Colorado Parks and Wildlife must believe in hiring locally. For the past few years, staff members at Paonia State Park have been graduates of Paonia High School.
Ben Linnell and Michael Hansen Lum make up this summer's park staff.
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Dr. Timothy Meilner has announced that North Fork Medical Clinic, 225 Minnesota Avenue, in Paonia, will close its doors effective Aug. 26.
Dr. Meilner, who joined the clinic in 1996, will join Dr. Kevin Pulsipher and Surface Creek Family Practice, effective Sept. 6. Surface Creek Family Practice has offices in Delta and Cedaredge.
The 31st annual Serenity Run is scheduled to roll into Cedaredge July 28 through 31, a change from the event's past first-weekend-of-August venue.
Headquarters for the event, according to the International Serenity Run's website, will be the Big Spruce Campground, 24862 Ute Trail Road north of Cedaredge.