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1 dead, 1 hurt in I-70 crash near Palisade

By Melinda Mawdsley

One man was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening on Interstate 70 near Palisade. About 6:30 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to milepost 42 on westbound I-70 for a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one of ...


Elbow room

By Amy Hamilton

During the busiest nights at the Homeward Bound homeless shelter, the cafeteria where folks have their dinner meal is transformed into sleeping quarters. Dishes are cleared away and tables are stacked against the walls. Out come the cots and ...


Tuition cost factor for graduates

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The thrill of getting into a desirable school couldn’t beat the sting of the price tag. Central High School senior Ashlun Huff-Mullin applied to six colleges this year, including Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. It was flattering ...

Civil unions battle to resume at Capitol

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — It was supposed to be about jobs and the economy. Instead, this year’s legislative session was about power plays, partisan battles and a lot of shouting. And things aren’t expected to be much different when ...


Trooper got pay of $42,000, disability

By Paul Shockley

Colorado will pay State Patrol Trooper Ivan “Gene” Lawyer $41,903 in back pay after his trial acquittal and subsequent dismissal of criminal charges in the shooting death of Redlands resident Jason Kemp, according to the State ...

Traffic alert, May 13, 2012

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ Street striping: City crews are striping streets for the next four weeks. Striping is done for the safety, guidance, and benefit of all vehicles on our ...


Mother, under self-hypnosis, gives birth to son a wee fast

By Rachel Sauer

Miranda Rice Richardson was ready. She’d waddled through her fourth wedding anniversary the day before, she’d eaten spicy food, she’d done everything she could think of to convince her small passenger to make an ...


Garfield sheriff calls public meeting about naked-men sightings

By Paul Shockley

Citing a need for greater public information, Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario has invited residents to a personal safety meeting Tuesday after recent reports of naked men roaming area trails. The meeting is slated for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday ...


Mom freed from immigration hold

By Paul Shockley

Mother’s Day is extra sweet for Norma Galindo Gonzales. The Basalt woman jailed earlier this month by federal immigration authorities and threatened with deportation was freed on Friday night and granted a one-year stay of deportation ...


Tassel-turning season begins

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Colorado Mesa University graduated its first spring class under its new name Saturday, as well as its first batch of students to complete the CMU-University of Colorado mechanical engineering partnership program. The nine students who ...

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