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Off limits: Parking spots reserved for new hotel

By Charles Ashby

Downtown shoppers looking for on-street parking won’t be allowed to do so in front of a new hotel that recently opened there, at least not at certain times. That’s because the city installed signs around the new SpringHill Suites ...


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Sheriff deputizes 2 canine officers

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Sheriff’s Department recently added a pair of four-legged deputies whose talents lie in detecting narcotics and tracking people. Search dogs Oxx, a Belgian Malinois, and Ivan, a Dutch shepherd, were ...


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Legislative map blurs district lines

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Laura Bradford, R-Collbran, would not be able to drive from one end of her House district to the other without going through Rep. Ray Scott’s district. Montrose Republican Rep. Don Coram, meanwhile, would no longer come north to ...


Motor home goes off freeway, hits pickup; 1 driver dead

By Staff

The driver of a pickup died Tuesday evening after his vehicle and a motor home collided on U.S. Highway 6 about 14 miles west of Rifle, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The highway was closed in both directions for several hours after ...


GJ Medicare payments near bottom, study says

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Grand Junction might get plaudits from national organizations looking for better ways to provide health care, but it has yet to pay off in the pocketbook for practitioners. Physicians, hospitals and other providers in the Grand Junction ...


Scenic supporters defend school, urge it stay open

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Jessica Downing-Ford enrolled her son in Scenic Elementary when she fell in love with the small Redlands school four years ago. Now she wonders whether her son will spend his fifth-grade year with his friends or at a school closer to his home ...


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Jury quickly convicts felon in bed-sheet escape

By Paul Shockley

A jury needed just 30 minutes of deliberation Tuesday to convict a man in the only successful escape from Mesa County Jail. “See you in a few minutes,” an attorney in the case said, walking to a fourth-floor elevator about 5 p.m., ...


Meeker-area mule deer population down sharply

By Dennis Webb

MEEKER — Bryce Purkey watched his family’s game-processing business go from processing as many as 1,500 deer and elk in a year to handling less than 400 two years ago. And more of those 400 were elk than deer. “There’s ...


Glenwood postal facility closing

By Dennis Webb

Following months of study, the U.S. Postal Service decided to close a Glenwood Springs mail-processing facility and move its operations to Grand Junction. The Postal Service said Tuesday the transition will be completed by October, and ...


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Mother pleads guilty in home arson case

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton woman accused of setting fire to her own apartment with her brother and children inside could be sentenced to prison after pleading guilty Tuesday. Kayla Settle, 22, faces a maximum of 12 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to ...


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