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Traffic Alert, Aug. 13, 2012

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ 2012 I-70B Roadway Construction – Phase 2: Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Interstate Highway Construction Inc. (IHC) continue the I-70B ...

Meis did not reveal ticket in email chat

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis made no mention of being issued a summons in Chaffee County when Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey questioned the commissioner over Meis’ sudden interest in law enforcement “discretion,” ...


Greek war hero awarded medals

By Charles Ashby

The Greeks are famous for their gyros, but little is known about their heroes. One such hero lives right here in Grand Junction, and now, after 70 years, has the medals to prove it. When Trian (Tommy) Patsantaras was 24 years old and a ...


Organizers find clever way to fund soldiers’ swag bags

By Charles Ashby

Karon Carley just needed a few stamps. Well, more than a few. The national president and regional coordinator of Operation Interdependence held a different kind of fundraising event Saturday to collect up to $1,000 to cover the postal cost of ...


House candidate Wright filed for bankruptcy in 2011

By Charles Ashby

The Republican House candidate who touts his business acumen and fiscal responsibility filed for bankruptcy a year ago. House District 54 GOP candidate Jared Wright lost his home and had cars repossessed as a result of owing more than $74,000 ...

Party chief: Jared Wright blamed bad investments

By Charles Ashby

House candidate Jared Wright told the Colorado Republican Party about his 2011 bankruptcy, but gave a different reason for why he needed protection from his creditors. The former Fruita police officer told the party he filed for Chapter 7 ...


Roan cutthroats survive with team projects

By Dennis Webb

Colorado Trout Unlimited Executive Director David Nickum approaches a trickle of a stream descending from the highest reaches of the Roan Plateau outside Rifle and sums up the stream’s drought-stricken conditions. “When you see ...

Fall debates set by Club 20

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An unaffiliated candidate will join the two major-party candidates for the 3rd Congressional District debate at the Club 20 fall meeting. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., state Rep. Sal Pace, D- Pueblo, and unaffiliated voter Tisha Casida ...


One extra dollar cuts Junction woman off Medicaid

By Duffy Hayes

What can you get for a dollar these days? A peach or two at the farmers market. Maybe one-third of a grande latte at Starbucks. A one-in-175-million-plus chance at the Powerball jackpot, perhaps. For 79-year-old Marilyn Miller of Grand ...

Wildflowers not an issue for Oxy wells

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday that it has excluded lands owned by Occidental Petroleum subsidiaries from critical habitat being designated to protect the rare Parachute beardtongue wildflower. The agency said it excluded ...

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