Western Colorado

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Community college taps George as president

By Staff

Rifle resident Russell George will serve as the next president of Colorado Northwestern Community College. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System, announced the appointment Tuesday. George was the sole finalist for ...


Blotter, Jan. 19, 2011

By Staff

Family of 3 escapes fire A family of three was awakened by sounds from a fire that caused roughly $150,000 damage to the home early Tuesday morning, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. Firefighters reported heavy smoke and ...


Two Rivers gets food deal, for now

By Amy Hamilton

Two Rivers Convention Center will provide food and beverage services at least in the interim at two Grand Junction city golf courses. A new bidding and evaluation process to locate qualified, private-sector vendors will take at least two ...


Bids sought for ambulance service contract

By Staff

The Grand Junction Fire Department, which currently has the contract for ambulance services, will be bidding for the contract again later this year. The Fire Department’s five-year contract expires in June. The issue of the ...


State agency reiterates intention to keep Rifle veterans home open

By Dennis Webb

The Colorado Department of Human Services on Tuesday sought to assure lawmakers the State Veterans Home in Rifle is not in danger of closing, despite a history of financial losses. The Legislative Audit Committee this week considered an audit ...


Buescher to work in Attorney General’s Office

By Charles Ashby

Former Secretary of State Bernie Buescher is going to be a lawyer again. The Grand Junction resident and former Democratic state legislator for House District 55 is expected to officially announce later today that he has accepted a job with ...


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City reconsiders reverse angle parking, may reverse itself

By Amy Hamilton

After nearly three years of complaints about the 47 back-in parking spaces on sections of Seventh and Main streets, the city of Grand Junction will consider reconstructing reverse parking to the standard front-end parking. Grand Junction City ...


Ambulance contract will be up for bid, council says

By Amy Hamilton

A contract for ambulance services held by the city of Grand Junction will be put out for bid. The current contract, which is handled by the Grand Junction Fire Department, was awarded on a five-year basis and that contract expires in June. The ...


College worker says state personnel rules provide safeguards

By Charles Ashby

Mesa State College President Tim Foster and other workers at the four-year school want out of the state personnel system, but not everyone at the school agrees it’s a good idea. While Foster and one member of a group that represents ...


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Riverside neighborhood has gotten worse, speaker says

By Emily Shockley

Martin Luther King Jr. may have led a march toward equality, but there are more steps to take before that goal is reached. That was the message Steven Enos-Martinez, a Redlands Middle School Leadership for Education, Achievement and ...


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