Western Colorado

Page 1604 of 1997

More jobs, lower taxes on McInnis’ radar

By Amy Hamilton

Creating more jobs and keeping taxes low were the biggest issues Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis touted during a campaign stop Saturday in Grand Junction. McInnis received endorsements from all three Mesa County ...

Bill would offset future water grabs

By Charles Ashby

A proposal to lessen the effects of water diversions around the state could create a big splash when the Colorado Legislature meets for the 2010 session, which starts next week. A measure is to be introduced that would require water transfers ...

Ruby Pipeline OK may come by next month

By {screen_name}

Final approval for the Ruby Pipeline could come as soon as February now that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has completed a final environmental impact statement for the $3 billion project. Gov. Bill Ritter and Colorado energy ...

Foreclosures follow in wake of GarCo drilling slowdown

By Staff

A nearly fourfold increase in foreclosures from 2008 made for a bustling 2009 in the Garfield County Public Trustee’s office. At the street level, though, the trend is made evident by the lack of activity — the homes that suddenly ...

State House candidate drops out of race, cites burden on his business

By Charles Ashby

The House race to replace Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, got a little lighter Friday when one of the four candidates dropped out. Duncan McArthur, who jumped into the race in October, has withdrawn his name, saying he decided he just ...

No accord in 3rd round of Roan discussions

By Staff

Continuing settlement talks have yet to produce a resolution to a lawsuit regarding natural gas development on the Roan Plateau. Attorneys for environmental groups, energy companies and the federal government met Friday for a third round of ...

Ritter asks feds for disaster aid for West Slope counties

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter requested federal disaster aid Friday for several Western Slope counties that have been affected by last year’s drought and the early frost. In a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Ritter said five ...

Merchants get a break; Main Street closure delayed

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Main Street merchants got a reprieve this week when Grand Junction city officials pushed back the expected closure of the street between First and Fourth streets. That will come to an end early Monday morning, when the street will shut down ...

Maverick Center gets more than new name

By Emily Shockley

Saunders Fieldhouse has a new name, the Maverick Center, and plenty of new amenities. The remodeling and construction project at Mesa State College’s athletic and academic facility cost $41 million and added 200,000 square feet to the ...

Area births and marriages, Jan. 9, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS Delta County Memorial Hospital Sara Westin, Paonia, a son, Dec. 12. Chris and Meryn Harris, Cedaredge, a daughter, Dec. 22. Larry and Chelsea Witte, Montrose, a daughter, Dec. 23. Justin and Brittni Norton, Delta, a son, Dec. ...

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