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Delta schools candidate backs out

By Emily Shockley

The sole candidate for superintendent of Delta County Schools recently pulled out of the running for the position amidst controversy surrounding how he was offered the job. Ed Longfield worked for the Delta County School District until last ...

2 officers back on duty after fatal shooting

By Paul Shockley

Two Grand Junction Police Department officers who fatally shot a man during a confrontation at a North Avenue motel have resumed their normal patrol duties. One officer went back to work Friday. The second went back to work Monday, according ...

Power plant conversion bill cleared by panel

By Charles Ashby

A measure designed to boost jobs on the Western Slope and help clear the air along the Front Range by converting coal-fired power plants to natural gas easily won approval in a House panel Tuesday. The measure, House Bill 1365, has the ...

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Mesa County Democrats pick Bennet, split with state

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County Democrats went for U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in Tuesday’s caucuses, but most other Democrats in the state decided his opponent, Andrew Romanoff, was the better choice. The former speaker of the Colorado House took nearly 51 ...

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Tea parties factor into Mesa County Republican races

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Republican caucuses in the Grand Valley took on a distinct tea-party tinge Wednesday as party members marked the beginning of the political season. Still, some Republicans gathered on Grand Junction’s east edge and in Fruitvale ...

Grand Junction census office loses leader

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Two weeks before the national head count for the U.S. Census, the Grand Junction office is without a permanent head. Employees also are being encouraged to see physicians should they feel any ill effects from noxious fumes that leaked into ...

Fire destroys trailer in Glenwood Springs

By Staff

An early-morning fire Tuesday destroyed a trailer and caused smoke and other damage in the adjacent Carpet One building in Glenwood Springs. Emergency dispatchers were contacted about the fire at 4:47 a.m., and firefighters arrived on the ...

Police Blotter, March 17, 2010

By Staff

Restaurant vandalized A manager opening for business at Dragon Wall, 2839 North Ave., reported Sunday that a window had been shattered. The window was valued at approximately $1,000. Pet-door burglar thwarted A woman in the 500 block of ...

7 vehicles set ablaze in Delta

By Amy Hamilton

Every day for about the past two months, Delta resident Jason Doering spent hours pouring love and money into fixing up a 1989 Pontiac Trans Am so he and his fiancee could have a nice ride. He recently got the vehicle running, but his car and ...

GJ economy lagging, but moving, report says

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The Grand Junction economy was one of the worst performing in the Intermountain West over the last year, according to Brookings Mountain West, a partnership of the Brookings Institution and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. More recent ...

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