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Newly licensed teen hits police car in Montrose

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose teenager with a freshly issued driver’s licence was issued a summons Wednesday after crashing into a police officer’s patrol car in Montrose. Officer Josh Pollert, 28, was driving south on Nevada Avenue around 9 a.m. ...


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Parents of baby with rare disease will remove his life support

By Amy Hamilton

Delta parents Nichole and Joe Kurtz are tasked with the unfathomable Saturday when they plan to end the life of their precious 16-month-old baby, James, who is surviving on life support at a Denver-area hospital. Life has not been easy for ...


Two electric associations adding solar facilities to distribution networks

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Electricity providers in Montrose and Ouray counties are pushing to increase solar infrastructure and provide their customers and members with a renewable energy source harnessed from Colorado’s 300-plus days of sunshine ...


Salazar gets NRA endorsement

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association in the 2010 general election, while his opponent, Republican Scott Tipton, pointed to his own gun bona fides. The NRA has endorsed Salazar since 2006, ...


Business forum returns to GJ

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An organization dedicated to the improvement of all things Colorado is meeting this week in Grand Junction. The Colorado Forum is a loose association of 65 members who include the chief executives of Colorado businesses and leading ...


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Man held in death of baby in Montrose

By Paul Shockley

Investigators believe a 14-month-old girl was fatally injured at a Montrose home before the man suspected of killing her took the girl to her mother’s workplace, Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said Tuesday. Chinn said there is no ...


Bennet unveils plans to revive small businesses

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., called for increasing the exemption on estate tax and offering increased credit to small businesses to recharge the nation’s economy. “Small business creates two-thirds of the nation’s ...


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New wine ferments for festival

By Emily Shockley

High Country Orchards co-owner Theresa High will introduce her first wine this weekend at Colorado Mountain Winefest. High has been in the peach and cherry business on East Orchard Mesa for years, but she said she always dreamed of having a ...


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Demand high for direct-support workers

By Amy Hamilton

“Hey, the cops came by. They were looking for you,” Seth Ritchey said to a client with a twinkle in his eye. “They did?” Russell Eggleston replied, clearly interested now. “Yeah. I told them I didn’t know ...


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Approval would put tar sands on energy map

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A Canadian company is seeking local permission for the nation’s first commercial tar sands mining operation in Grand County, Utah, within 50 miles of Grand Junction. Earth Energy Resources Inc. on Monday obtained a permit to mine a ...


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