paonia embezzlement http://kvnf.org en KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, September 27, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-september-27-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Oil and Gas Contamination Emerging on the Front Range</li><li>Front Range Communities to Vote on Fracking Bans</li><li>Charges Brought Against Farmers Linked to Deadly Cantaloupe&nbsp;Outbreak</li><li>Paonia Will Bring Civil Lawsuit Against Convicted Embezzler</li><li>Ridgway Begins Project to Rehabilitate Lake O</li><li>Investors Pour Over $1 Million Into Marijuana Industry</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</em>The Stars of Early Fall</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:40:45 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16505 at http://kvnf.org Paonia's Chesnik Gets Four Years in Prison, Five Parole http://kvnf.org/post/paonias-chesnik-gets-four-years-prison-five-parole <p></p><p></p><p>In March former Town of Paonia financial officer Kristen Chesnik <a href="http://www.deltacountyindependent.com/index.php/news/north-fork-times/5684-chesnik-pleads-guilty-to-theft">pled guilty to the theft of $393,000 from the public coffers. </a>On Monday she was sentenced by 7<sup>th</sup> Judicial Court Judge Charles Greenacre to four years in prison, followed by a mandatory five years of parole. The judge could not have given her more than five years in prison, because of the parameters of the plea bargain.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:40:56 +0000 Marty Durlin 12169 at http://kvnf.org Paonia's Chesnik Gets Four Years in Prison, Five Parole