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051610 Central HS Grad 2

Central grad a ‘good kid’ now

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Ivan Guerrero was a self-described “bad kid.” He didn’t care about school. He didn’t care about grades. He just wanted to act tough and survive life in a crowded high school outside of Los Angeles. Then, at 16, he ...

051810 Palisade Grad Rivas

Palisade student wouldn’t settle for less than his best

By Melinda Mawdsley

One day, nearly six years ago, led Palisade High School senior Gilberto Rivas to Monday night. Rivas received his diploma at Stocker Stadium along with nearly 200 of his classmates, and like most, he was not the valedictorian or ...

Oil, gas reforms finalized by BLM

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management on Monday finalized onshore oil and gas leasing reforms, which two Republican U.S. senators say they hope to block through legislation. “We must continue to move forward quickly and responsibly on our ...

Neal named to rural-school task force

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It’s one thing to deal with a failing school in a large city, another thing entirely when the failing school is in a small town or rural area. To help officials deal with the differences, Colorado Board of Education member Marcia Neal ...

Mesa County cuts number of vote centers

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Mesa County will reduce the number of vote centers where citizens can cast their ballots this November and boost early voting hours, a continuing sign that more people are making their selections prior to Election Day. County elections staff ...

051610 River talks

Study points up competition for West’s water

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Water shipped to the Front Range packs far greater economic punch than water allowed to run West, according to a study that says a “water gap” separating the state’s supplies from its demands is fast developing. The study, ...

051810 Grand Mesa Rd

Mesa County approves $1.36M contract for Molina road

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday awarded a $1.36 million contract to a Grand Junction construction company to rebuild what some consider a dangerous road and intersection near Molina on Grand Mesa. Roads leading to and away from the ...

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Palisade High School graduation, Part 2

By Staff

Bulldogs graduation ceremonies — May 17, 2010 Go back to PART 1  ...

Judge to parties: Settle or litigate shale lawsuits

By Dennis Webb

Nine is enough. That’s the message from a judge after the federal government requested a ninth delay in responding to two suits filed in January 2009 over Department of Interior actions on oil shale. Colorado U.S. District Court Judge ...

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Rose lovers are blue

By Amy Hamilton

It’s going to take some rose-colored glasses for Grand Valley gardeners to find some good news as they inspect their rose bushes this spring. A surprising and regrettable thing happened this winter as relentless cold weather locked the ...

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