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Legislative map keeps Grand Junction in its own district

By Charles Ashby

Grand Junction would be its own House District under legislative maps approved by the Colorado Reapportionment Commission on Tuesday. The 11-member commission, under orders from the Colorado Supreme Court to come up with a new map that ...


Clifton’s choice: Tax more or receive less

By Amy Hamilton

Business owners and property owners in Clifton’s commercial area around the Interstate 70 Business Loop have a choice. They can petition and vote for a 1 percent sales tax increase on goods and services to be passed along to customers ...


Tipton: Feds backed resort into corner

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The U.S. Forest Service forced Powderhorn Mountain Resort to surrender water rights to get permits that will allow the resort to open in two weeks, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. The Forest Service should revert to an agreement forged ...


Heat lamp suspected cause of chicken coop fire in Carbondale

By Staff

A heat lamp in a chicken coop is the suspected cause of a Carbondale fire early Tuesday morning that killed the birds inside and damaged property at two homes. The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District said the fire, which was ...


Online presidential effort adds Colorado to 2012 list

By Charles Ashby

Move over Libertarians. Make way American Constitution Party. There’s a new minor party in town. The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office said Tuesday that an online presidential nominating effort known as Americans Elect has been ...


CMU to host first December graduation

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About one-third of the graduating students who walk at commencement each spring at Colorado Mesa University completed degree requirements the previous summer or fall, according to Colorado Mesa spokeswoman Dana Nunn. Students who finished ...


Taco John’s on 12th seized for late taxes

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The state of Colorado seized and closed a popular Grand Junction Mexican fast-food restaurant for failing to pay state sales tax. The state Department of Revenue seized Taco John’s, 1122 N. 12th St., on Nov. 22, after it failed to remit ...


Coroner IDs man shot dead

By Paul Shockley

A man who was fatally shot while reportedly trying to break into an Orchard Mesa home died of a gunshot wound to the head, the Mesa County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. Jesus Ray Sanchez Jr., 43, of Grand Junction, was shot just after ...


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Defective school built by same contractor as Grand Junction veterans’ hospital

By Dennis Webb

The engineer responsible for the structurally deficient Meeker Elementary School also oversaw the engineering for the nearly complete Grand Junction VA Medical Center expansion. Gary Howell, who was fired last week by the Neenan Co., was the ...


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Congressional education panel invites CMU president to testify

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Colorado Mesa University President Tim Foster will testify before the Congressional Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training today in Washington D.C. Foster is one of four people the subcommittee invited to testify during a ...


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