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County to replace 12 vehicles for about $300,000

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Mesa County commissioners approved spending nearly $300,000 Monday to replace 12 vehicles in the county’s fleet, noting all of the vehicles, with one exception, will have reached or exceeded the county’s vehicle replacement ...

Shale litigation settlement possible soon

By Dennis Webb

Conservation groups and the federal government hope a settlement could be just days away for two January 2009 lawsuits challenging decisions related to potential oil shale development. Attorneys for both sides said in recent court filings ...

Monument bicycle race a possibility

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., are asking the National Park Service to allow a bicycle race to cross Colorado National Monument. The governor and Udall wrote to the Intermountain regional director of the park ...

Lochmiller trial delay upsets one former investor

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A trial for the failed Valley Investments owner will be in July instead of this month, a federal judge ruled. Philip Rand Lochmiller’s trial on conspiracy, money-laundering and fraud charges had been scheduled to begin Feb. 28, but was ...

Legislative Roundup, Feb. 14, 2011

By Staff

Here’s what happened to some measures before the Legislature on Monday: HB1107: Rep. Randy Baumgardner, R-Hot Sulphur Springs, asked a House committee to kill his bill that would have created an Arizona-style immigration law in the ...

Clifton firm will improve utilities for safety center

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members voted Monday night on some preliminary steps to further the creation of a public safety center. One of those measures including voting on a contractor to complete utility improvements on the vacant lots on ...

Hotchkiss students hope to change bulbs

By Staff

Sixth-graders at Hotchkiss K–8 School want to raise $80,000 to replace the school’s fluorescent light bulbs with energy-efficient ones. Students began working on the project in November and plan to enter the idea Wednesday in the ...

Onlookers save boy from man in Clifton

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A homeless felon was in jail Sunday after authorities say he sexually assaulted and tried to kidnap a boy from a park behind a Clifton school. Three people saw the attack and intervened, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

Lochmiller investors have waited long enough, prosecutors argue

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Some investors already have had to wait too long for the trial of Valley Investments owner Philip Rand Lochmiller, prosecutors said in court papers. Lochmiller is seeking a delay in his trial, which is scheduled to begin this month, saying ...

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Skiers add horsepower to their ride

By William Woody

SILVERTON — A horse starts to gallop, a slackened rope tightens, and a skier bursts from a standstill onto a city-street course, gliding within mere feet of the horse’s churning hind legs. “There’s nothing better. You ...

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