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Crawford discusses mill levy, water/sewer increase

At the Crawford Town Council meeting June 6, the first agenda item addressed building a 60-foot pole near the water tower for TDS. Area manager Bill Long asked for approval to start construction.

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Paonia signage master planning underway
Paonia signage master planning underway

As Paonia garners more attention and more visitors, it's becoming very apparent that the town lacks signage.

Signs, said Kristin Cypher, a planner and owner of Henderson-based C+B Design, are more than just directional in nature.

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Paonia trustees approve comments to BLM

The Paonia Board of Trustees has submitted comments to the Bureau of Land Management regarding the North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan. The letter recommends that the BLM reject its preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) analyzing the proposal's impacts and conduct the more in-depth Environmental Impact Study.

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Pre-register for these Cherry Days events

With the 72nd annual Cherry Days celebration fast approaching, be sure to plan ahead, as some of the more popular activities require registration.

This year's Cherry Days Parade categories include: children (17 and under), groups, antique/classic cars, antique tractors, animal, political, business, and other individual.

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North Fork towns consider water conservation measures

In May, the US Department of Agriculture designated Delta and Montrose counties as primary disaster areas due to recent losses and damage caused by the ongoing drought.

In light of the ongoing dry conditions and the end of spring runoff, North Fork area municipalities are considering how best to address possible shortages.

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Town of Paonia, Brunner headed to court this week

At the May 22 board meeting, former Paonia town trustee Bill Brunner took exception to the way the executive session was worded on the agenda. The item called for a conference with the town attorney to receive legal advice "specific to Mr. Brunner court case."

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Creamery hosts annual photo show and sale

The Black Canyon Camera Club is hosting its fourth annual photography show and sale at the Creamery Arts Center, 165 W. Bridge Street, through June 30.

This year's show, "A Photographic Journey," celebrates the creative vision of all photographers.

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Library trustee talk time

Do you like your library? Do you have suggestions for improvement?

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Celebrate West Elks talent
Celebrate West Elks talent

When great writing meets great photography, the result is "Convergence."

Formerly known as the "Write On" anthology, Convergence is an annual contest sponsored by the Blue Sage Center for the Arts to showcase the talents of local writers and photographers.

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Senior center loses clinic revenue
Senior center loses clinic revenue

Few people know more about living precariously on a fixed income than senior citizens. An organization that has supported seniors in the North Fork area for decades is losing its main funding source and is considering all of its options for replacing it.

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Paonia weighs in on Mancos MDP

The Paonia Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. today, June 6, to consider a draft letter to the Bureau of Land Management regarding the preliminary environmental assessment (EA) on the North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan. Comments deadline is Saturday, June 9.

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Maher School open house, ice cream social planned Sunday
Maher School open house, ice cream social planned Sunday

It may not be apparent to travelers of Highway 92, but the unpretentious Maher School House is packed with history. The Maher-Onion Valley Community Club will open the school from 2-4 p.m. Sunday for the annual open house and ice cream social.

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New traffic plan outlined for Crawford Pioneer Days
New traffic plan outlined for Crawford Pioneer Days

For months the Crawford Pioneer Days committee has been meeting with the Town of Crawford and the Colorado Department of Transportation to come up with a plan to reduce traffic congestion and keep everyone flowing in and around Saturday's activities.

The challenge is to hold a parade and outhouse races on Crawford main street, which is also Highway 92, while keeping highway traffic flowing around on the Cedar Avenue detour.

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Crawford celebrates its pioneer heritage

Crawford, nestled at the base of the West Elk Mountains, is a small town with a big pioneer spirit. For 40 years the community has celebrated that heritage with Pioneer Days, now in its 40th year.

'This year's theme, 'There's No Place Like Home,' just about sums up the lifestyle of our community," said event coordinator Tristan Pfeffer.

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