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20 District 51 schools show academic gains

By Emily Shockley

Clifton Elementary School and Dual Immersion Academy met federal guidelines for school improvement for the first time ever last school year. The two schools were among 20 in School District 51 to make Adequate Yearly Progress, a federal ...


Student brings toy gun to class but is spared serious punishment

By Staff

A change in Colorado law last year helped a Nisley Elementary School kindergarten student avoid expulsion Tuesday. The situation highlighted an important point: Do not bring toy guns to school. Ever. Tuesday morning, a Nisley kindergarten ...


Successful Palisade chamber exec gone

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The Palisade Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new organizational head after the unexpected departure of its executive director, a man whom many credit for helping the town thrive financially in the face of the recession. Former Executive ...


Bank’s plan eases foreclosure concerns

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Bank of America Corp. will continue foreclosures in Mesa County, but it will stop short at the end of the process and not sell the properties immediately, Mesa County Public Trustee Paul Brown said. Bank of America had announced a national ...


Official explains slip-up in drilling, health survey

By Dennis Webb

A survey finding significant concern in Garfield County about possible health effects of proposed natural gas drilling is unscientific, and its results weren’t intended to be made public, the head of the group behind the survey said ...


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Rare, ancient fossils found at monument

By Amy Hamilton

Colorado National Monument released some really old news Wednesday. Just how ancient? No one’s quite sure, but the rare, recently found fossils are 146 million to 157 million years old, give or take a few million years. Although ...


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Anti-Obama billboard raises eyebrows

By Charles Ashby

UPDATE: 4:35 P.M. — Obama billboard taken down Though it’s unknown at this time why, the controversial billboard depicting President Barack Obama as a terrorist a gangster and a gay man has been taken down. Doris Downey, owner of ...


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New mountain biker haven

By Amy Hamilton

Jonathan Garner glides his BMX bicycle over one dirt jump. He builds some speed after cresting a second jump. Then he hits the third and largest jump, which launches him into a move called the tailspin, the bike twirling beneath him. In fluid ...


Death of Montrose infant called suspicious

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Coroner’s Office determined the manner of death of a 4-month-old infant to be suspicious, and the Montrose Police Department is investigating the child’s death. According to Montrose Police ...


DA adds new charges in death of Clifton teen

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors have added two fresh charges against a Clifton teenager accused in the shooting death of another teenager in September. In a juvenile petition lodged Tuesday, Kenneth Cates, 16, was formally charged with a new felony count of ...


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