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Talley’s last day in business Sunday

By Amy Hamilton

Dyan is going to Omar’s on First Street. Cindy is going on welfare (that’s a joke). Kindra is leaving town. Michael doesn’t know. Kirk is still looking for employment. Ken is going home. So reads the handmade sign on ...

EPA considers expanding fracturing study to air quality

By Dennis Webb

Recently retired Environmental Protection Agency environmental engineer Weston Wilson is best known for criticizing his employer’s 2004 finding that hydraulic fracturing poses little or no risk to domestic groundwater. Now, the Denver ...

$10K a month to GarCo judge on leave

By Dennis Webb

A Garfield County judge has been paid some $30,000 since being placed on leave three months ago, and it has cost the state a similar amount to pay temporary judges to cover for him. Judge Jason Jovanovich went on leave May 4. State officials ...

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By William Woody

Experience the sights and sounds of Saturday’s Lands End Hill Climb race.  ...

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Camping trip turns fatal

By Amy Hamilton

A planned camping expedition near Gateway turned tragic for an extended family when its vehicle slid off a sheer cliff, killing one of the vehicle’s three occupants Friday night. Two others in the sport utility vehicle were ...

Firms give AG money as he rewrites rules

By Charles Ashby

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has accepted thousands of dollars in campaign contributions for his re-election bid from numerous payday lending companies at the same time his office is considering new regulations of the ...

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Fort Lewis president seeks growth

By Emily Shockley

Fort Lewis College expects to gain students this fall after years of declining or steady enrollment. Enrollment decreased every fall at the school from 2004 until last fall, when the school gained 30 students. New Fort Lewis College President ...

Main Street shops to celebrate their anniversaries together

By Emily Shockley

The 500 block of Main Street will celebrate business anniversaries and other milestones today with live music, give-aways, and games beginning at 9 a.m. Main Street Bagels, 559 Main St., is celebrating its 15th anniversary and will donate a ...

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Homicide victim identified

By Paul Shockley

The Mesa County Coroner’s Office on Friday identified the victim of Wednesday’s homicide in Grand Junction as Willard Michael “Mike” Bobbitt, 36. Bobbitt’s last known residence was in Montrose. The ...

Long road ahead for Montrose teen after fatal crash

By William Woody

A 16-year-old Montrose boy who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel of the pickup he was driving is recovering from injuries sustained in a Tuesday afternoon crash that killed his mother. According to a Colorado State Patrol accident report, ...

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