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Family-owned aerial business comes to rescue of Cedaredge

By Paul Shockley

Leonard Felix Jr. didn’t need an official invitation. A friend was in danger. Fresh off a day’s work spraying fields around his airstrip in Olathe, the 67-year-old Felix saw white smoke billowing below Grand Mesa and just north ...


Sex offender lives at Colorado lawmaker’s home

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Court records show a state lawmaker who voted against a comprehensive rewrite of Colorado’s sex-offender registration laws has a convicted sex offender living at his house. The Denver Post reports 32-year-old Michael ...

Boulder officials hope to hike sale tax

By The Associated Press

BOULDER — Boulder officials want voters to expand the quarter of a percent sales tax for parks and recreation and allow them to spend it on other projects. They also want to continue collecting the tax, which expires in 2015. According ...

More people ordered to evacuate near High Park Fire

By The Associated Press

BELLVUE — More people are evacuating a wildfire in northern Colorado after powerful winds endangered more homes. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said firefighters dealt with winds of 30 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph on ...


Palisade shows its festive side

By Melinda Mawdsley

As he spooned teaspoons of peach salsa onto chips and apple butter into sample cups, Tom Walcher looked over his shoulder toward the older gentleman seated to his left. “Happy Father’s Day,” he said, with a smile, toward his ...

Wildfire-warning rider home after stay at burn unit

By Melinda Mawdsley

This year was the best Father’s Day of James TenNapel’s life. For one, his eldest son remembered it. In addition, that same son, J.D. TenNapel, is home in Cedaredge and doing well after spending four days in the burn unit of ...

CMU official to study European issues on trip

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Colorado Mesa University Vice President for Student Services John Marshall will embark Wednesday on a four-week, fellowship-funded trip to Europe. Marshall is one of fewer than 50 young U.S. leaders selected to participate in the annual ...

Child agency severing ties with national group

By Dennis Webb

Entities involved with a Garfield County center for neglected and abused children are moving to sever ties with a national organization that had helped it get off the ground. The board of the Childhelp River Bridge Center in Glenwood Springs ...

Global warming first topic for museum lecture series

By Matthew Berger

The “dust events” that deposit desert sand on Grand Mesa and, especially, the San Juan Mountains each spring have become more frequent and intense in the past 10 years — and are getting worse, according to Jim Donovan, ...


Science Monday, June 18, 2012

By Staff

Researchers agree western U.S. will have more fires Almost all of North America and Europe will see increased wildfires by the end of the century, primarily because of higher temperatures across those regions, according to a team of ...

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