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Florida A&M president to resign immediately

By The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida A&M University’s president reached an agreement with school officials to immediately resign from his post, after facing months of criticism in the wake of the hazing death of a marching band ...

90-year-old Maine man skydives for first time

By The Associated Press

PITTSFIELD, Maine — A Maine man who learned how to use a parachute as a Navy pilot during World War II has finally made his first jump — at age 90. Lester Slate of Exeter jumped out of a plane for the first time Sunday at ...

Aspen delays bike-sharing program

By The Associated Press

ASPEN — Aspen is delaying the rollout of its bike-sharing program because of red tape. WE-Cycle’s Mirte Mallory is blaming the federal government for delays selecting a vendor. According to the Aspen Times, a slimmed down program ...

Horsetooth open space going cash-only

By The Associated Press

FORT COLLINS — The Horsetooth Mountain Open Space recreation area is going cash-only. Managers say automated kiosks are working so well the county will no longer accept bills or coins beginning next month. According to the Loveland ...

Volunteers help fire victims sift through debris

By The Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS — Volunteers are helping victims of a Colorado Springs wildfire sift through debris for their family treasures. On Sunday, they worked at a cul-de-sac where all 13 homes burned to the ground. According to the Colorado ...


Insect score card reflects winners, losers

By Matthew Berger

The drought conditions that have swept through Colorado and the wider region are affecting the animal kingdom in various ways. For longer-lived large animals the exact extent of those effects might not be clear, but for many insects the ...

Mesa, Rio Blanco to join GarCo push for drilling on Roan

By Dennis Webb

Rio Blanco and Mesa counties are poised to join Garfield County in backing the existing Bureau of Management plan for drilling on top of the Roan Plateau near Rifle. The counties are adding their support after a recent court ruling that the ...


Wet, cool weather to be intermittent

By Staff

Enjoy the rain while it lasts. Grand Junction received 0.04 inch of rain earlier in the day Sunday before accumulating another quarter of an inch starting about 5 p.m. More precipitation may be on the way today, according to Dennis ...


Rep. Scott: Hold up on replacing ousted trustees

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Ray Scott is calling on Gov. John Hickenlooper to wait before replacing the 10 public trustees he asked to resign last week. Instead, the Grand Junction Republican wants the governor to wait until January to fill the positions with the ...

Armchair experts on state budget get their chance

By Staff

Those who don’t like how the Colorado Legislature allocates taxpayer money have a new tool to use to get their message across. It’s called Backseat Budgeter, and its coming to Grand Junction this week. That’s a new ...

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