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Cash tallies in for school campaigns

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Final campaign filings for the Nov. 1, 2011, election show a committee set up to support the failed School District 51 mill levy override collected a total of $50,548.50. A final campaign-committee filing made last month to the Colorado ...

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Longtime teacher, businessman to run for CU board of regents

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Grand Junction resident Glen Gallegos, a longtime western Colorado teacher, coach, administrator and businessman, will run for an open seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents. Gallegos, who served as a trustee of Colorado Mesa ...

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Owner of Sullivan’s Grill planning to sell despite TV makeover

By Amy Hamilton

Three months after Sullivan’s Grill received a makeover courtesy of “Restaurant: Impossible,” the Fruita restaurant has been listed for sale. The Food Network television show changed the interior design and the menu of ...

Mild winter leaves Colorado high and dry

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The so-far mild winter of 2011–12 has water watchers wondering when moisture will roll into the high country. Nothing in the two-week weather forecast suggests needed snowpack is headed to the peaks soon, Colorado River District General ...

Counties must pay for ballot boxes

By Charles Ashby

Colorado counties must have drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots at each polling station, and they have to pay the costs of providing them, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The issue came up before the 2010 general election after ...

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 ...

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