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School survey similar to forums

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Survey respondents mostly echoed community forum attendees in their answers to questions about the school district’s budget. People who took the district’s online survey this spring and people who attended district budget forums ...

School bus driver cleared dispatch before getting ticket for drunk driving

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The company that provides bus service for School District 51 is reviewing its policies and procedures after at least two of its employees apparently failed to notice and report something that didn’t escape the attention of a middle ...


Agency completes campaign for special homes

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Mesa Developmental Services recently reached its goal of gathering $2.3 million to pay for the construction of three specialized homes for people with complicated medical issues and disabilities. The homes were built in 2010 to accommodate a ...

Lottery game would help veterans

By Charles Ashby

Coloradans may get the chance to decide at the polls this fall whether they want to see a special lottery game that benefits programs for veterans. Under a bill approved in a Senate committee Wednesday, the Colorado Lottery would come up with ...

NRC clarifies uranium mill licensing stance

By Dennis Webb

The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission is clarifying recent statements about a Montrose County uranium mill proposal, saying it does not intend to seek a retroactive review of Colorado’s licensing of the proposal. Nor will it ...


Junction plans affordable housing complex; neighbors concerned

By Amy Hamilton

The Grand Junction Housing Authority last month put the brakes on a waiting list for affordable housing after it stretched more than 3,000 people long. In an attempt to relieve some of Grand Junction’s housing needs, the agency that is ...


Trooper’s right to enter home debated in trial

By Paul Shockley

Federal and state courts have said warrantless, forced entry into someone’s home by police interested in preserving blood-alcohol evidence in a misdemeanor drunken-driving case is illegal, a Grand Junction defense attorney testified ...

School bus driver ticketed on suspicion of driving drunk

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A school bus driver ferrying roughly 30 students to Orchard Mesa Middle School was detained by police and ticketed on suspicion of drunken driving and other charges Tuesday morning after a student on the bus smelled alcohol on the driver and ...

Trooper felt ill-trained in search law, investigator testifies in fatal shooting

By Paul Shockley

A Colorado State Patrol trooper on trial in the shooting death of Jason Kemp said he received “very little if any” training on Fourth Amendment law and general issues respecting lawful search and seizure, an investigator testified ...

Jury pool nearly half dry

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When attorneys prepared to study the jury pool in the trial of Ivan “Gene” Lawyer this week, they found the jury pool was far smaller than they might have hoped. Forty-two percent of the 507 juror summonses that Mesa County Jury ...

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