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White Hall demolition delayed while grant obtained

By Lory Pounder

White Hall will sit in its burn-scarred, collapsing state a bit longer. The early-September start date for the asbestos abatement and demolition project was pushed back while permitting and a grant application processed at the state level. ...


Police urge trick-or-treat safety by kids, drivers

By Staff

The Grand Junction police and fire departments and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department want to remind trick-or-treaters, drivers and parents to make safe choices on Halloween. The departments recommend parents take pictures of their ...


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Thompson Divide debate

By Dennis Webb

A key dispute within the dispute over proposed oil and gas development in the Thompson Divide area involves dozens of leases issued in national forest roadless areas there in 2003. That was two years after President Bill Clinton, in one of ...


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Not too hot under the armor for fall faire

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It was a perfect day for a knight fight. And not just because pirates, fairies and royalty were watching. Temperatures in the upper 50s made wielding a bamboo sword in a metal helmet and breath-stifling armor a bit easier Sunday for Bill ...


Economic panel wooing new firm to Grand Valley

By Charles Ashby

Longtime Grand Valley residents remember when Black Sunday hit the region back in 1982. That’s when Exxon announced it was shutting down its Colony Shale Project, sending about 2,000 to the unemployment line. Several other businesses ...


Capitol Christmas Tree tour starts Saturday in Meeker

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The Christmas tree that will stand outside the U.S. Capitol building this year in Washington, D.C., will make an appearance Saturday in Meeker. The Engelmann Spruce grew nearby in White River National Forest and will be shown in its native ...


Bennet sees precedence for possible solution to Thompson Divide controversy

By Dennis Webb

When U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet put forth a possible solution to the dispute over the prospect of drilling in the Thompson Divide area, he was able to follow the example of Colorado’s neighbor to the north. Draft legislation that Bennet, ...


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A BIG CHASM over 
Thompson Divide

By Dennis Webb

Rancher Jock Jacober eased his pickup to the side of a national forest road above Sunlight Mountain Resort southwest of Glenwood Springs, grabbed his binoculars and looked to see if he could figure out the ownership of four cows grazing in a ...


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Fishburne, Hamm and Westfeldt in GJ to get out the vote

By Melinda Mawdsley

On Saturday, while experiencing what it’s like to campaign on a grassroots level in the swing state of Colorado, Hollywood actress and writer Jennifer Westfeldt heard a click at the other end of the phone line. Another hang up. The ...


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Officer cadets carve money-maker for Latimer House

By Melinda Mawdsley

The pumpkins were a ploy, and 9-year-old Tommy Steokman bit. Tommy spent his Saturday morning carving pumpkins with his brother, Justin Messick, 6, and other family members as part of the Carving for Cans event held by the cadets at the ...


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