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City weighs CMU request for more money

By Amy Hamilton

Increasing funding for Colorado Mesa University is one of the proposals the Grand Junction City Council debated Monday night as it begins to allocate dollars for the 2013 budget. University President Tim Foster has requested $7 million from ...


Rooms with a view: CMU opens new phase of student housing

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It was the view that spurred sophomores Katy Bruner and Rachel Nowak to pick a room on the top floor of Colorado Mesa University’s newest residence hall, Orchard Avenue Apartments. The balcony that juts off the six-person apartment ...


Western Coloradans join rally in Washington against fracking

By Dennis Webb

A national rally to oppose hydraulic fracturing over the weekend included a contingent from western Colorado, where some residents say they have been dealing with impacts from natural gas development long before it became an issue of ...


City may sell water to resort to make snow

By Amy Hamilton

Powderhorn Mountain Resort could open to skiers a month earlier by buying water from a city-owned reservoir for snow-making, according to one of the resort’s owners, Andy Daly. Daly told Grand Junction City councilors during a workshop ...


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Housing booms at CMU

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Colorado Mesa University will show off its newest residence hall, Orchard Avenue Apartments, during an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today. The four-story, 59,000-square-foot apartment complex at 1062 Orchard Ave. is the fifth residence ...


BLM outlines $1.9M Pine Ridge Fire rehab plan

By Katie Langford

The Bureau of Land Management has submitted a $1.9 million plan to rehabilitate the nearly 14,000 acres burned in the Pine Ridge Fire southwest of De Beque, focusing on soil stabilization and erosion prevention on the scorched land. Sparky ...


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 ...


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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 ...


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