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Montrose sawmill owner sees future, 
hopes for Sept. 10 start

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The sawmill in Montrose is under new ownership under a deal that takes the plant out of receivership and frees the new managers from burdensome contracts. The former Intermountain Resources mill on 6350 Road is now owned by Montrose Forest ...


Sheriff’s Department plans $2 million facility rehabilitation

By Duffy Hayes

It can get hectic sometimes in the detention and booking areas of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, so plans are moving forward for a $2 million rehabilitation of the facilities that transition folks between arrest and either the ...


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National Guard helps build site for storm drainage, gains training

By Lory Pounder

Grand Junction Mayor Bill Pitts understands the power and the destruction rushing water from a quick storm over the Bookcliffs can cause residents along the Leach Creek Drainage Basin. Recalling his children’s treehouse that was knocked ...


Garfield County to consider rescinding oil shale stance

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners will consider Tuesday rescinding a controversial oil shale resolution that critics say originated from an illegal meeting in Utah. Commissioner Tom Jankovsky said Friday that the goal is to resolve concerns over ...


Delta Petroleum now reorganized after bankruptcy

By Dennis Webb

Delta Petroleum Corp. announced Friday that it has consummated its bankruptcy reorganization plan, changed its name and completed creation of a local joint venture with Laramie Energy II. The plan was confirmed by U.S. Bankruptcy Court on ...


Mentors help high school students

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After a successful pilot program last year, Riverside Educational Center has implemented a mentoring program this year for high school students. The program is based on the mentor model at Mesa County Partners, which provides training for the ...


Three arrested 
on drug charges 
by task force

By Staff

An investigation by the Western Colorado Drug Task Force led to a search warrant being executed on Wednesday at 830 Independent Ave., No. 15, in Grand Junction, according to an arrest affidavit. Prior to the warrant, a man implicated in the ...


Missing boys found in Loma

By Duffy Hayes

A five-day, 1,300-plus-mile runaway adventure ended for two Indiana teens in Loma Thursday, after local law enforcement officials were able to confirm their whereabouts and contact their concerned parents. Jordan Webb, 16, and Levi ...


2 Rio Blanco leases issued in kerogen test

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Two companies, including one with a long history in oil shale, now have leases on which they can test methods for drawing petroleum from northwest Colorado’s rugged landscape. Exxon Mobile Exploration Co. and Natural Soda Inc. each were ...


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Free no more: Popular
 campsite now costs $10


By Duffy Hayes

The fall camping season at the popular 18 Road biking trails north of Fruita doesn’t traditionally pick up until Grand Valley temperatures drop a few degrees. But early-season visitors targeting the upcoming Labor Day weekend to pitch ...


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