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Workers’ compensation might include PTSD

By Charles Ashby

It’s taken three years to get here, but nearly all sides of an issue to expand Colorado’s workers’ compensation law to include post-traumatic stress disorder are in agreement. Under a bill that won preliminary approval in ...

Drilling setback bill for schools barely clears House panel

By Dennis Webb

A bill to increase minimum setbacks between schools and oil and gas sites cleared a Colorado House of Representatives committee Thursday night by a 6-5 vote. The measure next goes to a vote of the full House. While it’s expected to be ...


Suspected tire squealer tries to run

By Duffy Hayes

A man with a restrained driving license and allegedly in possession of drugs is accused of catching the attention of a Mesa County sheriff’s deputy by squealing his tires Thursday evening near 32 and E roads. Michael Knutt, 48, Grand ...

For The Record, March 25, 2017

By Staff

MARRIAGES Henry Alexander Cisneros and Fabiola Marisol Gutierrez Barbosa, March 11. Mark Steven Meadows and Steven Kent Booth, March 13. Darren Matthew Clements and Brittney Marie Hood, March 13. Donald Leroy Taylor Jr. and Kristen ...


Artist brings Marvel superheroes to life in GJ visit

By Erin McIntyre

Jerry DeCaire’s world is one where anything can happen. The underdog can kick butt and save the world. The good guy wins the love interest. The Silver Surfer could ostensibly beat Superman, and (gasp!) Deadpool can wear a Hello Kitty ...


Tipton: I would have voted ‘no’ on American Health Care Act

By Gary Harmon

Had a vote on the American Health Care Act gone forward Friday, he would have cast his against it, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said. The measure contained several elements he favored, but it lacked a Congressional Budget Office score ...


Woman escapes hostage situation

By Erin McIntyre

A woman was able to escape a home where she was being held against her will at gunpoint on Thursday afternoon, and police spent hours waiting out the situation in the 1900 block of Chipeta Court. Initial reports indicated the man in question ...

Bill to change campaign fines gets initial OK

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rep. Dan Thurlow’s attempt to change to how elected officials are fined for violating minor campaign finance reporting errors won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Thursday. Under current law, if an elected ...

Council candidates discuss issues on ballot

By Amy Hamilton

Candidates for Grand Junction City Council fielded a wide range of questions Thursday at a candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Mesa County. During this election season, candidates have regularly been asked about their ...

Grand Valley gets $400K in lottery grants

By Gary Harmon

Projects in Fuita, Grand Junction and Palisade worth nearly $400,000 collectively won awards Thursday from Great Outdoors Colorado. The GOCO board on Thursday approved the grants, which are funded from Colorado Lottery proceeds, and include ...

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