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District may resort to four-day week

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School District 51 officials are looking at a range of changes intended to shore up the budget if the state cuts contributions to districts next school year. One of the possibilities is a four-day school week, district officials said. Before ...

Guarding a home ‘common sense’

By Carrie Marfitano

The Grand Junction Police Department teamed up with Home Depot on Saturday to help Grand Valley residents make their homes safer from intruders. “A lot of times we will throw these things out to people, but without visuals it sometimes ...

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Guests who stay at Dave and Michelle Walker’s Palisade Wine Valley Inn and want to take the bus into Grand Junction to spend a night on the town had better come equipped with more than good restaurant recommendations. Namely, a large ...

Grand Junction City Council candidate opinions

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Should the city of Grand Junction continue to fund Grand Valley Transit, or should the bus system look for a permanent source of funding through a new tax or fee? District A:Tom Kenyon “We need the Grand Valley Transit system. Our ...

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One hospitalized after fight at 12th and Main

By Carrie Marfitano

One man was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after a fight in the 1200 block of Main Street. Grand Junction Police Department officers were dispatched to the scene at approximately 2 a.m. on reports of a street fight between ...

Free bankruptcy classes overflowing

By Staff

Hiring a personal bankruptcy attorney could cost a couple thousand dollars. But for those on the Western Slope unable to afford an attorney, there is help, and her name is Carol A. Viner. An attorney with Colorado Legal Services, Viner said ...


Speaking out for the first time

By Carrie Marfitano

The mother of an 18-year-old Mesa State College student who was killed in a drunken-driving crash spoke publicly for the first time Saturday night at a remembrance for students who had died in recent years. Samantha Loy had moved out of her ...

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Energy firms try to grasp new rules

By Dennis Webb

Years of effort to tighten regulation of Colorado’s oil and gas industry come to fruition when new rules take effect Wednesday. And despite the date — April 1 — this is no April Fool’s joke, although many in the ...

Video game ‘obsession’  haunted gunman, a loner

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The nearest thing to a clue left behind by Stefan Martin-Urban to explain his homicidal behavior on Oct. 11 was what Grand Junction police called his obsession with video games. The 22-year-old man who shot to death two people, wounded two ...

Man sentenced in Montrose woman’s death

By Staff

A man accused in the shooting death of a Montrose woman whose remains were found buried at a rock quarry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Lionel Lopez pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of being an accessory to first-degree murder ...

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