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Reviews mixed on royal wedding gown

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

People were either blissfully bleary-eyed or apathetically well-rested Friday morning after the live broadcast of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s marriage in Westminster Abbey. “I thought overall it was stunning and beautiful ...


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Case dropped against trucker in fatal crash

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors Friday dismissed charges against an Illinois trucker accused of causing a fatal traffic accident on Interstate 70 last June, citing the death of a key witness and new revelations from another witness. The dismissal came as an ...


Tuition won’t fund Mesa name change, Foster says

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Tuition and state funds will not pay for Mesa State College’s pending name change, according to Mesa State President Tim Foster. Foster testified Thursday before the Senate Education Committee that other sources, such as rent money the ...


Tillie Bishop honored for his support of ‘refuseniks’

By Paul Shockley

Tillie Bishop, who during his years in the state Legislature led a letter-writing effort to Soviet leaders on behalf of imprisoned Jews and others, will be honored Saturday during a service at Congregation Ohr Shalom. Bishop, a Grand Junction ...


GarCo attracts 200 jobs in energy

By Dennis Webb

A deal with Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. is bringing a new well-services company and a projected 200 jobs to the Rifle area. Houston-based Bayou Well Services opened a location on U.S. Highway 6 east of Rifle and already hired about 70 ...


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Ex-GJ resident plays part in royal fairy tale

By Melinda Mawdsley

The Rev. Dr. William Beaver joked he might be the only Grand Junction person to ever participate in a royal wedding. Beaver, 65, a former Grand Junction resident now living in England, is an officiating chaplain to the British Army as part of ...


Guv lauds historic water-sharing plan

By Dennis Webb

Gov. John Hickenlooper and other officials Thursday praised a proposed agreement that includes more than $25 million and other commitments for the Western Slope in exchange for greater certainty for Denver’s future use of Colorado River ...


Arrest warrant issued for mom in abduction

By Paul Shockley

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for a Las Vegas mother being investigated in the possible abduction of her toddler son from a home in Fruita, according to court records. The warrant for Chelsea Leavitt, 34, was filed under seal at the ...


School employee probed in theft

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A Montrose County School District employee has been on paid administrative leave after being issued a summons on suspicion of theft. Latricia Proctor could be charged with two counts of felony theft stemming from allegations ...


Ute isn’t satisfied with proposed pact

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A global settlement of water issues between Western Slope interests and Denver still has a long way to go, at least with the Ute Water Conservancy District. Based on what his board has seen so far, it wouldn’t approve the agreement, Ute ...


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