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Feds sue pipeline firm, say pension plan abandoned

By Charles Ashby

The U.S. Department of Labor filed suit in federal court Thursday against the former owner of a Fruita company that went out of business without paying some of its bills. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Denver and alleges Carl ...


Junction police comb through pot patients’ paperwork

By Paul Shockley

Hundreds of records for medical marijuana patients are under scrutiny as authorities decide whether a local dispensary’s volume of valid patients justifies a grow operation with more than 1,000 marijuana plants, an enterprise still ...


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No gambling in Grand Valley? Wanna bet?

By Paul Shockley

On the face of things, odds might seem long for Ronnie Reed’s bid to return horse and dog track betting to western Colorado. But Reed, 60, a former jockey who decades ago raced horses professionally in Grand Junction at a now-defunct ...


Next location of body farm to be remote, president says

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The effort to find a new home for Mesa State College’s body farm will focus on a remote location. That’s the vow of college President Tim Foster, who announced Thursday that the college is pulling the plug on what would have been ...


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Thief steals cans from clients of group home

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Some residents at Mesa Developmental Services were crushed when they discovered several bags of aluminum cans missing from their recycling trailer Monday morning. “It hurts their hard work and their pride,” said Melissa Atchley, ...


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Grand Junction jobless rate hits 9.4%

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction unemployment hit a current-recession high in January, climbing to 9.4 percent in the metropolitan area. The area was just beginning to experience sweeping job losses in January 2009, when the unemployment rate in Grand Junction ...


Blasting did not set off I-70 rockslide, officials say

By Charles Ashby

State road crews had done some minor work inside the Hanging Lake Tunnels weeks before Monday’s rockslide on Interstate 70, but that work had nothing to do with the incident, Colorado Department of Transportation officials said ...


Colorado unemployment fund out of money, but still paying

By Emily Shockley

Colorado’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund has been broke for nearly two months, but those receiving unemployment checks need not worry their mailbox will be empty anytime soon. The fund officially ran out of state money Jan. 20, but ...


Bebb-Jones fighting extradition to U.S. in slaying of wife

By Paul Shockley

An attorney for a man accused of killing his wife in western Colorado told a judge Wednesday that a life sentence would be “inhuman” for his client, according to a British media report. Ben Cooper, who is fighting 46-year-old ...


Contingency fund will pay I-70 rockslide repair bill

By Charles Ashby

It’s too soon to tell how much it will cost to repair damage done to Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon because of a rockslide or how long it will take to fix it, Colorado Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday. But rest ...


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