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Sustainability: Oct. 22, 2011

By Adele Israel

Sharing and collaborating will be the order of the day at the Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum hosted by the Water Center on Oct. 31 at Colorado Mesa University. Hannah Holm, water center coordinator, said the forum will be a ...


September Yard of the Month

By Staff

By the numbers: body-part appraisals don’t add up

By Gary McCallister

Some of the stuff I find scientifically interesting just isn’t very practical. How do cats lap up milk with their tongue? Have you ever tried to do that? Why are bees’ eyes hairy? The fact that the universe is expanding surely ...

Denver police spend $365k on Occupy Denver work

By The AP

DENVER — Denver has spent $365,000 in overtime expenses over five days for their work on the Wall Street protests. The Denver Post reports that the spending includes police, sheriff, public works and environmental health departments. ...

Congress passes bill to boost ski areas

By The AP

CHEYENNE — Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate has passed a bill that would allow more recreational activities at ski areas on U.S. Forest Service land. The Wyoming Republican says the Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act was ...

No prior reports that locked-up teen was abused

By The AP

DENVER — Authorities say it was only after a 14-year-old boy’s mother took a trip from their northern Colorado home that they discovered he had allegedly been kept locked in a filthy room in a mice-infested trailer for most of ...

Out West, Obama looks to Sen. Bennet for road map

By The AP

DENVER — If you want a sense of how President Barack Obama’s team intends to win in the West, look no further than Democrat Michael Bennet’s successful fight to retain his Colorado Senate seat last year Bennet, who was ...

Kerry Hawkins mug

Drug cops: Children found in squalid meth apartment

By Paul Shockley

Two parents are suspected of dealing methamphetamine with their young children nearby at a Palisade apartment on Iowa Avenue mired in squalor and “not fit for humans to reside in,” according to an arrest affidavit. Nathan Saffer, ...

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Message to expo visitors: Going green is affordable

By William Woody

By WILLIAM WOODY MONTROSE — Save energy to save money was the message delivered through demonstrations and education Friday at the Generating Possibilities: Smart Energy Living in Western Colorado energy expo at the Montrose ...

Religion Briefs, Oct. 22, 2011

By Staff

Orchard Mesa church plans craft fair Kings Daughters of Orchard Mesa Christian Church will have a holiday craft fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Orchard Mesa Christian Church, 2883 Victoria Drive. The fair will feature handmade gifts ...

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