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Pickleball enthusiasts have a place to play

The morning began with nearly 20 players and soon grew to more than 20 enthusiastic pickleball players who were waiting to play this fast-paced game at Bill Heddles Recreation Center.A local group of players, spearheaded by t...

Mules add muscle to trail project

The Dark Canyon Trail is getting a makeover thanks to some U.S. Forest rangers, tons of volunteers and a pack string of tough old mules.Rangers working out of the U.S. Forest Service office in Paonia coordinated Dark Canyon T...

Trustees want street maintenance a priority

The mayor and town trustees zeroed in on street maintenance as a priority for allocating available 2017 budget funds during a work session on Aug. 18.Mayor Gene Welch said that the poor condition of town streets is the source...

Team Aniya takes up the fight against brain cancer

Eight-year-old Aniya Corona is battling brain cancer, but she's not alone. She's supported by medical professionals, concerned friends and loving family members, all of whom make up "Team Aniya."

Paonia Community Garden is an oasis for education

Interest in small-scale gardening is booming. According to the National Gardening Association, more than one third of American households now grow at least some of their own food.

Connecting kids to nature

In a recent survey of Delta County and Olathe area students ages 4-18, out of almost 30 outdoor activities, archery was identified as being the one they would most like to try. The more than 3,700 students, along with 235 adu...

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Police solve Paonia burglaries  1221 views

A recent string of burglaries and acts of vandalism in Paonia's downtown business core has been solved.

According to Paonia Police Department Sergeant Neil Ferguson, the suspects are facing criminal charges for the incidences. Because they are all juveniles, their names are being withheld.

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Delta man held at gunpoint, knifepoint in 'bad drug deal'  492 views

A Delta man who was ordered, at gunpoint, to give a ride to his two attackers instead sped away in search of help shortly before midnight Aug. 8.

The 58-year-old North Delta resident was spotted speeding south on Main Street and was pulled over by DPD Officer Everett Neil after he blew through a red light at the intersection of Highway 50 and 92.

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Connecting kids to nature  452 views

Connecting kids to nature

In a recent survey of Delta County and Olathe area students ages 4-18, out of almost 30 outdoor activities, archery was identified as being the one they would most like to try.

The more than 3,700 students, along with 235 adults who participated in the survey, also identified a lack of time, of access to equipment and money as the biggest obstacles between them and trying new outdoor activities.

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