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Gene Taylor’s liquidating its inventory

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More than half a century after it was founded in Grand Junction and seven months after founder Gene Taylor died, the store that bore his name in Grand Junction is liquidating its inventory. Gene Taylor’s Sporting Goods, 445 W. Gunnison ...

Crash near Rifle 
claims the life 
of Palisade man

By Dennis Webb

A Palisade man died Wednesday when his vehicle went out of control on a curve and was broadsided by another vehicle near Rifle. The Colorado State Patrol Thursday said Eric Jensen, 26, was pronounced dead on the scene. It said Jensen was ...

Court gives state retirees hope of pay hike

By Charles Ashby

Retired state workers won a court battle Thursday in their fight to get their automatic cost-of-living increase back. That happened when the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that their case against a 2010 state law that took away their ...

Four groups endorse Bush-era drilling option

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The Obama administration should reach the same conclusion that the Bush administration did and open some 2 million acres of land in the West to oil shale development, four organizations said Thursday. An environmental study now under way ...

Gifts to Colorado Mesa
 double last year’s total

By Charles Ashby

Gifts to the Colorado Mesa University Foundation have returned to pre-recession levels, Peggy Lamm, CMU’s chief fundraiser, told the university’s Board of Trustees Thursday. Lamm said gifts to the university surpassed $8.4 million ...

Fund set up
 for victims 
of house fire 
in Fruitvale

By Staff

A fund has been set up at a local bank for a family who lost all of its possessions in a Wednesday house fire in Fruitvale. The fund is for the benefit of Tim and Jere Hagin, who are the owners of the home at 2937 Wellington Ave. While there ...

Telluride, San Miguel settle uranium concerns

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The company planning to build a uranium mill near Naturita settled with Telluride and San Miguel County in a lawsuit aimed at halting construction of the mill. “This gets us part of the way there,” Curtis Moore, spokesman for ...


IRS raids dental office in Grand Junction, area home

By Mike Wiggins

Internal Revenue Service agents on Wednesday raided a Grand Junction dentist’s office and a home associated with the practice, spending most of the day gathering evidence from both locations as part of a criminal investigation. Fifteen ...


Scam turns renters into victims

By Paul Shockley

It seemed like a godsend to Melody Mayfield. Instead, she’s stuck with rental hell: Soon-to-be homeless and seething at a man known to her as “Milton,” whose real identity is the focus of an ongoing Grand Junction Police ...

Lawmen oppose marijuana proposal

By Charles Ashby

A day after more than 300 doctors came out in support of the ballot measure to legalize marijuana, a large group of law enforcement officials came out against it. Those law enforcement officials, including Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey, ...

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