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Tipton: Billionaire’s land swap idea will have to be vetted by the public

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Any swap that would consolidate the Bear Ranch in the North Fork Valley would have to be vetted in public hearings, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. “I would need public hearings to be held,” Tipton said of the swap, for which ...

Crash victims were bank’s employees

By Paul Shockley

Three of four people believed to have died in a small plane crash Saturday near Silverton were Durango-based employees of Alpine Bank of Colorado, the bank’s president said Monday. The three were bound for Glenwood Springs, then ...

Telemedicine helps Grand Junction patients connect with Denver docs

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Ryan Haddon is just a screen, camera and broadband connection away from his neurologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora. Six months ago, the 6-year-old from Grand Junction would have had to hop in the car for an eight-hour ...


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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