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No accord in 3rd round of Roan discussions

By Staff

Continuing settlement talks have yet to produce a resolution to a lawsuit regarding natural gas development on the Roan Plateau. Attorneys for environmental groups, energy companies and the federal government met Friday for a third round of ...

Ritter asks feds for disaster aid for West Slope counties

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter requested federal disaster aid Friday for several Western Slope counties that have been affected by last year’s drought and the early frost. In a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Ritter said five ...

Merchants get a break; Main Street closure delayed

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Main Street merchants got a reprieve this week when Grand Junction city officials pushed back the expected closure of the street between First and Fourth streets. That will come to an end early Monday morning, when the street will shut down ...

Maverick Center gets more than new name

By Emily Shockley

Saunders Fieldhouse has a new name, the Maverick Center, and plenty of new amenities. The remodeling and construction project at Mesa State College’s athletic and academic facility cost $41 million and added 200,000 square feet to the ...

Area births and marriages, Jan. 9, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS Delta County Memorial Hospital Sara Westin, Paonia, a son, Dec. 12. Chris and Meryn Harris, Cedaredge, a daughter, Dec. 22. Larry and Chelsea Witte, Montrose, a daughter, Dec. 23. Justin and Brittni Norton, Delta, a son, Dec. ...

Lochmiller attorney wants trial in Denver

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Before pleading not guilty to 32 fraud-related charges in connection with last year’s collapse of Valley Investments, Philip Rand Lochmiller and his court-appointed attorney set the stage Thursday for a possible fight over where a trial ...

Primary election might be done with mail ballots

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Mesa County elections officials are exploring the possibility of conducting this year’s primary election strictly by mail ballot, noting its popularity with voters and claiming it would save taxpayers more than a quarter of a million ...

Lawyer: Evidence missing in 1975 slayings

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An attorney for the man suspected of stabbing to death a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 is asking a judge to dismiss the case or impose sanctions on prosecutors, alleging several pieces of evidence recovered from the crime scene ...

Ritter to skip fieldhouse dedication

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter will not attend today’s dedication ceremony for the reopening of Saunders Fieldhouse, his press secretary said Thursday. George Merritt said Ritter’s recent exit from the governor’s race has upset his entire ...

Dog resisted before death by dragging, officer says

By Paul Shockley

With the echo of demonstrators’ dogs barking from the streets below the courtroom, a National Park Service officer on Thursday testified about the last 1.7 miles of a dog’s life, a 4-foot rope around its neck and front paws ...

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