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 Dec. 29 follows:
Friday, Dec. 1 -- Roast pork loin, whipped sweet potatoes, buttered cauliflower, whole wheat roll and peach cobbler.
Monday, Dec. 4 -- Beef, cheese and rice burrito with green sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion, refried beans and a churro.
Tuesday, Dec. 5 -- Beef and pork lasagna, green beans, tossed salad with tomato, garlic breadstick and tropical fruit.
Wednesday, Dec. 6 -- Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, kidney bean salad, California blend veggies, homemade wheat roll and pineapple right-side-up cake.
Thursday, Dec. 7 -- Shepherd's pie, honey fruit salad, cabbage and carrots, wheat roll and cherry crisp with vanilla ice cream.
Friday, Dec. 8 -- Ham and broccoli casserole, orange spinach berry salad, peas and pearl onions, cornbread and baked apple slices.
Monday, Dec. 11 -- Potato-crusted cod, potato wedges, fish-house coleslaw, wheat roll and blueberry crisp.
Tuesday, Dec. 12 -- Salisbury steak and gravy, mashed potatoes, tomato wedges, bell pepper, carrot and onion blend, homemade rye roll and deluxe banana pudding.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 -- Fettuccine alfredo, Italian chicken breast, garlic bread, candied bacon brussels sprouts and chocolate oatmeal no-bake cookie.
Thursday, Dec. 14 -- Roast turkey with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, green salad, California blend veggies, whole wheat roll and applesauce cake.
Friday, Dec. 15 -- Chili con carne with cheddar cheese and diced onion, tossed salad with tomato wedge, homemade cornbread and ice cream.
Monday, Dec. 18 -- Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad with tomato, Italian veggies, homemade breadstick and pears.
Tuesday, Dec. 19 -- Chicken enchilada casserole, hot black bean salad, Spanish rice and pineapple tidbits.
Wednesday, Dec. 20 -- Beef stew with potatoes, carrots, celery and onions, mandarin spinach salad, rye roll and honey fruit dessert.
Thursday, Dec. 21 -- Tuna noodle casserole, carrot salad, broccoli, wheat roll and tropical fruit mix.
Friday, Dec. 22 -- Baked ham, oven browned potatoes, confetti salad, broccoli, sweet potato roll and pumpkin pie with whipped topping.
Tuesday, Dec. 26 -- BBQ pork on bun, potato wedges, southern baked beans, pineapple coleslaw and ice cream.
Wednesday, Dec. 27 -- Beef tips with mushroom sauce over brown rice, green beans, V8 juice, breadstick, peaches and PBOK cookie.
Thursday, Dec. 28 -- Baked chicken breast on fettuccine alfredo, candied bacon brussels sprouts, dinner roll and apple crisp.
Friday, Dec. 29 -- Stuffed cabbage casserole, peas and carrots, tossed salad with tomato wedge and banana muffin.
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.