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Former superintendent returns to lead school district

By Staff

After a seven-year absence, Steve Strong is back at the helm of De Beque School District 49-JT. Strong was the district’s superintendent from 1994 to 2004 and returned to the position this fall. He served as superintendent of Dolores ...

Sex offender accused of stabbing two people in downtown Junction

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A Grand Junction man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing two people in south downtown Grand Junction earlier this summer. Fredrick Robert Chihocky Jr., 30, 575 Dike Road, was booked into Mesa County Jail on Wednesday after being ...

VA and satellite clinics set times for flu shots

By Staff

The Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center is offering flu vaccinations from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. on weekdays at the center, 2121 North Ave. The medical center will host two drive-through vaccination clinics as well, from 11 ...

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Top sheepdogs run in Carbondale

By Dennis Webb

CARBONDALE — When 2010 National Sheepdog Finals champion handler Pat Shannahan competed in the opening day of this year’s championship Tuesday, he helped inaugurate another major event in western Colorado’s deep tradition ...

Board: Wyo. water conduit merits study

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The Colorado Water Conservation Board agreed to put down as much as $72,000 to begin looking at a proposed pipeline from Wyoming to Colorado. The Flaming Gorge pipeline, which would send water from the reservoir on the Green River to the ...

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Preschool growing faster than its students

By William Woody

MONTROSE — As a mother of young children and an educator, Amber Gardner has made early-childhood learning and development her crusade. As director of Bright Beginnings, a preschool and child-care facility, she was happy to show off the ...

Red tape reduced to 2 months for rancher’s hydropower plan

By Dennis Webb

A Meeker rancher’s project is the nation’s first to make use of a new process streamlining the permitting process for small hydropower generation, the Governor’s Energy Office said Wednesday. The approval of rancher George ...


Getting most from her team

By Amy Hamilton

A quiet air of concentration settles over the workshop at Labor Solutions, 2850 Chipeta Ave. From his wheelchair Paul Baldwin is sorting and pushing lids off a tray into a chute to box them up. Tanya Fishback is counting out rubber rings, a ...

Board considers water pipeline to Front Range

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Water Conservation Board is poised today to approve funding for a special panel to look at whether a controversial idea to pump water from southwestern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range is feasible. Some board members said ...

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Federal agency tour touts uranium mining comeback

By William Woody

PARADOX VALLEY — Education and full disclosure is what government and uranium mining insiders say is key for the industry to rebound in the Uravan mineral belt of western Colorado. The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy ...

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