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District 51 shines in school funding report

By Charles Ashby

Colorado was 40th in the nation in how much it has spent on education, according to the U.S. Census Bureau annual report on recent education spending. The report is a snapshot of all 14,643 school districts in the nation based on revenue, ...

Traffic Alert, May 29, 2011

By Staff

The following road closures and maintenance projects may impact traffic this week: Interstate 70 Business Project near Mesa Mall: Eastbound through lanes/median work: Tie-ins for curbs through the project area has started and will continue ...

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22 graduate from Plateau Valley

By Melinda Mawdsley

COLLBRAN — The excited yelp Spencer Vivian shouted and the heroic pose Natasha Grimaldo struck proved one thing: Earning a high school diploma, no matter when or where, is a big deal. Plateau Valley High School held its commencement ...

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Grand Valley class shows its respect for fellow grad by holding applause

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — Sixty-eight strong, a Grand Valley High School class hailed for its all-for-one, one-for-all attitude graduated Saturday. Their esprit de corps may have been nowhere more evident than when Dustin Noble walked across the ...

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Despite heart surgery, Delta student graduates

By William Woody

MONTROSE — One year ago, Delta resident Alma Morales was simultaneously rejoicing and sickened with worry. One of her two sons was graduating with the 2010 class of Delta High School. The other was undergoing heart surgery. The surgery ...


Book takes a thorough look at Colorado National Monument on its centennial

By Special to the Sentinel

By Diana Tixier Herald This stunning collection of photographs, history, art, news and essays celebrating the centennial of Colorado National Monument is a book to savor. Great for quick browsing with its lavish illustrations, ...

Former coffee shop to house new library branch for Palisade

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The Mesa County Public Library plans to open in a new Palisade location on Sept. 1, after the library district board agreed to buy a place near the center of town. The board voted unanimously to purchase a former coffee shop at 239 S. Main ...


Tipton apologizes after daughter uses his name in business deals

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., wrote to the House Ethics Committee on Thursday, saying his name was improperly used by his daughter who was soliciting business on Capitol Hill. “I have consulted my staff and the House ethics rules and ...

Liberty Christian Academy closes its doors

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Liberty Christian Academy will continue to cater to students next year, but not in a brick-and-mortar building. The private school closed its 448 South Camp Road location after school ended this year because of budget constraints. The school ...

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Arrest made in river camp death

By Paul Shockley

A man was arrested Friday in connection with the death of another man whose body was found Friday morning in a transient camp close to the Colorado River. Grand Junction police officers arrested 47-year-old Daniel Warner on suspicion of ...

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