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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 ...

Police investigating fatal Wednesday morning crash on D 1/2 Road

By Paul Shockley

An autopsy was performed Wednesday on a man who died in an early-morning rollover accident on D 1/2 Road, authorities said. The man, whose identity wasn’t released, was an occupant of a Ford Taurus that rolled several times on D 1/2 ...

Board considering further delays over Antero well spacing

By Dennis Webb

A further delay is in the works over Antero Resources’ proposals for increased natural-gas-well densities near Silt. The Garfield County Commission scheduled a special meeting Monday to decide whether it approves of the Colorado Oil and ...

Governor tabs Aspenite for economic post

By Dennis Webb

Developer, property manager and Aspen City Council member Dwayne Romero will serve as Gov. John Hickenlooper’s executive director of Economic Development and International Trade. Hickenlooper announced the appointment Wednesday. Romero ...

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