Western Colorado

Page 2 of 1997


Parents pull children out of school tests

By Emily Shockley

Lisa Ricks and her daughter decided together that the Palisade High ninth-grader will not participate in this spring’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests, following a bad experience with a practice test ...


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Sun’s influence on our climate controversial part of message

By Gary Harmon

By 2031, the Earth will be deep into a prolonged cold, one that could last two centuries and squeeze the amount of land available for agriculture, said a forecaster who anticipates a less-active sun. John Casey, who headed the National Space ...


Locals oppose possible frack-ban question

By Staff

While anti-fracking activists continue to hold out hope for a question being put to Colorado voters about banning the practice of hydraulic fracturing, a local group of citizens and business leaders from the Western Slope are taking a stand ...


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De Beque plans new fire station

By Emily Shockley

Personnel of the De Beque Fire Protection District hope building a larger fire station will make their operations faster, safer and more efficient. The district hopes to break ground as early as July on a 15,000-square-foot station at 4580 ...


Bill aims to bring feds, local governments together on land

By Charles Ashby

It isn’t an attempt to wrestle control of public lands from the federal government as other states are pushing for, but rather an effort designed to allow local governments to work more closely with how federal land is used. That, at ...


Speaker to focus on liquefied natural gas

By Duffy Hayes

Global instability — and specifically the current Russian-backed unrest in Ukraine — will surely be among the subjects addressed tonight in the keynote speech at the annual meeting of the West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas ...


Another storm headed toward Western Slope

By Mike Wiggins

March appears destined to come in like a lion in western Colorado, as another massive snowstorm bears down on the region, carrying with it up to 
4 feet of snow for the southwestern mountains, up to 2 feet for Grand Mesa and possibly a ...


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Molester faces new child sex charges

By Paul Shockley

A man was twice convicted of child sexual assault — and under court order to stay away from children under 18 — before he started having sex with a 14-year-old girl, as evidenced by the couple’s 3-year-old daughter, according ...


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GJ brothel operator arrested

By Paul Shockley

A woman who allegedly admitted running a North Avenue brothel — among four massage parlors targeted by local and federal authorities last summer — was arrested Tuesday night. Su Kyung Chang, 62, of Grand Junction, is free on bond ...


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Fair assists those interested in child care

By Amy Hamilton

Yvette Castillon has done her homework to open a child care center in Clifton. She knows there’s a need for child care in the Grand Valley and she knows a bit about how to offer it. The former teacher and District 51 employee loves ...


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