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