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Applefest is back and is all about celebrating all that Cedaredge has to offer.

Ardon Barnes served in Vietnam, survived a stroke, then rekindled his communication skills by writing poetry. Fast-forward to this year and the U.S. Air Force veteran teamed up with Bobby Tomberlin, a Nashville musician as the two collaborated to tell Ardon’s story in song.

Rock n’ Roots Farms outside of Paonia, is just what the doctor ordered. Well, maybe not the doctor, but certainly family, friends and community members are on board with the concept of growing food for medicine in the North Fork Valley.

Teachers, youth leaders and parents expend a lot of energy encouraging young people to set and achieve goals. So, what happens when the youngster in question is a self-starter?

After a challenging year due to COVID, the Valley Youth Orchestra (VYO) is looking ahead to building up its membership and its upcoming concerts.

Apollo Rodriquez stands and moves into the spotlight at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia. Brandishing a recently dyed-red, cropped-to-his-ears haircut, he turns to face the audience, and lifts his eyes.

The ReFind Art Festival at the Grand Mesa Arts and Events Center (GMAEC) was born into a world riddled with COVID-19. Though plans for this event, which challenges local artists to make art out of recycled materials, had been planned since before the pandemic, it was ultimately altered and a…

This Saturday, June 5, the duo known as “Freddy and Francine’’ will be performing in person at the magical Poulos Park in Paonia as part of the “Live Music Still Soothes the Soul’’ concert series.

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Every now and then humans have a well defined “full circle” moment. For KVNF’s producer/host Kori Stanton that moment came following a series of awards and honors for her work at the small community radio station in her hometown.

On April 15, 1981, a mining disaster at the Dutch Creek No. 1 Mine outside of Redstone, Colorado, claimed the lives of 15 coal miners. A methane and coal dust explosion hit the 102 longwall development section of the mine operated by Mid-Continent Resources around 4 p.m.on a Wednesday afternoon.

Updated in 1977, Hazel Baker Austin’s book “Surface Creek Country” chronicles the history of the region’s vintage schoolhouses. The back cover of her informative volume features a hand-drawn map depicting the general locations of no fewer than 20 schools ranging from Sand Creek School to the…

Spring time is the perfect time to get outdoors, soak up the sun, or just play a bit. If you’ve been looking for a fun sport that you can enjoy year round, why not try disc golf?

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High Country News celebrates 50 years of covering the ever-changing American West. While headquartered in Paonia, Colorado, the iconic magazine’s staff are spread across the country covering stories from the Great Plains to the Pacific Coast.

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At Starbeam Studios, “It’s all about the relationship,” and even during this time of uncertainty, classes and even performances (to an extent) have been taking place.

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The Pine Gulch Fire, a wildfire situated less than 20 miles north of Grand Junction, continues to burn as firefighters from around the state join with regional crews to battle the blaze. In all, nearly 800 personnel are involved in fighting the ever-growing fire. Hot, dry conditions with sin…

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Allison Koehn, 5, stood in the doorway peering at the floor and walls as a smile spread across her face. Her pink house had been delivered and constructed by Make-A-Wish volunteers. Now it was time to move in.

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