Western Colorado

Page 1551 of 1997

Measure puts penalty on employer in lawsuits

By Charles Ashby

When discrimination happens in the workplace, employees who have unfairly lost their jobs have few places to turn for help, particularly on the Western Slope, supporters of a bill to fix that say. That’s why Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, ...

Health-reform foe plans fight

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Not every health care fight is being waged in Washington, D.C. Battle plans are being devised in Colorado for a fight over a ballot measure that would in theory allow the state to opt out of a federal health care scheme. The “Right to ...

Tribal leaders hope count equates to federal dollars

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One group eager to see the results of the 2010 Census is tribal leaders in the Southwest, who are counting on the census to help them attract federal dollars and better understand their own tribes, census officials said. “We’re ...

More people willing to cooperate with census

By Staff

Census forms will go out the week of March 15 to households across a nation that seems more willing to participate in the decennial population count, census officials said. Last December, 5 percent of respondents to a Census Bureau poll said ...

Weekly Planner, March 7, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, March 7 The Adrian Empire, Lincoln Park, 12th Street and Gunnison Avenue, 12:30 p.m., 314-2627, 260-4634. Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Mesa Mall Community Room, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 3 p.m., 216-9842. Snowshoe ...

Gray Gourmet, March 7, 2010

By Staff

Monday — Swiss steak, au gratin potatoes, carrots, applesauce with raisins. Tuesday — Turkey tetrazinni, Harvard beets, citrus surprise gelatin mold, roll. Wednesday — Potato soup, ham and cheese sandwich, fruit ...

Traffic Alert, March 7, 2010

By Staff

The following road closures and maintenance projects may impact traffic this week: Main Street Uplift: Fourth and Main streets intersection will be closed to traffic through Wednesday for utility work. Motorists can use First Street or ...

Man shot, wounded; 2nd man arrested

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One man was critically injured and another was taken into custody following a shooting at a Grand Junction home Sunday night, Grand Junction police said. Police spokeswoman Kate Porras said officers went to a home at 2541 Texas Ave. just ...

Sheriff’s office in GarCo saves $2.1 million

By Dennis Webb

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department came in $2.1 million under budget last year, and the savings will help shore up the county’s finances for the lean times that lie ahead. The Sheriff’s Department said in a news ...

Delta coal company catches up on back taxes

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Delta County’s largest property taxpayer, Bowie Resources/Bowie Acquisition Group LLC, is nearly caught up on its tax bill. The coal-mining company made two $550,000 payments on back taxes from last year under a repayment plan reached ...

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