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Hotchkiss council to approve 2016 budget

The Hotchkiss Town Council is set to approve the 2016 budget during this week's monthly public meeting.

The draft budget estimates total available revenue of $1,970,246, based on estimates prior to certification of the fiscal year 2015 mill levy by Delta County.

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Natural gas development OK'd near Somerset

The Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office and the U.S. Forest Service Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests posted Decision Records granting Gunnison Energy LLC and SG Interests, Ltd. the approval to develop up to 25 natural gas wells north of Somerset.

This decision includes the approval of 10 of 25 anticipated applications for permit to drill allowing for wells to be drilled on an existing multi-well pad and construction of four new multi-well pads and associated infrastructure.

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Holiday village provides inspiration for writing contest
Holiday village provides inspiration for writing contest

There is a beautiful village in Crawford that many Delta County residents have never seen, even those who live in the area. Lights twinkle in houses frosted with snow, people sing carols and cross country ski and chop wood, animals wander freely through pleasant snowy streets, and, despite the weather, no one seems cold.

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Water quality study provides baseline data for North Fork

A recently completed two-year study shows surface, spring and groundwater samples collected throughout the North Fork area testing below method federal detection limits for a list of major ions, metals and volatile organic compounds that can occur during the process known as hydraulic fracturing.

The results of the study are contained in the recently released "2014-2015 Water Quality Monitoring Report."

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Cocker holiday house sale nets $99,000
Cocker holiday house sale nets $99,000

Everyone was feelin' alright when the doors opened to the Cocker Kids Foundation holiday house sale last Friday morning. More than 300 people lined up early to pay $5 to get first pick of thousands of items belonging to the late Joe Cocker and his wife, Pam.

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Marjorie Sullivan
Marjorie Sullivan

Cedaredge resident Marjorie Sullivan died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 73.

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Cora White

Cora L. White of Hotchkiss died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 90.

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Mary Heath
Mary Heath

Eckert resident Mary Heath died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at home. She was 64.

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Water district accepting grant applications now

The Colorado River District is now accepting applications for grant funding to assist projects that protect, enhance or develop water resources within its 15-county region. Applications are due Jan. 29. The total amount available for the 2016 competitive grant program is $150,000.

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Plants of the Western Slope December 9, 2015
Plants of the Western Slope December 9, 2015

Today the sky is clear ... what a nice change! It's been gray day after day, but it isn't warmer.

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Register now for food/farm forum

The fourth annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum, the state's premier gathering of farmers and ranchers, and others involved in the sustainable farm community, announced its lineup of workshops and speakers.

The conference on Jan. 23 at the Montrose Pavilion has a wide array of breakout sessions, which convey vital, regionally specific agricultural information in areas including maximizing crop and livestock production, innovative agricultural marketing and management strategies, and specialty crops.

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2nd ranked Eagles poised
2nd ranked Eagles poised

The Paonia High School girls' basketball team came back from the 2A state tournament last year with a trophy, just maybe not the one it really wanted.

"We finished as the consolation champs," Paonia head coach Scott Rienks said.

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Paonia boys' team has high ranking and hopes
Paonia boys' team has high ranking and hopes

Paonia High School boys' basketball coach Chase Roeber doesn't mince words when asked about goals and expectations for the 2015 version of the Eagles hoopsters.

"Nothing short of making the state tournament," Roeber said after the first game of the year. "If we don't get to the state tournament, it's a bust."

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Delta girls adjusting to new coach and systems
Delta girls adjusting to new coach and systems

The Delta girls' basketball program has a new head coach and will be striving to make a successful transition to Craig Cerise's new offense and defense as the season progressses.

Cerise, a former head coach for the Lady Panthers for two seasons, will be in his third season at the helm for the program. Overall, Cerise has nine years experience.

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Bruin boys big and physical
Bruin boys big and physical

The Cedaredge head boys' basketball coach will bring a staff that enters its sixth season with the Bruins. Joining head coach Kevin Dunbar will be assistants Derek Kehmeier and Dave Boyd.

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Panther grapplers to be strong in Class 3A
Panther grapplers to be strong in Class 3A

This year's Delta High School wrestling squad is beginning to shape up. With the run through state playoffs in football over, the Panthers welcomed a big number of athletes to the mat.

According to the pre-season information sheet, there are 30 hopefuls in the mix for varsity and junior varsity starting spots.

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Hotchkiss girls want hoops success
Hotchkiss girls want hoops success

The Hotchkiss High School girls' basketball team has a new coach but the same old winning attitude as the Bulldogs hit the hardwood for the 2015 season.

Ginger McPherson is in her first year on the Bulldogs bench and also is teaching mathematics at the high school.

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High hopes for boys' hoops at Hotchkiss

The Bulldogs boys' basketball team has a mix of veterans and young talent that it hopes will achieve new heights of glory at Hotchkiss High School.

Now the test will be putting all of the pieces together into a winning mix for the Bulldogs.

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'Dogs, Eagles look for fast start, trip to state
'Dogs, Eagles look for fast start, trip to state

Walk into the wrestling room behind the gym at Paonia High School and instantly you can tell: the Eagles are back.

Even though Paonia had its streak of 2A state championships halted at three last year after the Eagles finished third, enthusiasm and energy burst through the room as the grapplers returned for the 2015 campaign last week.

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CHS boys battle late losses
CHS boys battle late losses

The Cedaredge boys' basketball team played three games last week, all in the annual First Colorado National Bank basketball tournament played in Delta and Paonia. Play began on Thursday, Dec. 3, for Cedaredge with a game against Olathe. Cedaredge won that contest, 56-35, and looked to be in good form to start the 2015-16 hoops campaign.

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Hotchkiss girls get a win; look for chemistry

The Hotchkiss High School girls' basketball team played four games in five days last week and showed signs that the Bulldogs are building a solid foundation for the season.

The Bulldogs have two games this week, playing at Aspen on Thursday and then hosting Vail Christian on Saturday.

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HHS boys struggle to finish
HHS boys struggle to finish

If all of the Hotchkiss High School boys' basketball games play out like their first week did, head coach Eric Hollembeak is in for a lot of sleepless nights.

The Bulldogs battled through four games in five days last week.

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Delta girls 1-2 in hoops
Delta girls 1-2 in hoops

Delta High School's girls' basketball team got its first taste of a new season with a new coach and new offensive and defensive systems. The results were not totally successful, with the Panthers winning just one of three games played in last weekend's First Colorado National Bank basketball tournament.

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PHS girls No. 2, no limit
PHS girls No. 2, no limit

 If the first week of the season is any indication, the Paonia High School girls' basketball team is going to be celebrating quite a few wins this year.

Many of the Paonia girls are still making the transition from volleyball to basketball, but the natural athletes that make up the deep Eagles roster showed no ill effects of a late start during the First Colorado National Bank Tournament last weekend at Paonia High School.

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Bruin girls 3-0 in tourney
Bruin girls 3-0 in tourney

There were some slow segments of their game, but the Cedaredge girls' basketball team, once it got rolling, was nearly unstoppable. Olathe's Pirates had the most success against Cedaredge but fell, 41-33, in first-round action of the First Colorado National Bank basketball tournament last week in Delta.

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