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Ready to ride for toy run

By Amy Hamilton

Plan to line up along 12th Street or head to the Lincoln Park Barn on Saturday afternoon if you relish the sight of hundreds of Harley-Davidson motorcycles rumbling by. Riders on the 31st annual Toy Run for the Western Slope Harley Owners ...


Employer premiums to unemployment fund will increase

By Emily Shockley

The premium that employers pay into the state’s unemployment fund will increase for many companies next year in an attempt to shore up Colorado’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. The fund has been broke since January. The rate ...


Senate approves food-safety legislation

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A measure that gives federal officials greater regulatory reach into food-safety matters passed the Senate on Tuesday. The measure now must gain House approval before it goes to the president. The House already passed a version of the ...


City: $1,300 for e-mails on gravel pit

By Amy Hamilton

Carrol Zehner got more than she bargained for when she submitted a Colorado Open Records Act request about a proposed gravel pit in her Orchard Mesa neighborhood. Zehner, who requested nine months of e-mail conversations between City Council ...


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Accused killer’s remarks to be allowed at trial

By Paul Shockley

Statements attributed to an accused Fruita killer about taking lives and a murder-for-hire scenario will be allowed at trial, District Judge Thomas Deister ruled Tuesday. Deister said the jury in the trial of 37-year-old Wayne Gert can hear ...


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Bennet: Earmark vote ‘rigged’

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Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., described the Senate’s process as “rigged,” during a conversation picked up by a microphone that Bennet apparently did not know was on. Bennet’s comments were picked up by a live ...


Trustees give their side of Montrose hospital controversy

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees defined at length Tuesday night the provisions within a new operating lease agreement that has put the board at odds with the Montrose County Commission. Trustee William ...


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Couple wins energy-saving help

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Bob and Ruth Michels were overjoyed to hear their home was the first in Grand Junction to be selected for a $10,000 energy makeover from Xcel Energy. “I never get picked for anything, except maybe jury duty,” Ruth Michels said ...


‘Thuggish tactics’ remark upsets some school bus drivers in labor dispute

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School bus driver Traci Kelley says she’ll pay union dues, but definitely doesn’t want to be a Teamster — or a member of any other union. Sheron McCampbell says she is a proud union member and is no union thug. McCampbell ...


Authorities investigate death of 2-year-old

By Paul Shockley

Authorities in Delta County are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy. The boy, identified by the Delta County Sheriff’s Department as the son of Ashley Dorsch, died Saturday at Delta County Memorial Hospital, the sheriff’s ...


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