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Kirby Gamble, technically a super senior at Fruita Monument High School, is taking all of his classes at Colorado Mesa University through the ASCENT program, which allows kids to stay in high school for an extra year and take college classes on the school district’s dime. Here, he studies in front of the University Center on the CMU campus.


High-schoolers offered year of free college

Kirby Gamble is looking forward to receiving his high school diploma at the end of his first year at Colorado Mesa University.
The reason that sounds backwards but isn’t is because Gamble, 18, of Grand Junction, is one of 16 District 51 students participating this year in the Colorado ASCENT program, an acronym for Accelerating Students through Concurrent EnrollmeNT.

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Glenwood Springs resident Audrey Lowndes was so excited after attending a Jehovah’s Witnesses service on April 14 that she and boyfriend James “McCabe” Mallin called her family in Cortez to talk about the bibles they received and the kindness of others at the service. Just hours later, Lowndes was in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the back of her head, and Mallin, 28, was being held in the Garfield County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder. And by April 16,


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