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Historic piece of real estate changes uses

By Emily Shockley

Historic Fairmount Hall is now a real estate office. Independence Realty is settling into the building at 2511 N. 12th St. The company previously operated at 421 Glenwood Ave. Independence Realty employs nine people and will celebrate its ...

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DeGette pulls amendment to disclose fracking chemicals

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, on Wednesday withdrew a bill amendment seeking disclosure of substances used in hydraulic fracturing during oil and gas development. DeGette spokeswoman Juliet Johnson said the congresswoman took the action ...


Former GJPD chief will teach police work at Mesa State

By Emily Shockley

Former Grand Junction Police Chief Bill Gardner has ended a search for police chief jobs in other states to teach at the police officer training academy at Mesa State College. Gardner’s first day with the Peace Officer Standards and ...

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Montrose sawmill in financial hot water

By Amy Hamilton

One of the biggest sawmills in the West is in financial distress and is restructuring in an effort to keep creditors at bay, according to the Montrose Economic Development Corp. Intermountain Resources in Montrose, which employs about 100 ...

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Subway lands at Grand Junction airport

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Airline passengers flying out of Grand Junction Regional Airport could tell something was different the minute the doors slid open and they walked into the terminal. They could smell food. “You should have been here at 4:30 (a.m.) They ...

Petitions target ‘political’ leanings of teachers

By Emily Shockley

The presentation of petitions calling for local teachers to keep partisan political views out of the classroom and stop teaching global warming drew nearly 40 people to Tuesday evening’s District 51 school board meeting. The petition ...

GOP sets up ‘Send Salazar Packing’ tour

By Staff

A group of Grand Junction Republicans with tea party ties will spend the Memorial Day weekend on a “Send Salazar Packing” tour across the West Slope. The idea is to generate opposition to U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., who is ...

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Marine jailed on child porn charges

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction-area recruiter for the U.S. Marine Corps was arrested Monday on allegations he downloaded hundreds of files of child pornography on a home computer. Craig Thomas Walker, 25, surrendered at the Mesa County Jail on a Grand ...

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Mesa County official out after arrest

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Mesa County landfill manager Bob Edmiston was fired Tuesday for violating county policy in connection with his arrest last week on allegations he stalked and harassed another county employee and the employee’s wife, using electronic ...

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Real school food passing test

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Sue Beecraft remembers when she eliminated chips as a lunchtime offering in the Garfield County Re-2 School District. “Frito-Lay was not happy with me,” said Beecraft, director of nutrition services for the district, ...

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