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Grand Junction student awarded expense-paid trip through Europe

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Grand Junction High School ninth-grader Viviane Turman will travel through Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland this summer without paying a dime for flights, housing and most meals. The 15-year-old is Colorado’s recipient of a 50 for ...


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Man accused of assaulting girl

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A Fruita man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Nick Wayne Cyr, 30, was booked into the Mesa County Jail on Thursday. His bond was set at $150,000 and he was ...


Opposition mounts to Xcel rate hike request

By Charles Ashby

Xcel Energy is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to approve a temporary rate increase of up to $100 million to help it to recover costs it hasn’t yet incurred. The company said its current rates “are insufficient to ...


Mesa County felonies decline in 2011

By Paul Shockley

Felony criminal-case filings in Mesa County continued to decline in 2011, which recorded the fewest such cases in six years. Twenty-first Judicial District Administrator Sandra Casselberry said Thursday her staff opened 1,452 felony case ...


National Guard unit scheduled to return Thursday to Montrose

By Staff

Members of a medical support unit of the Colorado National Guard will return to Montrose on flights this Thursday, according to Sgt. Rick Bresett, who is coordinating a welcome home effort for the unit. Bresett organized a send-off for the ...


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Lawmakers expect difficult session

By Charles Ashby

Divisive, contentious, downright cold. Those are only some of the words area lawmakers used to describe how they expect this year’s legislative session to be. Bad enough that 2012 is an election year, and a presidential one to boot. ...


Pitkin County to rethink inaction on medical pot

By Dennis Webb

Pitkin County commissioners will rethink their previous shelving of proposed regulations allowing and governing medical marijuana operations, after learning that simply doing nothing is tantamount to making existing operations ...


Area conservative group throws weight behind Santorum

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Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., was the clear favorite among local, self-described conservatives in a straw poll. Among the 118 people who attended the Western Slope Conservative Alliance meeting Thursday, Santorum captured nearly half the ...


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48-hour Knit-a-Thon creates hats, boots for babies and the homeless

By Melinda Mawdsley

It’s all in the fingers, Melanie Grimes said. As the woman tried to teach a novice the tricks to the loops and pulls of the crochet trade, she reiterated that practice makes perfect. “It’s like learning a new instrument ...


You Said It, Jan. 8, 2012

By Staff

I think it’s nice to ring in the New Year, but why go overboard? This is to my neighbors on Parkview. You know who you are. You have no consideration for your neighbors. You were revving up a motorcycle, honking the horn, a woman was ...


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