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Thirty solar panels stolen off Carbondale rec center

By Dennis Webb

Carbondale town employees say residents are furious over the theft of 30 solar panels from the roof of the community’s recreation center. A center employee discovered the theft Wednesday night while doing routine maintenance on the top ...


CU chancellor gathers with Junction alums

By Emily Shockley

University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano wants to make paying tuition easier for his student body, which will include 259 students from Grand Junction this fall, while also investigating new ways to receive college funding. The school ...


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Police looking for Vectra Bank robber

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Grand Junction police Friday were looking for a man who robbed a bank near Mesa Mall and fled in a white van. The robber walked into Vectra Bank, 2394 F Road, just before noon and demanded money without displaying a weapon, police spokeswoman ...


Denver District court shuts down Valley Investment

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A Denver District court on Friday shut down Valley Investments and appointed a Grand Junction law firm to take custody of the business. The receiver, Kirk Rider, said preliminary estimates are that Valley’s losses could run ...


Groups oppose proposed power plant’s water request

By Staff

Three groups have filed a joint protest and requested a state hearing on an application to provide water for a proposed nuclear power plant near Green River, Utah. Living Rivers, Uranium Watch and the Glen Canyon Group of the Sierra Club said ...


Colorado wants midterm review of oil shale research, development

By Dennis Hill

The state of Colorado has told the federal government it should conduct a “midterm review” of oil shale research, development and demonstration leases before it considers issuing more of them. The state based its comments on a ...


Montrose woman accused of hitting husband with car

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A Montrose woman was advised in court Thursday that she could face felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly running down her husband with her car outside a Montrose hotel. Sharon Gibson, 32, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of ...


Fewer high school students drop out in Grand Valley

By Emily Shockley

Fewer students dropped out of alternative and district high schools in the Grand Valley two school years ago, according to data released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Education. An increase in middle school dropouts, however, caused ...


DUI suspect tried to run, affidavit says

By Paul Shockley

A suspected drunken driver in a traffic accident Wednesday tried to leave the scene in his damaged sport utility vehicle, which eventually broke down and stopped running, according to an arrest affidavit. Edward Wildrick, 45, then tried to ...


Court: Baby killed in wreck not a ‘person’

By Paul Shockley

A baby 8 1/2 months along in a mother’s womb isn’t a “person” under Colorado murder laws, according to the Colorado Court of Appeals. In a 26-page ruling released Thursday, a three-member panel of judges upheld a ...


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