Western Colorado

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School approved for 4-year degrees

By Dennis Webb

Colorado Mountain College will be seeking approval from its accrediting body after Gov. Bill Ritter signed a bill Thursday letting the school offer up to five bachelor’s degrees. Ritter signed the measure at CMC’s Breckenridge ...


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After decline, sales tax report shows slight glimmer of hope

By Staff

Grand Valley shoppers showed signs of shedding their reluctance to buy toward the end of the first quarter of this year, but their purchases remained well below what they spent in the first three months of 2009. After a January in which Mesa ...


City budgets $0 this year for severance tax revenue

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction is budgeting zero dollars for severance tax and federal mineral lease revenue this year. Both taxes are paid by companies that extract natural resources. Severance taxes are from the state, and federal mineral lease ...


Fired landfill manager hit with seven charges

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed seven charges against former Mesa County landfill manager Bob Edmiston, including felony counts of stalking and embezzlement of public property. The formal charges — which were identical to the counts ...


Court employees critical of judge on leave

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — State court employees said Wednesday that a Garfield County judge now on indefinite leave made inappropriate comments in court and treated them in an intimidating manner. Four court employees commented about county Judge Jason ...


Firm’s investors likely to get only a fraction of original investments

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Valley Investments investors might get back as much as 5 percent of their money as the company’s bankruptcy begins, one investor concluded at the company’s first creditors meeting. No one could paint a brighter picture for the ...


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Priest remembered for intellect, compassion

By Allen Gemaehlich

Father John Kiernan retired 21 years ago from the priesthood, but he didn’t take it easy. The Catholic priest remained involved in several organizations and activities up to his death. Kiernan, 85, died Monday morning at Hospice Care ...


Historic piece of real estate changes uses

By Emily Shockley

Historic Fairmount Hall is now a real estate office. Independence Realty is settling into the building at 2511 N. 12th St. The company previously operated at 421 Glenwood Ave. Independence Realty employs nine people and will celebrate its ...


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DeGette pulls amendment to disclose fracking chemicals

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, on Wednesday withdrew a bill amendment seeking disclosure of substances used in hydraulic fracturing during oil and gas development. DeGette spokeswoman Juliet Johnson said the congresswoman took the action ...


GARDNER Bill

Former GJPD chief will teach police work at Mesa State

By Emily Shockley

Former Grand Junction Police Chief Bill Gardner has ended a search for police chief jobs in other states to teach at the police officer training academy at Mesa State College. Gardner’s first day with the Peace Officer Standards and ...


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