William T. "Bill" Rule died unexpectedly Feb. 26, 2016, of natural causes at his home in Paonia. He was 75.
A celebration of life will be held in the spring.
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.