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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.
The Region 10 plan for a multi-county broadband network to deliver fast Internet access is nearing completion, and $17 million is the current estimated price tag, according to Region 10 director Michelle Haynes.
She delivered an update on the broadband initiative for the DMEA board of directors during its Feb. 25 meeting.
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 Town of Cedaredge has scheduled a public hearing on Thursday, March 12, at 6 p.m. at the Cedaredge Community Center to review two ordinances to possibly remove restrictions to “Marijuana Infused Product Manufacturing.”
According to its press release, the town will consider modifying restrictions on marijuana infused product manufacturing and is not considering modifying its restrictions on marijuana cultivation or grow operations, retail or testing.