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Delta forum will discuss power lines at airport

By William Woody

DELTA — Delta County will host a public forum next week to allow residents to voice their concerns about the construction of high-powered transmission lines near the Blake Field Airport. The forum is scheduled for April 14 at 3 p.m. in ...

Smuggler’s Brew Pub closes, cites mall lease

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The owners of Smuggler’s Brew Pub unexpectedly closed the restaurant at 2412 U.S. Highway 6&50 Tuesday morning, citing the price of rent as the reason. “Basically we couldn’t get the rent lowered from Mesa Mall,” ...

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At least dozen hurt in Utah bus crash

By Staff

More than a dozen people were critically injured late Monday night when a semitrailer collided with a bus carrying a musical group at mile marker 211 on Interstate 70 in Utah, about 20 miles west of the Colorado-Utah line. The bus probably ...

Lawsuit in federal court challenges Colorado’s renewable energy standard

By Charles Ashby

Two Washington, D.C.-based groups and a Morrison resident filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Colorado challenging the state’s renewable energy standard. The suit, filed by the right-leaning American Tradition Partnership and ...

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Grand Junction breaks ground for new police, fire facilities

By Amy Hamilton

Before long, Grand Junction’s cramped police and fire headquarters will be a distant memory. Local officials took a symbolic step forward Monday, plunging gold-painted shovels into the dirt on the site of the future police station and ...

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Rent-shy couple accused of robbery

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Two people armed with a BB gun and a folding knife were arrested after they dragged two employees of a Clifton fast-food restaurant into a back room and robbed the business in an apparent effort to secure rent money, according to an arrest ...

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Airport project closing ATV staging area

By Amy Hamilton

Attention ATV and motorcycle riders: Don’t be surprised to find a fence blocking off the popular staging area along 29 Road north of Interstate 70. A fence being built by Grand Junction Regional Airport will block nearly 23 acres of the ...

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Joint bus station planned near mall

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Mesa County commissioners signed off Monday on the purchase of a parcel of land north of Mesa Mall where Grand Valley Transit and Greyhound Bus Lines Inc. will build and operate a joint bus station. A $760,000 federal grant will cover the ...

Pot grower denied annexation into city

By Amy Hamilton

A medical marijuana growing operation in Fruitvale that met the criteria to annex into the city of Grand Junction was denied that opportunity Monday night. On the eve of a municipal election, in which voters will decide whether medical ...

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Woman freed in death of Montrose boy

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The death of 4-month-old boy in Montrose last October remains under investigation, but the woman who was charged with killing him is free. A judge dismissed a first-degree murder charge against Maria Zavala-Espinosa, 32, at the request of ...

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