The 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.
The first order of business at the May 9 Hotchkiss Town Council was to conduct a public hearing on a hotel/restaurant liquor license for the North Fork Valley Restaurant at 141 W. Bridge Street. Owner Larry Jakubiak explained that the renewal notice was lost in the mail for six months, and by the time it was realized what had happened, the restaurant's liquor license had expired.
Members of the Surface Creek Saddle Club met April 29 to finalize the schedule for the club's annual summer gymkhana series. Each gymkhana will include a barrel race, pole bending and flag race, and each night there will be a unique fun race.
Following a multi-agency emergency preparedness exercise last week in Delta, OCID Vice President Jan Gage shared with the DCI some information from the Bureau of Reclamation about ongoing ground condition monitoring that takes place at Fruitgrowers Reservoir.
Last week, work crews were installing replacement instruments that measure the rate of ground movements and any "slippage" of the dam structure from its foundation.