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A  Christmas wonderland
A Christmas wonderland

When Christmas is approaching every year, Yvonne Rowland's world takes on added energy and excitement.

She, and friends who help her, pull down from her garage and the loft in her office boxes filled with Christmas tree branches and boxes and boxes and boxes of ornaments, nativity scenes, Father Christmas depictions, and figurines of many characters familiar to our Christmas celebrations.

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Investing in paradise
Investing in paradise

Since the early part of the 20th century, seeing movies on the big screen has been an American tradition. The big screen came to Paonia in October 1928, when an enterprising citizen named Tom Poulos opened the Paonia Theatre on Grand Avenue.

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Family ties bind  Paonia's sports heritage
Family ties bind Paonia's sports heritage

Here on the Western Slope of the Rockies in Colorado, you can tell the history of a town through the history of its prep sports teams.

In 1902, the town of Paonia was founded by Samuel Wade.

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Reaching new heights with the Civil Air Patrol
Reaching new heights with the Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, performs about 85 percent of inland search and rescue missions in the U.S. The squadrons search for lost hikers or hunters, locate downed aircraft and transport emergency personnel or medical materials.

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Driven to serve gladly
Driven to serve gladly

Becoming part of a small community means connecting with people.

There is no surer way for someone to know they're making a positive difference and connecting with the heart of a community than to find an avenue of service.

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Keeping  the peace
Keeping the peace

Throughout the history of the United States its citizens have served in the military in times of war, times of peace, to keep the peace. In recognition of Veterans Day, we talked with three veterans about their military service in keeping the peace, and we thank them and all the other veterans for their service to our country.

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Celebrating fruit growers past and present
Celebrating fruit growers past and present

Before the trains arrived, before high-paying mining jobs, and long before construction of the Paonia Project, the industrious new arrivals to the North Fork area planted fruit trees in the rich soil.

"We have such an amazing and rich history when it comes to fruit-growing in the area," said Jaylene Park, a native Paonian whose grandfather was part of that history.

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Katmandu ~  a labor of love
Katmandu ~ a labor of love

There are two types of people in this world, we've all heard -- those who love dogs and those who love cats.

Count Pat Gwinn among the latter. Just don't ask her to explain why.

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Providing inspiration through liturgical art
Providing inspiration through liturgical art

Like the Shakers, Tim and Lyn Hinz express their faith through their craftsmanship. The Shakers believed that the excellence of their work was a form of worship; their furniture and crafts came to be known as "religion in wood."

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Senior expo  showcases local resources
Senior expo showcases local resources

On Thursday, Oct. 22, seniors from around the area are invited to come together to enjoy entertainment, a tasty free lunch, fun exercises, and to learn more about several matters that affect their lives.

All these opportunities will be available during the seventh annual Senior Expo, held at Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 531 N. Palmer Street in Delta.

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Drones give the economy a lift
Drones give the economy a lift

Drones have arrived in Delta County -- but they aren't the spying, harassing kind of drones that are reported on the national newscasts.

A Cedaredge company is helping bring the high-tech surveillance craft here for economic development uses that range from marketing promotion to improving agricultural yields.

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Good vibrations!
Good vibrations!

When it comes to music, David Alderdice wants his students to say "yes" to opportunity.

A world-class percussionist and session drummer, Alderdice has collaborated with musicians from throughout the world.

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A grand way to tour
A grand way to tour

It was like a family reunion at the Delta County Fairgrounds last Friday when the Colorado Grand Auto Tour rolled through Hotchkiss for the 27th time.

"Hey, the tour's great," community liason Eddie O'Brien said shortly after arriving on the scene in a cherry red 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra.

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The Binky Patrol:    Hugs from the heart
The Binky Patrol: Hugs from the heart

Hugs for kids. That's how Connie Harris and Terri Brubaker describe the blankets they make through the Binky Patrol, a nationwide effort to reach out to needy kids with a comforting handmade blanket, or "binky."

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Creativity in wood, glass, fabric & leather
Creativity in wood, glass, fabric & leather

Don and Beth French were married in 1978 and Don's first job was teaching kindergarten through third grade in the mornings and high school physical education in the afternoons in Douglas, Wyo.

He later moved to the high school in Douglas and taught physical education and coached sports for all the grades, 500 students in all.

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Wheelin'  'n dealin'
Wheelin' 'n dealin'

One event noticeably absent from Delta's annual cycle of summer activities is a big car parts swap meet.

Last Saturday, that gap in the community events calendar was filled in by a well-attended auto parts swap at Confluence Park.

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A unique  legacy in books
A unique legacy in books

To say that Katherine Colwell has authored many books is a misnomer.

To explain her numerous works, including her showpiece, "Red White and Blue in Utah 1988," forget that books are made of pages, bound between two covers, read left to right, front to back.

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Garden railroading
Garden railroading

Do you enjoy gardening? Great! What about model trains? Yes? Well do I have a hobby for you! Garden railroading is where you can combine gardening interests with large- scale trains.

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Artistic expressions
Artistic expressions

Sandra Williamson is a talented artist who expresses her creativity in a variety of ways, but none is more unique than her vinegar painted furniture and accessories.

The technique dates to the Industrial Revolution, she explains.

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All about lavender
All about lavender

The lavender is in full bloom at the aptly-named Sunny Acres Lavender Farm in Orchard City. Named after one of its owners, Sunny Howland, the summer sunshine also beautifully drenches the orchards and fields, making this little farm "sunny" in a lot of ways.

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Beauty  and utility  from the  potter's wheel
Beauty and utility from the potter's wheel

David Strong, potter, has been working in clay since the early 1970s, both as a teacher and as a full-time potter.

David said, "I maintain a life balance between teaching and producing and selling my work.

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The promise of America
The promise of America

Larry and Dawn White took America at its promise and proved to themselves that the promise of America is good.

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