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1 contested school board seat likely

By Paul Shockley

If the petitions pass scrutiny Monday, voters this fall will settle one contested race for the School District 51 Board of Education. With Friday’s deadline gone, incumbent board member Cindy Enos-Martinez and Redlands resident Ann ...

Mom gets 5 years for setting home on fire

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Valerie Robison on Friday handed down a five-year prison sentence for a woman who last year set fire to her apartment with her children inside. Kayla Settle, 22, of Clifton, could have received under a plea agreement with the ...

Officials impressed by Montrose river plan

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The city of Montrose recently won top honors in the 2011 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence for the city’s adoption of the Uncompahgre River Master Plan, an ongoing effort to improve the river for economic ...

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High price of fodder has growers stacking their money along with bales

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While western Colorado has enjoyed a wetter-than-normal year thus far, local farmers and ranchers are feeling the effects of a prolonged drought that continues to plague southeastern Colorado, the Midwest and the southern Plains. What’s ...

Chamber, economic group push ballot for School District 51 funds

By Charles Ashby

A School District 51 proposal to place a $12.5 million mill levy override on this year’s ballot won early support from two Grand Junction business groups. Independently of each other, the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce and the ...

Don’t drink the water in Hotchkiss

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Hotchkiss residents are being asked for the next six months not to drink tap water in town as a result of contamination stemming from disinfection efforts. Cafes and other businesses are taking the warning in stride, offering bottled water to ...

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Montrose /Olathe home football seasons at home Friday night.

By William Woody

Olathe (Blue) battles Steamboat Springs (White) Friday night in Olathe. Montrose (Black) toppled Rack Canyon (White) Friday in Montrose.  ...

Deadline today for school board candidates

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School board candidates have until 4:30 p.m. today to submit petitions to the School District 51 superintendent’s office at 2115 Grand Ave. As of Thursday afternoon, six petitions had been picked up, and three had been turned in. The ...

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Car thief takes Cadillac from 81-year-old man

By Staff

Grand Valley law enforcement agencies were looking Thursday night for a vehicle that was stolen from an elderly man earlier in the day. Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate Porras said the 81-year-old man was in front of his ...

First mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

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Mosquitoes trapped in the Grand Junction area have tested positive for the West Nile virus, a reminder that residents need to protect themselves to avoid infection, Mesa County health officials announced Thursday. It is the first positive ...

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