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Junior Market Livestock Sale rings in at $274,300

A total of 185 market animals and pens and three cheese baskets were offered for sale by 4-H and FFA members at the 2018 Junior Market Livestock Sale, held Aug. 11 in Hotchkiss, during the Delta County Fair.

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Registration opens for E2 Energy Conference

ENGAGE and Delta County Economic Development are hosting their second annual E2 Energy Conference Sept. 17 and 18 in Paonia.

A special kickoff event, Spark Tank, takes place at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia Sept. 17.

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North Fork advocates rally to send message to Zinke
North Fork advocates rally to send message to Zinke

According to a release issued by Citizens for a Healthy Community, more than 70 Delta County residents gathered at Poulos Park in Paonia on Friday, Aug 10, to send a clear message to Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that public lands are the cornerstone to the well-being for the North Fork Valley and the Western Slope. The rally was spurred by Secretary Zinke's visit that day to Steamboat Springs, where a coalition of conservation groups and businesses organized a Stand for Our Land Rally

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Town of Paonia seeks auditing proposals

The Town of Paonia is soliciting proposals from qualified public accounting firms for its fiscal years 2018-2020 auditing services.

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Philanthropy Days conference to be held in Delta County

Following a successful pitch in July by Delta County community leaders, the 2019 Western Slope Rural Philanthropy Days conference will be held in the North Fork Valley. The conference is scheduled for June 12-14.

Mikayla Curtis with the Eagle River Youth Coalition, along with Elaine Brett, have been selected as the Western Slope Rural Philanthropy Days (RPD) event co-chairs.

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Crawford council offers citizens time to review franchise ordinance

When the Crawford Town Council convened on Wednesday, Aug. 1, they expected to adopt two ordinances -- one to renew the franchise agreement with TDS and another to establish a policy for late fees and disconnect/reconnect of water and sewer service.

The first seemed routine business as Mayor Wanda Gofforth read Ordinance 4-2018 into the record for a franchise agreement with TDS for the next 10 years with a 3 percent fee to the town.

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Bryan Hollembeak returns to Hotchkiss as HK-8 principal
Bryan Hollembeak returns to Hotchkiss as HK-8 principal

Bryan Hollembeak was raised in a family that highly valued education. His mother was a third grade teacher; his dad served as teacher and principal in both Hotchkiss and Delta.

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Grant brings Crossroads ballfields closer to reality
Grant brings Crossroads ballfields closer to reality

This week, the North Fork Pool, Park and Recreation District is excited to announce that it has received an energy and mineral impact assistance grant of $426,677 from the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) to complete the Crossroads Ballfield Complex.

Fourteen years ago, the community came together to honor the memory of the "Hotchkiss Ambassador," Tom Roberts.

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Friday service set for Hotchkiss trustee James Roberts
Friday service set for Hotchkiss trustee James Roberts

The North Fork Valley lost one of its best-loved citizens. James Roberts passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, at his home. He was 75.

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Crawford hosts summer potluck at state park

Everyone is invited to the Summer Social Potluck at Crawford State Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, hosted by the Crawford Area Chamber of Commerce. It begins at 5 p.m. on the pennisula.

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Delta County Fair Livestock Champs
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County fair results: Goats, swine, beef

GOAT

Goat Breeding

Dairy Type, Yearling

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County fair results: Rabbits, poultry

BANTAMS

Any Other Feather Legged, Cockerel

1st Cecelia Houseweart Rocky Mountain 4-H Club

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Delta County Fair Parade

Judges Awards

CARS, MOTORCYCLES

1) New Pride of the Valley 4-H Club

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County fair results: 4-H/FFA Horse Show

HORSE

Written Evaluation, Senior

1st Irene Shenk Rocky Mountain 4-H Club

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County fair results: Shooting, general 4-H

.22 CALIBER PISTOL

Intermediate

1st Keaton Sanders Best of the West Grand champion

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County fair results: Agriculture, pantry

AGRICULTURE

HERBS

Basil

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County fair results: Art, photos, crafts

ART

ABSTRACT

Student - ages 10 and under

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County fair results: Needlework, ceramics

NEEDLEWORK

AFGHANS

Knitted, Other

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Demolition Derby, ATV races draw a crowd

In Delta County how do you get thousands of people to wait in line to park, linger in another line to buy tickets, and sit on hard bleachers or stand in the dirt for hours? Easy, just fill an arena with mud and throw in lots of clunker cars, whizzing ATVs and fearless drivers.

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Dog stuck in mud lives to see another day

Lacey is one lucky lab. Last Saturday, Aug. 11, three friends from the Silt area were exploring Paonia Reservoir when they discovered the dog trapped in the mud and were able to rescue her.

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Raft raffle brings in waves of money
Raft raffle brings in waves of money

Lisa Niermann of Paonia is the lucky winner of a new Hyside Mini-Max raft. The raft, which included a set of Cataract oars and a custom oar frame was raffled off by the Western Slope Conservation Center. The setup is valued at over $4,000.

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Explore dostadning with A Little Help North Fork Valley

A Little Help is offering three one-hour discussions on "dostadning," from 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 14, 21 and 28, at the Paonia Library Community Room.

Based on the book, "The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family of a Lifetime of Clutter," dostadning literally translates to "death cleansing," an invigorating process of clearing out unnecessary belongings while reflecting on the tiny joys that make up a life.

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West Nile Virus warning issued for North Fork

The North Fork Mosquito Abatement District is warning residents that mild cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in the North Fork area.

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Weather trends spell trouble for river basin
Weather trends spell trouble for river basin

For the fourth time in more than a half century, the Fire Mountain Canal was shut off before the end of the growing season, impacting some 488 irrigation water shareholders and more than 15,000 acres of arable land in the North Fork Valley.

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