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Two donors hope their gifts lead to center’s eventual move to Fruita

Two donors are ponying up $50,000 a year for five years in hopes of accelerating the construction of a new math and science center in Fruita.

The science she learned in college “changed how I viewed the world,” said Nadine Hutchins. “It seemed more magical and filled with more wonder and I felt more awe. I want that kind of feeling for the kids in our community and the kids who will be coming through.”

Police chief in Delta on paid leave

Delta city leadership was tightlipped Thursday while confirming Police Chief Robert Thomas is on paid administrative leave. Interim Delta City Manager Glen Black said Thomas was notified of his paid-leave status on Wednesday.

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