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Man’s death in desert was a homicide

By Staff

The death of a 50-year-old man in the desert this weekend has been ruled a homicide by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Police believe the deceased, David Albert Gerry of Grand ...


Cost for new roof on jail: $653,000

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Mesa County commissioners awarded a $653,000 contract Monday to a Delta contractor to replace the roof that covers the Sheriff’s Department and jail. Odyssey Roofing’s bid came in the lowest of the five bids received by the county ...


Democrats scuttle redistricting panel

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Senate co-chairman of a bipartisan panel on congressional redistricting officially called an end to the panel’s work Monday. Sen. Rollie Heath said he plans to introduce a map of his own. The Boulder Democrat said it ...


Health-care exchange wins an early approval

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The idea of creating health care exchanges in Colorado didn’t become controversial until Congress approved a health insurance reform measure last year, Senate Democrats said Monday. So why would it be now, asked Sen. ...


8 area students named Daniels Fund scholars

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Two Grand Valley students are among the 267 students picked this year to receive a Daniels Fund scholarship. Amy Gekas of Palisade High School and Garrick Lemley of Grand Junction High School will receive scholarship money to attend the ...


BLM revises Oxbow mining report for comments

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A revised environmental assessment that would allow Oxbow Mining LLC to mine approximately 800 acres for nearly 3.8 million tons of coal is available again for public comment. The comment period ends May 9. The original ...


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People have pick of items left at curb for annual pickup by city

By Amy Hamilton

You can tell what the drivers are up to by the way the cars and trucks creep through neighborhoods. It’s a giveaway when the brake lights flash on and off all along the block and a head peeks out to scan the piles left by the curb. In ...


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Fruita soon to open two new parks

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Fruita will soon open two new parks at the south end of the city, offering a place to play for mountain bikers who have had to go elsewhere in the Grand Valley to get their single-track fix. City officials expect to spend just shy of $194,000 ...


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Hill saw city’s coffers go from flush to spare with recession

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction Mayor Teresa Coons won’t forget some of the best, yet simple, advice she received from exiting City Council member Bruce Hill. The guidance came during Coons’ first few meetings as a council member, wading through ...


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Televised meetings, improved collections of city sales tax accomplished during Palmer’s tenure

By Amy Hamilton

During his last meeting as a Grand Junction City Council member, Gregg Palmer couldn’t help himself. When wondering how to proceed with questioning a list of candidates for an open City Council seat, it was decided they’d query ...


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