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Man guilty in 2003 attempted murder

By Paul Shockley

A man faces 28 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder Monday, potentially resolving an eight-year-old Grand Junction stabbing case. Troy Mondragon, 47, who in August pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, assured ...

Agency eyes natural gas to fuel new buses

By Dennis Webb

The state’s second-largest public transit agency is taking a second look at natural gas as a fuel source for its buses. The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, which serves Aspen to Rifle and carried nearly 4 million passengers last ...

Mesa County clerk’s offices closed today

By Staff

The offices run by Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner will close at 3 p.m. today for staff training. Anyone with business for the offices should visit them before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Reiner said. Reiner is closing the offices for the afternoon ...

District 51 special education plans improve

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One of the first things Tanya Skalecki did after becoming District 51 director of student services in July 2010 was audit 100 special education plans for students in the district. “I found none of them met legal compliance,” ...

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Two die in highway crash

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Two people are dead after a crash shortly before 7 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 6&50 near 20 1/2 Road. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Jeff Lytle said it appears a Ford pickup was traveling west on the highway behind a passenger car when the ...

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Pearl 70: Ruzycki

By Gretel Daugherty

Bear Ranch letter ends up in magazine

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Hard-bargainer Tom Chapman offered to work with Bear Ranch owner and billionaire William Koch on his proposed land swap beneath Ragged Mountain, according to a story published today in Outside magazine. In an undated letter to Koch delivered ...

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Symphony shows holiday scenes on tour

By Melinda Mawdsley

Smells of evergreen. Sounds of Christmas carols. Sights of lights. The holidays were on full display Sunday during the Grand Junction Symphony Cup of Cheer holiday tour through three Grand Junction homes, two businesses and one church. For ...

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Service a reminder of homeless who have died

By Melinda Mawdsley

It was early December, and one tree in Hawthorne Park had not shed its leaves. The 30-foot-tall tree is a living memorial to the homeless who die every year in Grand Junction. On Sunday, as several dozen people gathered for an annual memorial ...

Grand Junction chamber offers seminar for business owners

By Amy Hamilton

While the frenetic pace of the holiday season is an important time of year for businesses, it also is when business owners are busiest planning for the new year. Business owners considering expanding next year might want to attend a seminar ...

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