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Family’s home a pot den for kids, affidavit alleges

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man faces decades of possible prison time after admitting in an arrest warrant affidavit to routinely providing marijuana for two of his daughters, ages 6 and 7, while smoking the drug with the children. Jack Dalton Duke, 27, ...

Hickenlooper tops $3M in governor’s race

By Charles Ashby

The Democrat running for Colorado governor broke the $3 million fundraising mark, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has collected $3.3 million after raising $360,000 over the past two weeks, ...

100410 The Cabaret For Sale

Buyer sought for downtown building

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The southeast corner of Seventh and Main streets is on the market. The building at 701 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction is home to Tenacious Brothers Pub on the west end of the building, Chevron on the east side of the building and an ...

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Fruita rejects pot shop

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A bid to open the first medical marijuana center in Fruita was rejected Tuesday night after Police Chief Mark Angelo accused the would-be owner of not being forthcoming about her operation and its financial backers. The City Council voted 4-2 ...

District 51 gains 53 students

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School District 51 leaders may have less to worry about than they originally thought when it comes to fears of declining enrollment and the funding that comes with each student. A count of every student attending classes in the district the ...

Trooper: Alcohol a factor in fatal crash

By Paul Shockley

Alcohol impairment is a suspected factor in a rollover crash Tuesday on Interstate 70 in eastern Utah that killed a Texas woman and injured another woman, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Vivian Cooper, 67, of San Antonio, was behind the ...

Enrollment in home-school program rises

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Enrollment is up by a net gain of about 45 students in District 51’s Mesa Valley Vision Home and Community Program for home-schooled students. The program began in fall 2008 with about 225 students. Enrollment jumped to about 280 ...

Salazar, Buck make Grand Junction stops today, Thursday

By Staff

U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., and Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck will be in Grand Junction today and Thursday. Salazar, who is seeking his fourth term in Congress, is tending to business not directly related to his campaign, while ...

County to lease space from hospital for medical clinic

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Mesa County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement Monday to lease space from Community Hospital for the county’s soon-to-open employee medical clinic. The county will pay the hospital nearly $17,500 to lease space and ...

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2010 ACT scores increase in District 51

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Composite ACT scores increased a fifth of a point in District 51 this year while the state average decreased by an equal amount. The district has some catching up to do to reach the state average, which, at 19.4 was four-tenths of a point ...

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