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Colorado Mountain College students face another tuition hike

By Dennis Webb

A sharply divided Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees on Monday approved raising tuition for a second straight year. The board voted 4-3 to authorize increases ranging from 5.6 percent for in-district students to 7.1 percent for ...

Fruita candidates spar on medical pot votes

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Fruita mayoral candidates Lori Buck and Terry Moss agreed on nearly everything but voting records Monday night at a candidate forum. Moss, who has served on the Fruita City Council for four years, said that six-year council member Buck voted ...

Measure targets water treatment rule

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill designed to stop, or at least delay, a state agency from adopting controversial water quality regulations for the state’s rivers and lakes cleared its first legislative committee Monday. That happened the same day ...

Rock group Primus to perform June 20 in Grand Junction

By Melinda Mawdsley

American rock group Primus has scheduled a stop in Grand Junction this summer. “An Evening with Primus” is coming to Grand Junction courtesy of Sandstone Concerts and Wigout Productions, according to Wigout promoter and Mesa ...

Garfield Re-2 School District to consider 4-day week

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Garfield Re-2 School District School Board members will consider adopting a resolution today that would allow the district to move to a four-day school week this fall. The board agenda at today’s meeting, which will be at 4:30 p.m. at ...

Wright to officially announce challenge for Bradford’s seat

By Charles Ashby

Fruita police officer Jared Wright is to officially announce his bid for the Colorado House later today, challenging the incumbent, Rep. Laura Bradford, for the newly redrawn House District 54. Wright, who was an aide to former Grand Junction ...

Private school enrollment up slightly in Mesa County

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Enrollment at Mesa County’s private and parochial schools increased year over year by 26 students to 1,085 kids in fall 2011, according to data released recently by the Colorado Department of Education. All but four of the ...


Robot shoots hoops

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The opportunity to build a robot is nearly every little kid’s dream. That dream didn’t go away for the 13 members of Collbran Job Corps’ For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Team. The ...

New superintendent back on familiar ground

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The Chinle, the Wingate, the Entrada, the names of the rock formations jumped out at Lisa Eckert as she drove up Rim Rock Drive. For Eckert, the rocks are almost old friends. She worked as a seasonal ranger at Colorado National Monument for ...


Two jailed in forgery, meth case

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Crystal Lynn Galloway, 31, and Nicholas Lee Meader, 19, were arrested late Thursday and early Friday, respectively, after their car was pulled over and they were found with suspected drug paraphernalia and items that could be used to commit ...

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