A recall effort to unseat Crawford mayor Wanda Gofforth failed after the votes were tallied Tuesday, Feb. 7. More than 55 percent of the voters were against the recall effort. The tally was 99 against the recall and 79 in favor.
The Orchard City student of the month for February is Cristina Caballero, a senior at Delta High School.
Cristina has a 4.13 grade point average and has completed advanced coursework in language and composition, statistics, calculus, physics and environmental science.
Students in the high school sections of the nursing aide program at Delta-Montrose Technical College recently had an opportunity to gain a greater appreciation for the physical changes and special care needs of the elderly during a geriatric simulation. Students wore special glasses to experience the vision alterations caused by glaucoma and retinitis.
The Lena Sammons Reed Scholarship is available online. The due date is earlier this year -- March 1. The scholarship is available with other scholarships at the Western Colorado Community Foundation site, http://wc-cf.org/students/available-scholarships/.
Two Paonia High School juniors participated in the Colorado High School Activities Association's 2016-2017 All State Choir last weekend.
Derek Holt and Caden Meilner attended the event with PHS choir director Dee Holt. Derek Holt a Tenor II, sang in the Mixed Choir, and Meilner, a Bass II, sang in the Men's Choir.
Rydge Mulford, a 2007 graduate of Delta High School and a doctoral student at Brigham Young University, has received a NASA fellowship for a project inspired by origami, Japan's ancient art of paper folding.
In collaboration with Vivik Dwivedi, a NASA technologist, Mulford is experimenting with the design of a three-dimensional, folding radiator to remove or retain heat on small satellites.
Thomas Neil excels in both vocal and instrumental music, but it's his voice that took him to Colorado All-State Choir last week. Neil, a junior at Delta High School, was invited to participate in the men's choir after a live audition last fall.
County middle school students on Friday, Feb. 3, had a chance to explore the many ways their own interests and talents could one day help provide them with a rewarding career.
A career fair held at Cedaredge Middle School brought some 60 local businesses and organizations together with 350 to 400 area middle schoolers for an exciting and entertaining exploration in learning.
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