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Paper clovers raise $825,000 for 4-H programs

4-H youth from across Colorado will have countless opportunities to learn valuable life skills this summer, thanks to more than $825,000 donated by Tractor Supply Company customers earlier this year.

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DMEA wins communications award for Elevate campaign
DMEA wins communications award for Elevate campaign

Delta-Montrose Electric Association is the 2017 recipient of the Edgar F. Chesnutt Award for Best Total Communication Program, the highest honor in the Spotlight on Excellence Awards program. DMEA serves 27,000 members in Montrose, Delta and Gunnison counties.

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GMUG public affairs officer to retire June 1

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests announces the retirement of Lee Ann Loupe, forest public affairs officer, on June 1. Loupe has been the forests' representative for media, legislative affairs and various other roles over the past 11 years.

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DCMH oncology nurses attend national conference
DCMH oncology nurses attend national conference

Recently Grand Mesa Oncology & Infusion Center sent four nurses to the annual Oncology Nursing Society Conference in Denver. This is a four-day conference packed with oncology updates, new treatment options, symptom management and leadership sessions.

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DCLA donates $1,000 to assist with wildfire relief

The Delta County Livestock Association is a community organization that works hard to maintain strong ties within our local community, as well as with our neighbors.

The Delta County Livestock Association makes donations to FFA chapters, Delta County Fair and Rodeo, June Classic Jackpot, Operation Sweet Tooth and to the Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trails.

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Cemetery regs amended

The City of Delta has amended its cemetery regulations to make maintenance of grass, shrubs and trees around the gravesites easier.

Family members are provided with a copy of the regulations when they purchase a gravesite in the Delta City Cemetery on 3rd Street.

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Senior holiday closures announced

Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29, no meals will be served at the four Delta County senior center meal sites in Delta, Cedaredge, Hotchkiss and Paonia, and Olathe in Montrose County. There will also be no Meals On Wheels deliveries that day, and the Delta Senior Center's Thrift Store will be closed.

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DPD search results in arrests

On May 18, officers of the Delta Police Department, with the assistance from the Delta County Sheriff's Office and Montrose County Sheriff's Office, conducted a search warrant at 960 Crawford Avenue, Delta. The warrant was related to drugs, drug use and possession, drug manufacturing and distribution, firearms, cell phones and any other items which may be illegal, stolen or otherwise implicating in criminal activity.

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Law enforcement blotter May 24, 2017

James Serrato-Perez, 26, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $60,000 bond.

Htoo Kpru, 40, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged signal lamps required, reckless driving and DUI.

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Governor makes name change official for DMTC
Governor makes name change official for DMTC

Governor John Hickenlooper made a brief stop in Delta Saturday afternoon to sign the bill renaming Delta-Montrose Technical College. The new name -- Technical College of the Rockies -- better reflects the broader community served by the technical college, said Michael Klouser, the new director of the technical college.

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Fruit crops are hit or miss in Delta County

Colorado's fruit and vegetable industry provides some $300 million to the state's economy, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In Delta County, where more than 1,000 farms produce crops ranging from greenhouse plants to cattle feed, fruit growers have been on high alert this spring, losing sleep, closely monitoring temperatures, and doing all they can to protect their valuable crops.

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DPD announces promotions, new hire

The Delta Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of Stephen Furstenfeld and Rdean Young to patrol sergeant, and the hiring of Nicholas Buffington as the newest member of the team.

Sergeant Furstenfeld has been a Colorado resident for 20 years.

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Wind knocks out power lines

Approximately 1,158 Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members experienced an early evening power outage Monday, May 15, when high winds snapped power poles along Highway 92. Three poles near the intersection of Highway 92 and 1800 Road broke, bringing down the power line serving the area.

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County offers incentive for new business, jobs
County offers incentive for new business, jobs

The county commissioners on Monday approved an "incentive agreement" with hopes it will help bring a manufacturing company to Delta County and fill an empty industrial building.

MITI manufacturing, Co., which describes itself as a manufacturer of wheel locks and portable decontamination equipment, is currently located in Clifton.

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Summer reading, summer fun for all ages

"The summer reading program is the quintessential public library program," says LaDonna Gunn, assistant district director of Delta County Libraries. "Children, their families and educators can count on the libraries to provide a fun way to engage in reading and other learning activities throughout the summer."

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VFW golf tourney is May 20
VFW golf tourney is May 20

Delta's Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary are hosting their 5th annual golf tournament at Devil's Thumb on May 20, which is also Armed Forces Day.

The tournament is a fundraiser for the Post and Auxiliary's project to build a Veterans' and Family Center in North Delta.

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DMEA board election called off

Three Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) members completed the necessary steps to be declared official candidates for the co-op's 2017 election. Each candidate is running unopposed in his respective district.

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Traffic accident kills one

A fatal accident was reported near the intersection of Ward Creek Road and R Road at approximately 1:46 a.m. May 13. Kandy Jackson, a 47-year-old male of Cedaredge, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

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Law enforcement blotter May 17, 2017

James N. Lovelady, 80, of Cedaredge was issued a ticket for alleged position and method of turning after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Stafford Lane at the Safeway entrance. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

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Master plan process begins with dreaming
Master plan process begins with dreaming

Delta County has jumped into the master planning process with the first of five community meetings aimed at discovering what is important to residents, and how and where we want to grow in the years to come. Over 75 people crowded into the Paonia Town Hall on Monday night to participate in a visioning and dreaming exercise, answering questions that will help the consulting team craft a master plan that reflects the values and desires of Delta County residents.

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Delta celebrates National Drug Court Month
Delta celebrates National Drug Court Month

In celebration of National Drug Court Month, Drug Free Delta County and Delta County's Treatment Courts hosted an open house on Monday, May 8, in Judge Steven Schultz's courtroom. Drug Free Delta County is a nonprofit organization that works alongside Delta County's Treatment Courts, providing services to clients of both the Adult and Family Treatment Courts.

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Delta quilters earn American Legion Auxiliary appreciation

Dana Brock, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Swaskegame Unit 14 of Kingman, Ariz., travelled to Delta to thank Delta County folk who worked to further the auxiliary's various projects in support of veterans.

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