Like many people in Delta County, I am grateful for the healthcare services we have and the scores of dedicated doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other medical professionals who serve our communities. Concurrently, I also believe we pay way too much health insurance.
I was asked Sunday by a younger colleague if I remember a time like this in my past. I scanned my memory for a comparison. I was at our newspaper office in Wasilla, Alaska, when a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook our community. In that case, we were in recovery mode. No time for a holding pattern.
By Tom Turner
Our reporter Lucas Vader is being criticized by some in the Cedaredge area for his article about the dust up with the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. To recap Board of Directors member David Murphy decided he wanted an investigation into rumors he heard but are untrue …
Over the years I’ve experienced both ends when it comes to gift giving and children. I’ve seen joy from my three children’s faces many times when they were little and we hit the gift giving target spot on. I’ve also seen the look on their faces when we ask them to hold up their gift they jus…
There’s a cloud hovering over the heads of the Delta City Council. Outside influences are creating a potential storm. But instead of taking a batten down the hatches approach, this storm can be stopped or at least slowed to a spring shower.
On Nov. 19, 1960 the Delta Panthers football, led by Coach Don Stimack, would end that season’s final game as 2A State champions. A feat that has yet to be repeated.
By Dennis Anderson
I’m a cradle Catholic.
People have asked, “When is your next article,” and commented, “We really look forward to them.” It is assuring to know that they are being read and I thank you for that.
The Delta County Independent will introduce digital subscriptions on Nov. 4 to help provide the resources needed to accommodate the growing number of readers who access deltacountyindependent.com.
By JoAnn Kalenak
By Dennis Anderson
The Delta Police Department has been put through the emotional and physical wringer these past few weeks.
In its July 31 issue, the Delta County Independent ran a story from The Colorado Sun on Olathe Sweet Corn. Titled “Sweet corn put Olathe on the map, but seeds of economic revival didn’t take,” the in-depth piece was written by Grand Junction-based reporter Nancy Lofholm, a former Grand Junct…