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City Manager Kadrich forced out

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members have asked City Manager Laurie Kadrich to step down, and she has agreed to resign. Kadrich, who served in the city’s top position for the past five years, has a different style of management than ...


Delta County Commission cautious ahead of Bear Ranch vote

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The Delta County Commission will vote next week on a proposal to support a land swap that is centered in neighboring Gunnison County. Billionaire coal-mine owner William Koch is seeking support for the proposed trade, which would provide land ...


Store’s contest for charity recognizes a mother’s inspiration from son lost

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Jenn Meyer has a chance to help disadvantaged children and honor the short life of her son this Christmas. The 34-year-old Grand Junction mom is one of 15 finalists nationwide in Kohl’s Love to Give, Happy to Save contest. The finalist ...


Million-rider barrier broken by Grand Valley Transit

By Charles Ashby

Grand Valley Transit reached a milestone Wednesday, topping 1 million riders for the first time in its 11-year existence. Trouble is, though, Grand Valley Transit officials couldn’t say who exactly was that millionth rider. So, instead ...


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Grand Junction man in GarCo jail after chase along airport runway

By Dennis Webb

A Grand Junction man remained in Garfield County Jail on Wednesday following a lengthy police chase that culminated when, deputies allege, he drove down an airport runway after they tried to arrest him at gunpoint. Jason Allen Lewis, 28, was ...


Judge denies troopers’ immunity claim in fatal Redlands shooting in July 2010

By Paul Shockley

Two Colorado State Patrol troopers charged in the 2010 slaying of Redlands resident Jason Kemp do not have legal immunity from prosecution, Mesa County District Judge Richard Gurley said in a ruling handed down Friday. Denver attorney Harvey ...


University gets $1.6M to promote alternative energy

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Colorado Mesa University’s proposal to promote western Colorado as a focus of unconventional-energy development got a $1.6 million boost Wednesday. The Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease Board unanimously voted to spend the money — ...


Outdoors jobs bolster economy, study shows

By Dave Buchanan

A recent study by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation said healthy lands and waters provided more than 6 million jobs in the outdoor industry and generated $730 billion nationally in 2006. Many of those jobs and the economic boost they ...


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Cheap power the windfall of waterfalls

By Dennis Webb

The power of falling water demonstrates itself in a narrow valley just below Harvey Gap Reservoir north of Silt. There, water exiting below the dam drops some 370 feet in elevation in about a mile, eroding gullies and depositing sediment that ...


Glenwood man accused of firing at deputy was drunk

By Dennis Webb

A man accused of firing multiple times at a Garfield County Sheriff’s Department deputy Monday was intoxicated at the time and had a history of getting out of hand when drunk, an arrest affidavit said. The affidavit said neighbors told ...


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