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Gas industry lifts GarCo assessed land value

By Dennis Webb

A partial rebound by the oil and gas industry drove up the overall 2011 assessed valuation of taxable property in Garfield County despite falling real estate values. The assessed value stemming from the industry increased by one-third from ...

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3rd suspect arrested in botched robbery

By Amy Hamilton

Police have arrested another suspect in a botched robbery the night of Thanksgiving that resulted in the death of a co-conspirator and the shooting of the home’s resident. Ryan Edward Mitchell, 23, 1302 Glenwood Ave., No. 203, told ...

For The Record, Jan. 7, 2012

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Dustin and Holly Jarvis, Grand Junction, a son, Dec. 20. Travis and Shiela Gray, Grand Junction, a daughter, Dec. 21. Nick and Lynnie Gandola, Grand Junction, a daughter, Dec. 22. Oscar Subia and Stephanie ...


Blotter, Jan. 7, 2012

By Staff

Pot found in depot arrest During a routine weapon/narcotic check Thursday at the Greyhound Bus Depot, 230 S. Fifth St., the Western Colorado Drug Task Force discovered a black suitcase containing about 23 pounds of marijuana. Law enforcement ...

Fire destroys Rifle trailer

By Staff

A fire destroyed an older, double-wide house trailer north of Rifle on Friday afternoon. No one was home at the time, and no injuries occurred, said Rob Willits, a battalion chief with the Rifle Fire Protection District. He said the cause ...

Cash tallies in for school campaigns

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Final campaign filings for the Nov. 1, 2011, election show a committee set up to support the failed School District 51 mill levy override collected a total of $50,548.50. A final campaign-committee filing made last month to the Colorado ...

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Longtime teacher, businessman to run for CU board of regents

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Grand Junction resident Glen Gallegos, a longtime western Colorado teacher, coach, administrator and businessman, will run for an open seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents. Gallegos, who served as a trustee of Colorado Mesa ...

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Owner of Sullivan’s Grill planning to sell despite TV makeover

By Amy Hamilton

Three months after Sullivan’s Grill received a makeover courtesy of “Restaurant: Impossible,” the Fruita restaurant has been listed for sale. The Food Network television show changed the interior design and the menu of ...

Mild winter leaves Colorado high and dry

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The so-far mild winter of 2011–12 has water watchers wondering when moisture will roll into the high country. Nothing in the two-week weather forecast suggests needed snowpack is headed to the peaks soon, Colorado River District General ...

Counties must pay for ballot boxes

By Charles Ashby

Colorado counties must have drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots at each polling station, and they have to pay the costs of providing them, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The issue came up before the 2010 general election after ...

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