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Agency helps Mesa State’s new students feel at home

By Allen Gemaehlich

Mesa State College students may have ventured into new territory by coming to Grand Junction, but Four Winds Coffee & Tea is doing what it can to make them feel at home. The interdenominational, nonprofit organization, in cooperation with ...

Link of robberies, clinics probe eyed

By Paul Shockley

A man charged in the gunpoint robberies of Oxycontin from two local pharmacies may be tied to a pair of doctors under federal investigation for distribution of the same painkillers, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Chief Deputy District Attorney ...

Workers’ compensation insurer fined for overcharging premiums

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Division of Insurance fined the state’s largest workers’ compensation insurer $80,000 on Tuesday for overcharging premiums to businesses in the state. The division planned hearings on the matter this week, but it ...

Tancredo picks ex-legislator as running mate in governor’s race

By Charles Ashby

Former state Rep. Pat Miller will be Tom Tancredo’s running mate in his bid to be the next Colorado governor. Miller, who served one term in the Colorado House, 1991-92, switched her party affiliation from Republican to the American ...

Montrose County due disaster relief

By Staff

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Montrose County a natural disaster area Tuesday because of crop losses from frost, freezing temperatures and high winds last spring. The designation was requested by Gov. Bill Ritter earlier this ...

Aviation firm gives Learjet to college

By Staff

A Learjet will make its way today from Grand Junction to Rangely, but not by air. The jet is being donated by West Star Aviation to Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely so students studying airframes and jet power plants can do ...

New portion of Riverfront Trail open

By Staff

Mesa County will host a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. today for a new section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail at Corn Lake. The new section of trail extends from 32 Road to 33 1/2 Road along the Colorado River. People are invited to walk or ride ...

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Forbes lists MSC with best colleges

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College ranked 555th out of 610 in Forbes.com’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” list, released this month. Of the nation’s 6,600 institutions of higher learning, 9 percent made the cut. In the three ...

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Anxiety disorder raised as man’s defense

By Paul Shockley

Attorneys for a Grand Junction man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor told a judge Monday they’re seeking to present evidence of anxiety disorder as a defense against a first-degree murder charge. Sheryl Uhlmann, one of two ...

Lost Women

Women lost on Sunday drive unknowingly drove into Utah

By Charles Ashby

Two Grand Junction women who were stuck in their vehicle for two nights last week unknowingly crossed the state line into Utah, one of the men who found them said Monday. Grand Junction resident Roy Joseph said Ila and Deanna Bell were well ...

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