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Board juggles funding formula for financial aid

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The Colorado Commission on Higher Education will continue discussions on financial aid allocations for Colorado colleges and universities today during a meeting in Golden. Last year, the commission decided to change the state’s normal ...

Western Slope still wary of water accord

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An agreement billed as the pact that would bring together Western Slope water agencies and their longtime antagonist, Denver Water, has yet to win the support of western Colorado. Two major issues, the administration of Green Mountain ...


Skies friendly to small jets

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The 50-seat regional craft that made jet flight a mainstay to small, regional airports are being phased out across the nation, but they’re likely to remain a pillar of air service at Grand Junction Regional Airport, an aviation-industry ...

Tubing hill opens Saturday at resort

By Dave Buchanan

The latest addition to Powderhorn Mountain Resort, a 352-foot tubing hill just west of the EZ Rider lift, opens at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets will cost $15 per hour for non-season-pass holders and $12 per hour for season-pass holders. Price ...


Rankin tries second bid for statehouse

By Charles Ashby

A Glenwood Springs man who lost a bid in 2010 for the Colorado Senate is trying again to get into the Legislature. Bob Rankin said the recently redrawn legislative lines that took the southeast corner of Garfield County out of House District ...

Leitner-Poma lands big Vail job

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Grand Junction-based Leitner-Poma of America will design, build and install one the world’s fastest gondolas later this year at Vail Mountain. The chairlift maker signed a contract with Vail last week to make a gondola with wireless ...

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32 years for beating, sex assault

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man with 11 domestic-violence convictions will spend at least the next 32 years in prison. Cornell Adams, 29, was sentenced by District Judge Brian Flynn to a term of 32 years to life in prison stemming from the violent ...


Libraries’ use continues to soar

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The Mesa County Public Library District set another circulation record in 2011, thanks to a combination of opening a new branch, exponentially expanding the lineup of available materials and marketing itself as an inexpensive form of ...

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Bishop ends decades-long run of elected public service

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University of Colorado Regent Tillie Bishop won’t seek re-election to his post this year, marking the end of his career in electoral politics. Bishop, a 28-year state legislator, Mesa County commissioner and CU regent, said Wednesday he ...

GarCo plans monitoring of Battlement Mesa drilling impacts

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County has been given a framework for monitoring impacts of proposed natural gas drilling in Battlement Mesa, and it is working toward implementing elements of it. The Colorado School of Public Health in December completed a design ...

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