Charles Estanol of Paonia was recently awarded a doctor of ministry degree from George Fox University in Newberg, Ore.
All told, 365 students received bachelor's degrees after completing study in one of George Fox's 41 undergraduate bachelor's degree majors or its adult degree programs. Another 333 students earned graduate-level degrees from the university's masters, doctoral and educational specialist programs, and 67 students earned bachelor's degrees through the school's adult degree programs. The university hosted its main undergraduate commencement ceremony on April 30.
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.