The Paonia Cherry Days baking contest is July 4. Bring your "cherry" item to the Cherry Days booth in Paonia Town Park from noon to 12:30 for judging. Items will be judged on use of cherries, presentation and flavor. Please use a disposable container. Winners will be announced at 1 p.m. from the main gazebo stage. Cash will be awarded for first-fourth places.
The Cherry Days Committee will keep and sell your baked item to the general public after judging. For details visit PaoniaCherryDays.com or call Esther Kinser at 970-270-3127.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.