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Wildland plan had rough start

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The Obama administration’s flirtation with recognizing wildlands came to a bad end in part because the federal government “did a terrible job” of explaining the plan, Bureau of Land Management Director Robert Abbey said. The ...

Medical pot site raided; lawyer denies wrongdoing

By Paul Shockley

Local, state and federal law enforcement raided a site near Paonia where medical marijuana is grown, and it may lead to criminal charges against a rancher and his family, Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee said Tuesday. McKee said the ...

Economic drop in GJ rivals worst in nation

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Economic activity in Grand Junction fell by one of the highest percentages among metropolitan areas in the U.S. last year, a decline led by the flailing construction and banking industries, according to a federal report released ...

GJ backers to make bid for bike race

By Amy Hamilton

Members of a local committee to bring a statewide bicycle race to Grand Junction will be ready to submit several options for the 2012 race. Proposals for the race will be accepted starting at the end of this month and are due by Oct. ...

Political dirty laundry airing on billboards

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The political battle for hearts, minds and votes is being played out this summer in billboards around the Grand Valley. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is the focal point of two of them, one an attack ad, the other praising him. Another ...

Appleton marks 100 years

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Student transportation consisted of a train, a buggy, a horse or a student’s own two feet when Appleton School opened in 1911. The first- through 12th-grade institution at 2358 H Road was the first consolidated school in Colorado. It ...

School day uneventful after mystery malady

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Several parents voiced more relief Monday to see their children return to Graham Mesa Elementary School than apprehension that the source of a mystery illness there never was determined. “We’re excited to have them ...


Airport-business tension: Tenants concerned about losing structures

By Amy Hamilton

Some general aviation tenants at Grand Junction Regional Airport are getting tense about their leaseholds at the airport. Tenants at Grand Junction’s airport rent land for 30 years at rates that are below fair market value because they ...

091211 In memory of Breiana

Girl victim of I-70B collision died on 5th birthday

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol said Monday it is still investigating a traffic accident that injured four people and killed a girl who was celebrating her fifth birthday. Breiana Jamison was pronounced dead at the scene after being thrown from a ...

080911 Trail wash out 3

Not so close to the river

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After watching the raucous Colorado River assail the Riverfront Trail system this summer, Mesa County will push portions of the to-be-built trail farther away from the waterway to try to avoid future flooding. County commissioners  ...

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