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GJ attorney withdraws from Montrose DA’s case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction attorney retained by 7th Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra to fight criminal allegations has dropped the case. Attorney Stephan Schweissing said Saturday he filed a motion to withdraw from the matter after what he ...

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Bikers flock to new Lunch Loop Park

By Paul Shockley

Jen Taylor built it, and they came Saturday. And in numbers nobody anticipated. By 9 a.m., the parking lot of Tabeguache trail head was over capacity. Cars lined the shoulder of both sides of Monument Road for roughly a quarter-mile as ...

Garfield voters will have chance to weigh in on medical pot issue

By Dennis Webb

Public sentiment in Garfield County toward Colorado’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry will be put to the test through three measures on this fall’s ballot. County commissioners this summer decided to ask voters whether ...

Contenders look for edge in tight race

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The two candidates for the U.S. Senate seat from Colorado, despite multiple similarities, couldn’t see the world more differently. Michael Bennet and Ken Buck both are attorneys, both hail from outside Colorado, both have Ivy League ...

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Slumping resort real estate means bargains for rich

By Dennis Webb

America’s “Great Recession” has provided a great lesson for resort real estate markets. Economic slowdowns hit even the wealthy, and this latest one has dealt a serious blow to markets in places such as Aspen, Vail and ...

101610 2a Legends

Nun who started St. Mary’s Hospital memorialized in bronze sculpture

By Rachel Sauer

To look at her face now, serene in bronze, is to see barely more than a girl. She was so young. But look closer and there is determination in her clear eyes, and hope and faith. And there is love. Sister Mary Balbina Farrell could not have ...

Widower, 81, ID’d in fatality with SUV, cart

By Amy Hamilton

Most people knew Robert Tracy as the older man who zoomed around town on his shaded, electric cart. Others knew him as a Shriner, who never missed a parade or the chance to dress up as a clown. That same clown-face trademark is plastered on ...

101610 Montrose pastor

Montrose church plans events to help pastor with mounting cancer expenses

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MONTROSE — Cancer is an overwhelming burden by itself. Fighting it without insurance might seem hopeless. That’s what Rosemont Baptist Church pastor Kim Bearden is facing, but the 56-year-old has kept a positive spirit. His ...

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This October balmier than usual

By Amy Hamilton

Hang onto those shorts. Don’t put away the sandals just yet. Never mind that the calendar says it’s mid-October. High temperatures lately hitting the mid-70s in the afternoon hardly feel like fall weather at all. Temperatures ...

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Pipe breaks, swamping downtown businesses

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When the Grand Junction police officer roused him from bed with a phone call at 2:30 a.m. and mentioned a waterline break and his Persian rug business in the same sentence, Moe Torabbeigi knew the scene awaiting him wouldn’t be ...

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