Celebrating the significance of the North Fork Valley, Blue Sage Center for the Arts presents Paint Paonia 2016. Paint Paonia is an annual plein air competition welcoming painters from across the Western Slope of Colorado.
Painting will take place Saturday, Sept. 17. Artists will have from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and a radius of two miles from the Blue Sage in which to create an original work depicting the beauty and uniqueness that is Paonia.
An exhibition of the works created will be on display and available for purchase at the Blue Sage Gallery Sept. 20 through Nov. 4. Prizes will be awarded at an opening reception Sept. 22.
More information, full prospectus and registration can be found online at www.bluesage.org.
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.