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Run/walk benefits two great causes

The Mountain Harvest Festival 5k Run, Walk, Stroll not only follows a great course this year, it benefits two good causes.

Organizer Dave Knutson said the course follows the route of the early MHF races.

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Don't miss pub crawl Friday night

Enjoy some great entertainment, food and drink at several venues on or near Grand Avenue Friday night. Participants include Revolution Brewing, No Fo Foods, Back Country Bistro, Thomas Waldo's, Paradise Theatre, and Louie's Pizza and Loft.

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Drink locally, drink responsibly

Enjoy a glass of beer or wine at the festival this year, when you stop by the Drink Locally Pavilion in Paonia Town Park.

The Drink Locally Pavilion features beers provided by Paonia's Revolution Brewing, founded and owned by Gretchen and Mike King.

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Friday's menu features tasty chili, homemade pies

This year's Mountain Harvest Festival will mark the 14th annual Chili Cook-Off in the park. The cook-off, which has been run by the Blue Sage Center for the Arts for the past eight years, is a signature part of Mountain Harvest Festival that is anticipated by many members of the community.

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Grape Stomp is a must-see event
Grape Stomp is a must-see event

The popular Grape Stomp Competition is a must-see event at Paonia's Mountain Harvest Festival. The "stompin'" begins at noon Saturday, Sept. 26, in Paonia's Town Park.

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Mountain Harvest Festival growing strong

To look at the long list of events planned for this weekend's Mountain Harvest Festival, it's hard to believe that it all began 15 years ago when Rick Stockton and Helen Highwater decided to throw a party. The husband-and-wife duo made a sampler of more than a dozen western Colorado artists at their recording studio and wanted to throw a release party.

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Plan for chicken barn clears APC
Plan for chicken barn clears APC

The Leroux Creek Area Planning Committee has forwarded a specific development request for the Kuntz Chicken Ranch to the county planning commission with a recommendation for approval.

The county planning commission will hear and review the application request on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the county courthouse. The board of county commissioners will decide on the application at a later date.

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Paonia Reads! helps students enjoy books
Paonia Reads! helps students enjoy books

It's Tuesday and Betsy Frank collects book bags from Emily Horn's students. A week earlier the 20 first graders received the bags filled with books and took them home. On Wednesday they will all take home their bags filled with a new set of books.

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Teens on Farm produces future farmers
Teens on Farm produces future farmers

With many of the area's farmers and ranchers reaching retirement age, and much of the area's youth moving away after high school and college, who will be tomorrow's farmers?

If anyone knows, and knows them personally, it's probably Cassandra Shenk.

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PHS diploma presented 46 years after graduation
PHS diploma presented 46 years after graduation

It may have come 46 years after the fact, but Frank Michael Griffin is officially a high school graduate. Griffin was awarded an honorary diploma from Paonia High School during halftime ceremonies of Friday's Homecoming football game.

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Paonia updates its fines and fees

As part of the Town of Paonia's efforts to maintain existing services and bring outdated fines and fees closer in line with actual costs, a draft fee schedule was recently released to the public.

The draft, available at Town Hall or online at townofpaonia.com, splits fees and fines into three categories:

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Blue ribbons show support for law enforcement
Blue ribbons show support for law enforcement

A small group of people took to the streets of Hotchkiss Saturday morning to put blue ribbons up as part of the national Blue Ribbon Campaign. Michelle Sparks, who has friends and family members working in law enforcement, said she learned about the ribbon campaign through a Facebook group dedicated to support of law enforcement and begun by a group of police wives who want to show their support for law enforcement in light of national negative attention.

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A grand way to tour
A grand way to tour

It was like a family reunion at the Delta County Fairgrounds last Friday when the Colorado Grand Auto Tour rolled through Hotchkiss for the 27th time.

"Hey, the tour's great," community liason Eddie O'Brien said shortly after arriving on the scene in a cherry red 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra.

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Forum offers tips for emergency preparedness
Forum offers tips for emergency preparedness

The Boy Scouts know it -- their motto is "Be prepared."

Any number of natural or human-caused events occurring while at home, on the road, or while on an outdoor adventure can place a person or family in the position of wishing they had been better prepared.

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Thrift stores give community a lift
Thrift stores give community a lift

Small town living is thrifty living, and Cedaredge families are fortunate to have two well-managed thrift shop operations that provide quality clothing and other needs at very affordable prices.

The Shelter Shoppe is located on North Grand Mesa Drive just south of the elementary school, and the Methodist Women's Thrift Shop is located in the heart of West Main Street.

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Melissa Gross leads CHS band to excellence
Melissa Gross leads CHS band to excellence

Cedaredge High School welcomed Melissa Gross as the new band director in 2014. She led the marching band to not only another state championship last year, but to a performance at the Rockies game and an invitation to Washington, D.C.

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One vet's story
One vet's story

"Old soldiers never die,

they just fade away"

- Gen. Douglas MacArthur

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CHS volleyball team hot
CHS volleyball team hot

The Cedaredge Bruins have won their last four volleyball matches following a 3-1 loss to Class 4A Delta. Hotchkiss and Gunnison are the latest victims for the Bruins. It took three sets to determine the victor in each match.

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Panthers win five more times
Panthers win five more times

Delta's Panthers played their second straight week of five softball games. The week began in Gypsum where Delta got the best of Eagle Valley's Devils 20-3 on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

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Burns, PHS freshmen build a better bonfire
Burns, PHS freshmen build a better bonfire

When is a bonfire more than just a bonfire? During Homecoming Week, of course.

A little more thought and planning went into Paonia High School's 2015 Homecoming bonfire.

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Westesen Farm, Houseweart Ranch honored
Westesen Farm, Houseweart Ranch honored

Two area farms were honored in August by History Colorado at the 2015 Colorado State Fair for remaining in operation under the same family for more than a century, despite economic, environmental, societal and other pressures.

Westesen Farm and Ranch, located near Olathe in Montrose County, was established in 1903, according to HistoryColorado.org. Carl Westesen, who immigrated to America from Denmark in 1888, owned a feed store in Denver with his wife, Maude Bishop.

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Hotchkiss students have special visitor
Hotchkiss students have special visitor

The students of Susan Hamrick's class at Hotchkiss K-8 School received a special treat when they were visited on Sept. 14 by U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Steve (Randy) Allyn. The class had written cards and letters and sent a Christmas package to the former Hotchkiss High School student last year.

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Redding fourth at NPC show
Redding fourth at NPC show

Taylor Redding is a student at Colorado Mesa University, taking classes five days a week. She attended Paonia High School and graduated in December, six months early.

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Bruins 2-0 in 1A WSL football
Bruins 2-0 in 1A WSL football

Following last Friday's 14-12 win in Olathe, Cedaredge has opened the season with a 2-0 record. A week prior, the Bruins dealt Basalt a 21-6 defeat.

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PHS netters start hot
PHS netters start hot

The Paonia High School volleyball team is back to its winning ways.

After defeating Caprock and Rangely in its first home matches of the year last week, the Eagles are showing signs of the chemistry and teamwork that got them to the state tournament last year.

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