This past May I was privileged to join the Fountain of Life Foundation with a few dentists, nurses, and others on a trip to Uganda, Africa. Our flight to Uganda took 22 hours, broken up with an overnight stay in Dubai, Arab Emirates.
The Delta Area Chamber of Commerce has established the tradition of awarding scholarships to two Delta High School graduates who are then named Deltarado Days king and queen. This year's recipients are Emily Martinez and Colton Galvin.
The Deltarado Days rodeo this year will take place Friday, July 27, beginning with mutton bustin' at 7 p.m.
While the rodeo has traditionally been held on Saturday, the stock contractor had a conflict that night.
Jeanne Dewsnup is being honored as parade grand marshal, in recognition of 50 years of ownership of the Tru Vu Drive-In. The Tru Vu is a unique outdoor offering that can't be experienced in many other places across the country, let alone in-state.
Playing golf for nearly 50 years needs to have a happy note for those who play. Last Thursday, a nine-iron shot on number 14 enabled Wayne Crick to mark one of his "Bucket List" items off a very long list of dream things to do.
Delta High School hosted a three-day Tackle Football Camp beginning on Sunday, July 22. The camp was open to all area football players entering grades 5-8.
For more than a decade the Kids' Pasta Project has prepared and served fresh pasta dinners to benefit North Fork area non-profit groups and causes. The experience teaches the kids who volunteer with KPP both the value of service to the community and relevant life skills.
On a cool July morning, artists with Elsewhere Studios climbed aboard a Cessna Turbo Centurion II plane at the North Fork Airport for a flight along the North Fork and Muddy Creek drainages above Paonia. They were seeking to gain new perspectives on where oil and gas development is occurring or proposed in relation to local communities, water sources and the overall landscape of the North Fork Valley.
For the 30th time, motorcyclists rode from miles around to Paonia last weekend for the BMW Motorcycle Club of Colorado's annual Top O' The Rockies Rally at Paonia Town Park.
Paonia resident Scott Kellogg has volunteered with the rally the past 15 years and has overseen the registration table the past five years.
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