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No public comments made at mercury storage meeting

By Staff

No comments were offered Tuesday during a public hearing at Two Rivers Convention Center to consider where the nation’s mercury should be stored. Grand Junction was one of seven sites listed as potential locations for as many as 11,000 ...


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Fire consumes city business

By Amy Hamilton

A portable-toilet company, Bestway Services, sustained a major blow Monday when much of its equipment burned in a fast-moving fire. However, owners said they plan to rebuild the business. Authorities with the Grand Junction Fire Department on ...


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Woman sentenced in husband’s jailbreak

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At first glance, Marilynne Johnson appeared to be a conniving felon, helping her husband plan and execute an elaborate jailbreak consisting of hacksaw blades and bedsheets and steering the getaway vehicle to Mexico, where they presumably ...


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Man accused of kidnap, assault

By Amy Hamilton

A 21-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Sunday on a warrant on suspicion of kidnapping a man, beating him up, robbing him and leaving him in a field, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s ...


Coroner releases annual report

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The percentage of deaths investigated by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office in 2009 fell slightly from the previous two years, the office said in its annual report. In 2009, 31.8 percent of deaths were investigated by the coroner’s ...


Official promises action in Prather springs contamination

By Dennis Webb

Oil and gas regulators say they hope that “meaningful remediation work” begins this year on the contamination of spring water on the Prather property northwest of Parachute, a state official said Monday. The comments by David ...


Court lifts ban on some donations

By Charles Ashby

Labor unions, businesses and other contributors that have sole-source government contracts won’t have to worry about the campaign donations they make. That’s because the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday struck down Amendment 54, ...


City’s attempt to get off water list uncommon

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction’s attempt to get Juniata Reservoir removed from a list of “impaired” waters in Colorado is a rare pursuit, according to City Water Services Manager Rick Brinkman. “We’re breaking new ...


Ritter seeks $55M for projects in state’s forests

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Gov. Bill Ritter is pressing the federal government for $55 million for forest-management projects in Colorado. Ritter asked for the funding when he met in Washington, D.C., with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Ken ...


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Grand Junction golf courses itching to open

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Grand Valley golf courses puttering through one of the longest winters in recent memory are inching closer to opening, although the weekend snowfall halted a trend of snowmelt on the fairways and greens. The back nine holes at Chipeta Golf ...


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