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Panel tours places that could have funding cut next year

By Charles Ashby

Prisons, crime labs, state parks, universities and human service programs are all potential programs that could see state budget cuts next year. Perhaps not so coincidentally, the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee spent Thursday and ...

Flu shots sessions start on Tuesday

By Staff

Influenza vaccinations through the Mesa County Health Department will be available starting Tuesday, ahead of the 2011–12 flu season. Flu shots cost $20. The nasal mist version vaccine is $25. People with insurance should bring their ...

Progress made in coordinated health care, doctor tells crowd

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Primary-care physicians are now becoming attuned to new realities of providing coordinated care for patients, but specialists aren’t far behind, according to a leader of the effort to improve health care and reduce costs. It’s not ...

Family of woman killed in Sept. 11 holds fundraiser

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Family members say Kathleen “Kit” Faragher’s motto was “live, love and laugh,” a sentiment not shared by the terrorists who took her life 10 years ago. But that motto is what friends and family ...

Club 20 takes no position on Prop. 103

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Western Slope advocacy organization Club 20 opted to take no position on a proposal to boost sales taxes to increase spending on education. The organization’s board struggled Friday with whether to support Proposition 103, which state ...

Western Slope events to commemorate 9/11

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The terrorist attacks on American soil a decade ago will be remembered Sunday with a series of events ranging from a flag raising at sunrise in Rifle to a memorial in Stocker Stadium, a run/walk in memory of first responders to the Twin Towers ...

Controversial captain to lead 9/11 event

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U.S. Navy Capt. Owen Honors, who will serve as master of ceremonies at the Patriot Day Remembrance Memorial on Sunday at Stocker Stadium, was in Grand Junction two days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Honors, then a Navy pilot, led a ...


Alleged Montrose kidnap victim testifies

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose man Andrew Williams Jr. sat silently in court Thursday as the man he is accused of kidnapping at gunpoint testified he was beaten by Williams in a remote area west of town. Williams, 28, has been charged with ...

IBM official: Big businesses will move jobs to cities with low health care costs

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Communities that fail to work with physicians and insurers to reduce health care costs and improve outcomes could find themselves losing jobs, the man who heads health care transformation for IBM Corp. said. As one of the nation’s ...

Man surrenders in Denver on fraud charges

By Paul Shockley

An East Orchard Mesa man surrendered Thursday to U.S. Marshals in Denver, seven days after he was indicted on charges that he stole more than $3.5 million from a federal benefits and compensation program intended for uranium industry ...

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