On July 21, regional officials were in Steamboat Springs making a pitch to an advisory committee of the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) asking for $5.22 million in energy assistance impact grant funds.
The Delta County Commissioners Monday reached tentative agreement with the Forest Service and the Grand Mesa Resort Company (GMRC) on completing repair of a damaged road that has hampered removal of diseased spruce beetle trees.
The Families Plus program has recently been designated a mental health specialty clinic by the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health.
The construction industry has its ups and downs, so it's noteworthy that one family-owned business is still going strong after 60 years.
From the Delta Police Department:
Heriberto Estrada-Perez, 21, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged driving motor vehicle while license denied and driving uninsured motor vehicle.
The Senior CommUnity Meal program "Meals on Wheels" in the Delta area serves a critical need for homebound older adults receiving weekday lunches. Three route volunteer drivers are currently needed in the Delta area.
Pea Green residents Jim Koffer and Marlene Grippa have installed a "Little Free Library" at the Pea Green Community House.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and United Companies began work Monday, July 20, throughout Montrose and Delta counties as part of a federal aid project. Inclement weather delayed the work that was originally slated to begin the week of June 26.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife continues its tradition of supporting trails with grants of $6.18 million slated for distribution in 2015 and 2016.
The unemployment rate in Delta County dropped slightly from May to June, but more significantly from a year ago.
The recently announced closing of the Creamery in Hotchkiss, while sentimental to some, especially on summer days when an ice cream cone is so refreshing, may open doors to a new attitude and opportunities for artists in the area.
My grandparents moved their family to Paonia in 1938 and bought a 110-acre farm at the base of Mt. Lamborn.
The evening of July 15 at about 11:45 I was outside and in the distance I saw a fluctuating red light.
The EPA recently snubbed the Renewable Fuel Standard with a revision to the rule that would cut corn ethanol obligations by 3.75 billion gallons over three years -- equivalent to a billion and a half bushels in lost corn demand.
If you go to the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests for recreation, do so now while your visit will still be enjoyable.
This year's Delta High School Alumni Golf Tournament featured 20 teams and 79 participants. The range of scores in the tournament went from 56 to 74.
Cedaredge athletic director, and head football coach, Brandon Milholland has announced the 2015 annual Bruins' Golf Fundraiser to be held at Cedaredge Golf Club.
Blake Bynum, one of three coaches for the Delta 10U All Star baseball team, has chronicled the events from the team's recent tournament competition.
Panther Junior Football and Delta High School Football is hosting a skills and technique camp.
Alpine Offroad won the league title in Men's Slowpitch. Alpine had a chance to win the post-season tournament title but fell short with a 15-13 loss to number-two seeded River Bandits last Thursday night.
Alfredo and Laura Barriga of Telluride are the parents of a son, Alfredo Barriga, born July 6, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
Russ and Charlene Fedler were married July 23, 1965, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Delta.
Ron and Ann Troxel have a reason to celebrate. On July 23, they will have been married 64 years
A school within a school will provide an option for families who desire Waldorf-inspired education for their children.
Annie De La Hoz of Delta died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 77.
Cedaredge resident Bessie Stepp died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 88.
William C. "Bill" Rose died July 5, 2015, at his home in Cedaredge. He was 71.
Carol Renfrow went to her Heavenly Home on July 16, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer for over four years.
Gordon Thomas O'Brien of Hotchkiss, formerly of Delta, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Colorado State Veterans Living Center in Rifle. He was 87.
Somerset resident Joseph Fredrick Gallob died Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Delta. He was 87.
Longtime Delta resident Marie Ritthaler died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. She was 101.
Paul Southall died July 15, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. He was 85.
Crawford resident Richard "Rich" J. Eakin Jr. died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 51.
Susan "Suzie" Alean Waehner of Cedaredge died July 12, 2015, at her home. She was 60.
The Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, has extended the deadline for the public to submit comments on the 5 Pad/25 Well preliminary Environmental Assessment until Tuesday, Aug. 4.
The next time you visit the Town of Crawford you will be welcomed by a new face, if you haven't already met her.
This Friday the Town of Crawford, Crawford Town Council and Friends of Crawford Town Hall will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the completion of renovation and historic preservation of the Town Hall building.
Wildland fires are making history in Canada and burning extensively in Alaska.
At a recent meeting of the Delta County Libraries Board of Trustees in the Hotchkiss Library, attendees introduce themselves around the table.
Paonia trustees had a full agenda at the regularly scheduled July 14 public meeting.
A proposal for a public art project in Paonia, and a draft of the policy that would allow it, has raised both praise and complaints from citizens and members of the town board of trustees.
Upward of 200 needy children will again celebrate Christmas this year, thanks to the success of the annual RE/MAX Yard Sale for Charity.
An all-class reunion for students who graduated or attended the "Old Cedaredge High School" will be held Aug. 7 and 8.
The Surface Creek Valley's art community provides an indispensable texture and feeling to the experience of living in a pleasant enclave of Colorado' s Western Slope.
How strong is Brittany Tregarthen?
A proposal for a new tax crafted from results of a town hall survey on healthy living is headed to Cedaredge voters.
The family of Russel Radebaugh was presented with an honor in his memory by the Town of Cedaredge on July 16.
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