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Fire rages near Montrose-San Miguel line

By Staff

Downed power lines sparked a fire near Norwood close to the Montrose-San Miguel county line this weekend. Flames spread across 3,000 acres of oak brush and pine trees, according to fire officials. The fire temporarily closed part of Colorado ...


Rifle graduates rife with inspiring stories

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Graduation speaker Kimberly Mayer offered both an assessment and a prediction in talking about the Rifle High School class of 2010 on Sunday. “There are so many inspiring stories in this class. There will be so many ...


County library ponders Redlands branch

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Mesa County Public Library District administrators are beginning to explore the possibility of establishing a branch on the Redlands, believing there could be thousands of customers who would take advantage of having a facility closer to their ...


Key performance students discover alternative path

By Emily Shockley

Kelsey Anderson needed a different path to graduation. She went to Palisade High School. She went to Valley East alternative school. She tried online classes. Nothing stuck. Three-quarters of the way through her junior year, the assistant ...


Opponent to ballot measures emerges

By Charles Ashby

The issue committee that has fought several revenue-limiting ballot questions over the past decade and a half is gearing up for yet another battle. But this year’s effort to defeat Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 could be the ...


Weather service issues wind advisory

By Amy Hamilton

High winds that ripped through the Grand Valley on Saturday will return this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. A strong-wind advisory is in effect from noon to 9 p.m. Gusts are expected to be calmer than ...


Judge’s leave a mystery as review hearing nears

By Dennis Webb

The public will get a chance Wednesday to offer comments about a Garfield County judge who has been on indefinite leave since May 4. However, people still aren’t being provided official information on the circumstances that led to Judge ...


Court upholds conviction of former teacher

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected an appeal from a convicted former Mesa County school teacher, saying a local judge had no reason to remove himself from a criminal case involving the teacher. Tammie Lee Reed, 45, had argued ...


Meet a mustang in training today

By Amy Hamilton

Jim Rogers of Rangely has trained a lot of horses in the past three decades, but his latest job is a labor of love. About three months ago, Rogers received the compact 4-year-old bay gelding mustang and named him Smokin’ Joe. The wild ...


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Cyclists, drivers entering Colorado National Monument from the east have uphill battle

By Amy Hamilton

Who would believe that a four-mile stretch of road could create such a stir? It’s hardly news that cyclists and motorists often spar over sharing the road anywhere. But the brief, hilly burst from the east entrance of Colorado National ...


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