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Tour TCR

The Technical College of the Rockies is hosting a community open house complete with tours, free lunch and program presentations. The open house celebrates the new name of the college, as well as the new director, Michael Klouser.

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Thieves caught on camera

I built a bench and put it on the corner of Austin Road and 2100 Road, next to the Orchard City Town Hall, for school kids to sit on while waiting for the school bus. Wednesday night it was stolen.

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It's best to prevent problems

One can very clearly see the difference in perspective if one compares the contents of my previous letter demanding condemnation of white supremacists and fascists openly demonstrating in our city streets, proclaiming white supremacy, advocating fascism, advocating antisemitism, and Mr. Locke's irritation at NFL football players "taking the knee" during the national anthem.

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Why are citizens being kept in the dark?

Delta and Gunnison counties held a joint work session in Delta on Wednesday, Aug. 30, regarding several issues that were of interest to many of us: the North Fork Methane Work Group, the Gunnison Public Lands Initiative, trail connections between Paonia and Crawford to the Gunnison Area, the ICELab/Business Development/EDA Grant, outdoor recreation industry opportunities, the Gunnison sage grouse, and oil and gas updates. In spite of this fact and in spite of the open meeting Sunshine Laws of the State of Colorado, Delta County did not give proper 24-hour notice of this meeting.

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Law enforcement blotter Sept. 13, 2017

David A. Garcia, 33, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged drug offense.

Kimberly N. Springer, 30, of Austin was arrested and jailed for alleged second degree burglary with a bond of $5,000.

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City of Delta's building inspector draws fire

About a dozen property owners, contractors and tradesmen expressed concerns about the city building department, and specifically building inspector Dan Reardon, during the public comment portion of the Sept. 5 Delta City Council meeting.

Many said they do not offer their services in the city because the building inspector's demands -- described as unnecessary and inconsistent -- have cost them time, labor and materials.

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City purchases used climbing wall

Major decisions about parks and recreation facilities are being delayed until the completion of a master plan, but a recent purchase demonstrates that some deals are just too good to pass up.

The city was offered a used climbing wall for $7,000, which includes safety equipment, signage trailer and the climbing wall.

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IOOF, Rebekahs give Labor Day drivers a break
IOOF, Rebekahs give Labor Day drivers a break

IOOF and Rebekahs had their Labor Day rest spot Sept. 1-4. The Escalante turnoff from Highway 50 provides a wide spot for parking, resting and a drink or cookie.

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Births Sept. 13, 2017

Gary and Kylie Jensen of Olathe are the parents of a son, Gary E. Jensen III, born Sept. 1, 2017, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 1.8 ounce and was 19.5 inches in length.

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Center for Independence serves disabled individuals and families

The Center for Independence announces three important dates in September:

The Governor's Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) meets quarterly but only once a year in Grand Junction.

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BeaconFest to be held Sept. 21

The BEACON Senior Newspaper is having a party, and you're invited.

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Pea Green Community House receives historic designation
Pea Green Community House receives historic designation

The Pea Green Community House was recently named a Montrose County Historical Site -- largely because of the role the unassuming building at the corner of Highway 348 and Banner Road has played in the lives of area residents.

Native Pea Greener Lee Markley worked diligently with the Montrose County Landmark Properties Advisory Board to have the hall designated a historical site.

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AWANA Club is starting in Delta

AWANA Club, a ministry that teaches the word of God to children from 3 years old through sixth grade is set to kick off at Delta First Baptist Church this week. The AWANA Club starts today, Wednesday, Sept. 13, and continues 6 to 7:30 p.m. weekly. AWANA

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Learn to be a better babysitter

The City of Delta Parks and Recreation Department will offer an American Red Cross babysitter training course Oct. 12-13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This class is for participants ages 10-14.

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It's time to fill out the FAFSA

High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school next fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also called the FAFSA, as soon as possible beginning Oct. 1.

The information on the FAFSA determines if students qualify for federal grants and student loans.

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Master plan shifts gears

The Delta County Planning Department issued a recent update on the master plan rewrite process that has been underway all year.

The report states that the first phase of the master plan is winding down, and that the planning commission, the agency responsible for the master plan project, is shifting mode.

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Medicare info seminar planned

Feeling lost in the maze of Medicare? Region 10 and the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) are offering "Medicare and You," an informational seminar on how to navigate the Medicare system, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m., at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

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Wes Gates
Wes Gates

Former Delta resident George W. "Wes" Gates died Sept 10, 2017, at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction. He was 91.

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Charlie Todd

Lifetime North Fork resident Charlie J. Todd died Sept. 10, 2017, at Paonia Care Center. He was 97.

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Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia

Rudolph Andrew "Andy" Garcia died Sept. 8, 2017, at his home in Delta. He was 56.

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Ronald Reese

Ronald Ray Reese of Delta died Sept. 7, 2017, at HopeWest Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 90.

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Michael Kramer
Michael Kramer

Michael A. Kramer of Delta died Sept. 6, 2017, at his home. He was 79.

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Milton Klatt
Milton Klatt

Crawford resident Milton Klatt died Sept. 3, 2017, in Crawford. He was 62.

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Janet Burgess
Janet Burgess

Janet Claire Burgess of Delta died Sept. 2, 2017. She was 76.

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JoAnn (Jody) Evans
JoAnn (Jody) Evans

JoAnn (Jody) N. Evans, 88, died Sept. 3, 2017, at Center Rehabilitation and Nursing while under the compassionate care of Pathways Hospice.

Jody was born June 6, 1929, on a ranch near Crawford, Colo.

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