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Public input sought on redistricting

By Charles Ashby

In a time when political bickering has become a contact sport, state legislators plan to ask Colorado residents how they should handle what usually is the most contentious political issue any state legislature can address: congressional ...

January dry; worst of winter might be over, forecaster says

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This January is shaping up to be one of the driest in recent years in Grand Junction. Only a tenth of an inch of precipitation has fallen on the city so far this month as of Sunday, as measured at the National Weather Service at Grand ...

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Donors see HOPE of needy

By Amy Hamilton

“Beautiful family coming out of an abusive relationship in need of a couch.” “We have moms-to-be in need of cribs, sheets, etc.” “Seems like pots and pans and kitchen items are a big need right now, so if you ...

Study suggests flexibility in annual count of students

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A new study suggests Colorado should change the way it counts students for enrollment data. The “Colorado Average Daily Membership Study,” authored primarily by Denver-based education research firm Augenblick, Palaich and ...

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Teacher, chess master spreads love of game among Gateway students

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Utah’s reigning state chess champion has brought a love of the sport to Gateway School, where he teaches. Moab resident Damian Nash, who lives in Gateway during the school week, began teaching math, science, physical education and media ...

Discarded pipe bomb left at city intersection

By Paul Shockley

A device described by police as a small pipe bomb was taken from the desert north of Grand Junction on Saturday and left at a city street intersection. The Grand Junction Bomb Squad was called around 12:15 p.m. to the intersection of 27 1/4 ...

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Shifting to commissioner-run government has plenty of skeptics

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Mesa County commissioners’ inability to agree on who should become the next county administrator has set the wheels in motion for them to contemplate other forms of governance, which could fundamentally change the way the county is ...

Water report dooms state supply by 2050

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By 2050, fast-growing Colorado will need as much as 1 million acre-feet more water than it uses now, and it will have difficulty meeting the new demand, a state study said. Demands for municipal and industrial water could exceed supply by as ...

Performing Arts Center to open on Main

By Melinda Mawdsley

The bare walls and torn-out ceiling tiles seem depressing, but Terri Schafer couldn’t be more excited. All she sees when she looks at the emptiness of the downtown Grand Junction building is an opportunity to bring consistent theater ...

Meeting scheduled on high-voltage line

By Staff

A meeting for comment on a proposed high-voltage transmission line that would run through northwest Colorado and connect a wind farm in Wyoming to Las Vegas will be Jan. 31 in Grand Junction. The meeting is intended to collect public comment ...

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