" — things they've always wanted to do before they "kick the bucket" but lacked the courage to do on their own.
Despite a substantial cut to the City of Delta's flower budget, Cindy Valdez, Veronica Pacheco and Lori Timbreza — Delta's "flower girls" — pulled together to create a show-stopping summer display.
Throughout the summer, residents and visitors alike commented on the beautiful flowers gracing Main Street medians, city parks and Bill Heddles Recreation Center.