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Immigrant Rights Coalition opens Montrose office today

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition is opening an office today in Montrose, the first for the Denver-based group to appear on the Western Slope. Karen Sherman Perez, the group’s Western Slope coordinator, will run the office at 300 ...


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Fatal accident yields probation

By Paul Shockley

A man who allegedly backed his Jeep over his infant granddaughter, who later died from her injuries, was sentenced Wednesday to serve one year of probation. Anthony L. Woods, 51, of Grand Junction, was ordered to complete 24 hours of public ...


Low spring runoff, low flood threat in forecast

By Dennis Webb

The Colorado River isn’t expected to swell in water volume as much as normal during the upcoming spring runoff, according to a National Weather Service forecast. Also, flood potential because of melting snow is not high for now for most ...


Council sees options for Grand, Ouray avenues

By Emily Shockley

Two possible options for redevelopment in the 400 block of Grand Avenue and the 500 blocks of Grand and Ouray avenues were unveiled to Grand Junction City Council members Wednesday evening. Two grants funded work on the design options, which ...


Colorado Mountain College clears first hurdle toward four-year status

By Staff

A bill that would let Colorado Mountain College offer a limited number of bachelor’s degrees passed its first legislative test Wednesday. The state Senate Education Committee voted 7-1 in favor of the measure. The bill heads next to ...


Candidate for Senate rips Obama over deficit

By Charles Ashby

Republican senatorial candidate Jane Norton launched her first television ad of the campaign Wednesday, but she didn’t address her GOP or likely Democratic Party opponents. Instead, the Grand Junction native attacked President Barack ...


Udall will push for public option, but at local level, not national

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Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., said he is open to advancing a measure that would establish public-option, health-insurance providers in high-cost areas or regions deemed lacking in competition. The public option he envisions wouldn’t be a ...


Council approves comprehensive growth plan

By Emily Shockley

The Grand Junction City Council adopted the comprehensive plan, which took two and a half years to develop, at a meeting Wednesday night. The plan details how the city plans to handle transportation, land use and utility system growth as the ...


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Cops: shoplifter claimed to be federal marshal

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man allegedly tried to dodge shoplifting charges at a grocery store by claiming he was a federal cop on the job. Russell W. Jones, 51, posted $1,000 bond Tuesday following his arrest a day earlier on suspicion of felony ...


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Foster uses tuition rally to make case

By Emily Shockley

Tuition increases aren’t the only way to keep college coffers at least semi-full amidst state budget cuts, Mesa State College President Tim Foster said Wednesday at a student-led rally for higher-education funding at the ...


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