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Burn season declared over

By Staff

The Mesa County Health Department has ended the burning season for areas of the Grand Valley below 6,000 feet. In areas outside the valley, burning is allowed with a Health Department permit. Agricultural burning is along during the summer ...


City utility users will see credits coming in bills

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Saddled for months with doom and gloom when they opened their 401(k) statements and property tax valuations, Grand Junction residents will receive a bit of good news when they check out their utility bills next month. The city will offer ...


Commission action spurs forestry company’s move back to county

By Staff

The Mesa County Commission made the county more accommodating to forestry-management companies Monday and made it easier for new landowners to subdivide. Commissioners approved both amendments to the county code unanimously. One of the ...


District 51 will offer free meals this summer at two more sites

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School District 51 this summer is expanding a program that offers free breakfast and lunch to all children in the community four days a week. District officials will bump up the number of schools at which meals are served from five to seven. ...


County can now keep ticket revenue

By Staff

Mesa County roads, and sheriff’s deputies, are now under the Model Traffic Code for Colorado. Monday the Mesa County Commission unanimously adopted the code, which allows revenue from traffic citations issued by Mesa County ...


Theater manager robbed at gunpoint

By Paul Shockley

Police Monday were looking for a man who robbed the manager of a Grand Junction movie theater at gunpoint. The robbery — which was the third in just over three weeks involving the threat of a weapon at a local business — was ...


Murder of physician ‘deplorable’

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Both sides of the abortion debate condemned the shooting of abortion doctor George Tiller on Sunday in Kansas, while abortion foes said they feared a backlash against them. In Grand Junction, abortion foes prayed for Tiller as they gathered ...


Company eyes 700 million-barrel potential in oil shale tract

By Dennis Webb

A subsidiary of a Boston-based company plans to test oil shale development technology on private land in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. General Synfuels International said in a recent news release it has obtained access to about 500 ...


060109 2A Alaska group

Teacher will show off hometown to students

By Amy Hamilton

Darren Kellerby has worked hard this year to smash some stereotypes. The 27-year-old Grand Junction native and Mesa State College graduate has been teaching high school students in a remote Alaskan village for two years and is traveling to ...


SHOOTING INVESTIGATION 6-1

Man shot at GJ apartment complex

By Paul Shockley

A man remained hospitalized Sunday evening after he was shot repeatedly in the pre-dawn hours only feet from the front door of his apartment. The man’s would-be assailant was at-large Sunday. Grand Junction police said the victim was in ...


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