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Tillie Bishop honored for his support of ‘refuseniks’

By Paul Shockley

Tillie Bishop, who during his years in the state Legislature led a letter-writing effort to Soviet leaders on behalf of imprisoned Jews and others, will be honored Saturday during a service at Congregation Ohr Shalom. Bishop, a Grand Junction ...


GarCo attracts 200 jobs in energy

By Dennis Webb

A deal with Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. is bringing a new well-services company and a projected 200 jobs to the Rifle area. Houston-based Bayou Well Services opened a location on U.S. Highway 6 east of Rifle and already hired about 70 ...


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Ex-GJ resident plays part in royal fairy tale

By Melinda Mawdsley

The Rev. Dr. William Beaver joked he might be the only Grand Junction person to ever participate in a royal wedding. Beaver, 65, a former Grand Junction resident now living in England, is an officiating chaplain to the British Army as part of ...


Guv lauds historic water-sharing plan

By Dennis Webb

Gov. John Hickenlooper and other officials Thursday praised a proposed agreement that includes more than $25 million and other commitments for the Western Slope in exchange for greater certainty for Denver’s future use of Colorado River ...


Arrest warrant issued for mom in abduction

By Paul Shockley

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for a Las Vegas mother being investigated in the possible abduction of her toddler son from a home in Fruita, according to court records. The warrant for Chelsea Leavitt, 34, was filed under seal at the ...


School employee probed in theft

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A Montrose County School District employee has been on paid administrative leave after being issued a summons on suspicion of theft. Latricia Proctor could be charged with two counts of felony theft stemming from allegations ...


Ute isn’t satisfied with proposed pact

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A global settlement of water issues between Western Slope interests and Denver still has a long way to go, at least with the Ute Water Conservancy District. Based on what his board has seen so far, it wouldn’t approve the agreement, Ute ...


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When man had cancer, his work pals had his back

By Amy Hamilton

Garrie Krizman had worked for about a year at his new job as the office manager at Independent Pump, 948 Third Ave., when he got the diagnosis. A colonoscopy revealed stage 3A colorectal cancer. His survival rate was considered high until ...


Redistricting battle continues

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Senate Democrats made good on a promise to introduce their own bill defining how the state’s congressional districts should look. A proposed map introduced into the Colorado Senate late Thursday is one of several that ...


Delays mount in trooper shooting

By Paul Shockley

Six months after a grand jury returned indictments against a pair of Colorado State Patrol troopers, a Mesa County judge Thursday said he needs more time to review transcripts of the grand jury’s work. District Judge Richard Gurley on ...


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