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Hepatitis alert tied to two restaurants in Grand County

By Staff

Grand County Public Health has confirmed that a food worker employed at two Grand Lake restaurants, Sagebrush BBQ & Grill and Max & T’s Bar and Grill, has contracted hepatitis A. Both restaurants have had very good records of ...

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Mesa County OKs Gateway tax questions for Nov. 2 ballot

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The Mesa County Commission on Monday agreed to place a series of questions on the November ballot that propose to create new property and sales taxes in Gateway to pay for infrastructure and services as the area develops in the future. The ...

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Ex-colleague: Harassment a habit of Edmiston’s

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A former Mesa County employee who settled a lawsuit with the county after her firing in the late 1980s claims former landfill manager Bob Edmiston had a history of harassing employees extending back to his first year of employment with the ...

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St. Mary’s Hospital getting new CEO at ‘a crucial time’

By Rachel Sauer

In Texas, he oversees 602 beds and 2,000 employees on two hospital campuses. By comparison, St. Mary’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center is licensed for 350 beds. So, it would seem that when Michael J. McBride becomes president/CEO of ...

Delta Petroleum sells gas holdings to focus on Vega drilling

By Dennis Webb

Financially troubled Delta Petroleum Corp. plans to concentrate on its natural gas holdings in Mesa County after selling numerous other assets, including another interest in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. Denver-based Delta has ...

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Party bosses eye Nov. 2

By Charles Ashby

While Colorado voters cast ballots today to decide who should represent them in various races, leaders of the two major parties already are planning ahead for the general election Nov. 2 regardless of who wins. Colorado Republican Party ...

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Bond lowered for suspect in Fruita slaying

By Paul Shockley

A military veteran with training in explosives who is accused of killing a Fruita man was described by a prosecutor Monday as a “loose cannon” with a history of alcoholism and mental health disorders who believed he would make ...

Buck camp says Norton ‘distorting’ his record

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Jane Norton misrepresented her opponent’s record in decrying him as an isolationist, Ken Buck’s campaign said of Norton’s campaign stop in Grand Junction with Arizona Sen. John McCain. Buck, who was campaigning in Boulder on ...

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Whiff of cash from hint of lavender

By William Woody

Lavender, for many people throughout the West, is simply a decorative bush used in landscape designs. For Palisade peach farmer Ron Rish, it’s another source of income. At his Cloud Terrace Farm on Friday, hundreds of pounds of ...

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Living the message works, too

By Daniel Humphries

Megan Hogue spent part of her summer under the watchful eye of Vietnamese law enforcement. But it wasn’t for spying. Hogue, 20, of Fruita spent almost four weeks in the Asian country as part of a mission trip through Seattle Pacific ...

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