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Court allows suit by backers of coal-fired power plants

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A court will hear the merits to a challenge to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission’s plan to convert coal-fired natural gas plants to natural gas. The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Associated Governments of Northwest ...

Public trustee measure altered in compromise, would add oversight

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The state’s governor-appointed public trustees would remain, but they would have more local and state oversight over how they conduct business under a bill approved in a House committee Monday. Instead of turning public ...


Resort ready to show off new look

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Gateway Canyons Resort is preparing to lift the curtain on portions of a $20 million renovation just as the weather begins to warm and the busy tourist season appears on the horizon. The highlights include the refurbishing and rebranding of ...

Home-school board violating state law, angry parents claim

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Alleged conflicts of interest and violations of Colorado Open Meetings Law spurred a group of parents with children in School District 51’s home-school program, Mesa Valley Vision Home and Community Program, to ask two members of the ...

Motorcyclist dies in wreck northeast of Gateway

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A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on Colorado Highway 141 on Sunday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. at mile marker 124, about 13 miles northeast of Gateway, said Trooper Josh ...


Glenwood Canyon pursuit ends in wreck

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A Colorado State Patrol trooper and the suspect in a high-speed pursuit sustained minor injuries early Sunday morning after the trooper forced the man’s vehicle off Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon. The pursuit reached speeds of 125 ...

Garfield District 16 switching to 4-day school week

By Dennis Webb

The school district serving Parachute and Battlement Mesa is the second in Garfield County to decide to switch to a four-day school week. Garfield County School District 16 also will end the use of St John Elementary School as a school, and ...

Groups oppose gas bid-rigging settlement

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Five Western Slope environmental groups are protesting as too lenient the proposed settlement the U.S. Department of Justice has reached with two natural gas companies accused of illegally rigging bids on federal oil and gas leases. The ...

Extend oil shale comment period, says Club 20 leader

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The Interior Department should extend public comment on its oil shale study to allow the public to include comments on draft regulations for commercial development, a Western Slope advocacy organization said. Public comment is being accepted ...

C-SPAN bus coming to local schools

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Fruita Monument High School senior Vinny Castellini will receive $750 of prize money Monday for placing third in C-SPAN’s StudentCam 2012 video contest. Castellini’s short documentary, “In God We Trust? Religion’s Role ...

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