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Ritter to speak Friday as county Dems meet

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County Democrats will see several big names in state politics Friday at their annual dinner. So far, U.S. Rep. John Salazar, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher and former Colorado House Speaker Andrew ...


Junction police keep state accreditation

By Paul Shockley

In the eyes of peers, the Grand Junction Police Department still meets statewide standards for professionalism. Keith Ikeda, chief of police in Basalt, who also serves as treasurer for the Colorado Associations of Chiefs of Police, said the ...


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County sells land parcel on 30 Road

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Mesa County commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to sell a chunk of county land in Pear Park for development after county staff members worked through concerns about a drop in the sale price and a host of contract contingencies. The county ...


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Ex-Sentinel staffer wins Pulitzer

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A former staff writer for The Daily Sentinel captured honors for explanatory reporting in the Pulitzer prizes announced Monday. Michael Moss, who was a reporter at the Sentinel in the early 1980s, won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory ...


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 ...


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