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  1. GarCo trims capital projects because of natural gas slowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... county will also wait yet another year to build the estimated $5 million new Una bridge on County Road 300 west of Parachute. That will mean giving back a $300,000 state Energy Impact grant that had been awarded for construction of the new bridge ...

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  2. Garfield County pulls back on capital projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... county will also wait yet another year to build the estimated $5 million new Una bridge on County Road 300 west of Parachute. That will mean giving back a $300,000 state Energy Impact grant that had been awarded for construction of the new bridge ...

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  3. TRTC's Lon Winston creates theater scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... live performance alive in such a technical world." The student must live in the Roaring Fork Valley, from Aspen to Parachute, and be recommended by his or her drama teacher or director. Applicants must prepare an audition or present a portfolio for ...

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  4. Quad City Air Show Features Blue Angels, Mothera s Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Quad City Air Show organizers announced their annual "festival in the sky" will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10, 2015 at the Davenport Municipal Airport. Other acts scheduled to perform are the Fat Albert Blue Angels C-130; SHOCKWAVE Triple Jet Semi; Ace Maker Air Shows; Red Star & Dragon Air Shows; Rifle Air Shows; G&M Air Shows; Radial Rumble Air Shows; Misty Blues All Women Parachute Team; Hawkeye Jet Demo Team; classic warbirds like the Chance-Vought F4U-4 Corsair; North American P-51 Mustang; and North American B-25 Mitchell to name a few.

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  5. Crime Briefs: What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... turned up several chat conversations discussing the trip and photos of fight tickets for Sept. 27. On Jan. 17, Parachute police were contacted by a man who reported that he had been robbed by a man with a baseball bat as he was leaving the home of a ...

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  6. GarCo foreclosures hit six-year low at 150Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... in the quarterly report. For 2014, the Rifle area led the way in new foreclosures filed, at 44, followed by Parachute/Battlement Mesa with 29, Silt with 22, Carbondale with 21, Glenwood Springs with 20 and New Castle with 14. The last time Garfield ...

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  7. Rare plant species reintroduced on Roan PlateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Grand Junction Free Press

    Betty Ford Alpine Gardens has partnered with Bureau of Land Management to grow and reintroduce one of the rarest plants in North America - the Penstemon debilis - onto the Roan Plateau near Rifle. This unique species of penstemon, also known as Parachute penstemon, is endemic to the Central Rocky Mountain region where it grows above the Colorado River on loose shale cliffs.

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  8. Alpine Gardens help reintroduce rare plant in RifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Vail Daily News

    Betty Ford Alpine Gardens has partnered with Bureau of Land Management to grow and reintroduce one of the rarest plants in North America - the Penstemon debilis - onto the Roan Plateau near Rifle. This unique species of penstemon, also known as Parachute penstemon, is endemic to the Central Rocky Mountain region where it grows above the Colorado River on loose shale cliffs.

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  9. Parachute's community radio station fills information voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... newspaper any longer, the station is an important way for area residents to obtain local information. The monthly Parachute Sun newspaper closed in late 2007 and was replaced with the monthly Grand Valley Echo in mid-October 2008, but it closed in ...

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  10. Gardens helps reintroduce rare plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Vail Daily News

    Betty Ford Alpine Gardens has partnered with Bureau of Land Management to grow and reintroduce the one of the rarest plant in North America - the Penstemon debilis - onto the Roan Plateau near Rifle. This unique species of penstemon, also known as Parachute penstemon, is endemic to the Central Rocky Mountain Region where it grows above the Colorado River on loose shale cliffs.

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  11. Guest Commentary: The truth behind oil shale's water demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Denver Post

    An aerial photograph from 2005 shows a ranch east of Parachute that has 70 gas and oil drilling sites on it. The Roan Plateau, rich in oil shale is at left, and Interstate 70 and the Colorado River are at right.

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  12. Game on for Parker Bros.: Grand Valley High brothers Sam, John Parker ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... to score 43.6 points per game this season, with the oldest, Sam, scoring a Class 3A-best 26 points per game. PARACHUTE - As the father of a pair of teenage boys, Scott Parker is thankful that he has one less thing to worry about when his kids aren't ...

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  13. High school shop accident prompts lawsuitRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Personal Injury Law News

    A 2012 accident is coming back to haunt Grand Valley High School and Garfield County School District 16 in the form of a lawsuit filed on Oct. 30, 2014 - just before the second anniversary of the incident. The plaintiff, Jacob White of Parachute, was severely injured while working in Grand Valley High School's welding and shop facility on Oct. 31, 2012.

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  14. Our View: GarCo residents should get to vote on county districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... in November's election , with incumbent Tom Jankovsky carrying 77 percent of the vote from New Castle west to Parachute but only 58 percent overall. (A quick note: This editorial is not a criticism of Jankovsky, whose re-election we endorsed and who ...

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  15. High school shop accident prompts lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A 2012 accident is coming back to haunt Grand Valley High School and Garfield County School District 16 in the form of a lawsuit filed on Oct. 30, 2014 - just before the second anniversary of the incident. The plaintiff, Jacob White of Parachute, was severely injured while working in Grand Valley High School's welding and shop facility on Oct. 31, 2012.

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  16. Lawsuit surprises school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... legal guardian at the time. The suit alleges that a metal-cutting machine in a welding and shop facility at the Parachute school created a dangerous condition. It says the defendants' actions resulted in medical expenses, emotional distress and ...

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  17. Carbondale streets crews pile snow near CRMS.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... than make the commute from Grand Junction in time to meet his crew - who come from as far away as Somerset and Parachute - around 4 a.m. None of them would get through with Don Poole, senior maintenance foreman for the Colorado Department of ...

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  18. Carbondale, Rifle schools fare best in ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... boasted a rank of 230 out of 1,101, also a B. The best-performing high school in the county was Grand Valley in Parachute, which earned a C-plus and was ranked 131 out of 345. The only school in the Roaring Fork Valley to receive an A was Aspen ...

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  19. Grand Junction man charged with misdemeanor in I-70 deathsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Grand Junction Free Press

    ... 10 days to 1 year in jail and a $300 to $1,000 fine. Moore and Randall left their vehicle on a frontage road near Parachute to help an older man whose pickup truck pulling a horse trailer had a flat tire.

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  20. Misdemeanor charge in double fatal auto-pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    Derek Thompson of Grand Junction will face a misdemeanor charge after striking and killing two men on I-70 outside of Parachute with his box truck on November 5th of last year. According to the Assistant District Attorney for the 9th Judicial District, Scott Turner, Thompson is being formally charged with careless driving resulting in death.

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