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State higher-education funding a ‘long-term’ problem

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The state is likely to pour 23 percent less cash into Mesa State College this fall than it did two years ago. A projected net gain of 1,773 students, a 4.7 to 6 percent proposed tuition increase and a 3.2 percent room-and-board rate increase ...

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Cost a factor when seniors pick schools

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Grand Junction High School senior Carson Laudadio is waiting for a letter to tell him where he’ll go to college in the fall. That weighty piece of mail is a financial-aid award package from the University of Colorado at Boulder. ...

Doubts on wild lands at Club 20

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A push to recognize wild lands on federal property in the West met rocky skepticism as pointed as a red-stone spire Saturday at the Club 20 spring meeting. Only about 16 million of the 256 million acres managed by the Bureau of Land ...

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Skyline Sports gives players a place to play when the weather is poor

By Patrick Bahr

No more playing soccer on a wood gym floor. No more constantly moving batting cages to available buildings. No more hoping for a warm winter weekend so a baseball team can get a jump-start on the season. From a building that one year ago ...

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Rest helps Chaffin win high jump at Wild West Invite

By Patrick Bahr

All Amanda Chaffin needed was some time off. Saturday at Stocker Stadium in the Central Wild West Invitational, the Central High School senior won the girls high jump by clearing 5 feet, 2 inches. The leap was four inches better than her ...

‘Cats end tough four-day stretch with win

By Staff

Fruita Monument High School’s baseball team had plenty of energy left at the end of a long week. The Wildcats (9-3, 3-0 Southwestern League), who played their third game in four days, defeated Durango 6-3 on Saturday at Suplizio ...

3 fire stations respond to out-of-control burn

By Staff

Firefighting crews from around the Grand Valley were called to extinguish a controlled burn that raged out of control in Clifton. The blaze started on land south of 3447 Grand Valley Canal Drive and burned down to the Colorado River. Police ...

Blotter, April 3, 2011

By Staff

Trash collector finds pistol A garbage collector reported finding a pistol in a recycle bin while doing the rounds Friday in the 600 block of Stan Drive, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The .32-caliber starter pistol ...

Spring cleanup in Montrose begins Monday

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The city of Montrose will begin its annual, two-week, spring cleanup service throughout the city Monday, allowing residents a chance to rid themselves of unwanted junk and debris. The service is free and has been performed by ...

Clean fuel station puts GJ in vanguard

By Staff

Compressed natural gas received a rousing welcome in Grand Junction on Saturday as local officials celebrated the opening of stations designed to fuel personal vehicles and fleet vehicles. “What’s happening here in Mesa County is ...

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