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Saturday November 22, 2014

Orchard City trustees are talking with their engineers about what might be done to prevent further failures on the new West Side main water transmission line.
An independent laboratory report released this past summer concluded there were no defects in manufacturing of the HDPE resin pipe and fittings that failed and led to big water spills and repair headaches last winter.

Sometimes there can be pleasant surprises for those of us schooled in the science of entomology.
The other day I was enjoying the company of friends in an outdoor setting in Delta when we all noticed these fragile insects gracefully flying around the area.

I was recently invited to make a PowerPoint presentation to the Rose Garden Club in Cedaredge, and the hostess was interested in swans. In preparing the show I found very interesting things about swans, and so I decided to write a column about them.

During his monthly department report to town trustees on Oct. 16, Police Chief Dan Sanders noted the work officers have been doing on four important and complicated cases.
“We plan to bring these very involved criminal cases to prosecution and/or grand jury in upcoming months,” Sanders’ report noted.

It was a blustery, snowy day Sunday, Oct. 12, to dedicate the new County Line Trailhead on the Grand Mesa. Given that this is a nordic ski and winter activities area, the weather rose to the occasion in preparation for the upcoming ski season!

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