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Edible pot ban in Colorado unlikely but divisive

By The AP

DENVER — A ban on edible marijuana in Colorado appears unlikely — but a proposal to ban pot brownies and other edibles is drawing objection from medical marijuana advocates who plan to object to the proposal. A House Republican ...

Colo. DOW launching study of bighorns around Ouray

By The AP

MONTROSE — The Colorado Division of Wildlife and U.S. Forest Service plan to launch a two-year research project this month on Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the Ouray area. The study would look at the use of habitat and the migratory ...

Hickenlooper signs first bills into law

By The AP

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper has started the most important part of his job — signing bills into law. The new Democratic governor signed seven bills today. They’re all relatively minor matters, but they gave Hickenlooper ...

New team of police working with homeless has made progress

By Amy Hamilton

A new program that places three officers with the Grand Junction Police Department on the streets solely to work with the homeless already is reaping some benefits, officers reported to the Grand Junction City Council during a workshop ...

Van hits 7-year-old boy near elementary school

By Staff

A 7-year-old child walking on F 1/2 Road near Thunder Mountain Elementary School was hit by a van just before 4 p.m. Monday. The boy, Joseph Jacobsen Jr. of Grand Junction, was struck by a red Ford Edge driven by 50-year-old Linda Nickerson, ...

Activist works with MIT on tools to educate residents on drilling

By Dennis Webb

A New Castle activist has worked with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create web-based tools to help residents dealing with lease negotiations, contamination concerns and other aspects of oil and gas development. MIT’s ...

3-year tax increase would funnel extra $1.63 billion into state education coffers

By Charles Ashby

A Boulder senator wants Coloradans to increase taxes for the next three years so the state can collect an additional $1.63 billion for education. Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, said the ballot question he filed with the state Monday is needed ...

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Monument fees to go up May 2

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Celebrating Colorado National Monument’s centennial with a hike or bike ride through the 32-square-mile playland will cost you more starting May 2. Monument officials announced Monday the National Park Service director approved a ...

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Sticker shock for City Council candidate

By Amy Hamilton

A candidate for an at-large Grand Junction City Council seat was working Monday to remove campaign stickers that had been placed on street signs in the downtown area over the weekend. Jacob Richards said he didn’t know who plastered his ...

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Foreclosure pace easing from a year ago

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After financially troubled homeowners accounted for the second-most foreclosure filings in Mesa County’s history last year, there are signs that the marketplace may be crawling out of its dark hole, or at least not retreating further ...

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