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Student Spotlight, March 2, 2015

By Staff

■ Seaman Lawrence Ellsworth Jr. of Grand Junction, a 2010 graduate of Fruita Monument High School, is serving as a gunner’s mate aboard the Norfolk-based USS George H.W. Bush, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one ...

Parents can apply today for 2015-16 School of Choice for their students

By Emily Shockley

District 51 parents can begin submitting School of Choice applications online for 2015-16 enrollment at 10 a.m. today.  School of Choice allows parents to apply for the chance to send their children to a District 51 school other than ...

This Week at the Legislature: March 2, 2015

By Staff

The Senate could take up as early as today a routine supplemental budget bill for the Colorado Department of Revenue that includes an amendment from House Democrats on funding a controversial program to give driver’s licenses to people ...

Blotter, March 2, 2015

By Staff

Silt man dies in rollover A 24-year-old Silt man died after the vehicle he was driving crashed east of Silt early Sunday morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The man’s name was not released pending notification of ...

Investigators locate remains of 18-year-old Kelly Mae Myers

By Amy Hamilton

Investigators with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office reported finding the remains of missing Grand Junction woman, Kelly Mae Myers in the Cactus Park area. The circumstances surrounding the 18-year-old’s death is being considered ...

McPhee Reservoir at risk of mussel invasion

By The AP

CORTEZ — Wildlife officials are concerned after the budget for boat inspections at McPhee Reservoir was cut in half, despite a growing risk that an invasive mussel species spreading across western states could infect water in the ...

Oil prices affect Wyoming, Colorado college students

By The AP

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The downturn in oil prices has some petroleum engineering students at Wyoming and Colorado colleges rethinking their career choice. A year ago, petroleum engineering students were anticipating six-figure starting ...

Speed up approval for LNG facilities

By The Daily Sentinel

Elected officials in western Colorado have made a case for fast-tracking approval of a liquefied natural gas export terminal in Oregon on the promise of the substantial economic impact it would have here at home. But ramping up U.S. exports ...

Printed Letters: March 1, 2015

By Staff

Wagner’s column belongs on entertainment pages Many thanks to Rick Wagner for keeping us entertained with his visions through the tunnel on the subject of the scientific validity of global warming “theory.” I keep hoping to ...

Despite early cynicism, task force found common ground

By Guest Columnist

By Bernie Buescher and Rebecca Kourlis The Governor’s Oil and Gas Task Force has spent the last six months immersed in one of the state’s toughest public policy challenges. Twenty-one civic-minded people of good faith have met for ...

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