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50-year-old Montrose school is crumbling

By William Woody

MONTROSE — There is only one word to describe the condition of Columbine Middle School: crumbling. The foundation is shot, the roof needs replacement and the building’s 50-year-old windows do nothing to prevent winter air from ...

Bill proposes to encourage hydropower

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Small generating stations on federal ditches across the state could churn out vast amount of electricity, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. Tipton’s measure, H.R. 2842, the Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development ...

DA seeks extradition of Taco Bell slaying suspect

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County prosecutors are seeking to extradite a California man charged in connection with two murders, including a July 16 crime spree in Grand Junction that saw the fatal shooting of a man at North Avenue’s Taco Bell. Chief Deputy ...

Resort bill would allow more summer frolicks

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., is hoping that this year will be the year for congressional passage of a bill that would clarify the ability of ski areas to offer more year-round recreational uses, which supporters say would boost resort ...

Barrett confident that Roan decision is near

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Signs that a federal judge is nearing a decision on a lawsuit to prevent drilling on the top of the Roan Plateau are heartening, officials with the company planning the drilling said. Bill Barrett Corp. is planning to develop the estimated ...

Delta police: No abduction threat to girl, investigation reveals

By Paul Shockley

Reversing itself in less than two days, the Delta Police Department on Friday said a 12-year-old girl who was approached by an adult man offering a ride outside Delta Middle School on Tuesday night was never in danger. “Investigation ...

Carbondale medical pot shop closed; owner held

By Dennis Webb

Local authorities and a new state agency have shut down a Carbondale medical marijuana facility and arrested the owner over alleged illegal drug activities including sale of cocaine. Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division ...

Protesters may be at odds in own ranks

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Participants in the protest “Occupy Grand Junction” event have some things in common with tea party protesters, including suspicions about the Federal Reserve and crony capitalism, Grand Junction tea partiers said. Occupiers might ...

Glenwood charter school push comes amid Roaring Fork District concerns

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dozens of parents, some citing disillusionment with the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District, voiced support Friday for a proposed charter school that would be located in Glenwood Springs. The proposal follows ...

Occupy GJ rallies have origins in discontent

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The first of a series of events in Grand Junction tied to the protests on Wall Street begins Saturday, when a group is planning a four-hour protest at 12th Street and North Avenue. The protest is not directly connected with an “Occupy ...

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