Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was observed in Delta on Monday, Dec. 7.
Members of Lee Marts VFW Post and Ladies Auxiliary #3571 conducted ceremonies at the Confluence Park river access ramp.
A 24-year-old pregnant woman was struck by a car while crossing Main Street with her boyfriend Monday morning. The accident occurred at the intersection of 5th and Main at about 10:15 a.m.
Ronald L. Brenner, 77, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged exceeded safe speed for conditions after being involved in a one-vehicle crash in the 1700 block of G Road. No injuries were reported or observed.
Western State Colorado University in Gunnison has expanded its partnership with Delta-Montrose Technical College (DMTC) to host six undergraduate courses at DMTC beginning in January 2016. Western, one of America's Colleges of Distinction, is targeting students who are ready to begin pursuing a bachelor's degree close to home.
It was a great day for Food for Thought when Mary Saunders called and said she had been contacted by Safeway about donating Thanksgiving dinners for needy families. Saunders explained that Safeway needed an outlet, a way to connect with needy families to provide donated Thanksgiving dinners.
The Colorado State University Extension, Tri River Area, is now accepting applications for the Master Gardener training class. The Tri River Area includes Mesa, Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties.
The Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BACS) and the Bureau of Land Management are teaming up to conduct this year's Audubon Society annual Christmas Bird Count and invite anyone interested in bird watching to join them. This is the 116th anniversary of the count which has provided over a hundred years of valuable information throughout the world to help scientists monitor the health of bird populations.
The Glenwood Springs High School Class of 1965 will hold its 50-year class reunion (one year late) Sept. 16-17, 2016, and information is sought on these classmates:
Camden and Nikki Welt of Hotchkiss are the parents of a son, Brantlee William Welt, born at 2:41 a.m. Dec. 3, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He weighed 7 pounds, 11.4 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
The senior center meal sites at Delta, Cedaredge, Hotchkiss, Paonia and Olathe will all be closed Fridays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 for the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays, respectively.
Architect Michael Oney has been awarded the bid to draw up plans for the renovation of Delta City Hall.
The project grew from the need to replace the building's heating, air conditioning and ventilation system.
A bid to demolish two city-owned houses and outbuildings has been awarded to Wells Excavation and Farming.
The house at 1390 East 3rd Street is located across from Stafford Lane and is on the route proposed for future extension of Stafford Lane to Pioneer Road.
The Board of County Commissioners on a split vote Monday has endorses a legislative proposal that will raise the pay of newly elected county officials by 20 percent.
The Colorado General Assembly had already adopted a measure calling for pay increases of 30 percent for newly elected county officials.
On Sept. 13 of this year Ron suffered injuries from a fall at the cleaners building. We would like to take this opportunity to give heartfelt thanks to the North Fork Ambulance, Paonia Fire Department, Delta County Memorial Hospital, Transcare Ambulance, St. Mary's Hospital, Rocky Mountain Orthopedics and Paonia Care and Rehab for professional care and rehabilitation along with continuing therapy.
I listen to those who feel as the president does, that climate change is a more serious threat to us as a nation than the threat of isis coming here to take over. I fail to see how climate change is to blame for everything from isis domination to our out-of-work status.
I enjoyed reading the article on the "Back Page" about Taylor Walters and his family. His grandmother and I are second cousins.
The goal of the Delta Food Pantry is that "Nobody should be hungry!" Five days each week, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., volunteers distribute grocery bags filled with canned goods, frozen meat, staples and fresh produce for emergency assistance from the back of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Last September, Randy and Mara Derryberry were planning to build a gabled cover over a section of their sidewalk on Poplar Street. For five years they traveled from their home in Grand Junction to spend weekends remodeling the interior of Mara's family home, once owned by her parents and grandparents.
The Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce has six people seeking four open positions on its board of directors.
At the December meeting held last week, the candidates introduced themselves to the sitting board members and to members in attendance.
The Orchard City Town Board may be close to deciding what to do with a new piece of equipment the town bought earlier this year that isn't performing as promised.
The town purchased the $6,900 road shouldering side dresser with expectations that it would cut in half the number of man-hours need for the labor-intensive task of maintaining road shoulders.
The BLM and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area have implemented seasonal road closures within the Gunnison sage grouse area of critical environmental concern.
Under the annual closures, C-77 (Green Mountain), Black Ridge and Red Canyon Road are closed to motorized and mechanical uses effective immediately through May 15, 2016.
Two incidents that occurred in Hotchkiss early in the year remain unsolved.
According to Marshal Dan Miller, cause of a March 8 fire at Tucker's Pizza, Pub and Arcade, 221 W. Bridge Street, suspected to be arson, remains under delayed but active investigation by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Solar Energy International (SEI) is proud to announce that the round of Solarize North Fork Valley resulted in over $400,000 in local investment through the installation of 120 kilowatts of solar in 22 new systems. For our tiny community of Hotchkiss, Crawford and Paonia, this is significant and only the beginning.
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