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Jobs with benefits: 400 apply at Powderhorn

By Amy Hamilton

A couple inches of snow on Grand Mesa was the perfect harbinger of the swooshing season to come for the hundreds of applicants who showed for a job fair Saturday at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. By 8:30 a.m. a line of applicants wound around ...

More energy firms are fined for failing to fix well problems

By Dennis Webb

Energy companies with wells in Garfield and Moffat counties are among a growing number to be hit with sizable fines in Colorado for failing to respond to allegations of rules violations at their facilities. The Colorado Oil and Gas ...

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Fabric store reopens in mall

By Amy Hamilton

A second-time around appears to be working like a charm for Grand Junction’s Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft store after its reopening earlier this week in Mesa Mall. Hundreds of customers appeared dazed and smiled broadly, wandering the ...

Bookcliff students making blankets for U.S. soldiers

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American soldiers overseas soon will have the comfort of fleece blankets made by Bookcliff Middle School students. Students in Laura Johnson’s Morning Meeting class have been working on the blankets since the beginning of the week. The ...

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Home of the brave

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On the hour and day set aside to remember veterans, Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper told more than 200 people during a Veterans Day event Friday that the bonds connecting veterans and others can’t be broken. The annual ...

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Trail builder honored as manager of year

By Dave Buchanan

Recreation planner Chris Pipkin of the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction Field Office recently was selected “Land Manager of the Year” by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC). During the Nov. 5 awards dinner in ...

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101 pounds of pot found in van

By Paul Shockley

Two Minnesotans are accused of trafficking 101 pounds of marijuana in a van that stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 70 on Thursday afternoon, according to an arrest affidavit. Kim Thai, 34, and Huy Le, both of Eagan, Minn., are being held ...

Wildlife officers kill bear, 2 cubs called nuisance

By Amy Hamilton

A bear and her two cubs that had been seen lately around homes in the area of 26 Road were killed earlier this week by local wildlife officials. The trio with tagged ears,  which had become a nuisance eating from garbage cans in Aspen ...

Businessman faces 20 years in fraud plea

By Paul Shockley

The former owner of a Grand Junction-based health care business faces a maximum possible 20 years in prison under a plea agreement reached Thursday. Anthony Paul Breaux, 33, who operated Honor-Bound Healthcare Providers Inc., pleaded guilty ...

Trucking firm billed $9,012 for creek spill

By Paul Shockley

A bill for $9,012 is in the mail for an insurer representing the owners of a tractor-trailer that crashed last month near Gateway and polluted West Creek with crude oil, the Grand Junction Fire Department said Thursday. The figure accounts ...

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