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Teen accused of school threat

By Paul Shockley

The mother of a Palisade High School senior accused by authorities of unspecified threats against the school expressed shock at her son’s arrest and was still waiting late Tuesday to hear specifics from law enforcement about the ...

Trial set for father charged in son’s slaying

By Paul Shockley

A jury trial is set for three weeks in March for a Pear Park man charged in the slaying of his 13-year-old son. Allen Grabe, 52, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting death of Jacob Grabe, was scheduled Wednesday by ...

Commission approves Naturita uranium mill

By Dennis Webb

Pointing to reasons including the desire to increase the nation’s energy options, the Montrose County Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposed uranium mill in the Paradox Valley 12 miles west of Naturita. The ...

Rifle girl’s death may be related to swine flu

By Dennis Webb

A community rocked by the recent death of a 7-year-old girl learned Wednesday that the Rifle student apparently had been infected with the H1N1 flu. However, authorities still are awaiting a determination of whether the girl died as a direct ...

Fundraiser sure to be a treat

By Allen Gemaehlich

Leo Pantalinghug is the guest speaker for the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo Foundation dinner, but he may do more than speak. He may cook or even break dance for his audience. The annual fundraising dinner begins with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. ...

Grand Junction firm keeps the heat off astronauts

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When the space shuttle bay doors swing open high above the earth, they break a seal that keeps out the searing heat of liftoff and protects the shuttle from the brittle cold of space. That seal comes from Western Filament in Grand Junction, ...

Junction man pleads not guilty in looting probe

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he illegally sold and transported archeological artifacts that were stolen from federal lands. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., entered the pleas Wednesday in Denver ...

Briefs, Oct. 1, 2009

By Staff

Students can seek Daniels Scholarships The Daniels Fund has launched the application process for Daniels Scholarships to be awarded in spring 2010. To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school student with an expected ...

Crisis teams help protect students, staff from threats

By Emily Shockley

Linda Kanan, director of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center, said 18-year-old Robert Dell Johnson’s arrest this week should serve as a reminder that school violence remains a real threat. “I don’t think we have to ...

Mesa State student contracts swine flu

By Staff

Mesa State College officials confirmed Wednesday that a college student has contracted the H1N1 influenza virus. A second student also claims to have been infected with swine flu, although the college has not received any medical confirmation ...

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