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Police: Orchard Ave. walking students should be picked up today

By Staff

Parents of Orchard Avenue Elementary School students need to pick up children who were planning to walk home today because police are searching for a wanted man in the area, police and school officials announced this afternoon. Officials say ...

Email letters, October 22, 2014

By Staff

PERA’s challenge now lies in maintaining or increasing fund balance As a PERA retiree with more than 35 years of service in higher education, the Colorado Supreme Court made the right decision in the case of Justus v. State regarding ...

Shots ring out at Canada’s Parliament

By The AP

OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said. People fled ...

Gas leak causes temporary evacuation

By Staff

A gas leak at a Grand Junction home this morning caused a temporary evacuation of several neighboring homes before Xcel Energy was able to shut off the gas, according to authorities. The gas leak was reported in the 200 block of North 17th ...

10 Things to know for Wednesday, Oct. 22

By The AP

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US TIGHTENS EBOLA SCREENING AT AIRPORTS The move responds to pressure from some Congress members and the public to impose a travel ban ...

Pagosa Springs Wal-Mart to be town’s largest shop

By The AP

PAGOSA SPRINGS — The Wal-Mart store under construction in Pagosa Springs will be among the smallest in the retail chain but it will still be the largest store in the southwestern Colorado town. The Durango Herald reported Wednesday that ...

Soldiers to get Ebola training before Africa trip

By The AP

FORT CARSON — Fort Carson will train about 160 engineers on Thursday in advance of the company’s deployment to West Africa to help fight the spread of Ebola. The soldiers assigned to the 615th Engineer Company, 52nd Engineer ...

Transparency issues hamper task force

By The Daily Sentinel

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and state Rep. Ray Scott are planting seeds of doubt about the objectivity and transparency of the task force appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to consider whether state control of oil and gas ...

Printed Letters: Oct. 22, 2014

By Staff

County would be lucky to have Lewis as sheriff Every now and then an opportunity in politics occurs to elect someone with a positive attitude and impressive credentials. Matt Lewis is that person. He is a dedicated family man who has served ...

Tapia wants more debate time with opponent, Tipton

By Gary Harmon

The contest for the 3rd Congressional District has been quiet — too quiet to suit the challenger, according to former state Sen. Abel Tapia. The Pueblo Democrat is hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. Tipton “wants ...

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