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Kingpin of the Rocky Mountain Corridor

Kingpin of the Rocky Mountain Corridor

Antoine Roubideaux: Trapper, Entrenpreneur & Guide One of the more colorful, and conflicted, characters from Delta County’s history may be Antoine Roubideaux […]

Aug 19, 2015     No Comments
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Ill-fated Gunnison – Beckwith Expedition Leaves its Mark on the American West

Ill-fated Gunnison – Beckwith Expedition Leaves its Mark on the American West

It was 1853, not long after the United States won western Colorado in war and the eastern media were whipping […]

Aug 11, 2015     No Comments
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Paonia’s Paradise Theatre: A Resilient Community’s Testament to Time

Paonia’s Paradise Theatre: A Resilient Community’s Testament to Time

When Paonia’s Paradise Theatre mostly closed and went up for sale in 2013 the community realized more was at risk […]

Jan 29, 2015     No Comments
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The Haunted North Fork

The Haunted North Fork

“A haint lives there,” he said cordially… -Walter Cunningham in To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Halloween.  All Hallow’s […]

Oct 28, 2013     1 Comment
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North Fork Botanist Receives Recognition a Century Later

North Fork Botanist Receives Recognition a Century Later

Hotchkiss Botanist Receives Recognition a Century Later A young man who died more than 100 years ago at the age […]

Nov 5, 2012     No Comments
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Hotchkiss Pioneer Barn Restoration

Hotchkiss Pioneer Barn Restoration

Community Members Work to Save 126-year-old Brick Pioneer Barn and the Original Home of the Hotchkiss Fair “I believe this […]

Nov 1, 2012     No Comments
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