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Mesa State, Delta school district win statewide awards

By Staff

Mesa State College and Delta County School District 50J are two of 11 recipients of this year’s Commissioner’s Choice Awards. The awards, granted each February by the Colorado Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit education-support ...


Glade Park told postal box trailer still on the way

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As many as 2,000 of the nation’s 32,000 post offices will be closed as the Postal Service considers how to stanch the financial bleeding that resulted in $8.5 billion in losses last year. Glade Park, however, remains in line to receive ...


Teacher investigated for dispute with student

By Paul Shockley

A School District 51 teacher is the focus of a police investigation in the wake of allegations that a student was shoved and knocked to the ground in front of classmates. The fifth-grade instructor at Chipeta Elementary School was placed on ...


Oscar nomination further fuels debate over ‘Gasland’ natural gas indictment

By Dennis Webb

An Oscar nomination this week is further galvanizing support for and criticism of a film that questions the safety of natural gas development. “Gasland,” directed by Josh Fox, was nominated in the best documentary feature ...


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FAA, Delta County, company sort out why power lines built near airport

By William Woody

DELTA — High-power overhead transmission lines appear to have been erected near Blake Field Airport north of Delta with little knowledge of federal aviation officials. The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing the project and ...


Liquor merchants gearing up to battle expanded beer sales

By Staff

DENVER — Several new bills that would allow grocery and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer are likely to be introduced this legislative session, and the state’s liquor stores already are lining up to fight them. Knowing ...


Bus service in line for $666,000 in state funding

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One month after learning it will receive $800,000 for a new transfer center, Grand Valley Transit obtained another round of state funding for two other transportation projects. Grand Valley Transit is in line for $660,000 to help build a ...


GOP opposes Hickenlooper’s labor pick

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Republicans are pleased with most of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Cabinet nominations, but not all of them are quite to their liking. GOP lawmakers haven’t opposed the nominations of Republican Reeves Brown of Grand ...


Pilot sees trouble taking off, landing over new obstruction

By William Woody

Grand Junction pilot David Shepard said it’s not a matter of if, but when a tragedy will occur if power lines recently built one-half mile northwest of Blake Field Airport’s runway are allowed to remain where they are. The lines ...


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With little snow, monument to open Rim Rock Drive

By Staff

The lack of a winter wonderland has Colorado National Monument changing plans to keep the top of Rim Rock Drive closed until the spring. By Monday, motorists will be able to drive all of Rim Rock Drive. Plowing operations are expected to ...


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