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New image sought for alternative education

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Alternative education may get an alternative name in School District 51. Ron Roybal, director of alternative education, said “alternative” can conjure less-than-desirable images in some people’s minds. He will begin hosting ...

Purchase of tents the ‘right thing,’ chief says

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper on Tuesday said he personally approved the purchase of 11 new tents for transients who claimed their property was damaged at the hands of three of his officers early last month. But Camper stopped short ...


Moon rock hung on ex-governor’s wall for 35 years

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Former Gov. John Vanderhoof has one of Colorado’s moon rocks. It’s been hanging for years on his office wall. The rock, encased in plastic, was taken from the Taurus Littrow Valley of the moon on the Apollo 17 ...

060210 2A Chan Edmonds

Edmonds, man behind the type, dies

By Amy Hamilton

Longtime newspaper man Chan Edmonds, known for working quietly behind the scenes running several papers in Western Colorado, has died. He was 61. Edmonds grew up in a newspaper family, and before he was teenager he was writing columns with ...

Homeless pair held in robbery

By Paul Shockley

Two teenagers were ordered held Tuesday on $60,000 bond after their arrests on allegations they robbed a man at gunpoint at an Orchard Mesa park and brandished a gun at another person nearby. Dustin Jay Dees, 19, and Samantha Ann Hanson, 19, ...

Williams finds way around pit-liner problem: recycling

By Dennis Webb

In an oil and gas company’s efforts to keep them out of landfills, liners that the state now requires to be removed when drilling pits are closed are being recycled as plastics and also used to fire an asphalt plant. “We’re ...

Police replace tent homes

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Grand Junction police have given 11 new tents to a group of transients in connection with an investigation of allegations that three officers damaged their property in early May. Jacob Richards, who filed a formal complaint earlier this month ...

060110 Moab tailings

Money woes may slow tailings cleanup

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Cleanup of the 16-million ton uranium mill-tailings pile near Moab, Utah, could be slowed for lack of funding, the head of the project said. The U.S. Department of Energy cleanup that is hauling the pile north to Crescent Junction was helped ...

Former Interior official drops ties to Roan case

By Dennis Webb

A woman who had authority over planning for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau while she was a high-level federal official has withdrawn from involvement in a lawsuit over leasing of the plateau. Rebecca Watson had represented Bill ...

Hundreds gather at veterans’ cemetery

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Growing up in Pomeroy, Iowa, it was tradition for Mary Jo Hughes and her three brothers and sisters to visit the town’s cemetery on Memorial Day, to decorate the graves and pay homage to those who had gone before them. “It was ...

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