RIFLE — When state officials recently chose the Rifle Garfield County Airport as the site of an aerial firefighting research center, it marked an expansion of a relatively new firefighting role that a state agency with a broadened mission is playing in the region.
Measures already taken recently by the state Division of Fire Prevention and Control include the assignment of a state fire management officer and engine crew at the airport to work with other agencies in fire responses, and making available across Colorado new state aerial firefighting support including two high-tech fire reconnaissance planes.
DENVER — Despite calls from the Western Slope not to do so, next year’s proposed $28 billion spending plan includes taking money from severance taxes to help pay refunds required by the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights.
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Melinda Mawdsley and Rachel Sauer try rock climbing for the first time.
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CMU baseball victory, Schrock goes pro, Micky Dunn Invitational track meet.
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■ Michael L. Jones, 66, Grand Junction, died March 27, 2015, at Community Hospital. … more
DENVER — Starting this week, the Colorado Legislature will begin debating next year’s … more
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Simpson will keep promises if elected to city council I have known Dennis Simpson for several … more
Dakota Behr pitched five shutout innings in relief Sunday and Austin Wallingford hit his fifth … more
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The eighth annual Outdoors Heritage Day is set for April 25 at Riverbend Park in Palisade. … more
Strong growth in business race leagues … more
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■ Jeffrey Hansen of Grand Junction and Daniel Hogue of Fruita were named to the academic … more
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DENVER (AP) — Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Jarome Iginla had three assists and the Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A national movement that counts on painters, dancers and musicians to help revitalize downtowns is coming to this Colorado city as the first residents prepare to move into new low-income apartments built for artists and their families.
DENVER (AP) — Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics.
DENVER (AP) — It's become even clearer thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics.
DENVER (AP) — Ty Lawson and Jameer Nelson each scored 18 points as the Denver Nuggets beat Utah 107-91 on Friday night, handing the Jazz their fourth straight loss.
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MOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) â The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water.
NEW YORK (AP) — After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Manhattan apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to what caused the massive explosion and fire and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings.