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No deal in dog killing, judge says

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Richard Gurley suggested it was a bad deal. “I don’t feel it provides the court enough options,” Gurley told attorneys Friday, explaining his rejection of a proposed plea agreement in the case of 18-year-old ...


July Fourth shows in limbo

By Paul Shockley

Unprecedented wildfire danger has some western Colorado communities rethinking planned Fourth of July fireworks displays, as Glenwood Springs and Rifle on Thursday became the latest to cancel a show. Grand Junction’s annual July 4 ...


Police to crack down on fireworks

By Staff

Grand Junction residents can expect to see an increased police presence this Fourth of July as local authorities prepare to enforce the statewide fire ban. “We will have extra officers dedicated to fireworks complaints specifically, in ...

D51 gets energy award

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School District 51 is one of 44 U.S. school districts named an Energy Star Leaders Top Performer this year by the Energy Star program. Energy Star is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency ...

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How to be a Grand Junction Rockies fan

By Patti Arnold

Grand Junction, are you ready to rock? I can’t hear you! I said, “ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?” Grand Junction has a shiny, new, professional baseball team, the Colorado Rockies’ Rookie League affiliate, which moved here ...

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Dollar General gives Palisade second try

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One year after plans fell through for a Dollar General development in Palisade, the retailer has a second shot at moving to the small town. Tennessee-based GBT Realty Corp. has a contract on a piece of land off Elberta Avenue south of Peach ...

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Man held in attack on ex-wife’s friend

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man accused of stabbing his ex-wife’s friend in an unprovoked attack in a car Wednesday night may be charged as a habitual criminal, a prosecutor said Thursday. Clinton M. Chism, 35, was advised on possible charges ...

Garfield, Eagle counties elevate fire restrictions

By Staff

Garfield and Eagle counties have followed the lead of federal agencies in enacting elevated fire restrictions that include a ban on all open fires. Federal agencies announced earlier this week that Stage 2 restrictions would begin today on ...

Report calls for study of fracking water demand

By Matthew Berger

A new report calls for improved collection of and public access to data on how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas impacts the size of water supplies available to households in Colorado. Most of the debate over the impacts of ...

Tipton would vote for contempt if needed

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said Thursday he was prepared to vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, but said he hoped it wouldn’t be necessary. The House Judiciary committee voted 23–17 Wednesday ...

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