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101811 Lt.Gov. Joe Garcia

Lt. governor gathers ideas for literacy by 3rd grade

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Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia visited Rim Rock Elementary School Tuesday morning to glean ideas for a potential state early-childhood literacy policy. Garcia is touring Colorado this week with members of Literacy Matters Colorado, a group of business ...


DA: No charges for grave rocker

By Paul Shockley

A man who filmed himself dancing on a burial vault at a cemetery in order to win concert tickets will not face criminal charges, the Mesa County District Attorney’s office said Tuesday. Christopher Redd, 27, of Clifton, had been the ...


Companies set to test oil shale refining venture

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GOLDEN — In the race to produce commercially viable transportation fuel from oil shale, a venture in northwest Colorado appears to have an early contender. American Shale Oil, which is a partnership of a global telecommunications ...


River district to contribute $10,000 for appeal of oil shale water ruling

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Colorado River Water Conservation District has agreed to help pay for an appeal of a ruling canceling some 140,000 acre feet of upper White River Basin conditional water rights intended largely for potential oil ...


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New park in Montrose recognizes native people

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Members of the Uncompahgre Ute Native American tribe and city staff on Tuesday celebrated Montrose’s newest city park, which has been dedicated to the people who inhabited the Uncompahgre Valley centuries ago. Taviwach ...


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Education Association endorses Enos-Martinez for school board

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Mesa Valley Education Association has endorsed District 51 school board member Cindy Enos-Martinez for District B. Enos-Martinez is running against local business owner Ann Tisue in the Nov. 1 election. Jim Smyth, president of the ...


Grant may help fund riverfront trail spur

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Mesa County will apply for a $200,000 grant from the state of Colorado that would help pay for the construction of a portion of an extension of the Colorado Riverfront Trail between Grand Junction and Fruita. County commissioners this week ...


Market helping shale, tar sands, engineer says

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GOLDEN — What once was unconventional is becoming the norm in energy circles, a phenomenon that could turn oil shale into a marketable and reliable resource, said Harold Vinegar, who pioneered efforts to collect liquids from oil ...


101811 Dudley Blaylock

An elk hunt worth forgetting

By Dennis Webb

Thanks to a concussion, Dudley Blaylock remembers little of the two nights he spent unsheltered outdoors in the Flat Tops north of New Castle after falling into a ravine while stalking a trophy bull elk Saturday. That may be a blessing, ...


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Deal struck in case against ex-Montrose DA Serra

By Paul Shockley

A plea agreement has been reached in the sexual misconduct criminal case of former 7th Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra, The Daily Sentinel has learned. Joyce Bailey, division clerk for Mesa County Chief Judge David Bottger, said she ...


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