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Pig slaughter stirs last day at school

By Paul Shockley

Six-year-old Andre Carothers’ last day of kindergarten at Pear Park Elementary won’t be forgotten anytime soon. That’s when “the man had a pig, and he shot it with a gun.” “It was scary,” the boy ...


Car dealer indicted on theft, bribery

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The owner of a Grand Junction car dealership has been indicted for allegedly selling dozens of totaled vehicles to unsuspecting buyers without telling them how damaged the vehicles were. Camden Page Fortney III, 66, 1911 Wingate Drive, also ...


Decision delayed on Montrose County uranium mine for second meeting in June

By Dennis Webb

The promise of new jobs brought out supporters in force this week for a public hearing on the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill proposal in western Montrose County. At the end of a five-hour meeting Tuesday night in Nucla, the county ...


Depot owner hopes to remake building

By Melinda Mawdsley

Lynn Greenwald had grand visions for the Grand Junction Depot when she purchased the century-old building five years ago. She still does. On Wednesday, the small organization Friends of the Depot hosted an open house to give the public a ...


McInnis files for governor run

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Former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis, R-Colo., has filed papers declaring he’s a candidate for governor. Critics said McInnis filed to blunt attacks that he was dodging campaign-finance laws by failing to make his intentions ...


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Trucker honored for 51 years of jammin’ gears

By Emily Shockley

It was 1951 on the family dairy farm in Loveland. Ray Enoch knew his father needed to move some cows, but with a broken back, his dad couldn’t get out of bed to do it himself. So Enoch, just 13 at the time, hopped in the driver’s ...


Ex-CU coach: ‘The lord can use anybody’

By Allen Gemaehlich

Former University of Colorado football coach Bill McCartney is back leading men. This time, the Promise Keepers founder is leading them with a message of God. McCartney, who founded Promise Keepers shortly after leading the Buffaloes to a ...


Dismissal of educators rankles pupils, parents

By Emily Shockley

The dismissal of two teachers and a principal in Plateau Valley School District 50 led students and parents to launch a tense dialogue with school board members Wednesday. At the heart of the debate was the elimination of John Vail as Grand ...


Xcel gas bills to be about $9 less in June compared to 2008

By Carrie Marfitano

Xcel Energy’s residential customers can expect to pay about $9 less for natural gas this June compared to last June, about a 30 percent reduction. Meanwhile, small-business owners will save about $56.50, or 38 percent, this June compared ...


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Wheels on the bus go ’round for last time

By Emily Shockley

When Wendy West put her daughter Morgan on the bus for her first day at Taylor Elementary, she knew her child was in good hands. That’s because they were the same hands that drove her to Taylor when she was a kid. The Wests are ...


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