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Red Mountain Pass Crash Victim Identified as Missing Texas Teenager
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Red Mountain Pass Crash Victim Identified as Missing Texas Teen

The victim of a deadly crash off Red Mountain Pass has been identified as Edgar Vargas, the missing teenager who was traveling from Texas to western Colorado to attend a prom.

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Where to Go For Colorado Snow This Weekend

For those who aren't quite ready to hang up the skis for the season, there are still a lot of opportunities to ski in Colorado and some bonus skiing in Western Colorado. Here's a look at where to go for Colorado snow this weekend.

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(Tom Freeman)
(Tom Freeman)

Palisade Offers 7th Annual Honeybee Festival This Weekend

The festival season is underway and one of the first ones of the year is the International Honeybee Festival April 10th and 11th in Palisade.

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(Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Rifle to Become Home of High-Tech Fire Center

The town of Rifle, Colo. will be the home of a new high-tech fire center that will be instrumental in helping the state of Colorado fight wildfires.

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(Maciej Korzekwa)
(Maciej Korzekwa)

Fruita Police Investigate Attempted Abduction of 12-Year-Old Girl

The Fruita Police Department is investigating an alleged attempted abduction of a 12-year- old girl Tuesday afternoon.

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(Zane Mathews)
(Zane Mathews)

It’s Not Too Early to Make Colorado Camping Reservations

While there may be plenty of winter weather left, it's not too early to make your Colorado camping reservations. In fact, the Colorado Parks & Wildlife division is encouraging campers to reserve their spots now.

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Western Colorado Schools Reopen After Snow Cancels Classes Monday
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Western Colorado Schools Reopen Following Winter Storm Closure

Students at Delta, Montrose, Olathe schools and students attending other schools in those districts will be headed back to class on Tuesday (February 24) after a winter storm cancelled classes Monday.

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Colorado Mesa University Brings Over $200 million to Local Economy
Tom Freimann

Colorado Mesa University Brings Big Dollars to Grand Junction

Colorado Mesa University is good for Western Colorado's economy, bringing almost $232 million in direct economic impact to Grand Junction and surrounding communities.

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(LUNAMARINA)

First Day of School is August 3rd, Board Votes For Early School Start

It is going to be back to school early the next two years for Mesa County School District 51 students. The school board made the decision Tuesday night.

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(Zane Mathews)
(Zane Mathews)

Colorado National Monument Offers Free Entrance For President’s Weekend

The Colorado National Monument is offering free entrance for President's weekend.

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