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Part of skull found near mining town

By Paul Shockley

Identification of human remains found over the weekend on a rugged, remote hillside north of Somerset could take weeks to months, Gunnison County officials said Tuesday. The remains — a skull missing its lower jaw and other human bones ...

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Museum of Western Colorado gets needed face-lift

By Staff

Last year around this time, the Museum of Western Colorado was staggering in its fight to get funding. But with some creativity, good timing and good fortune, it remained on its feet in the end. The county cut funding by $75,000 for museum ...

Youth connect with dogs for ‘New Leash on Life’

By Staff

Nothing softens the heart like a cute, furry friend, with big lovable eyes, floppy ears and a tail that always says, “I’m happy.” “How he reacted to me was all positive,” said the young man holding the leash. At ...

Water on tap at two seminars this week

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How to keep bringing water to the desert will be at the center of two seminars this weekend. The Mesa County Water Association will host a public seminar and discussion Thursday about “How Did our Desert Bloom? And What Happens ...

Ex-lieutenant governor, GJ native to announce U.S. Senate bid today

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Former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton, a Grand Junction native, will announce her bid for the U.S. Senate today in her hometown. Norton, a Republican and the executive director of the Denver Police Foundation, will start her West Slope campaign at 2:15 ...

Artifacts-theft suspect appears in U.S. court

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man under federal indictment in a regional artifacts theft investigation was allowed on Monday to remain free on a personal recognizance bond. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., was advised Monday afternoon in Denver by ...

Debate over fracking bill heats up

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After an energy company located a drilling fluid pit near Rick Roles’ home south of Rifle several years ago, he became “deathly ill,” he says. He has yet to fully recover and still is unable to ...

GJ council postpones vote on historic-district zoning

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The Grand Junction City Council on Monday postponed a decision on whether to approve a zoning designation that would permit land uses other than single-family homes in the city’s historic district. Council members also delayed a ...

DA seeks more state dollars to cover costs of criminal trials

By Paul Shockley

Facing the prospect of exceeding his office’s budget for criminal trials for the second consecutive year, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said he anticipates asking the state for supplemental dollars before the end of 2009. Through ...

Postal Service cutbacks threaten Glade Park service

By Staff

The U.S. Postal Service is in full retreat, closing offices and considering limiting days of operation. For the residents of Glade Park, a tiny community above Grand Junction and south of Colorado National Monument, the Postal Service’s ...

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