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The Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum is hosting an event on May 18 at 1 p.m. Jim Wetzel, local author and historian, will present the story behind his research of the book, "Murder and Mystery on Grand Mesa - A Fishing Feud Begins." After writing the book, he still continues to do resear…

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Back for a fifth year, the North Fork Community Fair marks the beginning of this bucolic mountain valley's festival season, and an opportunity to come together to celebrate each other and the positive actions we can take to support a healthy environment and climate, local farms and businesse…

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Calling all photographers – professional, amateur, and those of you with a smartphone in your pocket! Delta County Tourism is looking for your best photos that represent all that life in Delta County has to offer. We want to see the photos taken of our gorgeous scenery, at one of our amazing…

The Learning Council and the Colorado Farm & Food Alliance invite the public to attend the North Fork Community Fair and Local Solutions Expo from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Paonia Town Park. Known the past four years as the Solar Fair and held at Solar Energy International, the fair …

Calling all North Fork Valley newcomers and old-timers: Are you new to the area? Do you want to know more about how your irrigation system works? The Western Slope Conservation Center's Watershed Committee will host a re-cap of last year's "Irrigation 101," with a focus on the unique water r…

North Fork Ambulance will host its spring open house at the headquarters building, 110 E. Hotchkiss Avenue in Hotchkiss, on Saturday, May 11. The open house will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., during the Sheep Dog Trials.

The Delta County Fair Board is looking for young ladies between the ages of 9-19 who would like to represent Delta County for the next year. The royalty will promote Delta County Fair and help with fair activities. They will also travel throughout the state of Colorado representing the fair.…

Children attending the North Fork Community Fair Saturday, May 18, can obtain a lovely baby tree to plant in their yard by visiting the Crawford Area Indivisible climate action booth in the park between 1 and 8 p.m. There will be no cost for the trees, which will be distributed on a first co…

On May 18th songwriter Gabrielle Louise and honky tonk band Walden Wofford and the Hi Beams will perform a collaborative double bill concert at The Paradise Theater. In addition to a love for country music, both bands share members as well. Guitarist Greg Schochet and Drummer Damon Smith wit…

On May 3rd the pictured Paonia Elementary School students were recognized for demonstrating S.O.A.R. behavior:  From left to right the students in the back row are Blake Homedew and Kayla Lubin for order, achievement, and respect; Austin Littlejohn and Braxton Wist for achievement and respec…

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Hotchkiss Library Friends host their annual spring book sale at the Memorial Hall during Sheep Dog Trails.  Great prices on a huge selection of items, including books of all genres, CDs, DVDs, and more!  Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 from 9am-3pm.

If you accept the premise that every student can and should learn and that learning should be measurable, then Paonia Elementary's laser focus on student growth makes perfect sense. 

A Little Help in the North Fork Valley is having a Service Saturday! on Saturday, May 4. If you are a member of A Little Help or even think you might want to try it out, call 970-527-3482 to sign up. Volunteers will come help you with spring cleaning and spruce-up whatever that might be. The…

Fire Management Officials from the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests’ Gunnison Ranger District is planning to conduct prescribed burns this spring. Most of the burns will occur between early May and into June, depending upon weather and appropriate ground and veget…

Paonia Players presents "May Monologue Madness" Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, 7 p.m. at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia. The second annual event will bring 16 actors to the stage, performing 30 different monologues, with the audience voting on which actors advance to the next round.