Western Colorado

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Mesa State to raise tuition by 8.5%

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Mesa State College is hoping a mixture of more students and an 8.5 percent hike in tuition will outweigh reductions in state funding for colleges and universities. The tuition boost still leaves the campus in the middle among comparable ...

Two lost 8-year-old boys spend night in Mesa barn

By Carrie Marfitano

An overnight search-and-rescue mission for two 8-year-old boys in Mesa was called off after the boys were found leaving a barn Saturday morning. The boys wandered away from home Friday night, and when they realized they were lost and ...

Moratorium on building downtown a possibility

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The Grand Junction City Council will consider later this month whether to enact a temporary building moratorium in part of the city’s original square mile. The council was scheduled to make a decision last week but postponed the public ...

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Downtown visitors inspect new art sculptures on Main

By Carrie Marfitano

From the abstract to whimsical, 33 new sculptures have been installed downtown on Main Street for the 25th year of Art on the Corner. Program founder Dave Davis has an abstract piece in the exhibit for the first time in several years. ...

Special session looms as lawmakers eye budget, revenue

By Emily Shockley

They adjourned only this past Wednesday, but state legislators might return to the Capitol this summer to trim Colorado’s $17.9 billion budget. House and Senate members could reconvene in July if a June 20 state revenue report shows the ...

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High school, college seniors re-evaluate options

By Amy Hamilton

Their parents didn’t face these challenges. For that matter, their older siblings and friends didn’t. The economic obstacles and uncertainties that surfaced in the past year are new, and this spring’s graduating classes are ...

Massage parlor patrons check in

By Paul Shockley

A confidential police hotline yielded 57 voice-mail messages as of Friday evening from people claiming to be ex-patrons of Fuji Oriental Massage, where investigators allege prostitution has occurred. Officers had returned calls and spoken to ...

Residents can register for 911 alert system

By Amy Hamilton

Want to learn about emergencies in your area as they’re happening? A new service offered by the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center can keep you informed with alerts via your home phone, cell phone, text messages or e-mail. Or ...

April jobless rate down from March numbers

By Carrie Marfitano

Initial unemployment claims in Mesa County took a dip in April after hitting a recession-high 1,012 in March. “That’s a little bit of good news, the decrease between March and April,” said Gilbert Lujan, supervisor of the ...

Homeowners win fight over political signs

By Staff

The victors in a fight over the display of political signs in a homeowners-association-controlled neighborhood are claiming to have struck a blow for the First Amendment and free speech. The defeated is holding to his guns, saying the issue ...

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