It was confirmed Thursday morning that the Cedaredge Board of Trustees has had two further resignations: Trustee Heidi Weissner and Trustee Charlie Howe. These resignations are confirmed to be related to the same topic that led to this week’s resignation of Mayor Ray Hanson and Interim Town …
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After the sudden resignations of Cedaredge Mayor Ray Hanson and Interim Town Administrator David Stahl, the DCI received two reports from sources who wished to remain anonymous.
Every time I walk the Surface Creek trail in Cedaredge I can’t help being drawn to one very conspicuous shrub, red osier dogwood. Its biggest selling point is the shrub’s deep red stems. These red stems remain through the winter creating a visual contrast against the snow.
In a special meeting announced late Monday morning and which took place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Cedaredge Mayor Ray Hanson and Interim Town Administrator David Stahl both officially gave their resignations from their respective positions.
After a rescinded attempt last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pioneer Town successfully launched last year’s idea of Christmas Town on Saturday evening, launching the holiday festivities with a tree lighting before inviting the community in to check the place out.
As October drew to a close, Grand Mesa Outdoors closed down for the winter season, which it hadn’t done in the past. Since it first opened two years ago from this Thanksgiving Day, the store has remained open through the winter months to sell winter clothing and to rent out cross country ski…
Connie’s Family Restaurant in Cedaredge is once again hosting its traditional Thanksgiving dinner this Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, from noon-3 p.m. Dinner is at the restaurant, located at 415 S Grand Mesa Dr., Cedaredge.
Robert Gash, broker and owner of United Country Real Estate Western Land & Lifestyle Properties, closed on a new office building on Cedaredge West Main Street.
Kicking off the regular Cedaredge Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, a public hearing was held for the beer and wine liquor license application for SIPS on Main, LLC. The license was ultimately approved, and with that, the business is likely to open in January.
After three months of the item being on the Town of Cedaredge Board of Trustees agenda, the board rescinded the COVID-19-instigated disaster emergency declaration which was made March 19, 2020.
The monthly third Tuesday veteran coffee event held by the Welcome Home Alliance at The Pondy heralded a special quilt presentation this last Tuesday by the Quilts of Valor Foundation.
Memorandum of Understanding: State of Colorado and Opioid ProducersThe Town of Cedaredge Board of Trustees held its regular meeting Thursday evening, during which it approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the State of Colorado and Opioid Producers.
The Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) has brought the Jingle Mingle event back for another year, and this time around, it comes attached to an online auction which began Sunday and runs through Dec. 10.
Thanks to funding partners, the Town of Cedaredge, Rotary Club of Cedaredge, and generous local donors, nine area nonprofits have received a total of $17,250 in grant awards from The Surface Creek Community Fund (SCCF). The SCCF selection committee reviewed a total of 11 applications and awa…
Daniel Weaver is a senior at Delta High School. He has a GPA of 4.18.
After an empty public hearing containing no comments on the matter, the Town of Orchard City Board of Trustees approved an ordained franchise agreement with Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) on the second reading, setting it into effect.
At its regular Wednesday town meeting, the Orchard City Board of Trustees appointed Holly Mautz, town planning commissioner and around 15-year resident to a vacancy on the board, which was left by former mayor pro-tem Jan Gage last month.
Many of you have cleaned up your gardens in preparation for the winter when general gardening chores can be put to bed and now you can enjoy a less hectic pace, maybe just drooling over gardening catalogs. I’m different. I don’t clean up my yard of leaves or prune back my perennials until sp…
On Saturday, Codi Nelson of Cedaredge’s Creekside on 65, formerly Creekside Café, confirmed that the restaurant is, as of Sunday, closed indefinitely, reportedly due to primarily financial issues and staffing shortages.
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In May, a substantial reveal was made at the Pondy Spring Fling, which aligned with Memorial Day. Backed by Cathy Meskel, local citizen and self-proclaimed veteran advocate and American patriot, and Lark Abel of local business Abel Art Glass and Stone Memorials, it was revealed at the event …
After a year off, the Parade of Lights has been planned this year, scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.
At the Oct. 21 Cedaredge Board of Trustees meeting, the board officially set into motion a new wage scale for all staff of the Town of Cedaredge, ultimately providing a pay boost to all and ensuring a more solid compensation plan for the future.
