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District 51 survey shows some budget opinions, realities differ

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Students would have every Friday off and pay $10 to ride the school bus this fall if the majority of 3,050 School District 51 budget-survey respondents had their way. When asked in November and December to pick their first choice among a set ...

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Trial arrives for Lochmiller, fallen investors

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Philip Rand Lochmiller, who authorities say bilked more than 400 investors of more than $30 million from his Grand Junction business, will get his day in court Tuesday. His investors will get their day as well — many of them from ...


Vet baffled by VA’s refusal to pay bill

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When Larry Schafer started trembling uncontrollably on May 24, his wife, Karen, called for emergency help. “I was shaking so bad I thought I was having a heart attack,” Schafer said. Ambulance personnel sat in his dining room and ...

District may test waters for tax hike for schools

By Staff

School District 51 officials are considering asking voters whether to approve a mill levy override that would increase taxes by $5.39 per month for every $100,000 of a home’s worth. That would equal an extra $64.68 of property tax a ...

Oil shale water rights nullified

By Dennis Webb

A judge Friday canceled some 140,000 acre-feet of White River Basin conditional water rights that had been intended partly for use in potential oil shale development, attorneys say. “It certainly is, I think, a pretty large victory for ...

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Tours reveal Redstone Castle’s storied history

By Dennis Webb

REDSTONE — Longtime Redstone business owner Bob McCormick has met a lot of people who have driven Colorado Highway 133 for decades without ever pulling off to explore the little village. When they finally do, he said, “They say, ...

Attorney in Terri Schiavo case to speak on Sunday

By Rachel Sauer

When Bob and Mary Schindler approached the Christian Law Association in 2003 for help keeping their daughter alive, attorney David Gibbs III initially thought the case was beyond hope. He thought their daughter, Terri Schiavo, was brain dead, ...

Man stabbed in fight, allegedly by his friend, early Friday morning

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man is accused of stabbing his friend, hitting a woman and swinging a knife at a third person during an alcohol-fueled brawl early Friday outside a Pear Park home. Alexander J. Vigil, 19, 586 Colanwood St., was held without ...


Dem raises $100,000 in a month for House race

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State Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, said he raised more than $100,000 in a month for a challenge to freshman U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., in the 3rd Congressional District. Pace’s campaign in June collected contributions from 425 ...

Some radio stations pull anti-Tipton ad

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Several radio stations in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District rejected an attack ad from Democrats aimed at Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton because the ad contained a false statement. Colorado Republican Party officials challenged ...

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