New this year is the City of Delta Recreation Department's first amateur chess tournament. All ages are invited to Bill Heddles Recreation Center for this event, scheduled Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The registration fee is $15 for adults and $10 for 16 and under, which covers the awards. Revolution Brewery will have root beer available; please bring a snack to share. Lunch is on your own.
Registrations are strongly recommended, but participants may sign up until 9:15 a.m. on the day of the tournament. The tournament will begin promptly at 10 a.m. and will consist of six rounds with each game limited to one hour.
For more information or to register in advance, call Bill Heddles Recreation Center at 874-0923.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.