Logan Tullis of Boy Scout Troop 485 in Delta received the highest honor in the program Monday night. He became an eagle scout.
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On April 30, from 5-7 p.m., at the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center, 195 W. Main St. in Cedaredge, eight local authors will participate in an open house event. Representing a range of fiction and nonfiction works, the authors will be on hand to discuss and autograph their creations.
The film series at the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) continues this weekend with a presentation of the small film “Peter & the Wolf.” Showtime for the matinee is 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. Admission is only $5 with advance tickets on sale at the website: grandmesaartscente…
The Surface Creek Valley Historical Society (SCVHS) held a volunteer orientation event Thursday evening. According to SCVHS Vice President Jerry McHugh, it went well. The organization runs the Pioneer Town Museum and after the orientation, McHugh said in a follow-up email that SCVHS recruite…
The Cedaredge United Methodist Women (UMW) are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving 2021 female graduate of Cedaredge High School, Vision Charter Academy or home schooling program in the Surface Creek Valley.
The Veterans Memorial on the grounds of Cedaredge’s Pioneer Town is one of seven Colorado sites included in the Tour of Honor (TOH) Motorcycle Ride. Sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, the TOH features 500 memorials established in cities and towns in all 50 states.
For a year, Delta County has, along with the rest of the country, had the added unusual stress of a global pandemic. On an unrelated but not insignificant subject, local business Hempy Llama Tea has successfully made and sold their hemp-blend tea options for that same year.
By Jim Leser
After a five-month hiatus from skyrocketing COVID-19 cases nationwide, the Cedaredge Community Band has officially returned.
As reported in March in the DCI article “Orchard City’s upgraded water treatment plant creates more stable water usage with redundancy,” Orchard City’s hefty water treatment plant upgrade project has been complete. A third filter is now running alongside the two previously existing ones, add…
On March 27, parents of Cedaredge High School seniors held a self-declared “successful” tournament fundraiser for the Class of 2021 grad party, according to Tracy Brown, one of those parents and organizing lead of the event.
Updated in 1977, Hazel Baker Austin’s book “Surface Creek Country” chronicles the history of the region’s vintage schoolhouses. The back cover of her informative volume features a hand-drawn map depicting the general locations of no fewer than 20 schools ranging from Sand Creek School to the…
At its regular meeting on March 18, the Town of Cedaredge Board of Trustees unanimously voted in favor of postponing a pipeline replacement project due to unexpectedly high price offers for contract work.
By Jim Leser
With town staff now in charge, Applefest is entering a new era, and after Economic Development Coordinator and Town Clerk Kami Collins gave an update to the town board of trustees, the event was declared “official” on Facebook.
The Cedaredge Town Park’s upcoming second part to the playground replacement project received its first 3D rendered visualization at the last town meeting. It was presented by Town Administrator Greg Brinck to the board of trustees via the virtual Zoom call.
Having learned about famous artists as part of a “Great Masters” instructional program, local students will display their own masterpieces at the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC). The center’s Starr Family Gallery will host the exhibit which runs from April 3-11 at 195 W. Main St. i…
After having taken on Applefest at the end of January, the Town of Cedaredge, mainly Economic Development Coordinator and Town Clerk Kami Collins, is still planning the event full steam ahead with only relatively minor tweaks for the sake of COVID-19 in addition to some changes for the sake …
The Town of Cedaredge Board of Trustees approved the proposed marijuana application timeline at its regular meeting on March 18. The approved timeline narrows down an estimated time when the town should see its first marijuana dispensaries opening up.
Out of concern of the pandemic, the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) made the decision in January and February to forego the in person Family Paint Together classes, according to the instructor, Carrie Conner of GMAEC’s education board.
A matter involving $25,000 arose between the nonprofit organizationPartners of Delta, Montrose and Ourary (Partners Mentoring Youth) and the Town of Cedaredge staff and government on Thursday, at the regular town meeting.
The Cedaredge Hikers, having received their vaccinations, meet for their annual End of Season Snowshoe/ XC Ski Outing last Wednesday. The snow conditions were perfect and the weather was spring-like. The group did the 3.9 mile connecting Scales Lake Road from County Line to Skyway. There wer…
The Town of Cedaredge Board of Trustees held a work session discussion the evening of March 16, where the trustees and town administration held a discussion on permanent, dedicated funding for the Cedaredge Golf Club.
The Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center reported Sunday evening that the center’s regular Wine and Paint class will now be offered twice a month with both limited in-person and virtual attendance available. In-person classes were, of course, in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions of Delta Co…
Since the summer of 2019, the discussion and ultimate implementation of a water treatment plant expansion has been at hand, and as of February 19, the project was finally completed.
At its regular work session on March 10, the Orchard City board of trustees adopted a drought response plan for the town this year. However, that plan is not currently activated and will not be activated until the trustees declare official drought conditions for the town.
For local self-proclaimed crane enthusiast Lynn Warner, the sandhill cranes are more than a simple birdwatching hobby.
By Jim Leser
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By Jim Leser