The Delta High School speech and debate team did extremely well in Paonia on Nov. 7. Senior Rodolfo Contreras and freshman Claire Corbasson took first place in duo interpretation. Freshman Elena Melgoza and sophomore Audrey Mayes took fourth place in duo interpretation. Junior Sheali King took third and junior Hannah Branson took fourth in humor ißnterpretation. Sophomore Allison Castrejon took third and sophomore Maddy Tracey took fourth in original oratory. Sophomores Logan Freed and Jaspar Carmichael took fourth in public forum debate. Juniors Hannah Owens and Lydia Stalcup and seniors Cidney Fisk and Anthony Streich served as presiding officers in the congressional houses. Cidney Fisk was also named outstanding speaker in her house.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.