Western Colorado

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School District preps for surge in lunch-program takers

By Staff

School District 51 Nutrition Services is bracing for an increase in the number of families in the free and reduced lunch program as the economy worsens. The official fall count of students in the program for the 2008-09 school year was 38.8 ...

Officials see threat to water storage

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The possibility that Gov. Bill Ritter could back a proposal for prohibiting water storage in roadless areas of national forests in Colorado has some Western Slope water suppliers worried. Reservoirs on Grand Mesa and other high-country areas ...

Spring skiing a bear on run at Powderhorn

By Dave Buchanan

Skis, boots, poles, bears. Everything you need for a day of spring skiing. The abnormally warm spring temperatures across western Colorado have brought out the blooms and the bears. On Saturday, Powderhorn Ski Resort announced the closure of ...

Mac Daddy3 Woodward 3-19-9


By Dave Buchanan

Paul and Tina Woodward own Mac Daddy Auto of Grand Junction and … Wait, wait, wait. First things first. Where DID that name come from? If you’re at all streetwise, the term “mac daddy” ain’t no sobriquet of ...

Political Profiles: Reford Theobold March 21, 2009

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After spending 18 years on the Grand Junction City Council, Reford Theobold has been on a six-year hiatus from public office. But once he decided to challenge incumbent Councilwoman Bonnie Beckstein for the District D seat, it didn’t ...

Political Profiles: Sam Susuras March 21, 2009

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At a time when the economy is struggling to gain its footing and people are searching for work that doesn’t exist, Sam Susuras believes he can put his professional background to work and offer some stability as a member of the Grand ...

Political Profiles: Ken Sublett March 21, 2009

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While most Grand Junction City Council candidates are focusing on popular issues such as the city’s failed public safety initiative, the controversy over industrial zoning along the Colorado River and the general economic malaise, Ken ...

Political Profiles: Bill Pitts March 21, 2009

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Nobody can accuse Bill Pitts of caring about what others think. On the night the Grand Junction City Council was expected to kick him off the Planning Commission over conflict-of-interest concerns, Pitts was in San Diego for a national ...

Political Profiles: Tom Kenyon March 21, 2009

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As an employee of Colorado State Parks for 31 years, Tom Kenyon believes the 40 or so state parks share many of the same problems as municipalities. Both deal in law enforcement, roads, infrastructure — and lots of complaints from the ...

Political Profiles: Roland Cole March 21, 2009

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Roland Cole is used to overcoming challenges. He was on the Commerce City Council when chemical weapons manufacturing at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal contaminated the city’s water supply. He helped lobby federal departments and ...

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