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House bans fed cash-for-survey practice

By Staff

The House voted Wednesday to prevent federal agencies from using cash as an incentive for individuals to respond to surveys. The House voted 355-51 in favor of an amendment by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., that would ban the practice among ...


House nixes oil shale research subsidy

By Dennis Webb

A Democratic Colorado congressman Wednesday succeeded in convincing the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives to strip a $25 million oil shale subsidy from an energy and water appropriations bill. The amendment by U.S. Rep. ...


Unaffiliated Gerow officially on ballot

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A second unaffiliated candidate for an open spot on the Mesa County Commission has won a spot on the ballot. Jana Bingham Gerow turned in 1,024 valid signatures, the elections division of the Mesa County Clerk’s Office said. Officials ...


No need to water every day, local expert says

By Amy Hamilton

Water restrictions in the Redlands are requiring hundreds of people to water lawns and gardens less frequently. Some plants such as tomatoes and other vegetables need a consistent amount of water. But overwatering gardens, lawns and trees can ...


Drought worsens: Colorado River flowing near 100-year low

By Matthew Berger

Drought conditions continued to worsen along the Western Slope in the last week as temperatures rose, river flows reached near-record lows and peak snowmelt became a distant memory. In the past week, Colorado River flows at the state line ...


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Use it for fear of losing it?

By Amy Hamilton

Redlands residents who can use irrigation water only half the week are using more water during their allowed watering days than they might in a full week, according to the company that administers the water, creating shortages for users on the ...


Briefs, June 7, 2012

By Staff

Kiwanis pancake breakfast June 15 The Kiwanis Club’s 45th annual Pancake Day is set for 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at Two Rivers Convention Center. The all-you-can-eat breakfast or lunch will feature pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee and ...


Summer food service for kids beginning

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Summer food service programs are starting at schools and summer program sites across the nation, offering free meals for all students 18 or younger regardless of where they usually attend school. Summer food service will begin Monday at five ...


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Shooting suspect has long rap sheet

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department on Tuesday said a convicted felon with more than two dozen arrests or other police run-ins is wanted in connection with Monday’s shooting at a Horizon Drive motel. Joseph Martin Lara, 26, whose last ...


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New airport terminal waiting in wings

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Hopes of beginning construction on the first phase of a new terminal at Grand Junction Regional Airport received a $1.4 million boost from the Federal Aviation Administration. “We’re hoping to end 2012 with the administration ...


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