Kayla Brown has volunteered to be the first ambassador for the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce. The new 2016 ambassador guidelines include visiting businesses to find out what the chamber can do to help, helping organize and participating in new business ribbon cuttings, and helping arrange Chamber After Hours events.
Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee is pleased to announce that Mckenzie Moore is this year's recipient of the County Sheriff's of Colorado (CSOC) scholarship award for Delta County.
CSOC, Colorado's state sheriff's association, offered a total of 31 awards of $500 each to deserving high school and college students, helping to provide funding for higher-level educational expenses for the 2016-2017 academic years.
The 35-members of the Orchard City Women's Club held their annual fundraiser auction for local charity last Friday -- an occasion for doing good while having fun and enjoying friendship.
Members of the 94-year-old local service organization dispensed with all appearance of pondering seriousness that sometimes accompanies the financial support of social causes in the community.
The Orchard City Town Board will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. prior to its regular May 11 monthly meeting to interview applicants for the open trustee position.
Mayor Ken Volgamore was elected last month with two years yet remaining on his trustee term.
Selections from Les Miserable, The Sound of Music, Phantom of the Opera and Rent were featured during a dessert show presented by the Delta High School Show Choir May 5.
Some may look at the vintage automobiles on Orval Proctor's Main Street lot and see a pile of rust; others see variations in color and shape that demand a paintbrush. That was the case with Buffalo Kaplinski and his longtime friend, Fred Honchell of Delta.
Taylor Redding began her body building career a year ago and was a fourth-place winner in the Teen Bikini division.
Recently, Redding entered the Axis Labs' Northern Colorado Show at Colorado School of Mines.
Cedaredge High School bounced back from its loss to Paonia last week and completed its 2016 regular season baseball schedule with a twinbill sweep over Meeker's Cowboys, winning the first game 12-11 and racing to a 17-9 win in game two.
The annual all-division league meets for 1A/2A WSL, 3A WSL, 4A WSL and 5A track teams took place at Stocker Stadium on Friday and Saturday of last week. Both boys' and girls' teams participated in the two-day event.
Jaspar Carmichael limited Glenwood Springs to just two hits and the Panther defense did the rest in a 12-2 WSL win last week. Carmichael worked five innings, allowing just two hits and two runs while striking out six Demons batters.
The tennis team from Paonia High School saved its best for last.
The squad, comprised of athletes from Hotchkiss and Paonia, posted a fifth-place team finish at regionals last weekend in Grand Junction and saw Paonia senior Jessie Holt qualify for a third straight state tournament.
The seventh annual Sheep Dog Trials 5k was held in Hotchkiss on Saturday, May 7. Proceeds from the run support the Women Advancing Math and Science Scholarship.
Steve Allen doesn't have a lot of spare time on his hands. He's busy running his 1,600-acre ranch located along the majestic Gunnison Gorge at the west end of Fruitland Mesa. In addition to growing hay and doing all the things required to run the ranch, he and wife Rachel keep sheep and goats, and also occasionally tend other people's cattle.
Art can't thrive in isolation -- it needs a community of artists and a community for expression.
A new artists' cooperative gallery in Cedaredge is providing both types of community connection for local artists who have a new venue for display and sale of their work.
In 2016, the Delta County Livestock Association is awarding six local high school seniors with grants to continue their education.
Bo Pipher of Paonia High School and James LeValley of Hotchkiss High School will each receive a $1500 Bob Ensley Memorial Scholarship.
It makes no difference where a person lives if they know how to live well. And for those who know how to live well it is a gift to share.
A group of 22 interested town residents and officials accepted the invitation for a guided tour of Cedaredge's new sewage treatment plant last week.
The plant, built by Moltz Construction of Salida, has recently gone fully online, taking the town's sewage, treating it to current health and environmental standards, and discharging the resulting effluent flow into Surface Creek.
With current technology -- smart phones, social media, online credit card purchases, online banking, cloud computing, browsing histories, and more -- it is almost impossible to keep personal information private. Fortunately, Delta County Libraries cares about the privacy of library users.
According to a report provided to the town board on the annual free income tax preparation project for seniors, adjusted gross incomes of those using the service ranged from over $110,000 to less than zero dollars. The average adjusted gross income of the free service's clients was $24,000.
On April 28, the state Rebekah president Linda Blancett visited Montrose #31, Elberta #106 and Katherine #65. The day started with a lasagna lunch at Montrose #31 at noon.
Certificates of completion for the spring class of Powerful Tools for Caregivers were awarded Monday, April 18.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide caregivers with the tools they need to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.
Cedaredge's traditional mid-summer parade will be a tribute to local heroes, and Town Park events are being planned as stand-alone events taking place on Saturday, July 2.
Organizers are asking for entries in the parade to contact the Chamber of Commerce, 856-6961, as early as possible.
The Pioneer Town arboretum is getting a high tech upgrade that will make it an even more useful resource for area landscapers and homeowners, as well as for curious arbor adorers.
Bringing accumulated knowledge from careers devoted to trees, volunteers Nick Greear and Ron Romatzke have identified, researched, cataloged, labeled and mapped all of the trees in the Charlie Baker Memorial Arboretum at Pioneer Town, as well as the other trees currently growing at the Pioneer Town complex.
The area is getting ready for a spring season that will bring many activities for residents and visitors to participate in.
Starting off the spring season this week is the annual Pioneer Town Clean Up Days.
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