The Friends of Ridgway State Park, Inc. is offering two $1,500 scholarships to college students who have completed at least one semester of post-secondary education. Applicants must have graduated from high schools in Mesa, Delta, Montrose, San Miguel or Ouray counties and be enrolled in studies leading to a degree in environmental/biological sciences or equivalent. Applications may be obtained from the Ridgway State Park office, by calling 970-626-5822 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is 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.