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Glenwood Springs High School alumnus Matt Jankovsky, 21, passed away with his family gathered around him in Denver on Aug. 1.He spent the previous 11 days at Denver Health Medical Centers Rocky Mountain Trauma Center, after suffering a severe brain injury on July 21, while riding a longboard skateboard in Broomfield, Colo. See tomorrow’s paper for the obituary.Jankovsky parents are Liz Meador of Glenwood Springs and Seaside, Calif., and Tom Jankovsky, of Glenwood Springs. Liz is an education professor, and Tom is the general manager at Sunlight Mountain Resort. Matts two sisters, Eva and Bridget, also are from Glenwood.
What could be a landmark plan for natural gas development between Rifle and New Castle is taking shape this summer.The Rifle/Silt/New Castle Community Development Project began this spring when residents of those areas realized it was only a matter of time until drill rigs loomed over their neighborhoods.Im not aware of any other communities that have done this, said co-organizer Peggy Utesch of New Castle. Were flying by seat of our pants with this.To create a plan for gas development communities and industry could live with, the planners began talking with Antero Resources, which has bought leases in the area. owners.
CARBONDALE The latest round of Colorado Student Assessment Program test scores released by the state this week indicate some notable improvements in Carbondale schools compared to last year.But students tested this past school year at Carbondale Elementary, Carbondale Middle and Roaring Fork High schools continue to lag behind the Re-1 School District and state averages for reading, writing, math and science proficiency, according to a report issued by the Colorado Department of Education Tuesday.The good news is that all three of Carbondales traditional public schools earned special commendations for showing a 10 or more percentage point increase in students scoring proficient or advanced in certain testing categories, including:CES third- and fourth-grade reading and writing;CMS sixth-grade reading, writing and math, seventh-grade writing, and eighth-grade math; and,RFHS ninth-grade math.
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