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Hiring practices questioned for Delta 50J superintendent

By Emily Shockley

Delta County School Board members are not following school district or state policy in finding a new superintendent for the district, according to a former member of the board. Bob Stechert, who served on the board from 2005 to 2009, wrote a ...

GOP rivals favor bailouts, treasurer candidate claims

By Charles Ashby

One of the three Republican candidates running for state treasurer is turning the normally quiet race into a real scuffle. The swinging started almost immediately when Ali Hasan entered the race earlier this year. He repeatedly has accused ...

Ballot initiative defining a person short on signatures

By Staff

A proposed initiative for the 2010 ballot to define a person at the moment of conception failed to turn in enough signatures, Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher announced Wednesday. Buescher said the petitions, which were turned into ...

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Hearing set in fatal stabbing

By Paul Shockley

Amid high security and with courtroom onlookers under threat of arrest, District Judge Brian Flynn on Wednesday scheduled a preliminary hearing for May 12 for a woman charged with murder in a fatal stabbing in January. Amy Adamson, 19, of ...

U.S. Senate due change in practices, Bennet says

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Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., wants to transform how the Senate does business, hoping among other things to change the way earmarks are handled and reducing the number of votes needed to override a filibuster. “The longer I’m ...

Salazar agrees with journal’s analysis that he is a ‘centrist’

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., is touting himself as a centrist in Congress, based on an analysis by a nonpartisan publication. Salazar’s possible opponents said that’s not much of an accomplishment, given the left-leaning ways ...


Fruita High School students learn CPR to disco tune

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Remember this: It’s important to keep a rhythm of 103 beats per minute when attempting to restart the heart using cardiopulmonary resuscitation. “But, that’s kind of boring,” said Fidel Garcia as he turned the volume ...

Suicide causes delay in stolen artifacts trial

By Paul Shockley

A federal judge Wednesday delayed a trial of a local man facing charges in a multistate, artifacts-theft case as prosecutors decide how, or if, they will move forward after the apparent suicide of a government informant. “The government ...


Woman cleared in crash with police car

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The Colorado State Patrol withdrew the ticket it issued last week to a Grand Junction woman who struck a Grand Junction police patrol car broadside as the officer tried to stop a van that ran a red light downtown. Capt. Ed Clark said ...

CMC four-year college bill passes in Senate

By Dennis Webb

A bill allowing Colorado Mountain College to begin offering four-year degrees cleared the state Senate on a near-unanimous vote Wednesday after being revised to address concerns of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. The Senate voted ...

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