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West Lake turns into hockey rink

By Melinda Mawdsley

Firefighters typically discourage people from playing on ice, but they made an exception Sunday. Members of the Grand Junction Fire Department staged an informal hockey game Sunday on the frozen pond at West Lake State Wildlife Area. Before ...


Clifton man suspected of theft

By Melinda Mawdsley

An anonymous tip led to the Saturday arrest of a 43-year-old Clifton man, said Martin Donohue, an officer with the Grand Junction Police Department. Mark Alan Muth, 3239 D 1/2 Road in Clifton, was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of ...


Company wants to build Uranium plant near Green River

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The fourth time could be a charm for a nuclear-power plant in the shadow of the Book Cliffs overlooking the Green River valley at the west end of Energy Alley, the 150 miles from Green River, Utah, to Rifle. Three times since the 1960s, said ...


Two companies push Uranium mining in region

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The uranium industry was born on the west end of Energy Alley, the run from Green River, Utah, to Rifle. It has burst into bloom and sputtered to obscurity more than once. Like the half-lives by which radiation is judged to decay, though, the ...


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Recession: Talk of the town ’09

By Emily Shockley

Although the national economy began to crumble in the previous year, 2009 will forever be remembered as the year Mesa County slid along with the rest of the country into one of the worst recessions in United States history. The oil and gas ...


Road of riches

By Staff

Story by GARY HARMON The stretch of rolling, sagebrush-plugged adobe and rock stretching from Green River, Utah, to Rifle doesn’t look like a vast storehouse of energy. Appearances, however, are deceiving. In fact, the stretch along ...


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Penry quiet about 2010 election plans, won’t be McInnis’ running mate

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State Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, said he isn’t interested in joining the ticket of his onetime rival, Scott McInnis, as the candidate for lieutenant governor. “If I were hell-bent on being on the ticket, I’d still be ...


With Christmas a wrap, think recycling

By Amy Hamilton

You’ve given everyone else a present this holiday season, so why not give a gift to Mother Nature? Instead of throwing out all of the holiday’s excess, try recycling it. There are a number of items that local recyclers will ...


Abandoned horses back with owner

By Amy Hamilton

Three horses that apparently were abandoned on Glade Park were returned to their owner Saturday, according to Mesa County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Sally Weese. The Sheriff’s Department offered no other details on the ...


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Entrepreneurs live by religious beliefs as they make a living

By Allen Gemaehlich

Some business owners learned to be creative to lure customers this year. And some simply leaned on God and proudly display it. Some Grand Junction businesses that make their faith evident opened this year in the midst of the recession and ...


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