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Nearly 500 students homeless

By Emily Shockley

The number of homeless students in School District 51 schools reached 478 this month, with all but 11 of the district’s 41 schools seeing increases in their homeless populations from the start of 2010 to the beginning of 2011. District ...


Solar firms say end to rebates disabling

By Charles Ashby

Solar panel installers in Grand Junction and around the state are battling Xcel Energy Inc. over a plan to curtail a rebate program that was designed to boost the industry. Installers say the company pulled the rug out from under them when it ...


Sexual assault suspect jailed in Delta

By Paul Shockley

A girl told a Delta police investigator this week that she was sexually assaulted for nearly two years by a man she once lived with, according to an arrest affidavit. Roberto Vicencio-Miramontes, 28, of Delta, was arrested Thursday on a ...


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Glenwood team heavy on success, but has fun, too

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — If Glenwood Springs High School senior Chuck Bergren-Aragon feels pressure being part of a mock trial program that over the years has claimed several state titles and been a national runner-up, he doesn’t admit ...


Woman’s body found in Montrose hotel

By William Woody

MONTROSE— Detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday afternoon in a Montrose hotel room. The Montrose Police Department did not release the woman’s identity Thursday, pending notice of her ...


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Students parse law in mock trial cases

By Rachel Sauer

First, it all seemed like a big misunderstanding: Someone else logged in using his former ID and password! It wasn’t him! All he’d wanted to do was some legitimate academic research! Innocent until proven guilty, of course. Under ...


Aspen fraud suspect booked in Junction

By Paul Shockley

An Aspen resident and former financial adviser is accused of swindling more than $1.2 million from an elderly man in Washington. Michael D. Montgomery, 42, was advised Thursday at the Wayne N. Aspinall federal building on an arrest warrant ...


State panel nixes permits for concealed firearms

By Charles Ashby

DENVER—Coloradans don’t need a permit to carry a handgun openly, but as soon as they put a jacket on covering it up, they do. That makes no sense to freshman Rep. Chris Holbert, R-Parker, who got Republicans and Democrats alike on ...


Movie ticket fee proposal dies on vine

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Moviegoers won’t have to pay an extra dime when they purchase a movie ticket, but they would be hit up for a donation under a bill a House panel approved Thursday. Rep. Tom Massey had hoped to put money into a fund to pay ...


BLM plans to round up fewer horses in the wild

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management plans to reduce the number of wild horses it removes from public lands each year in controversial roundups. The plan is still a proposal, and Colorado BLM spokeswoman Vanessa Delgado said it’s too early to ...


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