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Mesalands rodeo team clinches 2 championships

Staff Report As the Mesalands Community College rodeo team prepares to host the Grand Canyon Intercollegiate Spring Rodeo Friday and Saturday, team members have won two event championships and one member has qualified for the 2015 College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) after their performances at two recent rodeo competitions in Arizona. Sophomore Jake Carr of […]

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Robert Arrowsmith: Numbers without context say little

By Robert Arrowsmith CMI Publisher I have to admit, there have been some interesting ideas recently on ways the public can conserve water, including purchasing low-flow toilets. You know me by now; I love to look at numbers and different ways to interpret them. Did you know, according to a 2010 report by the New […]

Steve Hansen: Common Core adds critical thinking to basic skills

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor I recently was privileged to participate with our publisher Robert Arrowsmith and Logan Schools Superintendent Dennis Roch about the Common Core and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests. We all agreed the Common Core is a valid approach to education and that the […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Even if you’re not prepared for taxes, be ready for Second Coming

By Leonard Lauriault Religion Columnist I suspect that most of us have the burden of filing our taxes behind us by now. If you got your newspaper from a machine and today is still April 15th, and you haven’t filed yet, our local post office might have extended hours, but you’d better call to be […]

In her last days, Mom ‘fought the good fight’

By Debra Whittington Religion Columnist “A time to be born, and a time to die”…Ecclesiastes 3:2 The journey…like a roller coaster took us up and down and all around. It started slow and I thought I could handle it on my own. Soon there were decisions to make with little hope and yet we were […]