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Keep our kids safe by stopping for school buses

As I listened to the radio early this morning I was not sure I heard the news accurately, so I asked my wife and she also heard the same statistic: Every day, 80,000 cars illegally pass a school bus.

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Law enforcement blotter Nov. 14, 2018

A hunter from Wisconsin reported that a pack filled with hunting gear had either been lost or stolen.

A break-in was reported by a woman keeping an eye on her parents' home while they are out of town.

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Delta's 'Kickoff to Christmas' is Nov. 24

Delta's annual "Kickoff to Christmas" takes place Saturday, Nov. 24. This event is sponsored by the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Help stock the shelves

In recognition of National Hungry and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 12-16, Abraham Connection is holding a "stock the shelves" event to collect much-needed supplies for the homeless shelter's 11th season.

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Delta man charged with voter interference

A warrant is being sought for the arrest of Christopher Scott Taylor, 34, of Delta for allegations related to mail ballots and intimidation. The two offenses are misdemeanors.

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Republicans maintain hold on county offices

The election results are in, and as expected, Democrats did well in state and national races. Jared Polis, Colorado's new governor, led a slate of Democratic candidates to victory, including Jene Griswold, secretary of state; Dave Young, state treasurer; and Phil Weiser, attorney general.

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With approval of land swap, DURA considers next steps

On Nov. 8, the Delta Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) met for the first time since September to talk about several potential development projects in the City of Delta.

City manager David Torgler said that voter approval of the sale or exchange of the Riverbend and Cottonwood parks provides the city more opportunities to create projects to benefit the community.

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Medical marijuana gets a thumb's up in Delta

Two of the four marijuana questions on the November ballot were narrowly approved by voters in the City of Delta. Measure 2F allows the establishment of medical marijuana centers. Measure 2H permits the establishment of medical marijuana cultivation, testing, research and manufacturing facilities.

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ESA Sorority disperses funds

The ESA Sorority in Cedaredge recently held its monthly meeting and part of the agenda was to disperse funds from money-raising efforts in the previous year. Monies were raised from various activities including the annual Irish Stew, Pampered Chef luncheon, yard sale, craft sales, and community donations.

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Music, scripture embody 'The Precious Gift of Water'

Singer and song writer, Ellen Stapenhorst and the Reverend Joe Agne will lead the worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Cedaredge United Methodist Church.

They will weave Stapenhorst's original music and scripture passages about water as they present "The Precious Gift of Water."

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Veterans invited to 'Operation Stand Down'

Delta County veterans get together on the third Tuesday of every month in Cedaredge. On Nov. 20, veterans will assemble at The Pondy for a meet and greet coffee that extends from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Community supports animal shelter

Last Friday the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center in Cedaredge hosted a successful benefit concert to raise funds for the Surface Creek Animal Shelter. The last notes of a memorable performance by The Rhythm Method band had barely faded away before the community embarked on another round of activities to support the shelter.

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Reservoirs, tiny homes addressed at Orchard City workshop

During its Nov. 7 work session, the Orchard City Board of Trustees heard a presentation from water commissioner James Holiman.

Concerning water for next year, he said he thinks the area will be okay, but "an average year won't get us back to normal."

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Food bank needs Christmas donors

The Cedaredge Food Bank is once again planning to provide Christmas dinners for Surface Creek's disadvantaged neighbors. Last year 250 families received food boxes filled with an array of holiday provisions.

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Trustees discuss golf course recovery plan

The Town of Cedaredge Board of Trustees met for a public work session last week. The purpose of work sessions is to discuss town issues and preview the agenda for an upcoming regular meeting.

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Phil Ellsworth proclaimed poet laureate
Phil Ellsworth proclaimed poet laureate

Making official what has long been a community sentiment, Cedaredge resident Phil Ellsworth has been honored with an official town proclamation naming him poet laureate. The public proclamation was first read aloud on Nov. 3 when "Phil and Phriends" gathered at the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center for a chamber theatre presentation.

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Patriotism underscores salute to veterans
Patriotism underscores salute to veterans

Cedaredge High School honored current and past military veterans in an assembly on Nov. 9. This celebration included patriotic music from the CHS band and celebratory video "Homesick" by MercyMe.

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Let's reaffirm our commitment to America's heroes

Since the founding of our nation, millions of men and women have served our country and defended the freedoms Americans enjoy. Veterans Day is an opportunity to show our appreciation for those who have selflessly answered this call to serve.

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Six Panthers named on 3A All-Conference list

The 2018 3A All-Conference Western Slope soccer honors have been released. Coach Paul Shean's season produced another post-season journey for the Panthers and coaches around the league voted six Delta players to this year's team.

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Sutliff 1st Team All-State

For Jerry Sandoval and his Delta High School Panther softball team, the 2018 season was nothing short of spectacular. A title in 3A WSL play and a season-ending 22-3 record following the program's first ever regional hosting and another first ever semifinal round game in state playoffs, symbolize how far the Panthers have come in the sport of softball.

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'Doc' Vincent retiring this winter

Everyone who depends on him saw it coming, but the news is still a shock to area pet owners.

Norman "Doc" Vincent is retiring.

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Artists asked to donate to Crawford festival

Calling 2-D and 3-D artists and all other creative people to participate in the Crawford "Pioneer Christmas Festival."

Pioneer Christmas Festival Auction items may be done in any medium you choose and present your artwork to be enjoyed and sold at auction on Nov. 30.

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Special district approved for ambulance; memberships continue

On Nov. 6, voters overwhelmingly approved the establishment of a special district for the North Fork Ambulance. Just over 83 percent of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford area voters said "yes" to the special district. By a smaller, yet still very favorable margin, a mill levy of 5.750 was established to fund the special district.

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Patrick Webb appointed to Hotchkiss Board of Trustees
Patrick Webb appointed to Hotchkiss Board of Trustees

Patrick Webb, the newest member of the Hotchkiss Town Board of Trustees, said he believes his life experiences will enable him to make reasonable, positive decisions for the town in his new role.

Webb said he has lived in the North Fork Valley on two separate occasions.

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Hotchkiss voters authorize sale of town shop

Hotchkiss voters overwhelmingly approved the sale of the town shop in the Nov. 6 election, 82 to 18 percent. The next morning, deputy town clerk Ginger Redden said she received three inquiries from potential buyers.

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