Michael Joseph McCormack of Eckert died Sept. 22, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 65.
Rebecca Deal of Eckert is a resident assistant for Fort Lewis College for the 2015-16 academic year. Deal is majoring in elementary education.
Lincoln Elementary School values parent involvement in the education of its students. FamilyFacts.org says, "Youths whose parents are highly involved in their education during elementary school are more likely to graduate from high school or complete high school requirements."
As band competition season comes around the corner, the Delta High School band works hard day after day to prepare. "Preparing for competition means productive classes, evening rehearsals, and even all day Saturday rehearsals!" band director Marcos LeBlanc said.
As the leaves change colors and the temperature drops, Homecoming plans emerge. At Delta High School, Homecoming is rolling in with autumn. The Homecoming football game is set for Oct. 9 against Summit County.
Volunteers of America advisory councils serve to make recommendations and/or provide key information and feedback to the executive directors and regional operations director. VOA is currently seeking additional members for the Delta County Advisory Board.
Spencer and Jessica Barnes are the parents of a son, Sawyer Lee Barnes, born Sept. 15, 2015. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
Family and friends of Lee Morgan are invited to celebrate his 75th birthday
Facing multiple felony charges, Levi Hyde appeared in Delta District Court Monday for entry of plea. That hearing was postponed, however, after the district attorney's office informed Judge Steven Schultz that evidence has not yet been received for two additional felony allegations in the North Fork.
Phase II of the workforce housing units known as Villas at the Bluff was completed this summer -- and in fact is entirely occupied -- but Delta Housing Authority (DHA) delayed a grand opening ceremony until all its partners could join the celebration.
Meghan J. Conway, 23, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged criminal mischief.
On Wednesday, Pope Francis arrived in Washington for a historic visit to the United States. His public remarks staunchly reiterated that climate change is one of the prevailing moral issues of our time.
I recently received a newsletter from Colorado Health, which is basically a brokerage for those seeking "affordable" health insurance. According to Colorado Health, health insurance rates will increase from 21 to 34 percent this year.
Delta Area Chamber of Commerce requesting additional funding from the city at the last council meeting is like the adult child living at home asking for a bigger allowance. The chamber occupies 301 Main Street, the building is owned by the City of Delta.
I'm used to the sound of gunfire in my neighborhood as I live near the duck blinds of Sweitzer Lake and the shooting range at the vo-tech school. And I'm not normally an alarmist.
In spite of tremendous breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment, breast cancer remains the most common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the U.S.
With more than 230,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer and more than 40,000 deaths nationwide last year alone, it is imperative for every woman to know what she can do to protect herself from this terrible disease.
I am writing this letter terribly upset.
I have had a huge wasp's nest in my cherry tree that I have been keeping my eye on.
Once more the federal government seeks to enrich itself on the backs of the citizens. The DCI's Sept. 23 article notes that Cedaredge's obsolete hydro equipment is located on the town's own property.
Like his co-defendant, Kevin Keener entered a plea of guilty in the death of Trever Rawson, a motorcyclist from Hotchkiss. Keener pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide, a class 5 felony, and willful destruction of big game wildlife, a class 5 felony.
A sentencing hearing for Jeremias Quintero was postponed after Judge Steven Schultz was handed a packet of sealed letters that he said he needed to first share with the district attorney's office and Quintero's attorney, Vincent Felleter.
A vacant building at 701 Silver Street in Delta is being eyed for a chicken processing facility, to the dismay of neighbors living across the street. Barry Vollmert and his wife JoAnn circulated a petition urging Delta City Council to repeal the portion of the zoning regulations that allows agricultural products processing -- including chickens -- as a use by right in the industrial zone.
At Cedaredge High School last week, superintendent Caryn Gibson had the opportunity to share the needs, challenges and celebrations of Delta County Joint School District with the state legislators who represent Delta County in Denver. At the end of the first-ever legislative school visit, Rep. Millie Hamner, Rep. Yeulin Willett and Senator Kerry Donovan all expressed support for Delta County schools.
Several participants ran in the Mountain Harvest Festival 5k held in Paonia on Sept. 27.
The Paonia cross country team competed at the Anna Banana Invitational in Fruita last weekend. The race is run in honor of Anna Janowitz, a member of the Fruita cross country team who died in a tragic car accident. Janowitz loved the sport and inspired many in the cross country family.
Following its 3-1 loss to Steamboat Springs a week ago, Delta has started a new winning streak with victories over Rifle and Summit this past week.
Last Thursday's visit to Rifle resulted in a 3-0 win while Saturday's match in Delta produced the same 3-0 results.
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