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Prosecutors in fraud case ask to keep trial in Grand Junction

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Attending a Denver trial for three defendants involved in the collapse of Grand Junction-based Valley Investments would be costly and difficult for many people who already lost money with the company, court papers say. Failing to conduct the ...


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Appeals possible in U.K. suspect’s extradition

By Paul Shockley

While U.S. authorities cleared a hurdle Monday in the extradition of a British man accused of killing his wife in western Colorado, the prosecutor handling the case says the suspect has a litany of appeal options, which could delay an ...


Twenty percent of incoming freshmen need remediation once in college

By Emily Shockley

Remediation interventions don’t end after high school for one in five graduates entering public four-year colleges in Colorado. The rate is higher for District 51 graduates. Last fall, 38.7 percent of recent high school graduates ...


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Students show improvement after learning interventions

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 will spend more than $950,000 on academic interventions in various subjects this academic year. The investment has given nearly 3,000 local students per month extra help when struggling with a subject. More than ...


Fast Eddy’s bar shuttered

By Paul Shockley

Doors were locked Monday at a nearly decade-old bar off North Avenue, and a city official said the ownership has communicated its intent to close for good. Grand Junction city spokeswoman Sam Rainguet said the owners of Fast Eddy’s ...


Denver Water crosses divide to tap its next chief executive

By Dennis Webb

The next head of Denver’s water utility will bring a Western Slope perspective to the job. Denver Water has reached across the Continental Divide to select Glenwood Springs attorney Jim Lochhead as its next manager and chief executive ...


City transfers employees after trimming departments

By Emily Shockley

Twelve city of Grand Junction employees have lost their jobs since the start of 2009,  but they are still working for the city. When their jobs in administration, public works and planning, and neighborhood services became superfluous ...


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Grain silo sprouts 2nd life as billboard

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For decades, the Co-op grain elevator has been a Fruita landmark, a rural skyscraper that has been a symbol of this city’s agricultural roots. Those roots still run deep, but soon the tallest structure will serve as an advertising ...


De Beque teen dies in rollover

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A De Beque teenager was killed and two other teens were injured in a rollover accident near De Beque late Saturday night that authorities said was caused in part by mud covering the truck’s headlights. James E. Jack, 18, was pronounced ...


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Lawn removed to make way for massive garden

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A lush, green lawn doesn’t appeal to Karen Green. She’s more concerned with the “green” an abundant garden can save by feeding her family. Green has done away with the traditional yard and replaced her landscaping with ...


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