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Effort takes wing to preserve sage grouse

By Matthew Berger

In a few weeks, Gunnison sage grouse will gather in the Glade Park area to perform their annual breeding dance. Some time after that, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will propose the birds for protection under the Endangered Species Act, ...

Powderhorn selling Steamboat package with 2012-13 offerings

By Dave Buchanan

A year of many firsts, including new owners and a new name, is ending with another first for Powderhorn Mountain Resort. The 45-year old resort not only is holding its spring season pass sale for the 2012-2013 season, it also is celebrating a ...

20 apply for Delta Schools top job

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Twenty people have applied to become Delta County School District 50J’s next superintendent. Applications for the vacant superintendent post were due by 3 p.m. Thursday to the Colorado Association of School Boards, which is helping the ...

Repair under way at troubled Meeker school

By Dennis Webb

Work has begun on repairs to the structurally deficient Meeker Elementary School. Principal Jason Hightower said repairs began a month or more ago and are on schedule to allow the school to reopen in the fall. A year after it first opened, ...

This Week in the Legislature, March 19, 2012

By Staff

With the release of the March revenue forecast, lawmakers will finalize their work on next year’s spending plan. ■ Today: State economists will release a revenue forecast to the Joint Budget Committee. ■ Tuesday: The House ...

Blotter, March 19, 2012

By Staff

Explicit message reported The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department received a report last week that a juvenile may have received a sexually explicit text message. Deputies spoke with an employee at the county Department of Human Services ...

State earns D+, a barely passing grade, in ethics

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Though Colorado ranked better than many states in how it guards against government corruption, it still received a barely passing grade in the ethics and open-government laws it has enacted, according to a study released ...


General aviators want airport hangars to remain accessible

By Amy Hamilton

Eddie Clements was in high school when he was bitten by the aviation bug. As teenager, Clements would ride his bicycle to what is now the Grand Junction Regional Airport, so he could work odd jobs for small-airplane pilots and try to get his ...


Area officials on the airport controversy

By Staff

What Mesa County Commissioners are saying: “A few people now have brought so much attention to the Grand Junction airport that TSA won’t even talk to anybody. The airport was not thought out when it was built. General aviation ...

Grand Junction Regional Airport: Management travel necessary, officials of other airports say

By Amy Hamilton

The role of an airport director most likely means getting out and selling your airport, according to directors in the region. Greg Phillips, aviation director at Eagle County Airport, said it’s important to get in front of airline ...

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