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    Kip’s charge: Fix this mess

    “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...

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    Airport reimburses federal agency $525,000 for so-called ‘wildlife’ fence

    Grand Junction Regional Airport will do without $525,000 in coming years from federal funds for airport improvements. The Airport Authority agreed to reimburse the Federal Aviation...

  • Death Notices, August 28, 2016

    ■ Former Grand Junction resident Eli S. Carpenter, 41, Farmington, New Mexico, died Aug. 5, 2016, at his home. Services were previously held. He is survived by a son, Charles Riley...

  • Traffic Alert, Aug. 28, 2016

    Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic the week: City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions ■ North Avenue Complete Streets Project — 12th to...

  • Ski express to Montrose, Telluride

    For the second year in a row, flights into the Montrose and Telluride airports during ski season are reaching new heights. Officials announced last week that there will be full daily...

  • Biz Buzz, August 28, 2016

    Frankie DeLaHoz has worked in sales her whole life and loves being around people. And when she looked around the place she’s called home for 25 years, she found what she believed to...

  • Act cautiously when applying 
for Medicaid

    To receive Medicaid assistance for long-term care, a senior must show financial need. In some cases, significant financial decisions are made with the intent to qualify for Medicaid....

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    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...

  • Rifle man, 22, killed in rollover accident on I-70

    A 22-year-old Rifle man died Saturday morning in a one-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 70 outside of Silt. Matthew Day was driving a 2007 Toyota pickup eastbound near mile marker 97...

  • Coalition takes on tamarisk and other invasive vegetation

    For the thousands of hours and even more money that the Tamarisk Coalition contributes to protecting the Colorado and Gunnison rivers, the majority of their work is out of sight. That was...

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    Peach Promenade gets feet moving

    Whether they were decked out in plain denim or full skirts and petticoats, devoted square dancers filled the gymnasium floor at Mount Garfield Middle School on Friday and Saturday for the...

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    Turner’s career began early in Alabama

    Colorado isn’t exactly unknown territory to Kip Turner, who remembers visiting the Rocky Mountains on family vacations. His more than 30 year aviation-related career, however,...


  • Turkey lifts headscarf ban for its policewomen

    ISTANBUL (AP) — It is official: Turkey's female police officers will be able to wear headscarves as part of their uniform.

  • 2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

    LONDON (AP) — Police and airline officials say two United Airlines pilots have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States.

  • Italy probes to see if criminal negligence raised quake toll

    AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the quake's high death toll.

  • Europe's refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it

    BERLIN (AP) — Faced with more than 1 million migrants flooding across the Mediterranean last year, European nations tightened border controls, set up naval patrols to stop smugglers, negotiated an agreement with Turkey to limit the numbers crossing, shut the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands, and tried to speed up deportations of rejected asylum-seekers.

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