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Alcohol suspected in fatal crash near Gunnison

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol said alcohol was being investigated as a possible factor in a single-vehicle crash Saturday near Gunnison that killed one woman and hospitalized another. The driver of a 2008 Dodge van, a 30-year-old woman, was ...


District 51 shuffles administrative duties

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Some School District 51 executives have new titles and duties after a recent reorganization of central administration. The old structure placed Superintendent Steve Schultz in charge of executive directors of elementary, middle and high ...


Going to the movies?

By Staff

Date night with dinner and a movie now comes with mandatory bag searches, thanks to increased security measures at Grand Junction’s Regal Cinemas. Moviegoers are being asked to open their bags to be searched by theater employees, a ...


Drop at Blue Mesa heightens concern about spring runoff

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Blue Mesa Reservoir will drop precipitously through the rest of the year to a level similar to that of drought year 2002, according to managers of the Aspinall Unit on the Gunnison River. Blue Mesa, Colorado’s largest lake, harbors ...


Traffic Alert, Aug. 13, 2012

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ 2012 I-70B Roadway Construction – Phase 2: Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Interstate Highway Construction Inc. (IHC) continue the I-70B ...


Meis did not reveal ticket in email chat

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis made no mention of being issued a summons in Chaffee County when Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey questioned the commissioner over Meis’ sudden interest in law enforcement “discretion,” ...


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Greek war hero awarded medals

By Charles Ashby

The Greeks are famous for their gyros, but little is known about their heroes. One such hero lives right here in Grand Junction, and now, after 70 years, has the medals to prove it. When Trian (Tommy) Patsantaras was 24 years old and a ...


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Organizers find clever way to fund soldiers’ swag bags

By Charles Ashby

Karon Carley just needed a few stamps. Well, more than a few. The national president and regional coordinator of Operation Interdependence held a different kind of fundraising event Saturday to collect up to $1,000 to cover the postal cost of ...


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House candidate Wright filed for bankruptcy in 2011

By Charles Ashby

The Republican House candidate who touts his business acumen and fiscal responsibility filed for bankruptcy a year ago. House District 54 GOP candidate Jared Wright lost his home and had cars repossessed as a result of owing more than $74,000 ...


Party chief: Jared Wright blamed bad investments

By Charles Ashby

House candidate Jared Wright told the Colorado Republican Party about his 2011 bankruptcy, but gave a different reason for why he needed protection from his creditors. The former Fruita police officer told the party he filed for Chapter 7 ...


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