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GOP hopefuls differ on health care

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Two Republicans facing off for the right to oppose U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., in the 3rd Congressional District offered sharply different views of how to deal with the nation’s health-care issue in a forum Thursday. Bob McConnell ...


Resorts stretching ski-lift hours

By Dave Buchanan

With winter waning and days getting longer, ski resorts across the state are stretching their hours and kicking back in the sun. Powderhorn, Telluride and other resorts are taking advantage of spring’s longer days and warmer ...


Police looking for man who threatened woman with knife

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction Police Department officers are seeking a suspect who allegedly threatened to rob an employee of Burger King, 739 Horizon Drive. A female employee was changing the menu sign at the restaurant at about 6:30 a.m. when a man jumped ...


Tax hikes not a fix, Dem tells Grand Junction chamber reps

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The state’s budget is in a fine mess, and neither raising taxes nor cutting programs is enough to fix it, a state lawmaker told a group of Grand Junction business owners Thursday. Rep. Jack Pommer, D-Louisville and ...


Panel gets an earful on marijuana dispensaries

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Marijuana dispensaries or no dispensaries? That was the question a House panel heard hours of testimony on late into the evening Thursday. Nearly 100 people spoke to the House Judiciary Committee either to support or oppose a ...


Fund set up for family of man killed in confrontation

By Paul Shockley

A woman whose husband was shot and killed during a confrontation with police Sunday has established a memorial fund. Nancy Ingram on Thursday said she’s trying to raise $1,400, which will pay for funeral services and cremation for ...


Garfield County area energy panel won’t disband

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — A Garfield County board that tries to resolve concerns related to energy development has decided it doesn’t want to disband, but instead will tackle concerns raised by the industry itself. The county Energy Advisory Board ...


Grant expected to repair air carrier ramp

By Staff

Nearly $1 million has been allocated for repair work on an air carrier ramp at Grand Junction Regional Airport. No work will begin immediately, however, airport manager Rex Tippets said. The funding covers only about one-fifth of the cost of ...


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A million down, 15 million to go: tailings being taken off riverbank

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The people cleaning up a uranium mill-tailings pile in Moab, Utah, are working on loading up their second million tons for the trip to Crescent Junction. The shipment of the first million tons was completed Wednesday. The U.S. Department of ...


Mesa State’s enrollment growth to lead state next year

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College is projected to have the greatest percentage boost in full-time student enrollment in Colorado next year, according to estimates from the Colorado Legislative Council. The Colorado Commission on Higher Education will ...


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