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County offers incentive for new business, jobs
County offers incentive for new business, jobs

The county commissioners on Monday approved an "incentive agreement" with hopes it will help bring a manufacturing company to Delta County and fill an empty industrial building.

MITI manufacturing, Co., which describes itself as a manufacturer of wheel locks and portable decontamination equipment, is currently located in Clifton.

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Wind knocks out power lines

Approximately 1,158 Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members experienced an early evening power outage Monday, May 15, when high winds snapped power poles along Highway 92. Three poles near the intersection of Highway 92 and 1800 Road broke, bringing down the power line serving the area.

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Water customers feel 'soaked' by billing date

Orchard City residents told trustees that it is the town's water customers themselves who have gotten soaked by higher water charges because new rates were implemented ahead of the promised schedule.

The revelation was one of several complaints presented to trustees at a second consecutive boisterous business meeting on May 10.

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Public to get look at rate study

A special public information meeting to discuss results of a water and sewer rate study for the Town of Cedaredge will be held on Wednesday, May 24, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Community (Civic) Center.

According to a town hall staff memo, the study looks at "revenue requirements necessary to comprehensively determine cost of service and rates for domestic water service including raw water collection, water treatment, water distribution and service and wastewater treatment including sanitary sewage collection and treatment."

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Summer reading, summer fun for all ages

"The summer reading program is the quintessential public library program," says LaDonna Gunn, assistant district director of Delta County Libraries. "Children, their families and educators can count on the libraries to provide a fun way to engage in reading and other learning activities throughout the summer."

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Get those Edge of the Cedars entries ready

The Edge of the Cedars Art Show is coming soon. Area artists are encouraged to submit their artwork as soon as possible.

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Cedaredge trustee resigns
Cedaredge trustee resigns

Cedaredge Trustee Larry Smith in a May 1 letter has submitted his resignation from the town board effective May 15. His current term runs until April 2018.

Smith told the DCI that he felt his extensive travel schedule was taking too much time away from his duties as trustee.

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Plants of the Western Slope May 17, 2017
Plants of the Western Slope May 17, 2017

I certainly enjoyed lunch with my friend, Barbara. And now I'm driving along Tongue Creek Road because there's so much less traffic here than on Highway 65 and I can look at the landscape. There's not much to see except for the Dobe' Daisies.

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Memorial Day events

Today we are a nation at war against terrorism.

The Armed Forces of the United States are fighting the terrorist armed forces in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq and are working hard to protect our country against those who would do us harm.

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VFW golf tourney is May 20
VFW golf tourney is May 20

Delta's Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary are hosting their 5th annual golf tournament at Devil's Thumb on May 20, which is also Armed Forces Day.

The tournament is a fundraiser for the Post and Auxiliary's project to build a Veterans' and Family Center in North Delta.

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Tiny house project raises concerns from neighbor
Tiny house project raises concerns from neighbor

Orchard City's first "tiny house" development at 2100 and Iris roads is drawing concern from area neighbors who say they had no advance notice of the project.

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Three-in-one concert benefits Arts Coalition

The first fundraiser concert to benefit Arts Coalition of Delta County has been announced. The "three-in-one" concert will feature three different artists from three different genres.

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CMU workshop concludes with exciting jazz concert
CMU workshop concludes with exciting jazz concert

On Friday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre, the CMU Department of Music will conclude its fourth annual jazz workshop with an exciting concert featuring the CMU Faculty Jazz, the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra and guest artist Ralph Lalama, lead tenor saxophonist with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra in New York City.

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Plein air artists invited to gathering

Gallery de la Luz announces a plein air artists' gathering Saturday, June 3, in conjunction with Outdoor Heritage Day in Delta.

Gather up your art supplies or camera equipment and meet at the gazebo on the island in Confluence Park.

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It's time for annual rock show

The Delta County Rock, Gem and Mineral Show will be held Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 531 N. Palmer Street, Delta.

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Outdoor Heritage Day returns to Delta June 3

The sixth annual Outdoor Heritage Day will be held in Confluence Park Saturday, June 3. This free event will feature exhibitors highlighting outdoor sports and recreation for all ages.

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Black Canyon Camera Club hosts show

Black Canyon Camera Club will host the Chasing Light photography show and sale May 25-27, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Bill Heddles Recreation Center.

This entertaining show will be a display of just photographs, unframed and not matted.

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John Hallock

John H. Hallock, longtime resident of Delta, died April 3, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Loveland after a short illness. He was 98.

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John O'Connell Sr.
John O'Connell Sr.

Hotchkiss resident John M. O'Connell Sr. died May 7, 2017, in Eckert after a brief illness. He was 79.

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Jack Austin

Jack R. Austin died May 12, 2017, at his home in Austin. He was 77.

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Ronald Johnson
Ronald Johnson

Austin resident Ronald C. Johnson died May 14, 2017, at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 77.

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Cheryl Ann Holton
Cheryl Ann Holton

Grand Junction resident Cheryl Ann Holton died May 9, 2017, at the HopeWest Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 56.

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Richard Esra

Richard A. Esra of Hotchkiss died May 10, 2017, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 58.

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Ed Guerin
Ed Guerin

Edgar "Ed" Guerin of Sterling died May 11, 2017, in Sterling. He was 78.

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Mona Vasquez-Hill
Mona Vasquez-Hill

Ramona "Mona" Vasquez-Hill died April 30, 2017, at her home in Cedaredge. She was 69.

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