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PBS station plans move to Fine Arts

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Rocky Mountain PBS is splitting its staff and moving off the Western Colorado Community College campus. Producer Greg Mikolai and an engineer will move into Colorado Mesa University’s Fine Arts Building over the next few months. The ...

Club 20 to meet in Junction on Sept. 10

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton will speak at the fall meeting of Club 20 in Grand Junction. Club 20, the West Slope advocacy organization, meets every spring and fall in Grand ...

Reps. Tipton, Lamborn to conduct oil shale hearing

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A congressional field hearing Wednesday on oil shale should be taken with a fair amount of skepticism, as well as with its stated goals of discussing the state of research, regulations and roadblocks, said the survivors of the last effort to ...

082211 Naggy

Huge bar tab that wasn’t

By Staff

It began with a jab at what appeared to be a steep expenditure by the city of Grand Junction at a local eatery. What followed was a series of questioning and critical phone calls, a brief decline in business and a big headache for Naggy ...

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2 die in interstate collision

By Staff

A man and a woman died Sunday morning after a semitrailer rear-ended the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling on Interstate 70 near the Utah line. According to the Colorado State Patrol, a 2011 International semitrailer was ...

Sentence upheld in dragging death of dog at monument

By Paul Shockley

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a three-year prison sentence for a Grand Junction man convicted in the dragging death of a dog, rejecting an argument the sentence was too harsh because of his intelligence level. Steven Clay ...

Bank robbery attempt has Palisade talking

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Steve Neff thought it was a joke. A bank robbery in Palisade? There’s no way, he thought. But it was true. And as the news sank in Saturday that a person had attempted to rob Palisades National Bank at 600 W. Eighth St., Neff became a ...

082211 3A M School Super 1

New Montrose schools leader excited for new year

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Today is the first day of school in Montrose, and new RE-1J School District Superintendent Mark MacHale brims with optimism. He said he chooses to embrace the resources that he has, not bemoan and make excuses about what he ...

Colorado Mesa moves up on Forbes’ colleges list

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Colorado Mesa University ranked 537th this year in Forbes magazine’s annual America’s Top Colleges list. The Forbes lists ranks nearly 10 percent of the nation’s approximately 6,600 higher education institutions based on ...

Operations viewed positively, Encana says of survey

By Dennis Webb

Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., says a survey of community members, landowners, government leaders and others in Colorado and three other states found it is viewed favorably by a 5-to-1 ratio among those aware of its operations. Three of ...

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