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Friday July 11, 2014

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Learn about resources for aging adults, caregivers

Region 10 Community Living Services has launched a free series of lunch and learn presentations designed to educate the public on topics related to aging, disabilities and some of the issues caregivers face. This

Our Weather

Delta, CO, United States

Now
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Fair
94°F, Windchill: 94°F
Wind: 8 mph S
Humidity: 19%
Visibility: 0 mi
pressure: 29.96 in falling
Sunrise: 5:55 am
Sunset: 8:38 pm
Thu
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Partly Cloudy
Hi: 91°F, Low: 65°F
Fri
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Isolated Thunderstorms
Hi: 92°F, Low: 64°F
Sat
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Isolated Thunderstorms
Hi: 95°F, Low: 65°F

Surface Creek

Plants of the Western Slope July 9, 2014

Monument Plant
Allen and I are driving up Highway 65 to the Grand Mesa again — I never tire of these scenes! We’ve just passed through aspen stands and are coming into the tall conifers at mesa’s top.

North Fork

Final EA released on piping of ditch

The Bureau of Reclamation has released a final environmental assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact on piping Roger’s Mesa Water Distribution Association’s Slack and Patterson Laterals off the Fire Mountain Canal, located in the North Fork region of Delta County. 
The project involves replacing approximately 9.4 miles of unlined earthen laterals with buried water pipeline.

Delta

Water, democracy and private property rights

Which is more important, the public’s enjoyment of healthy streams, or preserving private property rights and agriculture? And do we really have to choose?

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

DIGITAL EDITIONS

 

Take a look at our e-edition library, from the weekly edition of the Delta County Independent to digital editions of our Visitor Guide and other special sections. Experience the look and feel of the printed editions on your tablet, laptop or desktop computer.


This week's DCI

Visitor Guide

 

Focus on Business

 

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