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School superintendent's contract extended 4 years

After a favorable performance evaluation, the Delta County Board of Education approved a contract extension for district superintendent Caryn Gibson.

Gibson is a 26-year employee of Delta County Joint School District and has served as superintendent for four years.

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Chamber shares 2015 highlights

The City of Delta has been asked to increase its membership status and commit an additional $3,000 for special events.

The request was made by executive director Leslie Workman during a city council work session.

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Chamber is rethinking Downtown DeltaFest

With the completion of the truck route, the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed the unique opportunity to close down a portion of Main Street for special events such as parades and street fairs. The intent -- to draw area residents downtown to enjoy music, food and vendors, and to see what Main Street merchants had to offer.

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Appeal made for homeless shelter

As construction of the homeless shelter moves toward completion, The Abraham Connection finds its building fund depleted. Board members have approached the city for help in ensuring the facility can open as anticipated on Nov. 1.

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'Dogs play hard, lose 25-15

Monte Vista's Pirates came into last week's contest against Hotchkiss with a 1-1 record and in third place behind Center, 3-0, and Dolores, 2-1.

The Pirates' win elevated Monte Vista's record to 2-1 and it remains in third place in the 1A Southern Peaks League.

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Triathlon relay team proves it's 2 Fast 4U
Triathlon relay team proves it's 2 Fast 4U

The team of Kindra Spiker, Jim Farmer and Jock Kallsen placed first in the Desert's Edge Triathlon near Fruita.

The Olympic distance triathlon was held at Highline Lake Sunday, Sept. 13.

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Delta soccer team wins

Delta High School's soccer team picked up its first win of the season last week against Palisade. The Panthers got three goals from sophomore Danny Mendoza and another two from sophomore Brandon Harper. Junior Luka Htoo and sophomore Ian Downey scored goals as well.

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Bruins battle in SB play
Bruins battle in SB play

The Bruins have played up a few times this season and have recorded an overall mark of 5-4 with a 4-0 3A District 5 League record.

All of the Bruins' opponents this past week involved 4A and 5A division schools.

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Music XC titlest

Last week's Ramble at the Reservoir in Ridgway did not attract a large number of teams. Only eight varsity teams were listed.

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PHS tennis team better
PHS tennis team better

The Paonia tennis team is small in numbers but big in heart and enthusiasm.

The Eagles, featuring a combined team of players from Paonia and Hotchkiss, have improved steadily over the course of the season despite having to forfeit doubles matches because of a small turnout.

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Paonia volleyball 5-0 in middle of schedule
Paonia volleyball 5-0 in middle of schedule

The Paonia High School volleyball team is putting all the pieces together.

After beating Plateau Valley and Gunnison last week, the Eagles are up to 5-0 and are rolling into the middle portion of their schedule with some tough challenges ahead.

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Eagles soar and score for 48-6 Homecoming win
Eagles soar and score for 48-6 Homecoming win

Paonia had all the motivation it needed going into last Friday night's football game against visiting Centauri.

It was the Falcons who last beat Paonia, a little over two years ago, handing head coach Brent McRae and star quarterback Taylor Walters their only high school defeat.

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CHS gridders win 35-0
CHS gridders win 35-0

Cedaredge's homecoming festivities included a 35-0 football victory over the visiting Aspen Skiers last Friday night.

The Bruins scored three times in the first quarter and were never threatened in the game.

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New events to savor
New events to savor

Mountain Harvest Festival organizers are pleased to present two new events in 2015:

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Celebrate the harvest with self-guided farm, wine tours

On Saturday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mountain Harvest welcomes back the much-celebrated free farm tours. Each farm will have fresh goods for purchase, including gourmet cheese, gorgeous produce, wines, wool and more.

Included on the self-guided tours are:

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Local writers featured at Harvest of Voices

"One of the things I like best about local authors is they usually deliver their books by hand, so you get to meet them," says regional manager Lea Hart. This is more than an occasional occurrence at the Delta County Libraries, as western Colorado has a wonderful abundance of local authors, and the libraries work hard to collect and exhibit their books.

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Local, regional bands have been handpicked for this year's festival
Local, regional bands have been handpicked for this year's festival

Since 2001, the annual Mountain Harvest Festival has brought to the stage an eclectic assortment of handpicked local and regional musicians. This year, you'll have an opportunity to meet the musicians at a meet-and-greet reception to be held at Eccentric Artist, 217 Grand Avenue.

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Run/walk benefits two great causes

The Mountain Harvest Festival 5k Run, Walk, Stroll not only follows a great course this year, it benefits two good causes.

Organizer Dave Knutson said the course follows the route of the early MHF races.

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Don't miss pub crawl Friday night

Enjoy some great entertainment, food and drink at several venues on or near Grand Avenue Friday night. Participants include Revolution Brewing, No Fo Foods, Back Country Bistro, Thomas Waldo's, Paradise Theatre, and Louie's Pizza and Loft.

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Drink locally, drink responsibly

Enjoy a glass of beer or wine at the festival this year, when you stop by the Drink Locally Pavilion in Paonia Town Park.

The Drink Locally Pavilion features beers provided by Paonia's Revolution Brewing, founded and owned by Gretchen and Mike King.

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Friday's menu features tasty chili, homemade pies

This year's Mountain Harvest Festival will mark the 14th annual Chili Cook-Off in the park. The cook-off, which has been run by the Blue Sage Center for the Arts for the past eight years, is a signature part of Mountain Harvest Festival that is anticipated by many members of the community.

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Grape Stomp is a must-see event
Grape Stomp is a must-see event

The popular Grape Stomp Competition is a must-see event at Paonia's Mountain Harvest Festival. The "stompin'" begins at noon Saturday, Sept. 26, in Paonia's Town Park.

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Mountain Harvest Festival growing strong

To look at the long list of events planned for this weekend's Mountain Harvest Festival, it's hard to believe that it all began 15 years ago when Rick Stockton and Helen Highwater decided to throw a party. The husband-and-wife duo made a sampler of more than a dozen western Colorado artists at their recording studio and wanted to throw a release party.

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Plan for chicken barn clears APC
Plan for chicken barn clears APC

The Leroux Creek Area Planning Committee has forwarded a specific development request for the Kuntz Chicken Ranch to the county planning commission with a recommendation for approval.

The county planning commission will hear and review the application request on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the county courthouse. The board of county commissioners will decide on the application at a later date.

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Paonia Reads! helps students enjoy books
Paonia Reads! helps students enjoy books

It's Tuesday and Betsy Frank collects book bags from Emily Horn's students. A week earlier the 20 first graders received the bags filled with books and took them home. On Wednesday they will all take home their bags filled with a new set of books.

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