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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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Flu, head colds making rounds across valley

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The complaints began in force three weeks ago. Sinus congestion. Stuffy noses. Coughing. All symptoms of the viruses, infections and bouts of influenza pharmacists such as Stacie Jay hear about each February. “It seems like everyone ...


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Like bread crumbs, new signs lead way downtown

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Downtown advocates are hoping 22 new, brightly colored signs leading from Interstate 70 to Main Street will catch the eye of tourists and locals alike. Most of the signs, which were put up last week, are square and display a symbol of ...


United Way shy of goal, raises $1M

By Staff

United Way of Mesa County’s 2010–11 fundraising campaign fell short of its stated goal and the amount raised during last year’s campaign, but the nonprofit did top $1 million, and it experienced an increase in employee ...


Teacher-student probe goes to DA

By Paul Shockley

An investigation focusing on allegations that a School District 51 teacher shoved a student to the ground has been sent to the Mesa County District Attorney’s office for review, Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate Porras ...


Delta police: Do you recognize this man?

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Delta police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man whose body was found Monday morning near the Gunnison River. Police on Thursday released a sketch of the man, as well as photographs of multiple tattoos on his body, in ...


Rep. Tipton plans to question Interior about ‘wildlands’ plan

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The U.S. House will ask the Interior Department for more information about the proposed designation of wildlands, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said. “There will be oversight hearings” on the designation, which was established ...


Initial state review finds diesel used in 65 wells since 1950s

By Dennis Webb

An initial state review has found that diesel fuel or fluid containing it was used for hydraulic fracturing of at least 65 oil and gas wells in Colorado since the 1950s. However, the review to date only goes a limited ways in accounting for ...


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