People in the News
Tuesday December 23, 2014

Air Force Airman Dylan M. Tomei graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

The Nebraska Kearney football team had 22 qualifiers for the 2014 MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
To be eligible for the honor, a student-athlete must have a 3.00 cumulative GPA and be enrolled at his/her school for two consecutive semesters.

Lella Young of Delta, the 6-year-old recipient of a liver transplant, will be marching in Denver’s 40th annual Parade of Lights with her parents this weekend. Look for Lella on 9NEWS coverage, escorting the Donate Life Colorado “Gift of Life” balloon surrounded by others who have also been touched by the power of organ donation.

Michael Soper, son of Charles and Betty Soper of Orchard City, graduated from the United States Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, R.I., on Aug. 29 and was commissioned as an ensign. Soper graduated in May 2014 from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.

Two members of Delta County’s rodeo royalty were given the opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 15, to attend the Colorado Royalty Conference in Glenwood Springs. The ladies were given gifts and gave gifts courtesy of the Cedaredge and Delta chambers of commerce.  

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