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Enrollment in summer classes down in District 51

By Emily Shockley

School District 51’s summer-school enrollment is down slightly from last year because it learned from the state too late that it could afford to serve more students. In 2008, 2,251 students participated in summer-school classes, ...


Pet store plans to open on Redlands

By Emily Shockley

A new pet supply and grooming business will open by the end of July in the Redlands Marketplace strip mall, 2518 Broadway. New tenant Chow Down will offer dog and pet supplies, specialty food, training and a self-serve dog-washing ...


Feds take investment info

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The FBI is seeking information from investors about an employee of failed Valley Investments of Grand Junction as it pulls together information from hundreds of investors of the company. A Denver judge, meanwhile, signed a temporary ...


Man suspected of Hilltop rape arrested at facility 12 days later

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion he raped a mentally disabled woman June 12 in her room at Hilltop Community Resources, then broke into the facility 12 days later and attempted to rape another woman. Roger Dale Smith, ...


Friends raise money for family of man killed in camping accident

By Paul Shockley

The family of a Grand Junction man killed in a weekend camping accident in Utah needs help to bring him home. Stephanie Stephenson, a friend of the family of 28-year-old Steven Dowdy, said Dowdy’s body is still in the custody of Utah ...


Insurance firm honors 9 valley Latino students

By Staff

Nine 2009 Latino high school graduates were honored by State Farm Insurance along with the Latin-Anglo Alliance Foundation at State Farm’s annual banquet Wednesday night. Over the years, State Farm has been a major contributor to the ...


State soliciting workers in midst of hiring freeze

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The state of Colorado is hiring custodians, food servers, counselors, health educators and others in seeming defiance of an Oct. 1 hiring freeze, Republican legislative leaders wrote to Gov. Bill Ritter. “It is difficult to argue many ...


GJ protesters stand against universal health care system

By Amy Hamilton

When Kelly Sloan hears the United States is eyeing legislation to nationalize health care, he can only think of the troubles he had with that kind of system while living in Canada until nearly three years ago. Sloan’s father had to ...


Businesses troubled over proposed laws

By Dan Bennett

Chris Brown wants legislators to allow him to get down to business. The owner of Brown Cycles at 549 Main St. wishes he didn’t have to send 25 percent of what he doles out in paychecks to the federal government, and he’s worried ...


Frontier departing GJ airport

By Emily Shockley

Frontier Airlines announced Wednesday it will discontinue flights between Denver and Grand Junction after Sept. 14. Frontier’s departure from the Grand Junction market makes United the only airline offering flights between Denver and ...


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