Tag Archives: University

State Of The Community Tickets On Sale

Tickets are on sale now for the annual State of the Community Dinner which will take place next month in Craig. Presentations during the dinner will focus on how Continue reading

Bennet To Host Town Hall Friday

Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet will host a town hall Friday  at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The town hall will give the Senator an opportunity to address questions and concerns that people in the area may have. The Continue reading

New Oil & Gas Wells Better Protect Water Supply

A study from the University of Colorado shows older vertical oil and gas wells have a higher probability of causing groundwater contamination, than newer horizontal wells. The study looked at the frequency of well integrity issues in the Wattenberg Field in central Colorado. Results showed the majority of Continue reading

Wyoming Concealed Carry Bills Advance

Bills that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in government buildings, public meetings, and on state college campuses in Wyoming, advanced Tuesday out of a house judicial committee.  Proponents of the bills say they would allow the people to Continue reading

Wyoming Considers Concealed Carry At Colleges

The public may soon be able to carry concealed guns in government buildings and on public college campuses in Wyoming. Republican lawmakers introduced House bill 137 last week, which if passed, would repeal the laws preventing people from bringing concealed guns into Continue reading

Bus Carrying University Of Wyoming Band Crashes

No one was injured over the weekend when a bus carrying University of Wyoming band members to the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego California, wrecked near Rawlins.  The crash occurred around noon Saturday. Four buses were traveling together when one was struck by a pickup that lost control after attempting to Continue reading

Costs May Increase For UW Students

Seal_University_of_Wyoming.svgCosts may increase for students at the University of Wyoming in the second year of budget cuts for the University. Due to low energy prices the University had lost millions of dollars in state grants through last year.  Because of the drop in revenue, the university is considering a new program to increase their funds. The proposed plan would change tuition Continue reading

Wyoming Will Still Give Veterans College Tuition

wyoming-flag-graphicGovernor Matt Mead announced earlier this week that the Wyoming’s program that provides college tuition to veterans will remain intact despite recent budget cuts. The program costs $264,000 a semester, and there is some question where these Continue reading

University Of Wyoming Declares Financial Crisis

Seal_University_of_Wyoming.svgAs a response to losing nearly $41 million dollars in funding over the next two years University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols declared earlier this week that the University is in a financial crisis. To deal with this crisis the universities board of trustees approved a budget that will eliminate 70 vacant Continue reading

Scholarships Offered For Displaced Coal Miners In Wyoming

wyoming-state-flag-EDIT-300A new scholarship fund has been created at the University Of Wyoming to help get the displaced coal miners in the state back in school. The fund that was created by the Universities College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will offer ten, one year, $1,500 scholarships to miners in the state.  The scholarship will allow former coal workers to Continue reading

Big Weekend in Basketball

BASKETBALL-#4This weekend is a big basketball weekend for a few area high schools. In 2-A action tomorrow, the SoRoCo boys and girls travel to Grand Junction Central High School for the Regional Tournament. The girls will take on Mancos at 3 in the afternoon, while the boys play against Paonia at 7:30. Also in 2-A, the Meeker boys and girls Continue reading

Lock-down at Colorado Mesa University

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITYColorado Mesa University in Grand Junction went into lock-down last night. The events that lead to the lock-down began when Grand Junction police received a report around 9pm that someone in an SUV had pointed a gun at a motorist. Officers responded to the call and pursued the SUV until it Continue reading