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28 teachers not retained because of budget crunch

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Twenty-eight School District 51 teachers did not have their contracts renewed for next school year in order to save money in the district’s budget. The school board during its meeting Tuesday approved the nonrenewals of the teachers, ...

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Ancient, modern worlds meet in robotic T. rex

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The approaching tourism season looks to be the Summer of Tyrannosaurus rex in the Grand Valley. The towering king of the Cretaceous period, T. rex was more than 70 times the size of any other carnivore in the last of the ages of the dinosaurs ...

Garfield ends study of Antero drilling proposal

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners decided to halt a study of the possible health effects of drilling proposed near Battlement Mesa, worried that ever-rising costs of the study were yielding diminishing returns. “It’s kind of a ...

Grand Valley Magazine prints final issue

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For once, a local business is not citing the economy as a reason for closing. It was an increase in postage and issues with distribution, not falling sales, that led Grand Valley Magazine Publisher Krystyn Hartman to decide the ...

GOP-drawn redistricting map unfurled

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — House Republicans unveiled their version for how the state’s congressional districts should look Tuesday, countering one Senate Democrats proposed last week. But the House bill that would outline those districts ...

Pregnancy prevention program for teens backed by panel for expansion

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — About a decade ago, Montrose High School was known as “Maternity High” because of the high number of pregnant students it had, Montrose County Commissioner David White said. That is no longer the case,  thanks ...

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Chapel house getting some overdue TLC

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As she watched volunteers peel away the warped cedar shards of Handy Chapel’s chapel house roof Tuesday morning, Barbara Anderson was sure past congregants would be proud to see their church and the adjacent home returning to their ...

2 National Merit scholars from GJ

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Two students from Grand Junction are among 39 Colorado students picked for the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. The local scholarship winners are John R. Ahern, who is home-schooled, and Elizabeth L. Schaack, who attends Colorado ...

Water pact aims to keep both Western Slope, Front Range happy

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It could be within a decade that Denver Water might seek to increase its water supply under an agreement awaiting approval on both sides of the Continental Divide. The agreement, which needs approval from 33 water organizations in the ...

Restaurant launches campaign to raise money for military vets

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Patrons of Grand Junction’s two Carl’s Jr. restaurants can lend a hand to military families and veterans when they grab a bite to eat. CKE Restaurants Inc., the parent company to Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s fast-food ...

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