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Paonia town board approved a street closure request on behalf of Grand Avenue businesses during a special meeting on June 30. The request submitted by Amy DeLuca had a number of twists and turns before meeting the board’s approval.

The Hayloft Lodge, located in Crawford and situated on a 45-acre ranch, is now listed on Airbnb and hopes to provide accommodations for people traveling to the community. Owned by Bernadette Kuzov and Becky Pritchett, the lodge has “all the perks” and is starting to see success with growing …

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Delta County Commissioners voted 2-1 to extend the local emergency disaster declaration until Aug. 5. Commissioner Don Suppes voted against extending the COVID-19 declaration for the third consecutive time.

Though a recent press release, Delta County officials announced the county will begin hosting a series of work sessions and community input meetings regarding Land Use Regulations draft documents beginning July 9 with a virtual open house.

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The early votes for the Delta County primary election came in at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday evening and were updated at 9:50 p.m., indicating that four candidates are out of the running.

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In the short time that Joel L. Watts has been in Delta, he’s made a big impact on the community through his counseling service Integrated Insight Therapy, LLC. He and co-owner Laura Blair, along with their growing staff, will celebrate their one year anniversary on July 8.

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Information obtained from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) concerning the intersection project at Highway 50 and Highway 92 released online and printed in the June 24 Delta County Independent was incorrect.

Technical College of the Rockies is offering a Firefighter 1 Academy this fall to prepare students for the state’s Firefighter 1 exams. This intensive 12-credit hour program is 16 weeks, including state testing. Students will have a rigorous schedule with lectures from seasoned firefighters …

The Delta County Department of Health urges residents to be prepared for the West Nile Virus this season. Mosquitoes are active and many that transmit the virus have been circulating throughout Delta County.

AliceMarie Slaven-Emond, family nurse practitioner at Delta Health and Wellness Center, is running for Colorado House of Representatives District 54 against incumbent Rep. Matt Soper. She is a Denver native (and has lived in Delta for a total of eight years) and has a background in teaching,…

The Delta Intersection Project which began on June 22 consists of pipe repair, overhead sign structure removal and installation of new signage, concrete work, and construction of a continuous raised median on Main Street (US 50) from Sixth Street to First Street and on CO 92 to Meeker Street…

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