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Initiative launched against health overhaul

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The head of a free-market think tank wants Colorado to opt out of whatever health care measure Congress ends up approving. Jon Caldara, president of the Golden-based Independence Institute, filed language Friday for a proposed ...

Neighbors ask for details on group homes, their residents

By Amy Hamilton

A handful of residents who have voiced opposition to the construction of group homes in their neighborhoods lobbied their concerns during a meeting Thursday night. Residents in the neighborhood of the 2700 block of Olson Avenue were invited ...

Williams challenges GarCo authority on rock cuttings

By Staff

Williams Production RMT is challenging the legality of Garfield County requiring it to haul away drilling cuttings from natural gas well pads it operates within the Battlement Mesa housing development. The company believes the county ...

Fire damages historic downtown home

By Paul Shockley

A family of four was homeless Friday after a fire ripped through a historic, downtown Grand Junction home. Thick plumes of black smoke billowed around 8:30 a.m. from a two-story residence at 417 N. Seventh St., where 18 firefighters responded ...

Horse rescue ranch overwhelmed

By Amy Hamilton

Kathy Hamm is getting used to the phone calls, like one particularly urgent call last week that came from the neighbor of an elderly Grand Junction woman. The neighbor, horrified by the sight of the older woman’s three emaciated horses, ...

Local Briefs, Jan.15, 2010

By Staff

Reservists’ send-off slated this morning The public send-off and procession of the deploying 282nd Army Engineer Co. reservists will likely tie up traffic for commuters this morning. The procession will begin around 8 a.m., traveling ...

Local donors raise thousands for Haiti relief

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Individual donations to Haiti relief efforts at the Western Colorado Chapter of the American Red Cross reached $12,000 to $15,000, and officials said they hoped to double the amount during a phone-a-thon today. The Red Cross headquarters at ...

Police policy violations found, report says

By Paul Shockley

During the last four months of 2009, the Grand Junction Police Department found policy violations in four cases involving either citizen complaints or internal investigations, according to department records. A report provided to The Daily ...

Local Briefs, Jan. 16, 2010

By Staff

Mesa County Coffee set for De Beque The next Mesa County Coffee event will be from 9 to 10 a.m.  Jan. 22 at theDe Beque Community Center in De Beque. County Commissioners Janet Rowland and Craig Meis, Assessor Barbara Brewer, Clerk and ...

Teen wounded in shooting

By Amy Hamilton

A teenage boy was rushed to a hospital with a gunshot wound Friday night after being shot by a friend in the bedroom of his Grand Junction home, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The hospitalized teenager, a friend of a boy ...

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