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High school students hone legal skills while being judged by experts

By Staff

Starting today, students from Grand Junction High School plan to play full-court press in pursuit of their third local title in as many years. But don’t look for the high school team on any basketball court. Mark Carris, coach of the ...


Accused GJ madam’s lawyer gets more time

By Amy Hamilton

The case being made against Grand Junction massage parlor owner Nan O’Reilly, who is charged with pimping, racketeering and other prostitution-related charges, has created a mountain of paperwork. And O’Reilly’s attorney told ...


Comments sought on plan for weeds

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management crafted a noxious and invasive weeds management plan for 568,000 acres managed under the Glenwood Springs office and is seeking public comment. The Environmental Assessment and Weed Management Plan details early ...


Chambers: Oil, gas jobs high priority

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Single mother Maria Vazquez thought she had left the slow economy behind when she left Florida for western Colorado and its energy boom. The former teacher started taking process-technology classes at Colorado Mountain College ...


County’s death rate fell in 2008

By Amy Hamilton

If you’re the glass-half-full kind of person, this may come as good news: Fewer people died in Mesa County in 2008, compared to the year before. “This decrease was mostly due to a significant drop in the number of motor vehicle ...


Bradford’s sex-offender bill ‘will probably just die’

By Staff

State Rep. Laura Bradford’s plan to toughen prison sentences for sex offenders that target children died Thursday, one week after lawmakers failed to either pass or kill the bill during a committee hearing. Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, ...


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Construction materials company expanding

By Carrie Marfitano

Construction materials supplier ProBuild, 2779 D Road, is working on a project of its own. The Denver-based company is expanding its Grand Junction retail location from 4,000 square feet to 52,000 square feet. Construction began in October at ...


Williams revises drilling cutbacks

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The Williams Companies Inc., the most active drilling company in the Piceance Basin, will “dial down” drilling in 2009 even more than it had previously anticipated, the company said Thursday. Williams expects to maintain nine or ...


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Local media led on a walking tour of new hospital tower

By Melinda Mawdsley

St. Mary’s Hospital assured the public Thursday that its Century Project is on schedule and on budget. Rob Jenkins, owner’s representative for St. Mary’s during the hospital’s $276 million Century Project, led local ...


State snowpack slightly above average for now

By Bob Silbernagel

Midway through the winter, snowpack in Colorado’s mountains is nowhere near last year’s depth-defying buildup, but it is holding its own against historic averages. Across the state, every major river basin is slightly above ...


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