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Court lifts ban on some donations

By Charles Ashby

Labor unions, businesses and other contributors that have sole-source government contracts won’t have to worry about the campaign donations they make. That’s because the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday struck down Amendment 54, ...


City’s attempt to get off water list uncommon

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction’s attempt to get Juniata Reservoir removed from a list of “impaired” waters in Colorado is a rare pursuit, according to City Water Services Manager Rick Brinkman. “We’re breaking new ...


Ritter seeks $55M for projects in state’s forests

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Gov. Bill Ritter is pressing the federal government for $55 million for forest-management projects in Colorado. Ritter asked for the funding when he met in Washington, D.C., with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Ken ...


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Grand Junction golf courses itching to open

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Grand Valley golf courses puttering through one of the longest winters in recent memory are inching closer to opening, although the weekend snowfall halted a trend of snowmelt on the fairways and greens. The back nine holes at Chipeta Golf ...


Mesa County donates buses for disabled

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday agreed to donate four decommissioned Grand Valley Transit buses to Mesa Developmental Services, which finds itself facing an emergency transportation need. The nonprofit says it needs the buses to ...


CBI to solve backlogged forensic cases

By Charles Ashby

Despite years of asking, the Colorado Bureau of Investigations was unable to get what it desperately needed from the Colorado Legislature to address a mounting backlog of forensic cases at its Grand Junction office. So top officials in the ...


Scout troop reports theft of $5,000

By Melinda Mawdsley

When a local Boy Scouts troop went to pay its bills, one parent made an unwelcome discovery. More than $5,000 had been stolen from an account over the course of the past 12 months, prompting authorities to start investigating who would steal ...


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Quick-acting police officer saves neighbor from fiery fate

By Amy Hamilton

William Cox could barely believe his eyes when he spotted a man on fire with flames crawling up to his waist. In matter of seconds, just after the Grand Junction Police Department officer started his shift on a recent Friday night, Cox ...


GarCo backs off well-spacing concerns in two areas

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County has backed off plans to raise concerns with the state this month regarding natural gas well-spacing proposals in Battlement Mesa and the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area near New Castle. County ...


Roan drilling foes bring ozone rule into fight

By Dennis Webb

A federal proposal to tighten restrictions on ozone pollution bolsters the contention of environmental groups that the Bureau of Land Management violated the law in leasing the Roan Plateau for natural gas development in 2008, they say in new ...


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