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Chatfield, Fruitvale on corrective plans

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The second year of a new state rating system for Colorado public schools delivered good news for R-5 High and Rim Rock Elementary and bad news for Chatfield and Fruitvale elementary schools. The new system, called Performance Frameworks, ...


Colorado ranked ninth-healthiest state

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Colorado moved up four spots from last year and is the ninth-healthiest state in the nation, according to the 2011 America’s Health Rankings. The United Health Foundation released the annual ranking Tuesday in collaboration with the ...


Energy Fuels moves ahead with merger

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Energy Fuels Inc., the company planning to build a uranium mill near Naturita, moved closer to a merger with another company that has significant uranium holdings. Energy Fuels (TSX:EFR) and Titan Uranium Inc. (TSXVENTURE:TUE) expect to ...


120111 Flooding issues

Homeowner on flood watch

By Amy Hamilton

Since 2004, Bob Richardson has been seeking a solution to runoff water that pools up more than a foot deep in the backyard of his rental home, where water seeps into the foundation and the home’s crawl space. The home on Walnut Court is ...


Honor Flight reunion to mark Pearl Harbor day

By Charles Ashby

It was always about the veterans. When local residents got together and joined the national Honor Flight Network, it raised donations to fly hundreds of local veterans to Washington, D.C., for free. Though the flights are over, the honoring ...


Coroner IDs crash victims as Wyo. pair

By Paul Shockley

Speeding is being investigated as a factor in a Monday night crash on U.S. Highway 6&50 that killed the two occupants of a Buick sedan, the Colorado State Patrol said Tuesday. Scott Wall, 21, and Breanna Daniels, 20, both of Casper, Wyo., ...


Clifton bumping water rates; Ute Water hike may follow

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That tall swig of clear, Grand Valley water is going to cost a bit more for most consumers in 2012 than it does this year. Clifton Water District raised its rates effective Jan. 1, and the Ute Water Conservancy District, by far the Grand ...


Overnight low of 7 degrees ties record

By Staff

The Grand Valley tied a record low temperature early Tuesday. The mercury dipped to 7 degrees at Grand Junction Regional Airport just after 4 a.m. Tuesday, tying the record set in 1931. But don’t worry, one local meteorologist said, ...


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District map for Congress finds approval

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The major-party candidates vying to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District said they’re pleased with the way the map was drawn to represent most of the Western Slope and much of southern Colorado. The Colorado Supreme ...


Ex-teammates band together in wake of fire

By Nick Walter

Two months ago, Alicia Fritzlan and Melissa Williams split from the Grand Junction Roller Girls to form the Grand Valley Vixens and spark a crosstown rivalry in the hip-checking, elbow-swinging sport of roller derby. But a recent house fire ...


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