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‘Gypsy’ gets 4 years for cheating man

By Paul Shockley

A Florida man who authorities believe was part of a group of traveling scam artists with victims across Colorado will spend the next four years in prison for defrauding an 81-year-old Grand Junction man out of more than $18,000. The sentence ...

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Man admits dragging dog to death

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A Grand Junction man Thursday pleaded guilty to dragging a stolen dog to death in the Colorado National Monument last December, a case that has attracted worldwide attention. Steven Clay Romero, 38, changed his plea to guilty ...

Grand Junction wakes up to more winter

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Old Man Winter is heaving a late, chilly blast of air on the Western Slope, and that could spell trouble for orchard owners and people who already planted their gardens. A wide swath of the lower elevations of western Colorado and eastern ...

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Bennet: Ban ex-Congress members from ever becoming lobbyists

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No one who has served in Congress could ever lobby Congress, and staffers would be prevented from lobbying for six years after leaving the government payrolls, under legislation proposed by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. Bennet, who is running ...

Briefs, April 30, 2010

By Staff

County officials to attend coffee event Mesa County elected officials will attend the next County Coffee from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 7, at Gateway Community Center. The public is welcome to attend and chat with Mesa County Commissioners Craig ...

Tenure bill keeps moving in Legislature

By Emily Shockley

The Colorado Senate approved Senate Bill 191 on second reading shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, helping the education- and tenure-reform bill take one more step forward. Grand Junction Republican Sen. Josh Penry threw his support behind the ...

Oxy faces record fine for tainted spring

By Dennis Webb

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Thursday imposed a record $390,000 fine against Oxy USA and a second penalty of $257,400 for two cases of oil and gas contamination of spring waters northwest of Parachute. The commission ...

State’s GOP candidates back immigration law

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The Arizona immigration law that is raising hackles or hopes, depending on the side of the immigration divide, is winning support from one Republican running for governor and three Republicans wanting to serve in Washington, D.C. Scott ...

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Daughter recalls with pride late champion of Lake Powell

By Dennis Webb

Fruitvale resident Jan DeBolt remembers the time her father took his family camping on Lake Powell. “Actually, he got us settled in camp, and then he was called back to Washington, D.C., for congressional hearings. So he wasn’t ...

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New place for strays to open

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With dogs barking in easy-to-clean and well-ventilated kennels and cats lounging in their playground-like area, Mesa County officials and local animal-care providers celebrated Wednesday the opening of the county’s new Animal Services ...

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