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More School District 51 seniors interested in college, survey finds

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Nearly two-thirds of the School District 51 senior class of 2011 plans to attend a four-year college or university this fall, according to an exit survey conducted by the district this spring. Sixty-three percent of seniors said they plan to ...


Legislative redistricting work begins

By Charles Ashby

Western Slope residents will have their first opportunity Monday to make their feelings known about how their legislative districts should be redrawn. That’s when the Colorado Reapportionment Commission will begin accepting public ...


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Authorities seek two suspects fleeing confrontation, accident

By Rachel Sauer

Two men were at large Saturday night after fleeing an accident after a knife fight, authorities said. Authorities suspect the men were involved in a fight on 26 3/8 Road near the Department of Energy site. They had been fighting Friday night ...


Representatives of volunteer groups talk about what directors’ roles entail

By Dave Buchanan

Every volunteer group needs a vibrant board of directors, but not every member is willing or is wanted on a board. After talking with representatives from several groups, here are some tips on how to be a better director. Know the ...


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Social networking a void between older leaders, younger rank and file in volunteeer groups

By Dave Buchanan

Mention Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, MouthShut or any of the hundreds of social media sites to aging birders, anglers and hunters, and you might get a blank look. For some, communication has become something they don’t ...


Report: Climate change could cut river flows

By Dennis Webb

Climate change may result in about a 9 percent drop in average Colorado River flows over the next half-century, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says in a new report. Drought frequency and duration are expected to increase under a ...


Principals, assistants avoid cuts in budget

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More teacher evaluations and discipline issues are two main reasons why building administration positions were spared when $13.6 million in budget cuts were made for the 2011–12 school year, School District 51 Superintendent Steve ...


Volunteer groups deal with decline of interest as key members leave

By Dave Buchanan

At first glance, it seems a perfect fit. An interesting, nonprofit, volunteer organization seeking new, involved members in a lively city with a growing population of young retirees with time on their hands. A match made in heaven? Not ...


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Lemonade stand honors memory of 4-year-old who died of cancer

By Rachel Sauer

On a hot day, the offer of “Would you like some lemonade?” is a particular temptation. And if it’s for a good cause? Irresistible. On Saturday, Tangi Cook, 32, of Grand Junction, operated a lemonade stand outside the Rimrock ...


Website spills information on fracturing

By Staff

A new link on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission website is offering the public detailed information about the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing. The link can be found at http://www.cogcc.state.co.us. Included are ...


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