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Local churches observe Holy Week

Holy Week, the week between Palm Sunday

and Easter Sunday, is filled with traditional observances. Local churches urge you to use this time to walk with Jesus Christ from his triumphal entry into Jerusalem to his resurrection.

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Delta native propels submarine legacy into the future
Delta native propels submarine legacy into the future

KINGS BAY, Ga. - As citizens of Delta go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy's "Silent Service" submarine force work beneath the ocean's waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction of military members will ever know: strategic deterrence.

Petty Officer 1st Class Morgan McCracken assigned to USS Georgia hails from and is a 2012 graduate of Delta High School who takes on the task to execute one of the Defense Department's most important mission of strategic deterrence.

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A special read

Get your pre-released copy now of "Trips: Rock Life in the Sixties" at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 228 Grand Avenue in Paonia.

Read the book before anyone else and then meet author Ellen Sander on Thursday, May 16, from 7-9 p.m. in the Blue Sage hall.

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Registration opens for Rural Philanthropy Days
Registration opens for Rural Philanthropy Days

Online registration is now open for Western Slope Rural Philanthropy Days (WSRPD), which takes place June 12-14 in Paonia and Hotchkiss, showcasing the beautiful North Fork Valley.

Western Slope nonprofits will have an exclusive opportunity to connect with over 30 Colorado foundations during this unique three-day event.

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Modern Woman's Club a model of community service
Modern Woman's Club a model of community service

The Rogers Mesa Modern Woman's Club is a venerated tradition in the North Fork Valley. The club began as a social and cultural outlet for the women of Rogers Mesa and was officially incorporated in 1908.

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Paonia trustees consider parking regs, bag ban

The Paonia board of trustees will consider an ordinance to limit parking in the 300 block of Clark Avenue.

At the April 9 meeting, trustees directed town staff prepare the ordinance in consultation with the Paonia Fire Department to limit parking to the east side of the block.

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Young Eagles Rally gives kids an opportunity to fly
Young Eagles Rally gives kids an opportunity to fly

Does your child dream of flight? Is he or she interested in a career in aviation? Here's an opportunity they don't want to miss.

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Paonia council reminded of 43-year-old water deal

As the town of Paonia considers future growth and prepares to deal with the aftermath of a water emergency, they were recently given one more issue to consider.

At the March 26 board meeting, Mountain Coal Company representative Westin Norris addressed the board of trustees.

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Hotchkiss eyes revisions to mobile home regs

The Hotchkiss Town Council met twice last week. It met for a work session on Tuesday, April 9, to discuss possible amendments to the town's mobile home and travel trailer regulations.

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CES presents academic awards

Cedaredge Elementary School presented third quarter academic awards to the following students:

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Dinner supports CHS scholarships

The Cedar Mesa Community Club's annual spring scholarship fundraiser dinner will be held on Saturday, April 27, at the clubhouse, located at 15637 Peach Road on Cedar Mesa. The members have planned another gourmet home-cooked meal for their "Spring Into Spring" dinner.

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Spring book sale planned

Friends of the Cedaredge Library host their annual spring book sale on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the Stolte Shed.

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GMAEC books Buddy Mondlock for an evening of stories and songs

Nashville songwriter and singer Buddy Mondlock will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center. For the show, Mondlock's friend and bass player, Mike Lindauer, will join on the fretless electric bass.

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Committee debates Orchard City water needs, rates

To start Orchard City's water committee meeting April 10, a verdict of "no" was delivered to a citizen's appeal for a water bill adjustment. He claimed his high usage for several months was due to a water meter reading when nothing went through it, which according staff is not plausible.

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Foundation encourages donors to leave their mark

Several years ago Bill Welch and his wife, Laurae Fortner-Welch, wanted to impact Cedaredge. After looking at their options, they decided create a fund with Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF).

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Orchard City appoints new planning commissioner

Orchard City trustees convened April 10 for a short regular meeting. After discussing the March disbursements and financial statements they held a public hearing and voted on two ordinances: 2019-01 Amending Clerk Duties and 2019-02 Appointment of Town Officers.

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Cedaredge trustees to meet early Thursday

Cedaredge Board of Trustees cancelled their April 11 work session since there were no items they couldn't discuss at the regular meeting. They will convene April 18 at 4 p.m. for an earlier meeting so trustees and staff can attend the Water 102 workshop that evening at 6 p.m.

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Arbor Day celebration planned in Cedaredge

The Cedaredge Tree Board will hold its annual observance of Arbor Day beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center on Friday, April 26.

Mayor Gene Welch will read the official proclamation followed by presentations discussing the importance of planting trees and the efforts by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Governor Polis signs ERPO into law

Delta County Sheriff Mark Taylor said he is disappointed, but not surprised, that Governor Jared Polis signed the Extreme Risk Protection Orders bill into law last week. The law will enable law enforcement and family members to seek court orders to temporarily suspend firearms access to persons who are dangerous to themselves or others.

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County shares bridge, intersection concerns with CDOT representatives

At their April 2 meeting, county commissioners Don Suppes and Mike Lane were joined by 10 representatives from CDOT for a discussion of current and future CDOT projects. Commissioner Mark Roeber was away on Colorado Counties, Inc. business.

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No rush for medical marijuana licenses

Delta city clerk Jolene Nelson said she's handed out a number of applications for medical marijuana establishment licenses, but as of noon Tuesday, none had been completed and returned. The initial application deadline was 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, but pursuant to city code, that deadline may be extended for some types of medical marijuana establishments if fewer applications are submitted by the deadline than the number of available licenses.

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Downtown workshop planned

Delta County communities applied for and received assistance from Community Builders for a Colorado Downtown Streets Workshop. This free, interactive half-way workshop is scheduled Tuesday, April 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memorial Hall in Hotchkiss.

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County opposes Wild & Scenic status for area stream segments

Delta County Commissioners Don Suppes, Mark Roeber and Mike Lane have sent a letter to the United States Forest Service and Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest Plan Revision Team stating that Delta County is not in favor of Wild & Scenic eligibility status for stream segments within Delta County.

"All the segments in our county are proposed for 'wild' classification, which is reserved for areas 'free of impoundments and general inaccessible except by trail ... that represent vestiges of primitive America'," the letter stated.

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Francie Mion's new book will soon be in libraries
Francie Mion's new book will soon be in libraries

Francie Mion and Lois Wickstrom have been producing delightful children's books for over 40 years. Wickstrom writes the books and Mion illustrates the books.

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AC/DC announces talent contest for all ages

AC/DC has just announced its "Rising Star Talent Contest" to take place this summer. Tryouts will take place in May and June.

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