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Fire evacuation plans crucial, official says

By Melinda Mawdsley

No one was injured in two, early morning house fires Friday, but the Grand Junction Fire Department said lessons can be learned from each one. Spokesman Derek Trombetta said those lessons were: Have an evacuation plan in place that everyone ...


‘Gilded economy’ needs energy, congressman says

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The energy industry is the likely font of recovery for the country’s economy, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., told the West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association on Friday. The development of oil and natural gas offers what is ...


Legislators keen on more expense money, not ‘pay raise’

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Even though rural lawmakers would get about $4,000 more a year, legislative leaders from both sides of the political aisle said an effort to increase their per diem pay is not a pay raise. It’s an increase in the expense ...


Father of slaying victim testifies at hearing

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—When Dang Thanh Danh visited his son-in-law, Marcus Bebb-Jones, in a Las Vegas hospital in 1997 and repeatedly asked where his missing daughter was, “He never answered me,” Dang said. “He just hugged ...


Natural gas for big rigs?

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A near-mirror-image map might hold the key to making natural gas viable as a domestic transportation fuel. Bryan Willson, director of the Engines and Energy Conversion Lab at Colorado State University, showed two maps Friday at the Energy ...

For The Record, Feb. 25, 2012

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Justin Terry and Brandy Barker, Grand Junction, a son, Feb. 9. William and Christy Wharton, Grand Junction, a son, Feb. 9. Thomas and Elizabeth Tripp, Grand Junction, a son, Feb. 12. Mark Randall and ...

Basalt teacher resigns after sex assault arrest

By Dennis Webb

A Basalt High School teacher resigned Wednesday, hours before she faced the likelihood of being fired for an alleged sexual relationship with a male student. Lauren Redfern emailed a letter notifying the Roaring Fork School District of her ...


Economist urges caution in recovery

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To look at the U.S. economy through John Felmy’s eyes, the most recent signs of recovery have all the substance of heat waves distorting the highway on a hot summer day. “There is a lot of irrational exuberance over how well the ...

GJ parents grieve son after military plane crash

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U.S. Air Force Capt. Ryan Preston Hall, the son of a Grand Junction couple, died in a plane crash this month returning from a mission in Africa. “America suffered a grievous loss,” said his father, Dennis Hall. “Our son was ...


Commission candidates take variant paths to same ending

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The eight Republicans vying for the two Mesa County Commission seats that will come open next year all have the same goal: Get onto the primary ballot, then defeat the challenger — assuming there is one — in November. But the ...

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