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Last Saturday night, Paonia High School senior Jesse Reed joined one of the most elite groups of athletes in the state by winning his fourth wrestling title last weekend at the state wrestling meet.
The win makes Reed the 18th wrestler in Colorado wrestling’s 79-year history to win four state titles.
Ever since he pinned a No. 1-seeded senior in the second round to claim his first state wrestling title as a freshman 113-pounder, Reed has had a target on his back. The kid to beat.
Local favorite Ken Brown has been named the new golf professional at Devil’s Thumb Golf Club in Delta. Brown has served as interim golf pro since the departure of Rob Sanders in mid-January.
The City of Delta received 12 applications for the opening. Five were invited to undergo an extensive assessment process last Wednesday. They included Brown, Craig Marsh of Casper, Wyo., Jeff Wagner of Loveland, Tim Tafoya of Grand Junction and Jim Pratt, a Hotchkiss High School graduate who’s employed in Aspen.
The six assessments gave city staff, council members, golfers and Golf Advisory Board members an opportunity to interact with each of the candidates.
The Cedaredge Town Board on Feb. 19 indicated its willingness to court a proposal for a commercial marijuana business which manufactures infused-marijuana products in town.
A week earlier, at its Feb. 12 work session, Redlands Mesa resident Jeff Milstein pitched his business proposal to the trustees for a commercial marijuana food processing operation in town.