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Knockdown phase at Cameo power plant

By Charles Ashby

Cameo power plant manager Charles Houge is going down with his ship. As one of only two men left at the recently shuttered coal-fired power plant along the Colorado River in De Beque Canyon, Houge’s job now is to make sure everything is ...


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Couple accused of trying to sell meth to undercover officer

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A Grand Junction husband and wife who have a history of drug offenses were arrested Saturday on suspicion they conspired to sell methamphetamine to an undercover police officer. William Wayne Cliffton, 29, and Neva Jo Cliffton, 29, both of ...


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Downtown club headed for reopening

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Jazz is coming back to Main Street this fall. Boomers, 436 Main St., has been closed since May 2010 but could reopen as soon as the first part of October, according to owner Chet Allen. There’s still some painting to be done, and some ...


Company fuels doubts of oil shale foes

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The Estonian company that purchased oil shale holdings on state land in Utah is still working on producing a liquid transportation fuel, a fact that opponents of oil shale development in the United States are pointing out. Congressional ...


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Garfield Re-2 schools energized over savings

By Dennis Webb

At a time when every dollar seemingly counts more than ever, the Garfield Re-2 School District is happily counting the savings from a program to reduce energy usage. Across the district’s 10 schools, from New Castle to Rifle, the ...


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Retirement, not bad guys, finally collars Junction police dog

By Paul Shockley

It’s the circle of cop dog life. But that doesn’t make it easier for Grand Junction Police Department officer Geraldine Earthman. One of what Earthman calls her “kids” — Oldo — is being eased into ...


Palisade will ditch costly sewer plan

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The town of Palisade has ditched plans to replace its sewer-treatment system and will instead pursue a lower-cost alternative that will save taxpayers millions of dollars and spare town sewer customers significant and immediate increases in ...


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the Suite life

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It’s starting to sound like a broken record to say a new residence hall has opened at Colorado Mesa University. But, once again, it’s true. At this moment, students are moving into a five-story residence hall at the intersection ...


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Volunteers haul junk from Colorado River

By Amy Hamilton

Think about the size of one Dumpster, the kind restaurants and apartment complexes use. Now think of 10 Dumpsters that size filled to the top with garbage. That’s about how much junk, 60 cubic yards, that was collected during a cleanup ...


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Crowd lusts for tricked-out ride

By Amy Hamilton

Attention: Tom Latasek of Aspen. People out there hate you. But, it’s not your fault. You just got lucky on Saturday night when your name was pulled in a raffle for KAFM’s tricked out, 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser. Spelling on the ...


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