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Deedee Mayer

Friends recall Mayer’s dedication to early education, conservation

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A memorial service will take place Saturday for Margaret G. “Deedee” Mayer, whose passion for early childhood education led her first to the classroom and eventually to education policy. Mayer served on the board of the ...

Koch formally charged in Delta toddler’s death

By Staff

DELTA — A man accused of killing a Delta toddler was charged formally Wednesday with child abuse resulting in death. Lukus Koch, 28, was charged in the death of 2-year-old Jesse Dorsch, who died after a Nov. 27 incident at a home in ...

Delta hospital seeks applicants for new CEO

By William Woody

DELTA — Delta County Memorial Hospital is seeking applicants for the position of chief executive officer after current administrator and CEO Tom Mingen announced he will retire at the beginning of next year. Mingen became the ...

Committee approves financing measure

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Grand Junction’s newest state legislator won committee approval Thursday for his first bill, a measure he hopes will help lift the state’s real estate market out of the doldrums. Rep. Ray Scott plans to do that with ...

Montrose city manager resigns

By Staff

Montrose City Manager Mary Watt resigned after more than 37 years of service to the city, the past five years as city manager, according to a city news release Thursday. Assistant City Manager Scott Sellers will serve as acting city manager ...

City ends back-in parking ‘experiment’

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members decided to just roll with a mistake Wednesday night and voted unanimously to put the brakes on back-in parking. Redoing 47 parking spaces along Seventh and Main streets   from reverse-angle to the ...

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Candidates vie for 3 council seats

By Amy Hamilton

Former Grand Junction mayor Jim Doody declined to seek re-election to the Grand Junction City Council in 2009, but almost two years later he wants a second term. Doody, who was elected to a four-year term on the council in 2005, is the latest ...

Immigration bill akin to Arizona’s in Colorado Senate

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — An Arizona-style, illegal-immigration bill was introduced into the Colorado Senate on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a second measure aimed at enforcing the laws the state already has on illegal immigration is expected to be introduced ...

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Bennet goes to class, ponders future of No Child Left Behind

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Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., curled up with first-graders, joked with fifth-grade girls about how boys are “ewww,” and tugged aside principals and teachers Wednesday at two Grand Valley elementary schools to talk about the nuts ...

Measure would add judge to judicial district

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — An additional judge would be assigned to the 7th Judicial District to help deal with a dramatic increase in court cases under a bill approved in a Senate committee Wednesday. A 2007 law that added 43 new judgeships to 15 of the ...

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