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Pedestrian span over Colorado River officially open

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Doug and Kathryn Hovde were so anxious for the new pedestrian bridge over the Colorado River in Clifton to open, they were asking construction workers about the completion date. The East Orchard Mesa residents eagerly pedaled across the ...

Chamber endorses Tisue, Leany

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The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce endorsed Ann Tisue in the single contested race for the School District 51 board. The board of directors also endorsed Arvan “Jeff” Leany, who is unopposed in his bid for the ...

Baking brigade organizes to help grieving family

By Amy Hamilton

A number of friends and volunteers couldn’t stand the thought that 5-year-old Breiana Jamison died on her birthday in a dreadful traffic crash. In an effort to help out the girl’s family, a number of people have banded together to ...

All residents of Montrose may pay fee for recycling

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Even Montrose residents who don’t recycle could end up paying for the service. The Montrose City Council is scheduled during its 7 p.m. Tuesday meeting to discuss a proposed $3 fee on its citywide, curb-side, recycling ...

Jobless rate down slightly for August in Mesa County

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Unemployment in the Grand Valley slipped from 10 percent in July to 9.5 percent in August, even as the work force grew slightly, according to figures compiled by the Colorado Department of Labor and Unemployment. The rate in Mesa County, ...

091611 firefighter

By Gretel Daugherty

Firefighter/paramedic Cory Black discusses falling through the floor of White Hall as he was battling the black Thursday morning.  ...

White Hall Fire 091511

Fire guts historic White Hall

By Paul Shockley

A prospective buyer for White Hall made a formal offer for the historic building one day before it nearly burned to the ground, according to a Realtor representing the property’s owner. First Choice Realtor Harry Hotimsky said the ...

Residents have fond memories of White Hall

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The prime acoustics of the building that housed a congregation, a performing-arts center and a string of private events over nearly a century disappeared Thursday in a column of flame and smoke. When flames gutted the interior of the former ...


De Beque tries another mill levy override to help shrinking school

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De Beque School District 49-JT Superintendent Steve Strong hopes a mill levy override on November’s ballot will put students back in empty desks. De Beque’s has decreased by one-third in two years. Strong believes students who ...

Loma business owner, Fruita mayor latest to join race for Mesa County Commission

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Loma rancher and small business owner Wes D’Aponti declared his candidacy for the Mesa County Commission on Thursday, portraying himself as a defender of agriculture and promoter of responsible energy development. Dressed in a cowboy ...

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