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 Sept. 29 follows:
Friday, Sept. 1 -- Roast pork loin, whipped sweet potatoes, capri vegetables, whole wheat roll and peach cobbler.
Monday, Sept. 4 -- Labor Day. Meal sites closed.
Tuesday, Sept. 5 --Chicken enchilada casserole, Mexican rice, black bean salad, chuckwagon corn and pineapple tidbits.
Wednesday, Sept. 6 -- Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, honey-glazed carrots, kidney bean salad, wheat roll and strawberry shortcake.
Thursday, Sept. 7 --Barbecue beef sandwich, macaroni calico salad, broccoli with cheese sauce and green sunset yogurt dessert.
Friday, Sept. 8 -- Baked lemon onion fish fillet, fish house coleslaw, potato wedges, whole wheat roll and peaches.
Monday, Sept. 11 -- Beef, cheese and rice burrito with green sauce, mandarin spinach salad, refried beans and churro.
Tuesday, Sept. 12 -- Pizza mac casserole, kidney bean salad, stewed tomatoes and apple crisp.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 -- Barbecue chicken breast, baked beans, vegetable blend, oatmeal roll and Greek yogurt with berries.
Thursday, Sept. 14 -- Roast turkey with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, green salad, California blend veggies, whole wheat roll and birthday cake.
Friday, Sept. 15 -- Lasagna, tossed salad, green beans, garlic breadstick and tropical fruit.
Monday, Sept. 18 -- Southwest sausage egg bake, potatoes O'Brien, cinnamon raisin oatmeal, orange juice and homemade raisin scone.
Tuesday, Sept. 19 --Italian chicken breast, fettucine primavera, bacon ranch pea salad, garlic bread, orange wedge and chocolate oatmeal no-bake cookie.
Wednesday, Sept. 20 -- Sloppy joes on wheat bun, green bell pepper coleslaw, parmesan potato wedges, western corn and honey bee ambrosia.
Thursday, Sept. 21 --Ham loaf, Italian vegetable pasta salad, scalloped potatoes, whole wheat roll, mandarin oranges and bananas.
Friday, Sept. 22 -- Chicken salad on wheat bun, confetti salad, mac and cheese, V-8 juice and cranberry apple crisp.
Monday, Sept. 25 -- Pepperoni and beef pizza on homemade crust, zucchini, tomatoes and onions, tossed salad and tropical fruit.
Tuesday, Sept. 26 -- Spaghetti with meat sauce, Italian vegetables, tossed salad, homemade breadstick and diced peaches.
Tuesday, Sept. 27 -- Chili con carne with cheddar cheese and diced onion, cornbread, tossed salad and citrus splash mousse cake.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 -- Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh veggie salad, whole wheat roll and strawberries with whipped topping.
Thursday, Sept. 29 -- Barbecue pork on a bun, pineapple coleslaw, potato wedges, candied bacon Brussels sprouts and rice pudding.
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.