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Transit service to be expanded for next year

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Mesa County commissioners voted 2–1 Monday to extend Grand Valley Transit service three hours later in the evening beginning next year, a split decision that underlined the county’s emphasis on pinching pennies as it searches for ...

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Armed robber on the run

By Staff

The Grand Junction Police Department is on the lookout for a man who robbed the Bradley Sinclair gas station and convenience store at 201 North Ave. just after midnight Monday. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet 8 inches ...

Job of Roaring Fork School District chief up in air after board election

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The superintendent involved in firing a popular Glenwood Springs principal now finds her own job in jeopardy after the election of a new Roaring Fork School District board majority. A standing-room-only audience ...

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Fruita couple stop man from suicide, honored for their distinguished service

By Paul Shockley

Half a dozen or so riders possibly saw him. None of them stopped. Scott and Jenny Fogarty of Fruita did stop. They dismounted their mountain bikes on the Kokopelli Trail near Loma on March 8 because what they saw disturbed them: Inches from ...

Former congressman to speak at GOP lunch

By Staff

Former U.S. congressman and one-time gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez will speak Friday at the Mesa County Republican Party’s monthly luncheon at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. Beauprez was elected as the first ...

City OKs roundabout at 23, G roads

By Amy Hamilton

A dangerous Grand Junction intersection that has been the scene of two fatal accidents and plenty of other crashes will become the city’s next roundabout by the spring. Grand Junction City Council members on Monday night unanimously ...

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Hospitals give economy shot in the arm

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Colorado hospitals employed 71,000 people last year and directly and indirectly flooded the state’s economy with $18.8 billion, according to a study released last week by the Colorado Hospital Association. The study, researched by ...

111011 FFA Fruita

Colorado’s largest FFA chapter is diverse group of Fruita students

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Fruita’s FFA chapter is the largest in Colorado, with about 100 more members than the next-largest chapter in Greeley. The agricultural leadership club ballooned this year to include 62 eighth-graders from the Fruita 8–9 School ...

Colorado Mesa alcohol violations up as enrollment rises, police say

By Paul Shockley

Alcohol-related student disciplinary referrals at Colorado Mesa University increased fourfold over a three-year period ending in 2010, according to an annual campus crime report. This, as the school saw double-digit percentage increases ...


Drug task force arrests 2 men after search

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A visit by Western Colorado Drug Task Force members and the execution of a subsequent search warrant at 1002 Santa Clara Ave., No. 4, led to two arrests for suspected heroin possession. Jesse Voorhees, 22, 1002 Santa Clara Ave.,  No. 4, ...

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