During the Paonia High School senior scholarship awards ceremony May 11, Doug Cline, master of Paonia Masonic Lodge, presented a vocational scholarship from the Colorado Masons Benevolent Fund Association to Alexis Triantos. This is a one-time scholarship award in the amount of $1,000. The Paonia Masonic Lodge also presented two memorial scholarships. Elijah Etter and Dagan Rienks were the recipients of $500 awards from the Paonia Masonic Lodge in honor of departed brother Masons.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.