Western Colorado

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Montrose runway fix coming soon

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A fix for the damage caused last week to part of a Montrose Regional Airport runway is due by the end of the week, the Montrose City Council was told Tuesday night. Contractors were using a hydro-fracturing technique to drill ...

Two District 51 libraries get $5K each from Laura Bush Foundation

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Libraries at Bookcliff Middle School and Grand Mesa Middle School will receive $5,000 apiece next year from The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. Bookcliff librarian Andrea Wiltse said she plans to spend the check on ...

Collbran schools will stay on 4-day week

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Another year of budget cuts ensured Plateau Valley School District 50 will spend a second year on a four-day-week calendar. Even if state reductions and other cuts hadn’t sliced $222,000 out of the district’s total budget ...

Forest proposal conflicts with coal mines

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Proposed changes to national forest-planning rules could gut the nation’s long-standing requirement that forests have many uses, Colorado mining and logging interests said. The proposed rule changes also could threaten a roadless rule ...

22 county residents to attend D.C. event

By Staff

Twenty-two Mesa County residents are among 64 Coloradans selected to attend the first Colorado Capital Conference in Washington, D.C., in June. Attendees to the conference, which is sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Mesa State ...

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Ceremony offers respect, thanks to military vets

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More than 300 people, many of them veterans, gathered Monday morning for a Memorial Day ceremony to honor those who have served their country. Army veteran Leroy Wilcox was thankful to see so many people displaying gratitude for veterans. But ...

Aviation program no longer under radar with awards

By Dennis Webb

A little-known Rangely aviation school is flying high after receiving several top awards at a national competition. Colorado Northwestern Community College was named the top two-year school for aviation training based on results of its Aero ...

Gessler plans to change disclosure rules

By Charles Ashby

A bill approved during this year’s legislative session changing next year’s primary elections from August to June has caused some campaign finance disclosure laws to be in conflict, the Secretary of State’s Office says. As a ...

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Fruita grad visits Alabama, stays to help after tornado

By Amy Hamilton

Sara Gould took a trip last month to the South to locate family members, but soon found herself in the midst of killer tornado country. Not long after checking into a hotel near Birmingham, Ala., Gould watched as tornadoes ripped through the ...

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Memorial Day for everyone, Churchill says

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Memorial Day shouldn’t be a day to commemorate American soldiers alone, former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill said Monday evening at Sherwood Park. The last Monday in May is reserved for honoring American veterans, but ...

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