Through the month of September, Cedaredge Tire and Auto, Inc. collected $780 in donations for Team Rubicon, a veteran-led nonprofit that focuses on disaster relief throughout the United States and abroad, according to an Oct. 15 press release from the company.
Halloween has wrapped up and the holiday season is truly coming into full swing. With that, the Cedaredge Food Bank is seeking donations for its annual group of Christmas Boxes, each of which provides an entire Christmas dinner to a family in need within the Surface Creek area.
This discussion on magpies will be my last one covering corvids. My previous columns focused on jays (Steller’s, pinyon and scrub), crows and ravens. These corvids are all considered very “smart” birds because of their behavior, vocalizations and apparent problem-solving abilities.
As October ends, nearly three months have passed since the Town of Cedaredge officially chose the two applicants who would be issued retail marijuana licenses, thereby allowing those applicants to start marijuana dispensaries in town.
The following is the Cedaredge High School honor roll list for the first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year.
Resolution 30-2021: Rescinding the Declaration of Disaster Emergency due to the COVID-19 Virus Issued on March 19, 2020
The Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) held a Halloween-appropriate family pumpkin painting event on Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
As Halloween quickly approaches, residents of the Cedaredge area can expect the return of two events from last year and beyond.
In a return of the traditional Orchard City Student of the Month award given by the Orchard City Board of Trustees, Delta High School senior Janine Garcia was given the honor at last Wednesday’s board meeting. She’s the first to receive the award since the board took an extended break which …
The most common issue I confront when making a house call visit for a lawn, perennial plant, shrub or tree having problems has to do with water; either too much or too little, too frequent or too infrequently applied or not applied to the correct area. Today I will be addressing fall and win…
Route 65 Burgers and Fries Fermented Malt License Renewal (Public Hearing)After an empty public hearing with no discussion, the Town of Orchard City Board of Trustees approved the fermented malt liquor license renewal for Route 65 Burgers and Fries, as no documented incidents stood to argue …
At 3 p.m. this Saturday, the Grand Mesa Nordic Council (GMNC) — the nonprofit organization responsible for the grooming of cross country ski and snowshoe trails on Grand Mesa — is hosting the Ski Season Kick-Off Party at the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center in Cedaredge.
In early July, increasing complaints about the state of the septic system at Cherry Acres, a mobile home community in Austin, led representatives of Impact MHC in Cedaredge, the managing company over Cherry Acres, to comment on the matter.
From 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, the Pioneer Town Museum’s event Buried History will be returning for a second year, once again taking place at the Cedaredge Cemetery.
On Saturday, the Cedaredge High School music program hosted a mattress sale fundraiser made possible by the group Custom Fundraising Solutions out of Colorado Springs.
A discussion on town staff wages came up as an agenda item at a special Cedaredge Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Sept. 27, but it was ultimately tabled to a later date due to too many uncertainties among the trustees.
At a special meeting on the evening of Sept. 27, the Cedaredge Board of Directors met to appoint an interim town administrator. Town Administrator Greg Brinck departed on Oct. 1, having accepted an assistant town administrator position in the Town of Eaton.
As previously reported in the DCI article “Adam’s Road Ministry coming to Cedaredge Sept. 28,” Adam’s Road planned on and then followed through on coming into the Town of Cedaredge Sept. 28, bringing with them songs of worship and individual testimonies from their exits from the Church of La…
By Jim Leser
Over the summer, the Delta County Independent has reported on a subject that has become progressively more heated for residents of a particular mobile home community; the Cherry Acres issues in Austin. Owned and managed by Impact MHC, or Impact Communities in Cedaredge, a growing number of C…
An early morning message received on Sept. 5 sent Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), district wildlife manager Stuart Sinclair to a stretch of Trap Club Road between Eckert and Delta. Arriving there, he found a Delta County Sheriff’s Deputy on the ground and a big healthy bear 35 feet in the…
Applefest is back and is all about celebrating all that Cedaredge has to offer.
In March, President Joe Biden signed into effect the American Rescue Act Plan of 2021. This plan, a $1.9 trillion package overall, is intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the public health and economic impacts.
The Surface Creek Valley Historical Society (SCVHS) announced last week that, unfortunately, the Pioneer Town Museum’s recent attempt at obtaining the Short Branch Liquor building has been dropped due to lack of funds.