Western Colorado

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Horse racing returns today to Montrose

By Staff

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Fairgrounds today hosts the first of two days of horse racing with more than a dozen races scheduled. The racing begins at 1 p.m. this afternoon with various lengths from 200-yard sprints to one-mile ...

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Sheriff to slash jobs

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department will lay off 27 employees by the end of the year, a byproduct of a sagging county budget that Sheriff Stan Hilkey said could lead to reduced services and longer response times. Hilkey will slash the ...

Military aircraft on display today

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Regional Airport is hosting its annual Airport Appreciation Day today with a variety of military aircraft from the U.S. Navy and Air Force on display. The event begins at 8 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. ...

County drops funding for economic agency

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Mesa County’s revenue shortfall has led it to withdraw its financial support for the Grand Junction Economic Partnership. County Commissioner Janet Rowland, who sits on GJEP’s board of directors, notified the economic development ...

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Caprock Academy closer to a permanent home

By Emily Shockley

Caprock Academy could have a permanent building as early as the first day of school in July 2011. Caprock opened in the summer of 2007 and temporarily resided in a church before moving into a series of modular buildings at 640 24 1/2 ...

Rim Rock Drive maintenance work to begin Monday

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People planning to take in the grand views of Colorado National Monument through a drive or hike should prepare for some delays for the next month. The National Park Service will begin road maintenance work Monday that will cover all 26 miles ...

Let Tancredo join debate, supporters tell Club 20

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Club 20’s ruling that candidate Tom Tancredo can’t participate in the organization’s gubernatorial debate could get one final test today. Club 20’s board of directors regularly considers organization policy on the ...

Orchard Avenue Elementary wins Blue Ribbon status

By Emily Shockley

Orchard Avenue Elementary School on Thursday became the first institution in School District 51 to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon school by the U.S. Department of Education, according to the school district. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program ...

City Market closes pharmacy at St. Mary’s

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City Market has closed its pharmacy at St. Mary’s Hospital after officials with the grocer determined other nearby pharmacies made the hospital site unnecessary. The pharmacy closed Sept. 1 after 14 years of leasing space in the ...

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Grand Junction’s 2011 budget ‘sobering,’ director says

By Amy Hamilton

UPDATED VERSION: 3:08 PM * Officials in every local government in Colorado this time of year are busy compiling their best guesses to create a budget for 2011. But this year, many of the state’s municipalities and county governments ...

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