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New half-pipe coming soon to Powderhorn

By Dave Buchanan

Powderhorn Resort will open its 45th season this winter with a new half-pipe for snow-park boarders and skiers. Resort officials said the half-pipe is expected to be 300-350 feet long with 13-foot walls sporting a grade of 16-17 percent. The ...


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Tipton hears pros, cons of San Juan Wilderness expansion

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OURAY — More than 400 people crowded into the Ouray Community Center aiming to persuade U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., to support — or oppose — the proposed expansion of nearby wilderness. History, tradition and the ...


Inactive voters at center of debate

By Charles Ashby

Secretary of State Scott Gessler is right, but for the wrong reasons, Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner said Friday. Gessler is right that county clerks are required to send ballots to registered voters for this year’s all-mail elections. ...


Palisade library branch set to reopen on Oct. 11

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Closed for nearly a month to accommodate a move and remodel, the Palisade branch library will reopen Oct. 11 in its new downtown location. Construction crews are installing new bathrooms and reconfiguring an area that will feature a meeting ...


Sex offender guilty of exploiting children

By Dennis Webb

A Glenwood Springs-area man agreed to a plea deal instead of going to trial Monday on charges he stored more than 1,000 sexually explicit images of children on his workplace computer. Christopher Earl Carlyle, 35, pleaded guilty to four ...


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CMU attracting students with better grades, test scores

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Students new to Colorado Mesa University this fall are better prepared for college course work than past classes, according to the school’s president. Census data taken earlier this month show the portion of first-time Colorado Mesa ...


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I-70 crash kills man on way to new home

By Paul Shockley

A man driving a U-Haul truck and en route with family to their new home in California died Thursday when the truck went off the paved shoulder of Interstate 70 and slammed into a support beam at the 26 Road overpass. Erik K. Bartholomew, 27, ...


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Four arrests made in robbery; one man sought

By Paul Shockley

Four people have been arrested and police are looking for a fifth in connection with an armed robbery of a home near Norwood where medical marijuana is grown, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday. The five suspects ...


Ruling balances public info, voter privacy

By Charles Ashby

Ballots are public records as long as they don’t identify the people who cast them, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The ruling stems from a Colorado Open Records Act case filed by an Aspen woman following her failed ...


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Congregants celebrate Judaism’s Rosh Hashanah, time of renewal

By Rachel Sauer

It was time for renewal, to start fresh beyond the burden of past mistakes. So, members of Congregation Ohr Shalom stood above the Colorado River on Thursday afternoon, breaking pieces of bread from larger loaves and tossing them into the ...


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