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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 ...


062911 Rotary 2

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 ...


Guard schedules update on ‘Witch Doctors’ mission

By William Woody

MONTROSE —  Colorado National Guard officials will provide an operational update today to Montrose city and county officials about the deployment of the 928th Area Support Medical Company, which has been stationed in Afghanistan ...


Burning trash barrel tips over, ignites fire at home in Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose firefighters were able to limit the damage to a home Tuesday evening after a burning trash barrel spilled and ignited the home. Firefighters arrived at 12736 64.50 Road at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday after the owner reported ...


3 attorneys nominated for 7th District judge

By Charles Ashby

The 7th Judicial District Nominating Commission on Tuesday forwarded the names of three attorneys to Gov. John Hickenlooper to become the district’s newest judge. The nominees are Peter Bogardus of Crested Butte, Mary Deganhart of ...


Claims seek reparations for exposure to radiation

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Remigio Galvan’s widow and daughter started the paperwork Tuesday to determine whether his survivors can be compensated for radiation exposure. Galvan died in 2009 after he was diagnosed with lung cancer, thyroid cancer and chronic ...


062911 May city sales tax.

City revenue rebounding during 2011

By Amy Hamilton

This year has been more lucrative for city rolls than last year at this time, according to the latest sales tax collection figures released by the city of Grand Junction. In year-to-date comparisons, sales tax collections this year were ...


EPA head says responsible gas exploration vital

By Dennis Webb

Natural gas development is an important source of energy and economic growth in the United States, but it needs to be developed in a responsible manner, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson said Tuesday in Aspen. Jackson ...


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