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County budget calls for more cuts

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The Mesa County Commission approved a 2012 spending plan that thins a bit more the ranks of county employees and makes other spending cuts in anticipation of a $3 million drop in property taxes. The $148.5 million budget is “a lean ...

Parents worried about budget form group

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With $28.6 million sliced from School District 51’s budget since 2009 and another $3 million to $10 million likely to be removed next school year, a group of local parents decided to research and champion the best ways to approach the ...

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Mav 4 Life group helps alumni

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When a car hit him and shattered his back, his fellow Mavs were there. When he was in a wheelchair, his fellow Mavs were there. When he had gastric bypass surgery and lost 300 pounds, his fellow Mavs were there. Through the tough times and ...


3 physicians fulfill various needs at new practice

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Kate Pierce, Andrea Nederveld and Laura Campbell started seeing patients this month at Juniper Family Medicine, 735 White Ave., to help fill various needs in Grand Junction. One of those needs is for more family practitioners in the city. All ...

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Warrant issued in 2010 slaying

By Staff

An arrest warrant has been issued in relation to the August 2010 slaying of a man whose body was found in the Colorado River south of downtown Grand Junction. A judge signed an arrest warrant Monday for Joseph Lee Conn, 23, who is suspected ...


Authorities: Man arrested after shooting at deputies

By Dennis Webb

A 61-year-old man surrendered Monday evening after firing multiple times at an officer and then barricading himself in a home south of Glenwood Springs, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department said. No one was injured. Shots were ...

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Tight budget forces cutback in downtown Christmas lights

By Amy Hamilton

Sparse, single-color holiday lighting downtown this season has some people wondering if the Grinch has stolen Christmas. Every year, Grand Junction’s Downtown Development Authority contracts out for the lighting services. The city of ...

Court restricts police searches of cars when there’s no warrant

By Charles Ashby

If police search a vehicle during a traffic arrest without a warrant, they’d better have a good reason, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday. The issue centers on a minor drug case in Mesa County court that involved Grand Junction ...

Clifton gets new ambulance after fire

By Paul Shockley

All they want for Christmas is a new ambulance. Preferably, in the eyes of the Clifton Fire Protection District, one that doesn’t mysteriously catch fire in the fire station, Assistant Fire Chief Greg Martin said. “If ...

Expect slow road to recovery, economic study by CU finds

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Full economic recovery may be a ways off. But some areas of Mesa County took their first baby steps toward stability in 2011, according to an economic study released this month by the University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of ...

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