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Saturday October 25, 2014

Our Weather

Delta, CO, United States

Now
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Fair
48°F, Windchill: 44°F
Wind: 7 mph NE
Humidity: 48%
Visibility: 0 mi
pressure: 30.31 in steady
Sunrise: 7:31 am
Sunset: 6:19 pm
Fri
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Clear
Hi: 76°F, Low: 46°F
Sat
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Sunny
Hi: 80°F, Low: 49°F
Sun
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Mostly Sunny
Hi: 74°F, Low: 39°F

Surface Creek

Town, cemetery district meet with mediator over water

The picture is not a pleasant one when tax dollars are being spent by two local governments on staff time and lawyers in an ongoing argument.
But taxpayers in Cedaredge and Surface Creek Valley have witnessed just that for the past two years.

North Fork

Stoker coal is available again

When the announcement was made that Terror Creek, owned by Oxbow Mining, could no longer provide stoker coal for the local home heating market, residents were left wondering about alternatives.
However, thanks to a joint effort by Cecil Farnsworth of Farnsworth Construction  and Gravel, Jim Miller of West Elk Mine and Mike Ludlow of Oxbow Mining, residents will have the stoker coal they need for this winter.

Delta

Court reinstates hen house approval

The Colorado Court of Appeals last week reinstated the Board of County Commissioners’ original 2011 specific development approvals for Western Slope Layers on Powell Mesa and Rocky Mountain Layers on Redlands Mesa.
The county’s approval of the two, 15,000-bird hen-and-egg operations was overruled by the 7th Judicial District Court Judge J. Steven Patrick in 2012.

That caused the Powell Mesa operation to cease production and remove its birds. The Redlands Mesa operation, thoug

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