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BLM seeks citizen advisers

By Staff

MONTROSE — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations for openings on two Colorado resource-advisory councils, which advise the BLM on public-land management. The Northwest Resource Advisory Council and Southwest Resource ...

City vote on track for record turnout

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The city of Grand Junction is on pace to have the highest-ever voter turnout for a municipal election, as a ballot measure that would ban medical marijuana centers in the city and a highly contested City Council race have elicited strong ...

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Jobless rate dips slightly in Mesa County

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The number of people applying for unemployment declined in February as Mesa County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped one-tenth of a percentage point from January to 11 percent. Initial claims for unemployment in Mesa County ...

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Hotsenpiller opens door at scandal-ridden office

By William Woody

MONTROSE — You can see through the glass door installed on the entrance to his office. That means even when the door is closed, you can see Dan Hotsenpiller. You can see what the Seventh Judicial District Attorney is doing when ...

Civil unions bill faces test in House

By Charles Ashby

Only time will tell if a civil-union bill to give same-sex couples similar rights as those offered to married couples will gain enough Republican support in the Colorado House as it did in the Senate. On Thursday, the controversial measure ...


Montrose looks for schools chief

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose School District RE-1J employees, parents and community residents turned out Friday afternoon to meet the three finalists for district superintendent. Tammy Clementi, Mark MacHale and Jeff Perry shared their ...


Grand Junction judge takes top state honor

By Paul Shockley

A 28-year veteran of the bench, 21st Judicial District Chief Judge David Bottger has pondered the deadly serious and the silly. “We were talking about elk droppings today,” Bottger said Friday, recalling testimony in a civil ...

Crawford woman killed in crash

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A Crawford woman was killed Thursday after she was thrown from her sport utility vehicle in a rollover accident. Carol Lyn Lang, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, the Colorado State Patrol said. Lang was driving west on ...

Palisade chamber director resigns; board had concerns about 2nd job

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Palisade Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bayley Rogers has resigned after just five months on the job, following a falling out with the chamber’s board of directors. Bennett Price, a member of the chamber board and a town ...


Erratic wind flips boat

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Joe Russo knows all about fierce winds and the havoc they can wreak, having spent 11 years as a firefighter digging fire lines with the U.S. Forest Service. But he said he never witnessed anything like the weather event he saw Thursday in ...

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