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New fracking rules called toughest in U.S.

By Dennis Webb

A late compromise over trade-secret exemptions led to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Tuesday unanimously approving requirements that Gov. John Hickenlooper and others say will result in the most disclosure of ...

Tight budget, consolidation to cost 4 county workers jobs

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Four Mesa County employees will lose their jobs when the 2012 budget comes into play, but there is reason for optimism about those employees’ prospects. “We will be working with them,” County Administrator Chantal Unfug said ...

Four schools win awards based on CSAP scores

By Staff

Four District 51 schools were honored Monday during an awards ceremony hosted by the Colorado Department of Education in Denver. New Emerson Elementary School was one of 150 Colorado schools to receive a John Irwin Award this year. The award ...

District 51 School Board picks budget committee

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District 51 School Board members Tuesday selected 19 members of budget development committee that will offer the board advice on budget cuts and savings. The board selected 15 community members to serve on the committee. Superintendent Steve ...

Bennet bill to aid foreign students

By Charles Ashby

Businesses in the nation are having problems getting visas for foreign-born students in science, math and technology fields who want to work here after graduation, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet said Tuesday. That’s why he’s introducing ...

Police blotter, Dec. 14, 2011

By Staff

Endangered hawk killed Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking information about the killing a threatened species of hawk in the desert north of Fruita sometime during the past two weeks. The ferruginous hawk is listed by federal authorities ...

Substitute teacher dies at Clifton Elementary

By Amy Hamilton

A substitute teacher working at Clifton Elementary died unexpectedly Monday, but the incident did not occur in front of students, according to School District 51 spokesman Jeff Kirtland. Williams Edwards, 71, of Loma, died of natural causes, ...

Neenan-built Craig school partly closed

By Dennis Webb

The Moffat County School District temporarily is closing part of Craig Middle School to student use following an independent review prompted by concerns about the building’s design-build contractor, Neenan Co. Meanwhile, the Meeker ...

Business spending paving way for retail jump, observers say

By Charles Ashby

The recent recession caused Grand Valley residents to curtail some of their buying of big-ticket items over the past few years, but local officials are starting to see some encouraging trends in sales, particularly from businesses. Though ...

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Gas drilling fuels pay growth

By Charles Ashby

Coloradans elsewhere in the state saw a substantial dip in their buying power during the past decade, but not so for most people living in Western Slope counties, according to recent census figures. While the state’s median household ...

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