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Some recent nursing grads are finding it more difficult to find jobs than was promised during school

By Amy Hamilton

Throughout the last 2 1/2 years of nursing school at Mesa State College, students became accustomed to the mantra: Not only would they immediately find work, they’d be able to pick out their dream jobs. Since graduating in December with ...

Pinnacol plan takes next step through House

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A plan to take $500 million from a workers’ compensation-insurance company to balance the state budget is cruising through the state House after gaining approval in the Senate. The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday passed ...

Elderly driver hits child, then leaves scene

By Staff

A 4-year-old boy was struck by a car around 2:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Colorado Avenue, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The child received “relatively minor injuries,” said Kate Porras, spokeswoman ...

School district searches for millions in cuts

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The School District 51 board, anticipating that the economic slowdown will result in less money next year, has begun wrestling with ideas to cut millions from its budget. Budget estimates began with the premise that the district would receive ...

Palisade to dedicate new town plaza today

By Carrie Marfitano

The town of Palisade will dedicate its new town center plaza at 5 p.m. today. The project has been in various stages over the last three years. The work included a new parking lot, which was completed in November, and the town center plaza, ...

GarCo commission to weigh in on power surge case

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Nearly two years after an incident involving an energy contractor delivered a high-voltage jolt into a Silt-area home, Garfield County commissioners plan to apply some political heat in hopes of obtaining compensation ...

Man pleads not guilty in medication-linked fatal stabbing

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A 58-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to fatally stabbing another man who died after suffering from an allergic reaction to medication he was taking in connection with the attack. Mack Sadler waived his right to a preliminary hearing ...

Sheriff’s Department searching for alleged roof scammer

By Staff

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a roofing scam that cost an older man some $20,000 in mid-March. Deputies say 40-year-old Christopher Robert Dumas of Florida offered the man a “foam and sealant” ...

Developer faces uphill fight in Clifton hotel bid

By Staff

A developer is trying to lure a Holiday Inn Express to Clifton, but he faces an uphill climb in a tight economy. Greg Motz, co-owner of 4-G Development, said he has all the building approvals he needs, except one access permit from the ...

Vail Resorts to require helmets on employees

By Dave Buchanan

Starting next winter, all employees at each of Vail Resorts’ five ski areas will be required to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding on the job. Vail Resorts, based in Broomfield, operates Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and ...

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