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Capital spending largely spared by city’s budget ax

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The economic recession that has drained Grand Junction of a few pints of its financial lifeblood — sales-tax revenue — has left its mark across virtually all aspects of city government. All regular full- and part-time workers will ...


House District 54 candidate Scott seeks advisers for issues committee

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A Grand Junction Republican running for House District 54 said he will set up a citizens council to advise him on issues before the Legislature. Ray Scott, a businessman in a two-way race for the GOP nomination for the seat, said in a ...


Trial delayed for man in artifacts case

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man who authorities allege dealt in stolen artifacts from public lands is now slated for trial early next year. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., is scheduled for trial over four days starting Feb. 1 in Denver before ...


Shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 injured at West Vail bar

By Paul Shockley

One person was killed and three were wounded in a shooting Saturday at a sports bar in West Vail. Vail and Eagle County emergency crews responded around 7:30 p.m. to the Sandbar Sports Grill, 2161 W. Frontage Road, on reports of multiple ...


Palisade cop’s case dropped

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County prosecutors have moved to dismiss charges against a Palisade police officer, saying they can’t prove the officer harassed an ex-girlfriend with a series of text messages last month. In a motion to dismiss filed Friday, ...


VETERANS PARADE 11-7

Hundreds honor veterans in downtown parade

By Paul Shockley

Harrison Seconine dusted off his dress blues and headed downtown Saturday. The 81-year-old Grand Junction resident and U.S. Coast Guard veteran found himself, because of a family illness, on the sidelines of a parade that he usually is a part ...


District 51 still working to meet student progress goals

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 met 86.2 percent of its Adequate Yearly Progress targets for the 2008-2009 school year, although that was still short of what is required in Colorado. The results mean the district is in its fourth year of corrective action ...


Suspect in fatal beating outside bar arrested in Denver

By Paul Shockley

A man wanted in connection with a fatal beating in downtown Grand Junction was arrested Friday afternoon in Denver. Sahr Benjamin Mbawa, 27, surrendered to Denver police around 4:30 p.m., without incident, according to Grand Junction ...


Talks yield no accord on Roan leasing

By Dennis Webb

Daylong talks failed to result in a settlement Friday of a lawsuit over oil and gas leasing on the Roan Plateau, an attorney for conservation groups says. However, another settlement meeting is likely, said Mike Freeman, an attorney for ...


Man indicted in two bank robberies in Grand Junction

By Paul Shockley

Federal authorities have accused a Las Vegas man of robbing two banks in Grand Junction over three months. Douglas Edward James, 25, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Denver on two counts of bank robbery and one count of ...


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