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Number of undocumented immigrants dwindling, study shows

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A slowing economy and greater enforcement were two reasons Colorado’s illegal immigrant population fell by 25 percent between 2007 and 2010, according to the Pew Center for Hispanic Studies. A study by the center found the 240,000 ...

020211 Colorado Snowpack

State’s snowpack surplus slips after dry month

By Dennis Webb

A dry January erased much of the surplus snowpack built up earlier in the season around the state. The state’s snowpack decreased from 136 percent of average on Jan. 1 to 117 percent on Feb. 1, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

Blotter, Feb. 3, 2011

By Staff

Man accused of menacing Joshua Davis, 29, 404 High St., Collbran, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of felony menacing, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Davis and two other men ...

Measure targeted regional transportation panels

By Charles Ashby

A bill that would have done away with the regional transportation planning panels around the state died in a House committee Wednesday. Rep. Glenn Vaad, R-Mead, had hoped to remake how the state plans road and bridge construction, but his ...

Parachute-area schools cancel classes; buses won’t start in cold

By Dennis Webb

Parachute and Battlement Mesa schools were closed Wednesday because temperatures were so cold the buses wouldn’t start in the morning. Ken Haptonstall, superintendent of Garfield County School District 16, said classes also are canceled ...

Briefs, Feb. 3, 2011

By Staff

Planned burn east of monument The National Park Service is conducting fuel-reduction burning near the Qwest utility line right of way on the east side of Colorado National Monument. Pile burning began Tuesday and will continue this week and ...

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Eateries working to address violations

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Gil San Nicolas has been the head chef and kitchen manager at the Palisade Cafe; and Grill for a mere four months, but that doesn’t mean he’s new to the restaurant business. San Nicolas helped open a Denny’s in Montrose and ...

Death Notices, Feb. 3, 2011

By Staff

Glenn Alan Donovan, 87, Fruita, died Feb. 1, 2011, at home. Services will be at a later date in Craig. Mr. Donovan was a lineman for Public Service Co. of Colorado. Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Sampson of Craig; one sister, Sharon ...

Sports Briefs, Feb. 2, 2011

By Staff

Youth Wrestling Four Little Dawgs win two titles Four members of the Palisade Little Dawgs wrestling team won their weight classes in both the Fruita Mat Cats Invitational and Grand Junction Tiger Paw tournament last weekend. Cole ...

Pirates show their fortitude on mat with victory over Junction

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Olathe may be the small town down the road, but the Pirates showed they can wrestle with the big boys. The Pirates won nine matches, including five by pin and one by forfeit to defeat Grand Junction 47-28 in a nonleague dual Wednesday night ...

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