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Baby sitter released on immigration bond

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A woman who was jailed in Montrose County for four months in connection with the death of a child she was baby-sitting is free after her release from the El Paso County Jail. Maria Zavala-Almanza, who has been identified as Maria ...

Budget passes despite Dems’ misgivings

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The GOP-controlled Colorado House gave its blessing to the 2011-12 state budget Thursday. And while Democrats who control the Senate earlier in the week approved concessions to appease House Republicans, numerous House ...

Natural Soda ready to work on oil shale

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A company that has been mining sodium bicarbonate for 20 years in northwest Colorado wants to try its hand at squeezing oil from the surrounding rock. Natural Soda Holdings Inc. is one of two companies that submitted plans of operation for ...

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Couple’s loss may lead to change in chase policy

By Paul Shockley

Strip away the filings, arguments and money, and Sean and Shea Lehnen of Collbran said a wrongful death lawsuit against the Colorado State Patrol boiled down to one thing. “A trained officer of the law should have a little more ...

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Chapel to be repaired next month

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Volunteers are being sought to help restore the chapel house roof at the historic Handy Chapel at 200 White Ave. HistoriCorps, an organization that rounds up volunteers to restore and preserve historic buildings across the United States, is ...

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Eagles make close encounters in area neighborhoods

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This young golden eagle settled for several minutes in a yard in north Grand Junction on during a break in the weekend rain. Though most people think of eagles as hunting exclusively from aloft, this bird was most likely hunting at ground ...

Group seeking to ban dispensaries in Palisade

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Having secured medical marijuana center bans in unincorporated Mesa County and the city of Grand Junction, a group of citizens is now seeking to oust businesses that dispense the drug in Palisade, the only place in the county where it is still ...

Montrose County wanted to sell hospital, trustee says in defending move

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Following two days of slow-moving testimony, a judge Wednesday continued to May 5 a court hearing regarding the future administration of Montrose Memorial Hospital. The hospital’s board of trustees last fall created a ...

Company to start testing oil-shale production method in July

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One of the companies that leased land in 2005 to study a way to tease oil from the rock of northwest Colorado will start a decade-long process this summer aimed at doing just that. Two officials with American Shale Oil LLC told the Grand ...

Mesa County finds ‘tough but fair’ administrator

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Mesa County commissioners on Wednesday reached an agreement to hire Denver Parks and Recreation Manager Chantal Unfug as the next county administrator, tapping someone they portrayed as experienced in managing large public organizations and ...

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