Work should begin soon on the Third Street water line replacement and water delivery system upgrades projects on Lamborn Mesa after Paonia trustees approved related proposals at the March 8 board meeting.
Funding comes from the original $6 million water distribution improvement project and money that was shifted from water storage projects to water distribution projects, said town manager Jane Berry.
The community's need for more trails will be eased this summer with the help of a grant the Western Slope Conservation Center (Conservation Center) received from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission. The $137,000 grant will fund the construction of two loop trails at Paonia River Park, a former in-stream gravel mine the Conservation Center has restored into a healthy riparian area and community park.
On March 16, three recent graduates of Paonia High School who now attend West Point Military Academy, Harvard University, and Colorado School of Mines, addressed the student body and offered their perspectives and advice.
"Our classes teach critical thinking, above everything else," said Drewe Lee, an engineering student at Mines.
Chelsea Frediani isn't horsing around. The Paonia teacher and riding instructor is confident that this spring she can begin construction of an indoor riding arena and horse stables on her 28-acre Bone Mesa farm.
Frediani has submitted an application for Trailhead Stables, a minor specific development proposed at the intersection of 4050 and L75 roads in unincorporated Delta County.
A commercial building that originally served as a furniture store in downtown Hotchkiss has been repurposed and will now serve as headquarters for ShadeScapes Americas.
ShadeScapes, which designs innovative outdoor shade solutions for a global market, was co-founded in 2002 by Jo Edmondson of Paonia.
On Saturday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moss Performing Arts Center's Love Recital Hall, Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun and Arthur Houle will present a joint concert.
The concert will feature cello and piano arrangements by Robert Schumann, Peter Tchaikovsky, Johannes Brahms and Marjorie Burgess. Violin professor Alejandro Gómez Guillén will join Houle and Yun on Nocturn in D Minor by Tchaikovsky.
Doctors are special people who make the world a better place. Celebrating the science of healing and the art of caring, with tireless dedication and professionalism -- it is an honor to celebrate Delta County's medical providers on National Doctor's Day, commented Delta County Memorial Hospital CEO Jason Cleckler.
Tri-County Resources is now operating under a new name -- Hilltop Domestic Violence Services. Hilltop's Domestic Violence Services will continue to provide services for those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault in Montrose, Delta and Ouray counties.
A fifth-generation Paonia resident has announced his intent to run for the board of Delta-Montrose Electric Association for District 3. Brad Harding is the father of two young children, the husband of a Cedaredge native, the son, grandson and great-grandson of coal miners and fruit growers, and the president of the only locally owned bank in Delta County.
The Center for Mental Health has had a robust worksite wellness program for the past four years. The wellness program improves employee health and provides incentives to participate in wellness-related activities.
Back by popular demand, Western State Colorado University's Extended Studies Program is offering the San Juan tour this summer led by professor of history, Dr. Duane Vandenbusche and emeritus professor of geology, Dr. Bruce Bartleson. They will take participants on a journey through Colorado's history and geology June 20-24.
Delta Fine Art's April 12 meeting will feature a free demo by Frank Francese from Grand Junction. His presentation begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Orchard City Town Hall in Austin. Come see him paint a beautiful watercolor before your eyes. A short business meeting will follow his demo.
Joseph "Joey" Edward Schmidt died after a car accident March 16, 2016. He was 42.
Milton W. Trumble died Jan. 24, 2016, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. He was 76.
Selena S. Pedersen died Jan. 2, 2016.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 26, at the Chapel of the Cross in Cedaredge.
Longtime Delta resident Ione "Jo" Hendrickson died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 72.
Kathleen Hawkins died March 16, 2016, at Horizons Care Center. She was 95.
Longtime Powderhorn resident Flynn Mangum died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at his home in Delta. He was 67.
Mary Ellen Threewit died March 17, 2016, at her home in Paonia. She was 91.
Neal "Scott" Mills died in a motorcycle accident Monday, March 14, 2016. He was 51.
Longtime Eckert resident Charles William Darnall died at his home Wednesday, March 16, 2016. He was 70.
Delta resident Mark Vannest died Thursday, March 17, 2016, at his home. He was 54.
Shirley Ann Gardner Holgate died at her home March 2, 2016, after a long bout with Alzheimer's disease. She was 79.
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