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Showing 10 articles from November 7, 2017.


Colorado Secretary of State visits Delta clerk

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams always gets rave reviews about Dominion Voting Systems, the firm he selected to provide voting equipment to counties statewide, but during his visit to Delta County last week he heard a first:

"That means we don't get to spend as much time together," election judge Debbie Cole told Williams when he stopped by the Delta County clerk and recorder's office to visit with clerk Teri Stephenson and her staff.



Delta volleyball team ends state title quest

For Delta High School, the 2017 volleyball season has ended.

The year ended in regional playoffs with the Panthers losing to Region 8 host Valley, 3-0, and posting a 3-2 decision over Denver Science and Tech Stapleton, to complete regional play with a 1-1 record.

Eagles battle winds in 13-0 win over Peyton
Eagles battle winds in 13-0 win over Peyton

Paonia head football coach Blaine Escher made no bones about it. The strategy going into Saturday's first-round state football playoff Saturday at Peyton focused on the wind.

Eagles end season with regional loss, win

The 2A Western Slope volleyball conference will be well-represented at this week's state tournament, but for the first time in six seasons, Paonia won't be there.

The Eagles ended the season with a 17-8 record after placing second at the Region C tournament Saturday at Meeker.

Penalty kick ends Delta soccer season

An early score by Colorado Springs Christian's soccer team had Delta fans on edge. A vicious wind made any kick, or pass, anything but a sure bet to arrive at an intended target last Saturday in Colorado Springs' UCCS Mountain Lion Stadium.


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Retirement rekindles Tholow Chan's love of music
Retirement rekindles Tholow Chan's love of music

Last month Cedaredge resident Tholow Chan joined The New Christy Minstrels on-stage for two local performances. It was not his first rodeo. He has played guitar and bass guitar for folk groups including the Minstrels off and on since 1960.


North Fork

New clinic improves access to health care

The new and the old came together in Hotchkiss in September to herald the opening of the West Elk Clinic. Not only is the clinic new, so was the ceremonial ripping off of the bandaid to reveal the sign on the front of the building.


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Changing weather means more collisions

In late October, three state agencies issued a joint announcement reminding motorists that animal-vehicle collisions (AVC) increase this time of year when animals migrate to their wintering habitats. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), joined forces to warn motorists to be alert because, "Wildlife are on the move!"

Local artists on display at annual craft show

The All Saints Lutheran Church in Cory hosted its annual craft fair the mornings of Nov. 3 and 4. Crafts, artwork, and embroidery were both on display and available for purchase.

What's bugging you? Nov. 8, 2017

So far I have been addressing questions I think you might have and might even "bug" you in your gardens. But today in a twist I am going to address one that "bugs" me a lot.

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