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Arrest affidavit unsealed in death of Montrose toddler in September

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose man admitted to hitting a 16-month-old girl with his fist, killing her, because the toddler wouldn’t stop crying, according to records made public Tuesday. In a Sept. 13, 2010, interview that was recorded at the Montrose ...


Bennet, other Democrats seek review of voter ID laws

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Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., wants U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate states’ programs that would require voters to supply photo identification to cast ballots. A letter written by Bennet and signed by 14 other senators, ...


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Weigh station closure would create hassle

By Charles Ashby

Wisconsin trucker Rusty Howard isn’t looking forward to the prospect of having to make a U-turn off westbound Interstate 70 just to get to a weigh station on the eastbound side of the highway to have his rig checked out. But that may be ...


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Contractor tries do-over on damaged parkway

By Amy Hamilton

A troublesome portion of Riverside Parkway south of the Fifth Street Bridge that has been prone to cracking and settling is now under repair for the second time. The $110 million parkway, a seven-mile beltway skirting Grand Junction’s ...


ErkenBrack on health insurance exchange panel

By Charles Ashby

Two Western Slope residents will serve on the panel that is to establish a health-benefits exchange in the state. Steve ErkenBrack, president of Grand Junction-based Rocky Mountain Health Plans, and Richard Betts, owner of Telluride-based ...


2 workers hurt in fire after blast at well site

By Paul Shockley

Two men, contractors working for Oxy USA Inc., were injured in a flash fire Wednesday near a drilling operation south of Collbran. The injured pair, employees of Wolverine Enterprises, and another worker were cleaning out a production-water ...


Petitioners ask feds, sheriff to rein in festival crackdowns

By Dennis Webb

Some local political leaders, event organizers and businesses are asking U.S. immigration agents and Garfield County Sheriff’s Department deputies to refrain from conducting more operations like one that occurred at Strawberry Days in ...


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Downtown Rotary honors pair for service

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Grand Junction Downtown Rotary Club presented two awards Wednesday afternoon to people whose volunteer service has benefited the community at large. David Brown, the treasurer of the club, was named Rotarian of the Year by club President ...


Foreclosure prevention loans available

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The Grand Junction Housing Authority is accepting applications for foreclosure prevention loans. The housing authority has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Emergency Homeowner Loan Program, ...


Tipton foes come out swinging

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Even before anyone knows the shape of the 3rd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo, is looking at a two-pronged attack from Democrats and an unaffiliated candidate. Tipton, a Cortez pottery-shop owner, last year knocked off ...


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