All Clippings From The ‘Culture’ Category

July 31st, 2014

Valley Mennonites; not just a church but a people.

North Fork Church Reflections A monthly column on local churches and church history by LaFawn Hamm Brown Valley Mennonites; not just a church but a people. Hotchkiss Mennonite Church 10386 3200 Rd, Hotchkiss                                                           In 1994 three Mennonite families decided to…Click to view post »


July 26th, 2014

Big Time Music Returns to the Delta County Fair August 9 with Aaron Watson/Redhead Express Concert

Redhead Express Big Time Music Returns to the Delta County Fair August 9 with Aaron Watson/Redhead Express Concert Country music and country gospel star, Aaron Watson, pauses from his exhausting looking cross country touring schedule in Hotchkiss on Saturday, August…Click to view post »


July 23rd, 2014

Hotchkiss History: David and Ada Swendt

Hotchkiss History: David and Ada Swendt By Thomas Wills                 The Swendt  family is credited by several early accounts as being the first full nuclear family to settle in Hotchkiss, arriving from the Cripple Creek area either late in 1881…Click to view post »


July 21st, 2014

North Fork Foods: Of Fading Lilacs, Hiking Memories and a Root Canal

  North Fork Foods: Of Fading Lilacs, Hiking Memories and a Root Canal By Monica Wiitanen – Small Potatoes Farm and Bakery – Lamborn Mesa. The Greater Grey, the cat known by some as Fatty, surveyed his domain one evening…Click to view post »


July 17th, 2014

Groups Ask BLM Colorado State Director to Reverse Uninformed Decision that Authorized 108 New Oil Wells

Groups Ask BLM Colorado State Director to Reverse Uninformed Decision that Authorized 108 New Oil Wells July 17, 2014 (Submitted – CHC – Paonia) Denver – Conservation groups filed a request for State Director Review (SDR) this week regarding the Bureau of…Click to view post »


July 15th, 2014

Hotchkiss Crawford Historical Society Honors Pioneer Duke Family July 27

Hotchkiss Crawford Historical Society Honors Pioneer Duke Family July 27 (e-mail from HCHS – Kathy Addams McKee) George Duke III passed away last November 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The plan from the family was to have services for him…Click to view post »


July 14th, 2014

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July Show at the Creamery features the Delta Fine Arts Association

July Show at the Creamery features the Delta Fine Arts Association The Creamery Art Center is proud to feature exciting new work from the members of the Delta Fine Arts Association, during the month of July. Over twenty artists will…Click to view post »


July 11th, 2014

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Celebrate community this weekend at Deltarado Days

Celebrate community this weekend at Deltarado Days Freedom Financial Services presents the 79th annual Deltarado Days July 17-20 in beautiful downtown Delta. There is fun, live music, food and events planned for the whole family, all weekend long. Don’t miss…Click to view post »


July 9th, 2014

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition (NFVCC) is seeking three artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition (NFVCC) is seeking three artists Request For Proposals (RFP) for the 2014 “Pass the Mic” Public Art Project The Project The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition (NFVCC) is seeking three artists (or…Click to view post »


July 8th, 2014

TABOR Vote to be Held in November – Ludwig Leaves Crawford Public Works Position

TABOR Vote to be Held in November Ludwig Leaves Crawford Public Works Position Crawford Town Council July 2, 2014 Present: Present: Mayor Susie Steckel, Hetty Todd, Wanda Gofforth and Cameron Clark.  Absent: James Sorensen, Larry Kontour and Mike Tiedeman. TABOR…Click to view post »