Amy HelmThe lineup of entertainers for the sixth annual Pickin' in the Park Free Summer Concert Series has now been set. Every Thursday evening in Paonia Town Park starting at 6 p.m. and going until dark, concert-goers are going to have a fantastic musical experience for the entire family.More
Carol Clawson and Tell did their best to make these yearling ewes follow the course at the 10th annual Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials over the weekend. Gordon Hebenstreit, president and general manager of the stock dog trials said, “We feel it was a very successful competition … It was a real challenge for the dogs.” Vice president Cheryl Hebenstreit noted, “The sheep were a little tough this year.” And that’s how the competitors like it.It had rained in Hotchkiss all week long. Not a good sign for the big outdoor events scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.More
The USDA Farm Service Agency is working harder than ever to assist new farmers and ranchers to succeed. FSA State Executive Director, SED, Trudy Kareus recently unveiled a new Land Contract Guarantee Program and several other tools designed to help beginning farmers and ranchers build the foundation for a successful career in agriculture.