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29 ROAD CONSTRUCTION 11-23

29 Road in line for grant

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Mesa County and Grand Junction are moving closer to obtaining potentially millions of dollars in state energy-impact grants to help build the 29 Road overpass over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. City and county officials recently learned ...


CHRISTMAS CHILD 11-25

Toy safety group launches site

By Emily Shockley

Parents worried about bringing home unsafe toys can learn about toy safety on the go by visiting toysafety.mobi or http://www.toysafety.net on a smartphone or computer. The Colorado Public Interest Research Group launched the Web site Tuesday ...


Salazar defends oil and gas leasing policies

By Dennis Webb

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar lashed back Tuesday at industry trade group suggestions that he and the Obama administration have hindered drilling through their oil and gas leasing policies. “We believe that our oil and gas leasing ...


CATCUS CANYON DINNER 11-24

Feast for free on Thanksgiving Day

By Amy Hamilton

If you’re looking for some camaraderie and a free Thanksgiving meal, check out these local options: For starters, Grand Junction’s Rescue Mission, 550 South Ave., is hosting a Thanksgiving meal on the holiday’s eve at 7 p.m. ...


Maes, McInnis out to overturn oil, gas rules

By Emily Shockley

Regulations suggested by Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commissioners and adopted by the Colorado Legislature in May could be on their way out if a Republican wins the governorship next November. Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes ...


Son testifies against mother in Helmick trial

By Paul Shockley

Testifying as a prosecution witness, Miriam Helmick’s son told jurors that his mother suggested she had been cleared in the investigation of Alan Helmick’s murder and authorities were fine with her leaving Colorado for Florida in ...


Man charged in murder to enter plea on Dec. 22

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A Clifton man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of another man during a child’s birthday party is scheduled to enter a plea next month. Michael Simpson, 24, waived his preliminary hearing this week and will enter a ...


Backpack program helps kids fight weekend hunger

By Amy Hamilton

Mike Berry couldn’t shake the experience. During a neighborhood walk one day about six years ago, he encountered a girl hurrying to Orchard Avenue Elementary School, tears running down her face, late for class. Berry asked the girl what ...


Now’s the time to review your Medicare coverage

By Amy Hamilton

Colorado’s 574,263 Medicare beneficiaries would be wise to review their coverage this year and make changes, if necessary. Each year, during the annual open enrollment period — Nov. 15 to Dec. 31 — beneficiaries are advised ...


Missing Montrose man dies in crash

By Paul Shockley

An 82-year-old Montrose man who had been missing for two weeks was found dead Thursday, apparently the victim of a one-car accident on Red Mountain Pass. The body of Thomas Boylan Sr. was found restrained by a seat belt inside his 1990 ...


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