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District 51 gains 53 students

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School District 51 leaders may have less to worry about than they originally thought when it comes to fears of declining enrollment and the funding that comes with each student. A count of every student attending classes in the district the ...

Trooper: Alcohol a factor in fatal crash

By Paul Shockley

Alcohol impairment is a suspected factor in a rollover crash Tuesday on Interstate 70 in eastern Utah that killed a Texas woman and injured another woman, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Vivian Cooper, 67, of San Antonio, was behind the ...

Enrollment in home-school program rises

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Enrollment is up by a net gain of about 45 students in District 51’s Mesa Valley Vision Home and Community Program for home-schooled students. The program began in fall 2008 with about 225 students. Enrollment jumped to about 280 ...

Salazar, Buck make Grand Junction stops today, Thursday

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., and Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck will be in Grand Junction today and Thursday. Salazar, who is seeking his fourth term in Congress, is tending to business not directly related to his campaign, while ...

County to lease space from hospital for medical clinic

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Mesa County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement Monday to lease space from Community Hospital for the county’s soon-to-open employee medical clinic. The county will pay the hospital nearly $17,500 to lease space and ...

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2010 ACT scores increase in District 51

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Composite ACT scores increased a fifth of a point in District 51 this year while the state average decreased by an equal amount. The district has some catching up to do to reach the state average, which, at 19.4 was four-tenths of a point ...

Teen ‘danger to the community,’ judge says in refusing him bond

By Paul Shockley

A 16-year-old Clifton boy accused in the shooting death of his friend was ordered held without bond after a prosecutor Monday aired fresh allegations of drug use inside his home, while suggesting the boy is enamored with firearms and ...

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Breezeway remodeling begins in downtown GJ

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Construction begins this week on remodeling two Main Street breezeways. The breezeways, located on the south side of the 500 block of Main Street and on the north side of the 600 block of Main Street, will be under construction through Nov. ...

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Grand Junction City Council votes to ban pot dispensaries

By Amy Hamilton

Medical marijuana dispensary owners were correct to predict that Grand Junction City Council members would vote Monday night to shutter their shops. Council members voted 6-1 to close pot stores in the city limits by Jan. 1, 2011, with mayor ...

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Montrose man, 23, charged with murder in child-abuse death

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose man has been formally charged with first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in the death of his girlfriend’s infant daughter. The Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office filed formal charges Monday against ...

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