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County against stimulus, but still will take money

By Staff

As dollars from President Obama’s stimulus package begin flowing across the country, debate goes on about whether the spending spree will have the desired effect and return this country to economic prosperity. The Mesa County ...


Man free on bond after child is run over

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 50-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Saturday night at his Orchard Mesa home for allegedly running over a 1-year-old girl in his driveway. Anthony Lawrence Woods, of 2799 Unaweep Ave., was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault, ...


Pianist winner 3-15-9

After 17 years of lessons, daily practice, winner says he didn’t feel nervous

By Melinda Mawdsley

Between awestruck head nods, four young pianists showed an audience why a Yamaha grand piano has the potential to be more than dusty living room furniture. On Sunday, John Ahern, Norman Anderson, Brandon Lee and Grace Lee performed in the ...


Winter homeless program needs help

By Amy Hamilton

Something unexpected happened this winter when community organizers for the homeless population asked regular folks to help provide the less fortunate with an alternative to sleeping out in the cold. It’s a time during which they run ...


As ski season nears its end, business steady if unspectacular

By Dave Buchanan

It’s that time of year when skiers check snow conditions and resort closing dates with equal interest. Colorado’s been blessed the past week with a foot or more of new snowfall in the mountains and spring-like weather at lower ...


Pink Rig2 Cole 3-6-9

Thinking pink in the oil field

By Staff

You’d have to see it to believe it. A hot pink snubbing rig sits in Loma. It belongs to Rogue Pressure Services, and the company intends to donate to breast cancer research a portion of the money it receives from each job it does with ...


Foreclosures on pace for nearly 40 percent rise

By Staff

With 2 1/2 weeks left in the first quarter of this year, Mesa County Trustee Paul Brown estimates there could be 165 foreclosures in the county by the end of March. That would be a jump of 39 percent from the 119 notices of foreclosure that ...


ADVICE FROM THE FINANCE EXPERTS

By Melinda Mawdsley

The reality of being unemployed has set in for Grand Junction’s Rob Flenard. After being laid off from Power Motive Corp. in November, Flenard, 39, focused his energies on coaching a traveling hockey team of teenagers. Flenard, a ...


YOU CAN FIND PLENTY OF FREE RESOURCES TO HELP YOU WITH A NEW CAREER; HERE ARE FEW:

By Staff

The Mesa County Workforce Center makes the same plea to every person who walks into its building seeking employment assistance: Use available resources to seek additional job training and education, because those resources are out there, often ...


Former energy worker lends support to rules

By Dennis Webb

Former Grand Junction resident Jim Ives has worked in Alaska’s oil fields and on the former Colony oil shale project near Parachute. In 1997-98 he served as executive director of the Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Association, the ...


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