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Showing 6 articles from July 11, 2017.


Delta Senior Center displays works of Susan Jochum
Delta Senior Center displays works of Susan Jochum

The Delta Senior Center is honored to display works of art by Susan Jochum in the dining hall at 247 Meeker Street.

Jochum grew up in Colorado. In eight years of college she studied mathematics, art and humanities.



Golf at "The Thumb"

Recent play at Devil's Thumb Golf Club included the sun-bathed Devil's Thumb Open (June 17-18) and the June 24th Elks Tournament.

In what was once a huge tournament played on the now-abandoned Cottonwood Golf Course, this year's version of the Delta Open tournament featured 38 participants.

Return of Cherry Days softball a success

A team of Delta County men held off a late-game rally to defeat a Montrose team and win the Cherry Days men's division of the wood bat softball tournament. The win came with a $500 cash prize.


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Closed for renovation
Closed for renovation

For public safety, and to prevent further damage, two homestead cabins in Escalante Canyon have been closed until June 2018.

The Walker Homestead and Captain Smith's Cabin, along with a historic water wheel, are listed on Colorado's Most Endangered Places List (2013) by Colorado Preservation Inc. Efforts are underway to secure funding for restoration and interpretation of the structures, which represent the pioneer spirit of Escalante Canyon.



Velda Tucker
Velda Tucker

Velda F. Tucker of Grand Junction died July 8, 2017. She was 88.


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A fun and creative way to build community

The July 7 edition of Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce's 1st Friday Art Walk brought families and local artists to Main Street for a community evening.

Artists displayed their works at the AppleShed and gave displays of their talents, and children joined the event with colored chalk drawings on sidewalks and crafts projects at the chamber office.

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