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Officials OK fewer precincts on county map

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Agreeing that in some places the new Mesa County precinct map looks like urban planning gone wild, the Mesa County Commission approved a new precinct map on Monday. The new map pares from 83 to 57 the number of precincts, which will save ...

GJ airport urged to adopt policy for facilities lease

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Grand Junction Regional Airport needs to come up with a policy that governs the leasing of hangars and other buildings, a consultant told the airport board on Monday. “A clear, well-defined policy that is not subject to ...

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In high country, a winter fit for golf

By Dennis Webb

Anyone looking for evidence of the mild start to winter in Colorado need look no further than the Gypsum Creek Golf Course in Eagle County. People were golfing for free on the closed course. There had been talk of opening it for business ...

Mesa County home sales bounce back

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More homes sold in Mesa County last year than in 2009 or 2010. But the head of a local title company predicts it will take more jobs and fewer foreclosed homes on the market for home sales to make a significant rebound. Advanced Title Co. ...


Grand Junction student awarded expense-paid trip through Europe

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Grand Junction High School ninth-grader Viviane Turman will travel through Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland this summer without paying a dime for flights, housing and most meals. The 15-year-old is Colorado’s recipient of a 50 for ...

Opposition mounts to Xcel rate hike request

By Charles Ashby

Xcel Energy is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to approve a temporary rate increase of up to $100 million to help it to recover costs it hasn’t yet incurred. The company said its current rates “are insufficient to ...

Mesa County felonies decline in 2011

By Paul Shockley

Felony criminal-case filings in Mesa County continued to decline in 2011, which recorded the fewest such cases in six years. Twenty-first Judicial District Administrator Sandra Casselberry said Thursday her staff opened 1,452 felony case ...

National Guard unit scheduled to return Thursday to Montrose

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Members of a medical support unit of the Colorado National Guard will return to Montrose on flights this Thursday, according to Sgt. Rick Bresett, who is coordinating a welcome home effort for the unit. Bresett organized a send-off for the ...

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Lawmakers expect difficult session

By Charles Ashby

Divisive, contentious, downright cold. Those are only some of the words area lawmakers used to describe how they expect this year’s legislative session to be. Bad enough that 2012 is an election year, and a presidential one to boot. ...

Pitkin County to rethink inaction on medical pot

By Dennis Webb

Pitkin County commissioners will rethink their previous shelving of proposed regulations allowing and governing medical marijuana operations, after learning that simply doing nothing is tantamount to making existing operations ...

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