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GJ council eyes Xcel proposal
 for solar project

By Amy Hamilton

The city of Grand Junction could save nearly $100,000 over two decades and switch to using a little more green energy if it moves forward on plans for a 2-megawatt solar farm in Pear Park. The project to be initiated and run by Xcel Energy ...


Homebound seniors get holiday helpers

By Amy Hamilton

Santa’s elves haven’t just been busy making preparations for good children this holiday season. Some of those elves also have been working hard to ensure the elderly eat a hot meal, surrounded by friends. For the third year, ...

App designed by Hotchkiss man boosts cellphone reception

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That new Android cellphone under the Christmas tree might need a little something extra to pull in a signal. This is, after all, mountainous western Colorado, and signal strength can be questionable. A Hotchkiss elf, er computer expert, has ...


Grand Junction neighborhood lights the way

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With the sun gone and the streetlights off, the glow of luminarias and moonlight bouncing off freshly fallen snow were all that illuminated the north Grand Junction neighborhood of Mantey Heights after dusk on Christmas Eve. It’s a ...


Suspect arrested in donation jug heist

By Paul Shockley

A man jailed on Friday for alleged traffic violations has been linked to the theft of charity donation cash at a local liquor store earlier this month, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Bobby Lloyd Mestas, 42, 2101 ...

Special ornament makes it onto Capitol Christmas tree in time

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High on the U.S. Capitol Christmas hangs the ornament that made it, just barely. Like the tree, an Engelmann spruce towering 73 feet in the air, the ornament, which was about as large and round as a basketball and about the same color, is ...


Nisley teacher headed to Australia

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Theresa Drewer is on an adventure. The 32-year-old Nisley Elementary School teacher left last weekend for Australia, where she will spend the next 54 weeks in a teacher exchange program. She will teach a fourth-grade class in the small town ...


Drought hinders rebirth of fire area

By Dennis Webb

As if it hadn’t been bad enough that one of Colorado’s worst droughts led to nearly 14,000 acres burning in the Pine Ridge Fire this summer outside De Beque, that same drought has hampered efforts to encourage important regrowth ...

House approves version of Katie’s Law

By Staff

The U.S. House passed on a voice vote a measure patterned after a measure already in place in Colorado. House Resolution 6014, or “Katie’s Law,”  would provide grants to states for the collection of DNA from certain ...

Walmart worker assaulted with PlayStation console

By Paul Shockley

A would-be thief eluded capture at North Avenue’s Walmart after assaulting an employee Friday with a Sony PlayStation 3 game console, according to Grand Junction police. Police were called to the store at 2881 North Ave. shortly after ...

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