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Tanker Truck Crash in Gunnison County
Posted by <> on 2/8/2016 1:38:00 PM.
A fuel tanker truck carrying 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel crashed in Taylor Canyon in Gunnison County and ended up partially in the river. The Gunnison county sheriff's office released details of the January 29th crash February 8th. The driver was treated for minor injuries. County officials say minimal fuel if any spilled into the river off of county road 742.
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Man Killed in Chaffee County Avalanche
Posted by <> on 2/8/2016 10:58:00 AM.

A Woodland Park man is being identified as the victim of a Chaffee County avalanche on Friday. Investigators say Ron Brabander was on a motorized snow bike on top of Cottonwood Pass when he was caught in the slide. It's the first snow bike fatality in Colorado and only the second in the U.S. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says Brabander was buried under around six-feet of snow.
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All Day Kindergarten Bill Not Likely
Posted by <> on 2/8/2016 10:55:00 AM.
A bill that would ask Colorado taxpayers to pay for all-day kindergarten appears to be going nowhere in the state Legislature. It was taken up last week, but has yet to be voted on. Those for the measure look at it as an investment in the future. Politicians against argue that all but ten districts in the state already offer all-day school for kindergarteners, even if it's somewhat limited and many charge tuition. The bill is in what's referred to as the "kill committee."
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Columbine Student Wins Local Spelling Bee
Posted by <> on 2/4/2016 2:35:00 PM.
A Columbine Middle School seventh grader won the 7th Annual Montrose & Olathe School District Spelling Bee. 1st Place winner Jadyn Gorham will represent Montrose County School District at the state “Scripps Bee” in Denver on March 14th. The top 3 spellers from Centennial Middle, Columbine Middle, Olathe Middle, Pomona Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary and Johnson Elementary Schools competed on Wednesday night. Superintendent, Stephen Schiell was the pronouncer and Stu Tolen, Phoebe Benziger and Mike Benziger judged the event.
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Check Access To Your Mailbox
Posted by <> on 2/3/2016 10:08:00 AM.
The U.S. Postal Service is asking for your help in keeping the mail moving after the recent storm. Officials say they do need some assistance. That includes removing snow from around mailboxes and walkways. In rural areas, carriers should be able to pull up to the mailbox with their vehicle and deliver the mail without getting out.
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Motorist Killed South of Moab
Posted by <> on 2/3/2016 10:06:00 AM.
One person is dead and another is being treated for injuries after a crash between an SUV and a semi in Grand County Utah. The Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the collision about ten miles south of Moab on State Road 191 last night just after 8:30. Investigators have not released information about the cause of the crash or the identity of the person who died.
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Power Coops Partner With CO Energy
Posted by <> on 2/3/2016 10:02:00 AM.

San Miguel Power Association is one of five western slope coops partnering with the Colorado Energy Office and Grid Colorado to expand community solar access benefits. SMPA’s says participation in this program will allow consumer access to community solar and enhance SMPA’s free program, known as the I.Q. Weatherization Program.

coop, smpa, dmea

Upgrades Coming for Black Canyon Golf Course
Posted by <> on 2/2/2016 1:58:00 PM.
The city of Montrose announced Black Canyon Golf Course will see many upgrades to the course and facilities and the return of league play, tournaments, and the Montrose Summer Music Series. A city press release reports the Pro Shop will be expanded. Staffers and the Golf Advisory Committee created a Capital Improvement Plan that includes projects totaling nearly $3,000,000 over the next six years.
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