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Iana Kondra-Pisciotta, originally from Russia, was one of 38 people to take the Pledge of Allegiance to become new American citizens Wednesday morning on Colorado National Monument.

New US citizens take loyalty oath at scenic backdrop

Inspired by parents, by children, by the opportunity for renewal, 38 western Colorado residents gathered Wednesday on Colorado National Monument to take oaths as United States citizens with Independence Monument as a backdrop.

Downtown hotel idea gets 1st nod from city

An idea to partner with downtown hoteliers to attach a ballroom and a new hotel to Grand Junction’s convention center got the initial nod from the Grand Junction City Council.

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