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Firefighters injured fighting fire near Durango

By The AP

DURANGO — Two firefighters are recovering from injuries suffered while fighting a fire in a log cabin near Lemon Reservoir. The fire broke out while owner Andy Kausalik was working outside the cabin located about 15 miles northeast of ...

Ex-janitor gets 20-to-life for sex assault

By The AP

FORT COLLINS — A 76-year-old former janitor at an elementary school and Fort Collins gymnastics center has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting two young girls multiple ...

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Lt. governor gathers ideas for literacy by 3rd grade

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Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia visited Rim Rock Elementary School Tuesday morning to glean ideas for a potential state early-childhood literacy policy. Garcia is touring Colorado this week with members of Literacy Matters Colorado, a group of business ...

DA: No charges for grave rocker

By Paul Shockley

A man who filmed himself dancing on a burial vault at a cemetery in order to win concert tickets will not face criminal charges, the Mesa County District Attorney’s office said Tuesday. Christopher Redd, 27, of Clifton, had been the ...

Companies set to test oil shale refining venture

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GOLDEN — In the race to produce commercially viable transportation fuel from oil shale, a venture in northwest Colorado appears to have an early contender. American Shale Oil, which is a partnership of a global telecommunications ...

Briefs, Oct. 19, 2011

By Staff

Domestic violence topic of workshops Let’s Talk Respect: Light of Hope with Debbie Miller will present domestic violence awareness presentation for men and women at Colorado Mesa University Maverick Center, in Room 155. The ...

River district to contribute $10,000 for appeal of oil shale water ruling

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Colorado River Water Conservation District has agreed to help pay for an appeal of a ruling canceling some 140,000 acre feet of upper White River Basin conditional water rights intended largely for potential oil ...

Death Notices, Oct. 19, 2011

By Staff

Beaty Jean Skeffington, 79, Hotchkiss, died Oct. 13, 2011, at Paonia Care Center. Services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 29 at Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Hotchkiss. Survivors include her husband, James; three sons, Robin W. Clutter of ...

Blotter, Oct. 19, 2011

By Staff

Alcohol use investigated Alcohol is being investigated as a possible factor in an accident involving a motorcyclist Tuesday in Whitewater, according to the Colorado State Patrol. State Trooper D.J. Erickson said an investigation showed a 2003 ...

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New park in Montrose recognizes native people

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Members of the Uncompahgre Ute Native American tribe and city staff on Tuesday celebrated Montrose’s newest city park, which has been dedicated to the people who inhabited the Uncompahgre Valley centuries ago. Taviwach ...

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