Kip’s charge: Fix this mess

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One of the major projects immediately taken on by recently hired Grand Junction Regional Airport Executive Director Kip Turner was a “terminal survival plan” — which should keep the building, constructed in 1982, operational for the next 10 to 15 years.


New airport director sees unrealized potential

“Kip Turner, we’ve had a problem.”
OK, that’s not exactly how the recruiting of Kip Turner began. Then again, the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority had more than one problem.
When Grand Junction officials went about trying to lure Turner from Durango-La Plata County Airport this spring, they were beset by problems, even if they were nothing like those confronted by Apollo 13:
■ The airport was, and is, trying to nail its approach to a new runway, a 10-year, $100 million project, necessary to continued operations.

Aggravated abuse alleged with case of child and porn

A Grand Junction woman appeared in a Mesa County court Friday, accused of multiple counts of sexual assault and sexual exploitation of a 2-year-old girl, in a case in which aggravated abuse is alleged.



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