Technical College of the Rockies hosts a scholarship luncheon for its practical nursing students annually. The local community has been extremely generous and supportive of the Technical College and the nursing program.
This year Delta County Memorial Hospital's nominee to the Nightingale Event was medical/surgical nurse Melissa Bland. She was nominated for the category of advocacy.
Brice W. Collins, 30, of Austin was arrested and jailed on charges of driving under the influence, driving under the influence per se, failed to display lamps when required.
Officers provided transport of a combative female from Stafford and East 3rd Street to jail for the Delta County Sheriff's Office.
Marijuana has been a hot topic in Delta's municipal election, but during individual interviews, candidates have expressed their views on several other topics.
The City of Delta recently completed a parks, trails and open space master plan.
During their March 19 meeting, county commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes signed several documents related to their participation in regional and local projects.
ENGAGE. Commissioners signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the county's responsibilities with the four other members of the ENGAGE initiative (entrepreneurship, growth, agriculture and energy) to fulfill the commitments under the EDA grant.
Mobility is often taken for granted. But being mobile allows a person to learn, interact with others, acquire medical care and participate in the community.
Often, mobility solutions that worked as a child do not work for adults.
In a matter of six days Delta County Sheriff's Office investigators were able to solve two burglaries and one attempted burglary in Delta County.
On March 7, deputies responded to a burglary of a residence on 1800 Road in the Delta area where multiple items including guns, food and jewelry were stolen during daylight hours, while the homeowner was at work.
The sweeping scope of the ENGAGE initiative -- a combination of programming intended to promote energy, agriculture and entrepreneurship, along with a physical presence in Delta, is proving to be a lot to bite off.
Technical College of the Rockies is spearheading this initiative with support from the school district, Delta County Economic Development, the City of Delta, Delta County and Region 10.
At their March 5 meeting Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes made two appointments to the county planning commission. Steve Shea was reappointed for a three-year term.
After a lunch break on Tuesday, jurors began deliberations in the case of Nathan Yager, the Paonia man charged with second degree murder in brutal slaying of his wife Melinda in January 2011. Yager has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, which means prosecutors must not only prove he's guilty of the crime, but also that he was sane at the time.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center is celebrating 25 years in the Delta community. The facility opened at 531 N. Palmer Street on March 27, 1993.
Did you know that Delta County Libraries offers a seed library countywide? Beginning in March, patrons can start checking out seeds to grow their gardens!
The Delta Police Department recently held its annual awards banquet. Josh Applegate and the staff of Farmers Insurance provided the meal, which was hosted by the Delta Elks Lodge. Safeway donated dessert trays, and photos were taken by Kim Shea and MJ Thomas.
It must be March in Delta County. Columns of smoke dot the landscape, a breeze carries an odor of burning, and the sound of sirens punctuates an otherwise peaceful day.
Teresa Nelson, a 17-year resident of Delta County, has announced her candidacy for Delta County Commissioner, District 1. She is a Republican.
The two marijuana questions on the City of Delta's municipal ballot are creating confusion, as predicted by several council members.
Although it is not legal to sell retail marijuana or to conduct a commercial grow operation in city limits, the city is asking voters to approve taxation on both those possibilities.
Representatives of the Delta County Republican and Democratic parties say they are pleased with the level of participation in the county caucuses held March 6.
Roger Bentley, chairman of the Delta County Republican Party, said about 150 party members gathered in two locations.
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a draft Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment on the Fire Mountain Canal Salinity Reduction Piping Project located in Delta County. The project would replace approximately 3.67 miles of open irrigation ditch with buried pipe.
Failure to pay sales tax and interest in October, November and December resulted in revocation of the sales tax license held by Pee Wee's Animal House. The business briefly occupied a building on Main Street and is now located at 25 Stafford Lane.
Dawn M. Simmons, 54, of Delta was arrested for an outstanding warrant with a $750 bond.
Officers responded to the 1100 block of Bluff Street for possible drug activity.
The City of Delta Recreation Department provided results of the annual cribbage tournament -- the largest on the Western Slope -- held at Bill Heddles Recreation Center on Feb. 25.
Sixty-five players came from Delta, Olathe, Cedaredge, Austin, Eckert, Hotchkiss, Paonia, Crawford, Somerset, Montrose, Fruita, Clifton and Grand Junction.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently acknowledged seven rural organizations from across the nation as champions in providing high-quality access to health care in rural communities. Families Plus of Delta was named Champion of Innovation in Health Care Delivery.
Mark Lee and Richard Simmons have been re-appointed to the Delta Planning Commission, leaving two spots still to be filled.
Carl Jahn's three-year term also expired, but he declined to apply for another term.
The Delta County Planning Commission continued its page-by-page discussion of the review draft of the Master Plan update at its March 7 meeting at the Maloney House in Hotchkiss. The commission began the discussion of the review draft on Feb. 28.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary with activities throughout the year. The festivities begin Thursday, March 15, when the rec center hosts Business After Hours.
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