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Bank helps kids attend museum’s history event

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Hundreds of Mesa County students will attend the Museum of the West’s Re-Enactors Day next week with the help of Alpine Bank. Admission to the annual event at the museum is $3.50 per student, but Alpine Bank is underwriting $1 of each ...


GOP’s Tipton called a contender; rival in congressional race scoffs

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Scott Tipton’s recognition as a “contender” by the National Republican Congressional Committee isn’t sitting well with the other Republican who wants to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. Tipton, a ...

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District 51 superintendent turns down raise

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School District 51 Board of Education members voted Tuesday to cut a pay raise out of Superintendent Steve Schultz’s contract, keeping his annual salary frozen for at least the next year. Schultz asked board members to make the ...

2-year registration bill advances, with late fee

By Charles Ashby

Motorists would have the option of registering their vehicles for two years, but they won’t see late fees waived if they do. Rep. Steve King tried to keep that exemption in a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on ...


Smuggler of human beings gets year in jail

By Paul Shockley

A man who has been arrested three times for allegedly smuggling illegal immigrants, and deported from the United States as many times, was sentenced Tuesday to serve one year in the Mesa County Jail related to his most recent smuggling arrest ...

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Junior Ranger Day 2010

By William Woody

Third graders from New Emerson Elementary school hike in the Devils Kitchen area as part of Junior Ranger Day 2010 at the Colorado National Monument. It’s a great time for anyone to see the park. Admission is free through April 25 in ...

Deadly plunge of man in canyon ruled accidental

By Amy Hamilton

The death of a 53-year-old Hotchkiss man who fell about 150 feet off a canyon overlook Saturday night has been ruled accidental, according to Delta County Coroner Chalmer Swain. Search and rescue workers late Saturday night recovered the body ...

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Fire destroys mobile home near Fruita

By Melinda Mawdsley

Susan Nickels wasn’t prepared for a firefighter to hand her soggy, slightly singed photographs of her daughter. Throw them away, she told the man, fighting back tears. In reality, Nickels knows that what didn’t burn in Monday ...

Whistle-blower against doctor cancels hearing

By Amy Hamilton

A whistle-blowing plaintiff in a civil suit against a Montrose doctor chose to cancel a settlement conference that was slated for today. Tonya Creel of Montrose, who claims she was fired by Dr. Sam Jahani after threatening to reveal ...

County beefs up DUI enforcement with van purchase

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department will soon own the first impaired-driving enforcement van on the Western Slope, a tool officials plan to use at large social events and sobriety checkpoints and share with other law-enforcement ...

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