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Man killed, two people hurt in I-70 Business Loop crash

By Paul Shockley

A traffic accident that killed one man and injured two other people closed the Interstate 70 Business Loop for several hours Wednesday, including the evening rush hour. Thomas E. Shelhammer, 82, of Clifton, was pronounced dead at the scene. ...

Body found in Delta ditch was man, 34, from Arkansas

By William Woody

DELTA — Police have identified the man whose body was found in a drainage ditch in Delta last month as 34-year-old Billy Joe Green of Springdale, Ark. Green died from exposure Feb. 21, according to Delta Police Chief Robert ...

New Emerson, science center duo gets an ‘A’

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A new partnership this year between the John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado and New Emerson Elementary School has received rave reviews from students and teachers. A survey given to New Emerson students in February ...

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House destroyed by fire near Powderhorn Resort

By Paul Shockley

Plateau Valley Fire Department firefighters said a cause wasn’t immediately known Wednesday morning for a fire that leveled a home near Mesa. The two-story home, roughly one-half mile north of the Powderhorn Ski Resort turnoff on ...

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Some public radio stations cry foul over CPR fundraising

By Charles Ashby

Public-radio fundraising drives are usually an irritation to listeners who’d rather be tuning in to such programs as “Morning Edition,” “Car Talk” or “A Prairie Home Companion” than listen to someone ...

Proposal calls for tax amnesty to offset cuts

By Charles Ashby

The last time Colorado offered a tax amnesty program, it collected millions of dollars more in back taxes than lawmakers thought it would. Now, two Denver Democrats in the Colorado Legislature want to try that again. Rep. Mark Ferrandino and ...

Coram intends to wean state from severance

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Don Coram wants to give state government a few years to get used to the idea of never again using severance taxes and federal-mineral-lease royalty payments to pay for anything other what they were intended. That’s why the Montrose ...

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Winefest’s 20th anniversary celebrated with art

By Paul Shockley

Three of the great things in Bennett Price’s life were showcased Tuesday night in downtown Palisade. Those are art, wine and the festival he helped launch some 20 years ago, albeit on a much smaller scale and with the help of four other ...

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Cops: Fruita carjacking was ‘not a random act’

By Paul Shockley

A vehicle targeted in a Fruita carjacking, later spurring a manhunt for two men near Mack, had a “substantial” amount of cash hidden in a secret compartment, Fruita police Sgt. John Coughran said Tuesday. Two people associated ...

Parks group opposed to bike race on monument

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A celebratory lap across Colorado National Monument is appropriate for the winner of the Grand Valley leg of a professional bike race, the National Parks Conservation Association said. The actual competition, however, should be conducted ...

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