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Testimony starts today in trooper’s trial

By Paul Shockley

A jury of four men and 10 women, among them a local financial adviser and upper-level banking executive, will hear opening statements today in the trial of a Colorado State Patrol trooper charged in the 2010 death of Redlands resident Jason ...


Walcher running as write-in candidate for Mesa County Commission District 3

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Woody Walcher, who lost his bid last month to run for District 3 on the Mesa County Commission, will offer himself to Republican voters in the June 26 primary. Walcher will seek the party’s nomination as a write-in candidate in the ...


Geothermal system cuts university’s bill $300,000 each year

By Matthew Berger

About 3 feet below Delta Field, between the Fine Arts Building and Wubben Hall, is an underground field of looping pipes, spaced 25 feet apart and extending 50 feet into the Earth’s crust. This is one of four drill fields on the ...

Officer grabs man trying to jump from Fifth Street bridge after suicide threat

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A 21-year-old man threatening to commit suicide got a second chance at life on Easter, thanks to the quick actions of Grand Junction police. The man called 911 at 6:30 a.m. and told dispatchers he was going to jump off a bridge in the Grand ...

Fourth fire ignites in Gunnison County

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A fourth wildfire ignited in Gunnison County on Sunday, challenging firefighters who already had their hands full battling or monitoring three other blazes in the county. The Little Henderson Fire, burning in the North Fork of Little ...

Scott sees support growing for public trustees bill

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Ray Scott has a fourth county that wants to fold its public trustee position into its treasurer’s office, and hopes to see three more come onboard, the Grand Junction Republican said. Under current law, the 11 largest counties in ...

Battlement Mesa man missing for 7 weeks

By Dennis Webb

Seven weeks after disappearing following an altercation in Parachute, a Battlement Mesa man has yet to resurface, and his mother is hiring a private investigator amid her continuing concern over the adequacy of police efforts in the ...

Panel sets open houses on monument status

By Staff

Grand Valley residents who have wanted to speak with members of the committee studying whether to change the designation of Colorado National Monument to a national park can start doing so Tuesday, the first of four scheduled open ...

This Week in the Legislature, April 9, 2012

By Staff

Lawmakers in the Colorado House will continue debating the 2012–13 budget this week. ■ Today: The Senate is expected to conduct a final vote on a bill that would allow the children of illegal immigrants in-state tuition to ...

Oil shale resolution takes dig at government

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Garfield County will lead the way among several oil shale counties in three western states when its County Commission today debates a resolution lambasting the federal government for its handling of oil shale. Garfield and Rio Blanco counties ...

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