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Rainfall for July surpasses the norm

By Amy Hamilton

A dousing of rain in the Grand Valley early Sunday morning did more than offer needed moisture for parched plants and lawns. The rainfall measuring in at 0.11 inch of rain in Grand Junction after about 3 a.m. meant total rainfall surpassed ...

Grand Avenue construction to reroute traffic

By Staff

Some city road improvements may affect your morning commute today. Crews with Grand Junction will be working on an street overlay project between Seventh Street and 12th Street on Grand Avenue. Traffic is being detoured around the busy Grand ...

GarCo battling high rate of suicides

By Dennis Webb

A group battling suicides in Garfield County is urging people to securely store firearms in their homes to help reduce gun-related suicides. The Garfield County Suicide Prevention Coalition issued the call in a news release in which it said ...


Local conservative activist under cloud

By Charles Ashby

The man who has been the Mesa County director of Americans for Prosperity since 2009 is Canadian, has benefited from government-issued food stamps and has an undetermined residency status. That’s ironic even to Kelly Sloan, the Grand ...


Summer projects spruce up CMU

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Colorado Mesa University students returning for the fall semester may not see any big changes on campus south of the new Orchard Avenue Apartments next month. But they may notice a few tweaks here and there. The university is finishing up ...


What’s old will be new for GJ firefighters

By Amy Hamilton

For the past year, the Grand Junction Fire Department’s Station No. 1 and the department’s administrative staff have been responding to calls for service from the city’s public works shops on West Avenue near Riverside ...

GJ Police Department still pursuing previously cut amenities

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction city officials scaled back big plans for the future of the city’s public safety buildings after voters balked at a measure in 2008 that would have raised sales taxes. Officials originally touted the $98 million proposal ...


Thompson Divide protectors in high gear

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A group opposing oil and gas development southwest of Glenwood Springs has escalated its efforts due to a company’s plans to seek permission to drill there by next year. Zane Kessler, executive director of the ...

West Nile found in horse; animal treated in Olathe

By Bob Silbernagel

The first confirmed case of West Nile virus in a horse on the Western Slope was treated in Olathe last week. The horse, a 3-year-old gelding, suffered some neurological problems but was able to walk, load in a trailer and return home, said ...

3 killed, 1 injured in crash near Craig

By Staff

Three men, including one from Rangely, were killed early Saturday when the car they were in slammed head-on into a tractor-trailer near Craig, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Troopers say an Audi A4, driven by a 35-year-old Fort ...

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