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.
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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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., has a primary opponent, but he also has … more
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DeBeque debates pot, high water blocks trail, students donate blood.
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A trick to try if you’re gardening with kids.
Tree climbing wasn’t the only fun activity that took place at Lincoln Park.
High school lacrosse heats up, while baseball, and softball find the diamonds.
A thank you to the tutors and volunteers at the Riverside Educational Center.
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Kirby Gamble is looking forward to receiving his high school diploma at the end of his first year … more
Glenwood Springs resident Audrey Lowndes was so excited after attending a Jehovah’s … more
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■ Donna R. Braden, 77, Fruita, died April 22, 2014, at HopeWest and Hospice Care Center. … more
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In some respects, Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision — upholding a voter-approved … more
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Spring biking in the valley can get crowded. … more
Cruz Maestas has been a soccer standout for years at Palisade, using her physical play to spark … more
Colorado Mesa’s baseball team tops the first official NCAA Division II South Central Region … more
Trent Allianic could be pitching for an NCAA Division I program. … more
NCAA Division II Region Poll … more
Hole in One … more
The weather cooperated for those who turned out to view llamas, climb trees, enjoy live music, a … more
Charlie Quimby’s novel is set in Grand Junction and various locales associated with the road … more
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This is Administrative Professionals’ Week. Here are some notable TV and film secretaries, … more
Last Thursday’s paper carried a story so disturbing, so astonishingly nauseating, it made me … more
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DENVER (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is about even with his Republican challenger, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, according to a poll released Thursday that confirms Colorado's Senate race is one of the nation's most competitive.
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DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge's order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state's Supreme Court.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.
DENVER (AP) — Franklin Morales didn't try to paint corners or make perfect pitches.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.
NEW YORK (AP) — The day Jonathan Fleming was cleared of the murder that put him behind bars for almost 25 years, he strode out of a courthouse to congratulations from passers-by, a steak dinner with his family and the start of a new life.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap motel rooms along U.S. 192.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them both on track to be executed as early as next week.