Western Colorado

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County fair adds wine competition

By Emily Shockley

Budding wine communities often celebrate their burgeoning status in the market by including a commercial wine competition in their county fairs. Mesa County will welcome this tradition into its fair next month. All Colorado winemakers can ...


Travel plan targets spur roads on three national forests in Colorado

By Dennis Webb

The federal government has trimmed away what it considers unnecessary roads under a finalized Gunnison Travel Management plan. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison national forests and the Gunnison Field Office for the Bureau of Land ...


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Tea party rally denounces government bailouts

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Hoisting signs and occasionally waving flags, tea party enthusiasts and their candidates vowed Sunday to wrest control of the U.S. from politicians they painted as greedy and dishonest and give it back to the citizens. Several hundred people ...


Man’s gun ensnared in Birgfeld probe

By Paul Shockley

Nearly three years ago, Rangely resident Curtis Kinney paid $350 cash for a .357 Smith & Wesson he bought from a co-worker. What he didn’t know in July 2007 was that he’d be waiting, three years later, to use it. The gun ...


Fired landfill manager did job well

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Former Mesa County landfill manager Bob Edmiston consistently received high marks on his performance reviews over the past 10 years, although an evaluation conducted three months before his firing in conjunction with a criminal case indicated ...


Save the Rink having meeting Tuesday on Glacier Arena

By Staff

An organization working to reopen the Glacier Ice Arena will discuss plans for the rink in a public meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Glacier, 2515 Riverside Parkway, closed June 13 after four years of operation, and organizers of the effort to ...


Former guv’s moon rock going to Colorado School of Mines

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The moon rock that long decorated former Gov, John Vanderhoof’s office at his home in Grand Junction is headed today to the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, which will take custody of the fingernail-sized lump of lunar ...


Grants helpful, while they last

By Emily Shockley

Tax revenue has been less than dependable since the recession hit. But grant funding has remained a relatively reliable source of funding for local governments and schools. Grants make up about one-third of Mesa County’s budget, ...


Feds checking for violations of safety laws at census office

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the U.S. Census Bureau office in Grand Junction, which earlier this year was inundated by fumes from a marijuana-growing operation in the same building. A ...


Pot providers say grow ban a ‘disservice’

By Staff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A common desire to comply with a new Colorado law is putting Garfield County and local medical marijuana providers at odds. County commissioners last week voted 2-1 to adopt a six-month moratorium on new medical ...


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