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Personal incomes in valley up in 2011, first rise since 2008

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For the first time since 2008, last year personal income increased year-over-year in Mesa County. Total personal income across the county increased 5.08 percent in 2011 compared with 2010, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Bureau ...


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New pilots, mechanics on board with CareFlight contract change

By Paul Shockley

An Englewood-based company has won a contract from St. Mary’s Hospital to provide pilots and mechanics for the CareFlight program. Air Methods Corp. was awarded a contract to operate a Eurocopter AS350 helicopter, which is based at St. ...


Barrett Corp: Banning Roan-top drilling effectively voids leases

By Dennis Webb

Trying to develop oil and gas reserves beneath the top of the Roan Plateau through directional drilling from the surrounding base wouldn’t work, and requiring it, in effect, would invalidate an energy company’s leases, the company ...


Palisade questions bed and breakfasts’ lower tax revenue

By Duffy Hayes

Revenue from the 2 percent lodging tax the town of Palisade collects from its bed and breakfasts has been essentially flat for the third year in a row, and officials are not sure why. They are hoping to open the lines of communication with ...


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Dewey case inspires German songwriter

By Paul Shockley

German singer, songwriter and guitarist Nikko Moss was unimpressed with a diet of Yahoo news headlines May 2, which Moss recalled as a collection of “banal articles about baby bumps and fashion trends.” But one story she read that ...


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Ramping up for big ride

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A mountain-bike race in the shadow of Colorado National Monument will give the Grand Valley a much-needed early fall tourism boost and ramp up its red-rock visibility among followers of the sport. Local officials and Arizona-based Epic Rides ...


Water agreement close to done deal

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A year and a half after it was first rolled out, the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement has the approval — though not necessarily the signatures — needed to be put in place. The agreement, which must be signed by all affected ...


Redesign plan of Highway 6 in Palisade will debut today

By Duffy Hayes

A planning process that began at the start of the year — to redevelop the U.S. Highway 6/Eighth Street corridor from Palisade High School to the river — is closing in on a presentation to the town board. An open house to present ...


Defunct Hostess leaves local distributor without job

By Duffy Hayes

Pop culture was seemingly obsessed, and comically consumed, with the recent news that Hostess Brands — makers of snack-food icons such as Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs — would be closing after more than 80 years in ...


Fruita complies with ‘ridiculous requirement’ for grant funds

By Duffy Hayes

A resolution passed last week by the Fruita City Council prohibits the use of excessive force by law enforcement in non-violent civil rights demonstrations. In reality, the council complied with what City Manager Clint Kinney called “a ...


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