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020810 DOLA money

$3.2 million state grant to help pay for overpass on 29 Road

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A $3.2 million grant from the state to Mesa County will go immediately to work on an overpass crossing the railroad. An $8 million grant made from the same pot of money to Parachute, also for an overpass, will sit while town officials try to ...


Cabela’s expects to need 218 employees

By Amy Hamilton

The promise of more than 200 jobs at a Cabela’s store opening in Mesa Mall should be a boon to job-seekers hungry to take a bite out of the county’s high unemployment numbers. Cabela’s sells hunting and fishing equipment and ...


Hickenlooper leads McInnis in governor’s race, Rasmussen poll shows

By Charles Ashby

DENVER—A new poll shows Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper leading the likely Republican nominee to be the next governor of Colorado. A Rasmussen poll released Monday showed that the Denver Democrat leads former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis 49 ...


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Fruita child will need heart surgery by age of 5

By Amy Hamilton

At 14 months, Addison Scott sputters and coos, opening her mouth and eyes wide to giggle when her mother tickles her. The happy baby who can say “momma,” “dadda” and “baby” only recently began sitting up by ...


Few members of public attend Sheen hearing

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Tourists who came to Aspen to ski and shop found themselves attracted Monday to a scene of another sort outside the Pitkin County Courthouse. And before they knew it, some of them even ended up inside a courtroom, watching actor ...


Felony charge filed against Sheen; order barring contact with wife lifted

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Freed from an order barring contact with her, Charlie Sheen warmly hugged his wife following brief proceedings in the Pitkin County Courthouse on Monday afternoon. Prosecutors on Monday also brought formal charges against the ...


Panel OKs bill giving rafters permission to cross private land

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rafting companies would be allowed to cross private land whether property owners like it or not under a bill that won approval in a House committee Monday. House Bill 1188, introduced by Rep. Kathleen Curry, U-Gunnison, stemmed ...


Forest Service to spend $30 million to fight bark beetles in West

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The U.S. Forest Service will spend $30 million to attack the bark beetle infestation that has denuded millions of acres of national forest lands in Colorado. Colorado senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, both Democrats, announced today ...


Fruita police building’s needs taking a back seat — for now

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Fruita Police Chief Mark Angelo is a patient man, both by choice and circumstance. He and his staff of 16 sworn officers are facing space, operational and security limitations in the Fruita police station at 101 W. McCune Ave., which was ...


County faults state in release of felon who killed mother

By Paul Shockley

A parole system that failed to respond when told about a man’s arrest in 2008 was partially to blame for the man being released from jail and free to gun down a pregnant woman, Mesa County authorities allege in recent court filings. In ...


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