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Birds of the Western Slope Feb. 21, 2018
Birds of the Western Slope Feb. 21, 2018

The phone rings, and it's a fun call for me. Vera Schultz has read my column about the spotted towhee and she had three towhees at her feeder.

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Rebekahs to serve breakfast

Elberta Rebekah Lodge #106 is hosting a biscuit and gravy breakfast fundraiser for a new fire escape door. Breakfast will be served Saturday, Feb. 24, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the corner of NW 3rd and Main Street.

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Watch silent movies Thursday
Watch silent movies Thursday

The Surface Creek Valley Historical Society will present another of its popular silent movie nights on Thursday, Feb. 22. The program features vintage cartoons plus two short Buster Keaton comedies (The Blacksmith and The Electric House).

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More than 150 enjoy 'A SweetArt Evening'
More than 150 enjoy 'A SweetArt Evening'

The Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center hosted A SweetArt Evening at the AppleShed Gallery in Cedaredge on Valentine's Day, to the enjoyment of over 150 attendees. Sweethearts and friends were treated to delicious chocolate truffles, donated by Johannes Chocolatier, as well as other fine desserts and Williams Cellars wine and hard cider.

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Orchard City hears from new DCED director

The Town of Orchard City board of trustees met on Valentines Day, Feb. 14.

After dealing with routine matters of approval of the minutes and disbursements, Jayden Miller was recognized as Orchard City's February Student of the Month. Jayden is a senior at Cedaredge High School.

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Greg Brinck named sole town administrator finalist
Greg Brinck named sole town administrator finalist

Interim town administrator Greg Brinck has been named the sole finalist for town administrator.

The announcement followed a short executive session at the Feb. 15 Cedaredge Town Council meeting.

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Hopeful signs that wetter weather is in the forecast
Hopeful signs that wetter weather is in the forecast

Clouds billowed over Grand Mesa last week, then parted to reveal a glimpse of higher elevation snow. This scene suggests the area's persistent drought may yet yield to seasonal moisture, but will it be enough and arrive in time?

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Cedaredge cancels municipal election

The Town of Cedaredge has cancelled the municipal election scheduled for April 3 and declared Raymond Hanson, Patricia Michael and Catherine Brown (a write-in candidate) elected to four-year terms.

That leaves one seat vacant on the town board.

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What's happening at your library? Feb. 21, 2018

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.

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James B. Allen
James B. Allen

Hotchkiss resident SGM James B. Allen, U.S. Army Retired, passed away peacefully at his home in Hotchkiss, Colo., Feb. 9, 2018. He was 81.

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Marion R. Drown
Marion R. Drown

Delta resident, Marion R. Drown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at his home in Delta, Colo. Marion was 68 years old.

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Michael Farmer
Michael Farmer

Michael Joe Farmer died Feb. 7, 2018, in St. Augustine Beach, Fla., after an extended illness. He was 80.

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Daniel Hannigan

Daniel Hannigan died Feb. 11, 2018, at Centennial Healthcare Center in Greeley. He was 80.

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Gene Markley
Gene Markley

Chester "Gene" Eugene Markley of Olathe died Feb. 15, 2018. He was 80.

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Nina Den Beste

Nina May Den Beste died Jan. 22, 2018, at Crossroads Memory Care. She was 96.

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Larry Pelc
Larry Pelc

Former Buena Vista resident Larry A. Pelc died Feb. 12, 2018, in Delta, where he resided for the past five years. He was 76.

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Oil/gas study is flawed

I see that the local anti-oil and gas activists have released yet another flawed so-called economic study which claims oil and gas development is harming Delta County. As usual, the premise of the report is that oil and gas development inherently conflicts with and harms agricultural and recreational activities.

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We don't have to choose

"We've always known that oil and gas is not compatible with our region." That's a quote from Jeff Schwartz, an opinion, presented as fact.

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Don't put funding for outdoor recreation at risk

Funding from the outdoor recreation industry is an important part of Colorado's economy, and it has the potential to grow, as shown by the recent move of the Outdoor Retailer trade shows from Utah, bringing an estimated $45 million in direct annual spending.

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Read the report, do the math

The NFMMDP cannot do for Delta County what industry agents claim. The North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan (NFMMDP) consists of three wells in Delta County and 32 wells in Gunnison County.

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Anatomy of a county ordinance

It's times like these that I wish I'd paid better attention in my high school civics classes. Then, I might have been better prepared to reconcile how our county commissioners could adopt a hot-topic ordinance without hearing the voice of a single citizen publicly speak before the ordinance's adoption.

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Don't play the blame game

I went to a suicide discussion meeting in Delta. Whenever there is a suicide a lot of the public blames the school system.

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Why you're asked to buy Girl Scout cookies

You may have seen the following posted on Facebook in recent days, and we feel it perfectly says exactly what we as Girl Scout leaders hope our community understands about why our girls are asking you to buy cookies, and we wanted to share it with your readers.

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How did we lose our respect for life?


We have had another mass shooting. This time 17 people in Florida lost their lives. Why is this happening?

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Moving access won't solve Highway 65 problems

Try building a house in Orchard City off of Highway 65 and see what happens. Seven years ago I bought three and a half acres off Highway 65 and this past summer built a small house on the back corner of the property.

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