Crazy Airplane Heads to Oklahoma


By Karissa Abele The Solar Impulse 2 is an experimental plane that is fueled by solar power. It took off from an airport in Phoenix and is flying, this Thursday, toward Tulsa, Oklahoma. It takes no fuel at all to fly which is revolutionary because this could reduce our emission problem enormously if we could eventually … Continue reading

Lice Outbreak


By Anika Roelands A blast of “super lice” has hit 25 states, causing an annoyed panic. For some reason, this flood of lice is stronger than ever. Most treatments won’t work except for 25% of the time now, compared to a 100% success rate in the year 2000. A new FDA-approved treatment called AirAlle has … Continue reading

Election Updates


By Katie Kiefer In recent election news, Donald trump rejects white supremacist David Duke’s endorsement through twitter while Ted Cruz released a statement saying that Trump hasn’t released his tax returns because he may have ties to organized crime. He said that he would support the republican nomination no matter who wins, but stated that … Continue reading

Squibb selected for 5A AD


By Katie Kiefer Denny Squibb, athletic director for Fruita Monument High School was selected as the 5A athletic director of the year. He has spent 45 years in education and is responsible for making sports registration paperless at District 51 schools, pushing for the scheduling tool used by the athletic office called rSchoolToday and using … Continue reading

Grand Valley Health Fair


Written by Natalie The Mesa County Health Department recently announced that it will no longer be sponsoring the Grand Valley Health Fair, as it does not have the resources needed to organize the fair. In the past, the fair was organized by 9Health, a Denver-based organization, according to The Daily Sentinel, but locals decided to … Continue reading

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