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Riverfront Trail expands, at cost of $1.44 million

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Another pearl was officially added to the string Thursday morning when Mesa County and Grand Junction officials cut the ribbon on the newest section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail. The additional three-mile track begins at the Blue Heron ...

State treasurer to speak in Junction

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Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton will speak to a crowd of central Western Slope school boards Oct. 1 in Grand Junction. School District 51 Superintendent Steve Schultz said Stapleton has been invited to speak here at the request of ...


Scenic top in state in elementary reading growth

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Scenic Elementary School had the most growth among all elementary schools in Colorado in year-over-year individual Transitional Colorado Assessment Program reading test scores this year. The state tracks growth in student achievement on TCAP ...

Fed vision: 15,000 wells 
in 20 years 
in Piceance

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The federal government’s preferred choice for development of the Piceance Basin could result in the drilling of about 15,000 new wells over 20 years. The number is an estimate based on the changes envisioned in the management plan for ...

Schlumberger sends Grand Junction workers north

By Dennis Webb

Oilfield service company Schlumberger has transferred dozens of its Grand Junction employees to North Dakota due to the local drilling slowdown. Close to 70 workers recently were transferred, and perhaps 60 remain at the local office, said ...


Woman guilty in whiskey-poison plot

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction woman admitted Wednesday to plotting to kill her husband by poisoning his whiskey. Deone Marie Graham, 45, faces eight to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to solicitation to commit first-degree murder and inducing ...

Couple to serve probation in Delta County livestock abuse case

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A Delta County couple must serve two years of probation on animal-cruelty charges after both agreed to a deal with prosecutors. Charles Keune and his wife, Patricia, lodged Alford pleas in Delta County Court on Wednesday, contending they did ...

Governor’s office trying to fill Mesa County trustee post

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Gov. John Hickenlooper is still looking for someone to replace Paul Brown as the Mesa County public trustee. Hickenlooper earlier this month replaced eight of the 10 trustees he hired after they resigned. The deadline to apply for one of the ...


State rejects waste site for drilling sludge

By Dennis Webb

A state agency has rejected a company’s proposal to inject millions of barrels of waste fluids from oil and gas operations underground southeast of Grand Junction, citing concerns about potential contamination of drinking water wells and ...

Gunnison is gung-ho 
for Pro race

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GUNNISON — It was such a great experience, Gunnison officials had no second thoughts about hosting a stage of the USA Cycling Pro Challenge again this year. “It’s great for us,” Gunnison Mayor Jonathan Houck said. ...

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