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Bin Laden hunter to be released soon, family is told

By Paul Shockley

An official with the U.S. embassy in Pakistan said Thursday that Gary Brooks Faulkner should be released soon, but the official offered no time frame, according to Faulkner’s family in Grand Junction. John Martin, Faulkner’s ...


Runoff wreaked havoc on White River National Forest

By Staff

Recent high water and fast stream flows caused extensive damage to bridges, roads, water-diversion infrastructure, campgrounds and other facilities in the White River National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday. Forest engineers ...


State delays scheduled Medicaid payments

By Amy Hamilton

As if medical providers who accept Medicaid aren’t financially battered enough, Colorado is temporarily holding back $38 million in scheduled Medicaid payments owed to medical providers. Providers will not receive payments June 25 and ...


Hislop: Glacier Ice Arena should form nonprofit

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One way to restore the ice in Grand Junction could be to take a cue from the frozen tundra, a Mesa County legislative candidate said. The Glacier Ice Arena was closed Monday to preserve what is left of the refrigeration system, which was ...


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Fund established for victims of Fruitvale fire

By Paul Shockley

A fund has been established to help a Fruitvale family of four whose home was destroyed in a fire Thursday, just under a week after the family closed on the purchase of the home. Barbara Ball of Grand Junction, whose husband sold the ...


Olathe teen killed on motorcycle

By Staff

A 13-year-old Olathe boy was killed Tuesday in Montrose County while riding his motorcycle. Blake Austin Barrett died on his way to a nearby hospital. Barrett was riding southbound on 5600 Road when he disregarded a stop sign at the ...


061610 meth bust mugs

Meth profit put at $300,000 monthly

By Paul Shockley

A local organization with ties to Denver and Mexico pumped up to 5 pounds of methamphetamine into the Grand Valley on a weekly basis, while returning $300,000 per month in profits to Mexico, a prosecutor told a judge Wednesday. Dawn Michelle ...


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Still no escape from wind for former Kansas residents

By Staff

Dawn and Lewis Martin thought they had escaped the high winds of tornado alley when they moved to Fruita from Kansas two years ago. But those winds followed the couple Wednesday when they blew through the Grand Valley, knocking down power ...


Legislator wants to ax benefits for part-timers

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Laura Bradford is calling on the state to end its practice of offering benefits to part-time workers. The Collbran Republican said the practice isn’t done in the private sector and that the state may be wasting taxpayers’ ...


Sens. Bennet, Udall cautious on Obama’s $50 billion request

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Both Colorado senators are treating with caution President Obama’s request for $50 billion to ease the burden on state and local governments. Obama is asking for the spending that he told Congress is needed to avoid “massive ...


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