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Pregnancy prevention programs likely will stay, with exclusion of Planned Parenthood

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A measure to continue two successful teen pregnancy-prevention programs on the Western Slope and expand them statewide appears headed for passage. That became clear Friday when the House gave preliminary approval to SB177, but ...

Governor signs spending plan of $18 billion

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed next year’s $18 billion spending plan Friday even though it technically isn’t in balance. But the governor said he had full confidence that would happen before the Legislature ends ...

Experts alarmed at suicide rate

By Amy Hamilton

March was a particularly painful month in Mesa County for suicides. The 10 that occurred were more than any other month in recent history and equaled one-third of the total that county officials expect for a year, according to the Mesa County ...

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Suicide prevalence in West intrigues researchers

By Dennis Webb

When 36-year-old Courtenay Cave took her life two years ago Friday, it was the most shocking experience in her mother’s life. Cave long had struggled with depression and substance abuse, but she always assured her mom, Sandy Iglehart of ...

Human bones found off interstate in Utah

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Law enforcement officials in Utah are examining the skeletal remains of an unidentified person found last month near Cisco, Utah. The investigators also examined bits of clothing found with the bones, the Grand County, Utah, Sheriff’s ...

For The Record, May 7, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital David Cuellar and Kaylea Zang, Rifle, a son, April 19. Blake and Amber Kelleher, Grand Junction, a daughter, April 19. Isaac and Mercy Madison, Grand Junction, a daughter, April 19. Charles R. and TeriDawn ...

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Hackers vulgar in road message

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Hackers who began posting innocuous messages on variable message boards at Grand Junction road projects now could be looking at criminal penalties. The Colorado Department of Transportation filed a police report in connection with the hacking ...

Coming soon: Lots of water

By Dennis Webb

Endless winter in parts of the Rockies will result in much-needed water for the Southwest, but some of the waterways delivering it face a sizable flood threat as a result. There’s currently more than a 50 percent chance of the Colorado ...

Drilling lawsuit delays talks between Antero Resources, Silt Mesa residents

By Dennis Webb

Citing a recently filed lawsuit, Antero Resources has decided to delay discussions with residents about reducing impacts of planned drilling in the Silt Mesa and Peach Valley areas of Garfield County. The company also scrapped a plan to ...

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Students score bright future

By Dennis Webb

The sounds and setting could have been for an athletic pep rally: a gymnasium, fight songs playing, an enthusiastic school mascot, individuals being welcomed onto the court under a spotlight, an appreciative crowd in the bleachers. But ...

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