Delta's second annual "Kickoff to Christmas" takes place Saturday, Nov. 25. This event is sponsored by the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce and First Colorado National Bank.
Mountain Roots Food Project will be traveling to Delta to hold focus groups with organizations and agencies who are interested in learning more and potentially becoming an AmeriCorps member host site.
A number of Crawford residents came before Crawford Town Council on Wednesday, Nov. 8, seeking clarification to a letter they had received from the town.
Their questions were addressed by public works director Bruce Bair, who explained the letter was sent to residents in possible violation of the town's code on people living in non-compliant housing.
Race car driver Mianna Wick of Delta has been making her way up the ladder board for 11 years. From go-carts, to low-level cars, to piloting a 1996 IndyCar, Wick now has her sights set on making it to the Verizon IndyCar series.
In the midst of Delta High a group of students are titled as our Future Business Leaders of America. These teens belong to an established, nationwide organization known as FBLA.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center is taking registrations for the three-on-three winter youth basketball tournament, to be held at the recreation center on Wednesday, Dec. 27. Divisions for the tournament are boys grades 6-7, boys grades 8-9, girls grades 6-7 and girls grades 8-9.
After considering all funding options, Paonia trustees approved a 3 percent impact fee on the town's enterprise funds for inclusion in the 2018 draft budget.
The approval came during the annual public budget hearing on Nov. 14.
At the Nov. 14 board meeting, Paonia trustee Suzanne Watson received a public warning for violation of the board's Code of Conduct. The alleged violation was based on the results of an investigation into a Sept. 6 letter by town administrator Ken Knight containing three separate complaints against Watson and signed by four town employees (see "Paonia Board to Consider Actions Against Trustee in the Nov. 1 North Fork Times section).
One hundred and twenty arts enthusiasts braved a stormy night Nov. 17 to get a "sneak peek" at plans for the new Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) which is due to open in downtown Cedaredge in Spring 2018. GMAEC board president Deborah Shaffer and vice president David Starr co-hosted the two-hour event held at the Cedaredge Civic Center.
Neighbors who joined the search for a missing 78-year-old woman say it's "truly a miracle" she was found in an extremely wooded area nearly a mile from her house.
Carol Gamble was reported overdue from a walk at about 2 p.m. last Saturday.
The CMU Music Department and Karen Combs will present the 18th annual Best of the West Music Festival on Dec. 7-9, featuring three public concerts and two days of workshops for more than 200 talented high school musicians from Colorado and Utah.
Special Olympics Colorado -- Delta is looking for a track and field coach for school-age athletes. If a coach can be recruited before early January, Special Olympics will prepare a flyer to share with potential athletes and schedule a meet-and-greet in early February.
Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Post #3571 of Delta is teaming up with the Colorado Aviation Business Association's (CABA) Holiday Airlift again to assist needy and homeless veterans and their families in the area.
Delta County 4-H'ers invite community members to join in a toy collection for needy children in the Delta area. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the CSU Extension Office at 525 Dodge Street, Delta.
The City of Delta is matching its $50,000 commitment to Delta County Economic Development in 2018, but refused a request from DCED to increase funding to $70,000.
DCED made the request to support salary and benefits for its new executive director.
Charles G. Hart, 32, of Paonia was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Nichole D. Brown, 31, of Delta was arrested and jailed on charges of possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine).
I just want to send out a big thank you to a couple of our peace officers in Delta County. Unfortunately I do not know their names but one is a member of the Cedaredge Police and the other is with the sheriff's office (actually the only female deputy I know of) for the help and support they gave my son when his car had the transmission go out in Cedaredge on Thursday night.
Town administrator Kathleen "Katie" Sickles submitted her verbal resignation effective Monday, Nov. 20. Katie has accepted a position with the City of Ouray as an interim city administrator.
Bank of Colorado is pleased to announce the promotion of Mitch Swanda to branch president.
Bank of Colorado president Shawn Osthoff states, "We're excited to have Mitch's leadership skillset on display in Hotchkiss.
In response to an old fogey's viewpoint I would like to comment. And as a women approaching 70, I probably fall into old fogey category myself, so this comment comes from looking back over clothing choices covering a 50-year period.
My name is Cathy Meskel. I hosted the Stars and Stripes Military Ball on Veterans Day.
The Delta County Tourism Cabinet has been awarded $25,000 through the Colorado Tourism Office's marketing matching grant program.
Twenty-eight Colorado not-for-profit associations and governmental organizations from across the state were awarded grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 for the purpose of enhancing marketing efforts to attract visitors.
Tate Locke was appointed to the Delta County Planning Commission Nov. 14, representing the Surface Creek area.
Locke is a Colorado native and moved to the Western Slope in 2003.
At their meeting Nov. 20, Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes heard three hours of presentation and citizen response regarding a land use change application requested by Paonia Holdings, LLC.
Paonia Holdings, LLC submitted the request under the Delta County Specific Development Regulations.
The Delta County Libraries offer many educational and entertaining activities and events for you and your family to enjoy. If you want to know what else your library is offering, please contact the library or visit the Delta County Libraries website at www.deltalibraries.org.
The 29th annual Christmas show, hosted by Grande Valley Model Railroad Club, will be held at Cross Orchards Historic Site from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 9-31.
Grande Valley Model Railroad Club has hosted a Christmas show annually since 1988, one year after its founding.
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