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Montrose County commissioners, hospital trustees agree to reconvene

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Talks involving Montrose Memorial Hospital went well enough this week that they will continue next week. The Montrose County commissioners and the hospital trustees said in a joint statement Tuesday that they would reconvene talks on Nov. ...

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Lions show warmth for Hometown Hero

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Dry eyes were hard to find Tuesday when the Grand Junction Lions Club gave a standing ovation to an unsung community hero who has sewn and distributed thousands of blankets for sick or injured children in the Grand Valley. Kerrie Strasser, ...

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Jury joins family to pay respects to victims of 1975 murders

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They gathered in a corner of the Orchard Mesa Cemetery, exchanging hugs and tears. The gray skies that had spit rain off and on during the day parted and the sun broke through before it descended behind Colorado National Monument. The ...

Garfield County intervenes with state on well spacing

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners will ask the state to consider the cumulative impacts to residents of a proposal to allow one natural gas well for every 10 acres north of Silt. The commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to intervene with the Colorado ...

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Hickenlooper picks a team that spans the state, and party lines

By Charles Ashby

Club 20 President Reeves Brown was surprised to see who else Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper had named to his transition team Monday. In addition to himself, Brown said the people he named to 16 statewide panels and 23 issue committees hail from ...

Downtown will switch on holiday season earlier this year

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The holiday season will get an early start this year with the annual Wells Fargo Christmas Tree Lighting moved up a week. The lighting ceremony traditionally has taken place on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, which signals the ...

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Grand Valley home prices go up in 3Q

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For the first time in more than two years, the median price of houses sold rose in the third quarter of 2010. “It may be premature to declare a ‘bottom’ to the market, but this is the first hint that prices may be ...

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Contract approval advances Parachute interchange project

By Dennis Webb

Planners took another step forward Monday on a project that should provide eventual relief for energy workers and others who face backups at Parachute’s only Interstate 70 interchange. Garfield County commissioners approved a contract ...

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Two life terms for defiant Nemnich

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In the cold, unblinking eye of the law, the 35 minutes spent Monday in Courtroom 12 on the fourth floor of the Mesa County Justice Center were long on formalities and short on emotional debate. The only matter for the judge to decide was ...

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Veteran cop on cold cases: ‘I know we can do a lot more’

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If not for the countless hours Larry Bullard volunteered to sift through police reports and reinterview witnesses about events that occurred more than 30 years ago, Linda Benson and Kelley Ketchum’s killer might very well still be ...

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