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GED Graduation 5-13-9

GED grads ‘united by sense of worth’

By Paul Shockley

Paul Metsker can’t remember all his old jobs. There’s a few he’d like to forget. In the spring of 1992, Metsker decided to drop out of Central High School — at the time just a half-credit short of earning his ...

Endangered pikeminnow netted in De Beque

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An endangered fish blocked off from the upper reaches of the Colorado River for nearly a century has been captured in De Beque Canyon, above the new Price-Stubb fish passage. The dam, built in 1911, has prevented the migration of the Colorado ...

Remember when it rained mud?

By Dave Buchanan

April showers may bring May flowers, but this year they also brought dust storms that smudged your windows and turned skies rust-red. The layers of dust, along with higher than normal temperatures, are combining to make the winter’s ...

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OUTside Column May 13, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

You, too, finally can be the pick of the litter. Or at least the picker of the litter. Top dogs from the Grand Valley Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Federation of Fly Fishers will be hosting the group’s semi-annual West Creek ...

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OUT Column May 13, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

A bluebird told me it’s spring. Relax, there’s no occultism or New Age mentality here, simply the wondrous sight of countless pairs of bluebirds cavorting around the many nesting boxes along Colorado Highway 141 across Unaweep ...

FD Wine Column May 13, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

Chile is a land of extremes, and that variability is reflected in its wine-making history and tradition. From the Atacama Desert, the world’s hottest and driest desert in the north, to the frigid near-polar regions of Patagonia, this ...

Construction to begin on Hooters

By Carrie Marfitano

Construction to build a Hooters restaurant and an accompanying strip mall across from the Wal-Mart on North Avenue is scheduled to begin in June, said Stacey Cook, Realtor for the site and a partner of the developer, In and Out LLC. Work ...

Death Notices: May 13, 2009

By Staff

•  Young Pat Bates, 79, Alta, Wyo., died May 1, 2009 at Teton Valley Hospital in Alta, Wyo. A graveside service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado at 1 p.m. today. Mr. Bates was a postal ...

School District 51’s growth problems

By The Daily Sentinel

A little more than six months ago, voters in School District 51 narrowly rejected a pair of ballot measures to build and operate new schools. This despite predictions that the District 51 student population was growing so rapidly that ...

Medicare troubles are a warning on health care

By The Daily Sentinel

Those folks in Congress and at the White House who are eagerly finagling to pass a health-care reform package that would put this nation on the path toward universal, government-sponsored health care should take a close look at the report ...

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