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High winds to keep rattling valley today

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The Grand Valley today is under a double-barreled threat of heightened fire danger and potential property damage, as the area could be whipped by the strongest wind gusts ever recorded in the city. All of western Colorado and much of eastern ...

Montrose County getting close to taking over Uravan town site

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Montrose County is moving ever closer to taking over the site of the mining town of Uravan, possibly setting the stage for a museum and clearing the way for a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the town. The Montrose County Commission ...

College may defend canceling of lease

By Dennis Webb

An attorney whose firm was hired to represent Colorado Mountain College said Friday he thinks the school can legally defend its recent decision not to recognize a lease to allow a natural gas compressor station at its campus outside Glenwood ...

BLM helps Glenwood expand landfill acreage

By Dennis Webb

A 62.5-acre land acquisition at a bargain price from the federal government will help the city of Glenwood Springs extend the life of its South Canyon Landfill, the Bureau of Land Management said Friday. The BLM said it conveyed the acreage ...


Feds review fatal shooting by trooper

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Friday he has sent records of Mesa County’s probe into the 2010 shooting death of Jason Kemp to the U.S. Department of Justice for a possible criminal civil rights ...

Grand Junction High School team finalists in national ‘green’ challenge

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A team of Grand Junction High School students is among 21 finalists nationwide for $50,000 in scholarships and prizes through the Siemens Foundation We Can Change the World Challenge. More than 1,600 high schools across the U.S. participated ...

Third daily flight added to Grand Junction-to-Salt Lake City route

By Amy Hamilton

Flights from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City should be a little less packed thanks to a third flight to that city starting June 7. Grand Junction Regional Airport officials announced Thursday that SkyWest Airlines, which operates as a ...

Cops seek suspect in attempted robbery

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department was looking for a man Thursday who reportedly fled a failed attempt to rob an Orchard Mesa convenience store. Police spokeswoman Kate Porras said a man walked inside Super C’s, 2685 C Road, about ...


Center aims to boost struggling students

By Rachel Sauer

The first time Taz Henning, 16, went to The Opportunity Center, he hit his mother. “He was out of control,” recalled Lisa Ward, a special education teacher for high school students at the center. “When he got upset, he just ...


Glade Park Community School wraps first year as charter

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It was a learning year at Glade Park Community School. While the school’s 21 kindergarten through fifth-grade students learned Spanish, knitting and music alongside the basics in 2011-12, parents and community members on the ...

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