At their March 5 meeting Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes made two appointments to the county planning commission. Steve Shea was reappointed for a three-year term.
The Delta Area Chamber of Commerce has established the tradition of awarding scholarships to two Delta High School graduates who are then named Deltarado Days king and queen. This year's recipients are Joyclie Webb and Matthew Bohling.
Enjoy live music from RARE and Toaster Band during the street dance Friday, July 28. East 4th Street will be closed between Main and Meeker for the dance, a barbecue and a beer garden. In the Delta County Independent parking lot, Delta's first annual pinup competition will be taking place.
Fall prep sports season is in the air. Summer camps are underway, and practices can officially begin in a mere 19 days. And after years of negotiating the rough and uneven surfaces of their eight-lane track, Hotchkiss High School athletes now have a smooth rubberized surface to train on and to sink their cleats into.
It's summertime in Colorado, and while the mountains await many, here in Delta there's a truly unique outdoor offering that can't be experienced in many other places across the country, let alone in-state.
The Tru Vu Drive-In is one of only 385 such outdoor movie spots left in America, according to owner Jeanne Dewsnup.
With participation numbers at rallies across the nation declining in recent years, organizers were very happy when almost 560 riders registered at last week's annual BMW Motorcycle Club of Colorado Top O' the Rockies Rally. That's a few more than last year, and a healthy number, say organizers.
After a full day of working the Telluride Yoga Festival, Nancy Stechert, the owner of the Yoga Tree in Hotchkiss, loaded up her stuff and headed back home, where a group of about 20 bicyclists from all over the world were waiting for her, road-weary and hungry, having just pulled into town on their 50th day of a cross-country bike ride to bring awareness to the issue of Type 1 Diabetes. Stechert and the Yoga Tree hosted the riders last Saturday, providing a place to stay and a hot meal.
Our driver stops and we all gasp. What incredible beauty lies before us! Every color, every shape is here before us -- red tones of paintbrush, the purple hues of Colorado columbine, brilliant yellows of mountain sunflower, the unmistakable whites of bistort and globes flower.
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