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Mesa County kicking off campaign to find loving parents for kids

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Bob and Jenny Dalley wanted to adopt children long before they got married and had their own son. In the course of doing research on the Internet, the Grand Junction couple was drawn to foster parenting as a means to adopting. They read ...

Many say they were skipped by census

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Plenty of people in western Colorado want to be counted, and many say they’re baffled as to why they haven’t had the chance so far. One person who can’t understand why no census form was sent to the home in which he has ...

Tenure bill passes out of committee

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Senate Education Committee members voted 7-1 Friday to move Senate Bill 199 on to the Legislature. Sen. Evie Hudack, D-Westminster, provided the lone dissenting vote. Hudack, a former English teacher, said she didn’t vote for the bill ...

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Repairs required on new parkway

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Less than two years after the opening of the $110 million Riverside Parkway, contractors are repairing cracks in the road and broken curb and gutter and have had to fix other deficiencies. Mays Concrete is replacing sections of the parkway ...


Ex-Fuji owner ‘never thought’ she’d be caught

By Paul Shockley

A 60-year-old woman whose prostitution business managed to fly under the radar of police for 14 years told investigators she was “quite comfortable” in Grand Junction and had planned on retiring in 2008, when authorities finally ...

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Ex-chief of Census office files complaint

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A complaint by a former manager depicts the Grand Junction census office as a den of backbiting and turf battles, as well as anti-Semitism, drug use and several varieties of unprofessional conduct. The office at 573 W. Crete Circle also was ...

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Science center takes founder’s name

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The Western Colorado Math and Science Center has a new name in honor of its founder. The center’s board of directors this month unanimously voted to change the name to the John McConnell Math and Science Center of Western Colorado. ...

Data glitch blamed for Verizon’s outage

By Amy Hamilton

A software data glitch was blamed Thursday for the outage of phone and text-messaging services for Verizon Wireless customers in western Colorado. The outage affected customers in Colorado and southern Wyoming, Verizon Wireless spokesman Bob ...

Temporary head of Census office lived at Horizon Towers, which was overlooked

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The tallest residential building in Grand Junction, which inexplicably was passed over when census forms were sent out, also is the home address of the man who was in charge for a time of the western Colorado head count. Russell Copelan, who ...

Getting It Right, April 23, 2010

By Staff

A story on pages 1A and 10A Wednesday, “Development applications take a big drop from 2009,” should have said the number of permits as well as development applications decreased from the first quarter of 2009 compared with the ...

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