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New network pulls artists of area together

By Melinda Mawdsley

No one can argue that Sara Oakley is one persistent woman. After 10 years of pitching an idea for an interactive artists group, an effort that included five presentations before city officials, Oakley finally got the grant she desperately ...


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Carbondale fundraiser to help police officer buy specialized prosthetic leg

By Amy Hamilton

Drake Rooks lived in the moment, dodging bullets and escaping from hotel windows before bombs detonated while teaching SWAT maneuvers to civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan. For 14 years previously, he worked Grand Valley’s law enforcement ...


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Wild horse debate rears head in Colorado

By Dennis Webb

When Makendra Silverman and a companion recently visited the site of a Bureau of Land Management roundup of wild horses in Wyoming, each was accompanied by a federal public-information officer and an armed ranger. “We’re two women ...


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Teachers hunt for funds, donations

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Turning to the Internet to find charitable people. Making and selling meals to raise funds. Or baking cookies or cake. Because of budget cuts, many teachers at Rocky Mountain Elementary School have found others ways to raise funds for ...


Plant using river water right; no electricity produced

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Water is flowing down the Colorado River as though the Shoshone Power Plant in Glenwood Canyon were operating. Shoshone, however, is generating no electricity as Xcel Energy Inc. is conducting maintenance at the plant, which normally ...


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Delta police kill man with gun

By William Woody

Residents in a Delta neighborhood where police shot and killed a man early Saturday described the man as intoxicated and said he waved a semiautomatic handgun and fired several shots into the air. The Delta Police Department has not released ...


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Rifle officer shot, OK; suspect hit

By Dennis Webb

Police shot a 53-year-old man multiple times Friday night after he shot a Rifle police officer responding to a domestic-violence call, authorities said Saturday. The officer’s protective vest “saved his life,” Rifle Police ...


U.S. attorney vows to aggressively pursue financial wrongdoing

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Financial crimes will have a high priority in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Colorado, the new head of the office said. Such cases “are my background,” U.S. Attorney for Colorado John Walsh said last week during a visit to ...


Blotter, Oct. 24, 2010

By Staff

Husband: Send me porn The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department took a report of an alleged sex offense Friday in the 400 block of Mountain Vista Drive. A Clifton woman told deputies that her soon-to-be ex-husband refused to allow her to ...


Tipton family firm gained from stimulus

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While he campaigns against the economic stimulus package, Republican congressional candidate Scott Tipton has received $3,700 in campaign contributions from a company that received federal stimulus money. The connection illustrates ...


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