Senior CommUnity meals are served at four dining sites in Delta County -- Cedaredge Community Center (Monday-Thursday), Delta Community Center (Monday-Friday), Hotchkiss Senior Center (Monday-Thursday) and Paonia Senior Citizen Center (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). Meals on Wheels are also delivered from each location. More information is available by calling the Cedaredge meal site, 856-3636; the Delta meal site, 874-7662; Hotchkiss Senior Center, 872-3494; and Paonia Senior Citizen Center, 527-3435.
The menu through Nov. 30 follows:
Wednesday, Nov. 1 -- Roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy, kidney bean salad, broccoli, homemade wheat roll and birthday cake.
Thursday, Nov. 2 -- BBQ chicken breast, potato salad, bell peppers, carrots and onions, oatmeal roll and cinnamon roll.
Friday, Nov. 3 -- Cheeseburger on whole wheat with lettuce, onion and tomato, potato wedges, baked beans and fruit cocktail.
Monday, Nov. 6 -- Italian chicken breast, potatoes O'Brien, stewed tomatoes, homemade roll and apple crisp with vanilla ice cream.
Tuesday, Nov. 7 -- Potato crusted cod with tartar sauce, fish-house coleslaw, potato wedges, homemade wheat roll and fresh apple.
Wednesday, Nov. 8 -- Salisbury steak, fresh veggies salad, mashed potatoes with gravy, homemade wheat roll and new fruit compote.
Thursday, Nov. 9 -- Roast turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, bacon ranch pea salad, California blend veggies, wheat roll and birthday cake.
Friday, Nov. 10 -- Beef and pork lasagna, tossed salad with tomato, green beans, garlic bread and peaches.
Monday, Nov. 13 --Chicken enchilada casserole, Mexican rice, hot black bean salad and pineapple tidbits.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 -- Beef stew with potatoes, Italian veggie salad, carrots, celery and onions, onion rye roll and peach crisp with vanilla ice cream.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 -- Pizza mac casserole, garbanzo tomato salad, Italian bread and honey fruit dessert.
Thursday, Nov. 16 -- Meat loaf with tomato glaze, three bean salad, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli and carrots, and greek yogurt with blueberries.
Friday, Nov. 17 -- Ham and beans, cottage cheese and mandarin oranges, cornbread, parsley carrots and oatmeal raisin cookie.
Monday, Nov. 20 -- Tuna noodle casserole, marinated carrot salad, broccoli, homemade wheat roll and bread pudding.
Tuesday, Nov. 21 -- Chili con carne with cheddar cheese, diced onion cornbread, pea and cheese salad and fruit cocktail.
Wednesday, Nov. 22 -- Roast turkey with cranberry sauce, whipped sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, homemade wheat roll and pumpkin pie with whipped topping.
Monday, Nov. 27 -- Ham loaf, Italian veggie pasta salad, scalloped potatoes, wheat roll and cinnamon applesauce.
Tuesday, Nov. 28 -- Pepperoni and beef pizza on homemade crust, calico veggie salad, zucchini, tomatoes and onions, and pineapple.
Wednesday, Nov. 29 -- Oven-fried chicken breast, crunchy garden slaw, green beans, roasted potatoes, wheat roll and honey bee ambrosia.
Thursday, Nov. 30 -- Ham and beans, cottage cheese and mandarin oranges, cornbread, parsley carrots and oatmeal raisin cookie.
The election results are in at the local, state and national level, and as expected, Democrats are doing well in state and national races. Colorado has elected Jared Polis as governor; nationally the Republicans appear to retain control of the Senate while Democrats now control the House of Representative.
With a ballot full of local and state measures, voter turnout in Delta County topped 71%, with 15,889 ballots cast. Statewide, voter turnout was just over 52%.
Of the three Delta County residents seeking state offices, Matt Soper won over Thea Chase in State Representative Dist. 54; Mike Mason lost to Julie McCluskie in State Representative Dist. 61; and Olen Lund lost to Kerry Donovan in State Senate Dist. 5.
Locally, in the City of Delta voters rejected a .5% sales tax increase to fund recreation, as well as recreational marijuana sales. The sale of medical marijuana and cultivation/manufacturing facilities was approved by a slim margin. Delta voters also gave the city the green light to move forward with selling or trading the Cottonwood and Riverbend Park, and to sell the old Municipal Light and Power Building.