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Dogs taken from ‘the Point’

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Authorities impounded three dogs Thursday from a homeless camp after a dog-bite incident little more than an hour before. Mesa County Animal Services officers, backed up by Mesa County deputy sheriffs and Grand Junction police, took three ...

Mock-trial champs violated event’s spirit, state organizers say

By Dennis Webb

The school that won last year’s state mock trial championship violated the spirit of the program when its coaches determined the legal case problem on which the competition was based prior to the Colorado problem’s official ...

Sheriff: Mom left two young boys home alone

By Staff

Yuliana Hernandez, 28, 3292 Swift Fox Court, was issued a summons Sunday morning on suspicion of child abuse for leaving her young children alone in an unheated home. Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call at 1:03 a.m. ...

Aviators discuss ways to boost Grand Junction airport’s standing

By Amy Hamilton

The loss of businesses, inaccessibility of visiting pilots and their families to shop in town and a deteriorating reputation of the airport among those in the general aviation community at Grand Junction Regional Airport has to stop, members ...


Senators leery of low-altitude flyovers proposal

By Dennis Webb

Colorado’s U.S. senators are asking that the Air Force take a closer look at concerns raised by communities and the public about proposed low-altitude training flights in southwestern Colorado and parts of New Mexico. The 27th Special ...

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GJ man accused in sword attack on roommate

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A Grand Junction man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he allegedly attacked his roommate with a sword, leaving the victim with severe wounds to his face. Richard Allen Ries, 30, 2946 Rhonda Lee Road, was advised in court Wednesday he ...

Plan grows precinct sizes

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A proposed new precinct map for Mesa County would enlarge precincts to reduce election costs, as well as reduce the county’s vulnerability to lawsuits, officials said. Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner is proposing reducing the number of ...

Tipton sticks to House payroll-tax holiday

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said he’s still backing legislation passed by the House that would extend a payroll-tax holiday for a year and reduce federal spending. The Senate has passed a measure extending the tax holiday for two ...

State spending enough on K-12 education, it says in court appeal

By Charles Ashby

The state will appeal last week’s court ruling that the Colorado Legislature isn’t spending enough money on K–12 education. The Denver District Court ruling in Lobato v. Colorado, which could require the state to spend up to ...

Denver Democrat to introduce bill to grant civil unions to gays

By Charles Ashby

One of the Colorado Legislature’s openly gay lawmakers plans to try again to get a civil unions law into the state’s law books. Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, said he will introduce a bill when the Legislature convenes in January ...

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