Western Colorado

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Commission says no to legalizing pot

By Duffy Hayes

Mesa County commissioners on Monday joined a growing chorus of public officials statewide to declare their opposition to Amendment 64, a ballot initiative that would essentially legalize the recreational use of marijuana in ...

Obama tickets

Obama returning to Grand Junction, with Colorado vital in race

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President Barack Obama will fly into Grand Junction on Wednesday afternoon for a campaign rally at Grand Junction High School, where his campaign said he would lay out a plan “to restore middle-class economic security in ...

Junction high site of Obama’s campaign event

By Duffy Hayes

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has Grand Junction in its sights, planning a stop Wednesday with an event at Grand Junction High School, campaign and Democratic Party officials announced Sunday. Doors will open at the ...


Access denied again

By Duffy Hayes

For a handful of Glade Park residents, the return of this year’s all-terrain vehicle and mountain-biking season also signaled an unwanted surprise: Their most direct access to the playground of Pinon Mesa had been closed by Mesa County ...

Notification being sent to families with no school bus routes

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Parents and students will soon learn if they are eligible for school busing in certain School District 51 neighborhoods. Tim Leon, who serves as the district’s safety coordinator and took on the duties of transportation director this ...

July wetter than normal

By Duffy Hayes

The weather picture around Grand Junction took a turn toward normal conditions in July, after one of the driest Junes in recent memory left the area thirsty for moisture. The regional weather service reported that precipitation for the area ...


Forest Service reverses decision on mine operation

By Dennis Webb

A U.S. Forest Service official has reversed an agency decision governing future operation of an alabaster mine south of Carbondale, saying the decision failed to justify strict conditions designed to protect bighorn sheep. Sherry Hazelhurst, ...


Hardware store proposal in Fruita raises traffic concerns

By Duffy Hayes

A short, dead-end residential street on the western edge of the city of Fruita is likely to get a lot busier if a proposed hardware store is developed on an adjacent lot, a project under consideration by the city. A decision on the site ...


Year of free wings worth wait at eatery to open near mall

By Duffy Hayes

The sun beat down, and folks arranged their folding chairs under their temporary awnings, trying to stay cool in the Sunday afternoon sun. They played cards, shuffled around a makeshift basketball court, tossed a football, enjoyed cold ...

Huge solar garden soon to be shining in Paradox Valley

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The sunny Paradox Valley is to be home this year to what backers call the largest community-owned solar array in the nation. The San Miguel Power Association and Clean Energy Collective, a for-profit company based in El Jebel, broke ground on ...

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