The Orchard City Water Committee met July 10 in the morning to discuss the pending upgrades to the town's water treatment plant. At this time the plant HMI (Human Machine Interface) system runs on Windows 2007, which will soon be phased out.
As of July 9, the first Colorado case of West Nile Virus (WNV) disease has been reported to the national Center for Disease Control (CDC). This year's first case falls into the non-neuroinvasive category which carries its own problematic side-effects but is not as serious as the mosquito-borne neuroinvasive diseases which can be fatal.
Like the four horsemen of the apocalypse, four pests of our native pinyon trees are on the move. Three beetles and a moth have launched their attack on our pinyon trees in the Delta County and surrounding area.
Soccer practices will benefit this fall from the completion of a new kick wall at Orchard City's Field of Dreams. Placed between the two north fields, the wall measures eight feet tall.
The very popular Partners Golf Tournament held annually at the Cedaredge Golf Course has changed the date from mid-July to Sept. 14.
"We changed the date early in the year when we were unsure if the back nine would be open," said tournament volunteer manager Bob Page.
Since 2007 Leisure Time Sports has provided Cedaredge with movies and sporting goods. But that 12-year run ended June 30 when co-owners Barb and Gregg Burnett closed their doors.
A sunny summer day greeted the members of the Plant & Dig Garden Club as it gathered at the home of Joan Chambers for its June meeting. After the "necessities of the day," (greetings between members, refreshments and the meeting), Joan gave a brief talk on the origins of the rose and its care and uses throughout the modern-day garden.
Last Friday marked the inaugural performance by young thespians from Cedaredge's summer theatre camp and the show was a memorable one. A capacity crowd of all ages packed into the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center's Bank of Colorado Theater to enjoy an original musical play entitled, 'Spring: Nature Explains.'
The Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center (GMAEC) will launch its first feature film on July 17 with a classic western adventure. The historic building housing the center will be returning to its roots since the site was once a movie theater.
On June 22 the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored a women's community service day and potluck. They invited other women in the community to join and tackled several projects.
Do you have a little extra space in your home and some love to share? Surface Creek Animal Shelter is looking for four foster homes for 15 kittens. The length of time needed for fostering varies -- some kittens only need a week, others need a home for a month.
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