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081211 Boomers

Downtown club headed for reopening

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Jazz is coming back to Main Street this fall. Boomers, 436 Main St., has been closed since May 2010 but could reopen as soon as the first part of October, according to owner Chet Allen. There’s still some painting to be done, and some ...

Company fuels doubts of oil shale foes

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The Estonian company that purchased oil shale holdings on state land in Utah is still working on producing a liquid transportation fuel, a fact that opponents of oil shale development in the United States are pointing out. Congressional ...

081511 3A Garfield schools

Garfield Re-2 schools energized over savings

By Dennis Webb

At a time when every dollar seemingly counts more than ever, the Garfield Re-2 School District is happily counting the savings from a program to reduce energy usage. Across the district’s 10 schools, from New Castle to Rifle, the ...

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Retirement, not bad guys, finally collars Junction police dog

By Paul Shockley

It’s the circle of cop dog life. But that doesn’t make it easier for Grand Junction Police Department officer Geraldine Earthman. One of what Earthman calls her “kids” — Oldo — is being eased into ...

Palisade will ditch costly sewer plan

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The town of Palisade has ditched plans to replace its sewer-treatment system and will instead pursue a lower-cost alternative that will save taxpayers millions of dollars and spare town sewer customers significant and immediate increases in ...

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the Suite life

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It’s starting to sound like a broken record to say a new residence hall has opened at Colorado Mesa University. But, once again, it’s true. At this moment, students are moving into a five-story residence hall at the intersection ...

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Volunteers haul junk from Colorado River

By Amy Hamilton

Think about the size of one Dumpster, the kind restaurants and apartment complexes use. Now think of 10 Dumpsters that size filled to the top with garbage. That’s about how much junk, 60 cubic yards, that was collected during a cleanup ...

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Crowd lusts for tricked-out ride

By Amy Hamilton

Attention: Tom Latasek of Aspen. People out there hate you. But, it’s not your fault. You just got lucky on Saturday night when your name was pulled in a raffle for KAFM’s tricked out, 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser. Spelling on the ...

081211 Dan Maes

Maes dishes liberal dose of blame for loss in governor’s race

By Charles Ashby

“Oh, my gosh!” “Historical fiction!” “Hogwarts!” Those are some remarks from critics of a new self-published book by former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes, “Running Without Cowboy ...

072711 Construction cost

On time, under budget

By Amy Hamilton

If ever there were a good time to be wrapping up a multimillion-dollar construction project, the time might be right now. Take for example, a comparison in costs of the Riverside Parkway and the 29 Road overpass. The overpass is about ...

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