The North Fork Ambulance's "911 Express" kiddie train has delighted children at parades and festivals throughout the North Fork Valley for years. The North Fork Ambulance is in need of volunteers for Pioneer Days in Crawford on June 8.
Crawford Pioneer Days is just around the corner and fireworks will be lighting the night skies.
Do you want to be one of the local families, ranches, groups or businesses to help fund the fireworks display?
Hotchkiss High School senior Jesus Macias, son of Flor and Jesus Macias, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Betty Wolverton Scholarship. He is planning to attend the Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and pursue a degree in a pre-medical field.
Hotchkiss High School senior Carson Michele Collins, daughter of Amy and Brian Collins, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Kathleen Wheeler Memorial Scholarship. She is planning to attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and pursue a major in English with an emphasis in pre-law.
On May 9, 17 Hotchkiss K-8 seventh and eighth graders participated in the Black Mesa CattleWomen sponsored fourth quarter beef cook-off. Using one pound of ground beef donated by the CattleWomen, the teams prepared a favorite beef entree that was then judged by Cally Gallegos, Crawford town clerk and two CattleWomen, Kim Adam and Connie Layton.
On Tuesday, May 21, the U.S. Forest Service said the Dark Canyon Trail is impassable to stock travel due to a rock fall about two miles from the trailhead at Erickson Springs. The trail is not accessible from Horse Ranch Park trailhead due to snow on Kebler Pass Road.
The Crawford American Legion Lynch-Cotten Post 190 will Memorial Day ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 27, at Crawford Cemetery. Each year, according to Legionnaire Larry Kontour, the post honors veterans who have passed away in the last year.
Just over 100 years ago, and the nation was slowly recovering from World War I. To honor those who had given so much during the conflict and who needed care, a group of 20 war-weary American officers serving in France met to form what would become one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States: The American Legion.
Crawford Pioneer Days is just around the corner and one of the highlight events is the outhouse races. For 2019, we are trying some new things with this race.
Trish Thibodo recently joined Region 10 as the new community development director. Her experiences in working with the State of Colorado's Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) and Delta County Economic Development (DCED) set the stage for the easy transition to Region 10 and will allow her to support and provide greater capacities in smaller communities.
ENGAGE and its partners (Region 10, Delta County and Delta County Economic Development) just completed its inaugural business challenge, a 10-week project to support local business growth and development. This first-of-a-kind program for Delta County is focused on creating successful local independent small businesses.
The county commissioners passed a resolution supporting the public safety sales tax initiative at their May 7 meeting.
Upon approval by the voters of Delta County in November, the initiative would increase Delta County sales tax by 1 percent, with tax dollars dedicated specifically to law enforcement services in Delta County.
Justin Russell Jr. and Nick Carozza of the Valley Symphony Orchestra and Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra will be performing an exciting program of duo music.
Russell is an accomplished composer of neo-classical music that demonstrates his mastery of harmonic language and expression.
The free Rockies Skill Challenge for boys and girls ages 6-13 will take place Wednesday, June 5. The running, batting and throwing competition begins at 9 a.m.
A replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall is heading to Delta, an occasion that will be marked by a multi-day Salute to Armed Forces Festival in Confluence Park. An estimated 15,000 to 20,000 people are expected to visit the wall and participate in the festival June 6-9.
Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3571 and its Auxiliary will be hosting their annual Memorial Day community pancake breakfast on Monday, May 27. For only $7 attendees will be treated to an "all you can eat" feast of pancakes, eggs to order, link sausage, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice.
In conjunction with Outdoor Heritage Day, Fort Uncompahgre is hosting an open house highlighting the upcoming summer camps for kids ages 8-12.
Eight sessions of the four-day summer camps are scheduled Monday-Thursday, June 10 to Aug. 2.
The Delta County Rock, Gem and Mineral Show will be held Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 531 N. Palmer Street in Delta.
Featured items will include lighted mineral and specimen displays, gold panning, a fluorescent mineral display, bingo for children, and educational displays for children.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center will host the AARP Smart Driver program Monday, June 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Save money on insurance and keep up on newer traffic laws.
The public is invited to Delta Fine Arts' annual Art Show the month of June at the Creamery Arts Center, 165 W. Bridge Street, Hotchkiss. This show features local artistic talent including watercolors, oils/acrylics, pastels, photography, drawings and sculptures and more.
Rotary International's Paul Harris Fellow Award was presented to a non-Rotarian who has served her community for 35-plus years. A member of the Delta Rotary Club made a contribution to The Rotary Foundation in honor of Mary Pfalzgraff, paving the way for her recognition at the Delta club's May 15 meeting.
TAILS is holding a Happy Trails and Waggy Tails Dog Walk Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register at the shelter at 720 W. 4th Street in Delta.
Colorado writer, photographer and columnist Carolyn White will be signing both her books, "Bricks underneath a Hoop Skirt" and "Trucks are for Girls," on Saturday, June 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble bookstore, located at 2451 Patterson Road in Grand Junction.
White is best known for her whimsical stories and travel features in the Fence Post periodical (2005-2017).
Chief Luke Fedler and the Delta Police Department invite the community to the second quarter Coffee with the Chief on Thursday, May 30, from 7 to 9 a.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center, Conference Room B.
An introduction to the K-9 program will be featured, including a meet-and-greet with K9 Raico and Officer William Hammon.
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