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Who cares how a river flows? Farmers who divert the water to their fields, of course, and boaters, anglers and the fish themselves, as well as the plants, people and other creatures living along the banks.
Bob Tuttle’s long career teaching vocational agriculture in Delta County schools will be celebrated next week.
Friends and former students of Tuttle’s will gather at the Stolte Shed on Wednesday, May 27, at 5 p.m. for a potluck-style banquet to honor his teaching career in vocational agriculture, and to celebrate his induction last February into the Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame.
Tuttle, who retired from Delta County School District in 1991, received his Hall of Fame honor with characteristic humility and good humor; he is ready to give others credit rather than accepting the honor all to himself.
On May 5, Randy Allyn, a 1989 Hotchkiss High School graduate, was promoted to lieutenant colonel during a ceremony at the base where he is currently deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Randy, who goes by Stephen in the U.S. Army, shared his thoughts about his career:
“I feel like my 25 years in the Army has been a lot like a Survivor episode in which I have had to outwit, outplay and outlast many challenges to reach this feat of promotion