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No charges in threat against Palisade mayor

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Palisade police will not pursue criminal charges against the owner of a local bar who posted a message on Facebook indicating elected town officials, including the mayor, were “overdue” for an “(expletive) ...


Panel will study carbon-emission storage

By Dennis Webb

Gov. Bill Ritter has instructed his administration to create a task force to study numerous questions surrounding the concept of storing carbon underground to keep it from contributing to climate change. The Ritter administration is taking ...


Businesses cope, and in some cases turn a profit, from interstate closure

By Dennis Webb

When rockfall started out the workweek by closing Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon Monday morning, it cut off about one-fifth of the American Gypsum workforce from the company’s plant. The wallboard maker, located in Gypsum east of ...


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Airfares shoot up with I-70 closure

By Amy Hamilton

The rockfall damage that shut down Interstate 70 Monday and Tuesday sent some travelers scrambling to find alternatives to driving the state’s two lengthy detours. The best advice for frugal travelers who want to head east or west ...


New warning system used for Glenwood Canyon rockslide

By Dennis Webb

Monday’s closure of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon resulted in the first use of a new system designed to notify the public of emergencies and issue other community alerts. Garfield County sheriff spokesman Phil Strouse said the system ...


Palisade buys vacant land north of downtown

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The town of Palisade moved quickly to buy nearly an acre of land north of downtown, with town officials saying the purchase was a good deal that would give them control over an important piece of property. Town trustees voted 4-0 Tuesday ...


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Holy Family seventh-grader state spelling bee runner-up

By Emily Shockley

Three months of studying and spelling words for 30 to 45 minutes a night paid off last weekend for Holy Family Catholic School seventh-grader Sam Cyphers. Cyphers placed second in the Colorado State Spelling Bee on Saturday in Denver. He ...


Deal eases threat to easement tax credits

By Charles Ashby

Land trusts on the Western Slope and around the state that help property owners get conservation easements aren’t thrilled with a bill in the Colorado Legislature, but they’re not opposing it anymore, either. That’s because ...


CDOT hopeful I-70 could reopen today

By Dennis Webb

The closure of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon is continuing into its fourth day today, but work crews Wednesday eliminated a major obstacle to reopening the route when they blasted a big boulder perched 800 feet above the roadway. Colorado ...


Nine local students going to national speech tournament

By Staff

Nine local high school students have qualified for the National Forensic Leagues’ national tournament scheduled for June 13-18 in Kansas City. The speech and debate students earned top honors in various categories at a forensics ...


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