As one of the few public access points to the North Fork of the Gunnison River, the Paonia River Park is a popular place for North Fork Valley residents to escape the summer heat in the cool water and relax with friends and family.
Last Friday, more than 75 people gathered in celebration of the million-dollar, six-year renovation and restoration project of the Crawford School. Not long ago, the landmark building was considered for demolition.
Brittany Tregarthen finished third in the powerlifting finals at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, currently underway in Los Angles, Calif.
Hotchkiss and Paonia will see some coaching changes for the 2015-2016 sports season.
Hotchkiss said good-bye to head volleyball coach Kendal Roberts and hello to Taralee Williams.
There was a great turnout for the Ice Cream Social that was held Saturday, July 25, at Pioneer Town in Cedaredge. Estimates of the number of participants to the annual fundraising event was between 280 and 300.
I sit here at our dining room table enjoying the view of the Grand Mesa -- sun and shadow. Always captivating. But there's movement at the top of the east cottonwood tree in our front yard.
The Grand Mesa Resort Company is in a race against time and Mother Nature.
Now in its second year of an aggressive campaign aimed at ridding spruce beetle from the company's 375 acres of spruce-fir forest, the company is working to gain ground against the tree-killing pest and to overcome many obstacles along the way.
David Strong, potter, has been working in clay since the early 1970s, both as a teacher and as a full-time potter.
David said, "I maintain a life balance between teaching and producing and selling my work.
A school within a school will provide an option for families who desire Waldorf-inspired education for their children.
The Delta County Commissioners Monday reached tentative agreement with the Forest Service and the Grand Mesa Resort Company (GMRC) on completing repair of a damaged road that has hampered removal of diseased spruce beetle trees.
On July 21, regional officials were in Steamboat Springs making a pitch to an advisory committee of the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) asking for $5.22 million in energy assistance impact grant funds.
The unemployment rate in Delta County dropped slightly from May to June, but more significantly from a year ago.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and United Companies began work Monday, July 20, throughout Montrose and Delta counties as part of a federal aid project. Inclement weather delayed the work that was originally slated to begin the week of June 26.
From the Delta Police Department:
Heriberto Estrada-Perez, 21, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged driving motor vehicle while license denied and driving uninsured motor vehicle.
The EPA recently snubbed the Renewable Fuel Standard with a revision to the rule that would cut corn ethanol obligations by 3.75 billion gallons over three years -- equivalent to a billion and a half bushels in lost corn demand.
My grandparents moved their family to Paonia in 1938 and bought a 110-acre farm at the base of Mt. Lamborn.
If you go to the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests for recreation, do so now while your visit will still be enjoyable.
The evening of July 15 at about 11:45 I was outside and in the distance I saw a fluctuating red light.
The recently announced closing of the Creamery in Hotchkiss, while sentimental to some, especially on summer days when an ice cream cone is so refreshing, may open doors to a new attitude and opportunities for artists in the area.
The Senior CommUnity Meal program "Meals on Wheels" in the Delta area serves a critical need for homebound older adults receiving weekday lunches. Three route volunteer drivers are currently needed in the Delta area.
Ron and Ann Troxel have a reason to celebrate. On July 23, they will have been married 64 years
Russ and Charlene Fedler were married July 23, 1965, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Delta.
Alfredo and Laura Barriga of Telluride are the parents of a son, Alfredo Barriga, born July 6, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
Crawford resident Richard "Rich" J. Eakin Jr. died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 51.
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