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District may test waters for tax hike for schools

By Staff

School District 51 officials are considering asking voters whether to approve a mill levy override that would increase taxes by $5.39 per month for every $100,000 of a home’s worth. That would equal an extra $64.68 of property tax a ...


Oil shale water rights nullified

By Dennis Webb

A judge Friday canceled some 140,000 acre-feet of White River Basin conditional water rights that had been intended partly for use in potential oil shale development, attorneys say. “It certainly is, I think, a pretty large victory for ...


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Tours reveal Redstone Castle’s storied history

By Dennis Webb

REDSTONE — Longtime Redstone business owner Bob McCormick has met a lot of people who have driven Colorado Highway 133 for decades without ever pulling off to explore the little village. When they finally do, he said, “They say, ...


Attorney in Terri Schiavo case to speak on Sunday

By Rachel Sauer

When Bob and Mary Schindler approached the Christian Law Association in 2003 for help keeping their daughter alive, attorney David Gibbs III initially thought the case was beyond hope. He thought their daughter, Terri Schiavo, was brain dead, ...


Man stabbed in fight, allegedly by his friend, early Friday morning

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man is accused of stabbing his friend, hitting a woman and swinging a knife at a third person during an alcohol-fueled brawl early Friday outside a Pear Park home. Alexander J. Vigil, 19, 586 Colanwood St., was held without ...


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Dem raises $100,000 in a month for House race

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State Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, said he raised more than $100,000 in a month for a challenge to freshman U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., in the 3rd Congressional District. Pace’s campaign in June collected contributions from 425 ...


Some radio stations pull anti-Tipton ad

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Several radio stations in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District rejected an attack ad from Democrats aimed at Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton because the ad contained a false statement. Colorado Republican Party officials challenged ...


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Man gets 18 years for crimes tied to missing medical pot

By Dennis Webb

A New Castle man who severely beat a woman and threatened other people in an effort to recover stolen medical marijuana has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Aaron Rabidue, 22, faced a possible 10- to 20-year sentence under a plea bargain ...


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Business-center director resigns after four years

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Business Incubator Center Executive Director Chris Reddin tendered her resignation Friday, saying she is ready to take her life in a new direction and may move into the private sector. Reddin’s last day with the organization will be ...


Man dies in rafting accident

By Paul Shockley

A Littleton man drowned Thursday after he and four others were thrown from their raft in Westwater Canyon in Utah. Jaymond W. Brasher, 47, was among a party of about one dozen people who were on four rafts, two of which flipped around 12:45 ...


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