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GarCo tries to prevent another massive spill of pipe

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County is exploring regulatory means of reducing the chances for a repeat of a incident last year when of pipeline being installed for oil and gas operations slid off a mesa, over a road and into the Colorado River. The county is ...


Budget managers optimistic that city trimmed enough

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When slumping sales-tax revenue prompted Grand Junction city officials to trim $6 million from the city’s 2009 budget earlier this month, they accomplished their twofold goal of avoiding both employee layoffs and scaling back essential ...


Home foreclosures   increasing in county compared to 2008 in Mesa County

By Carrie Marfitano

With only two months on the books, completed foreclosures for the first quarter this year in Mesa County have surpassed the total for the first quarter of 2008, according to numbers released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Local ...


School district leads push for affordable housing units

By Dennis Webb

School officials are promoting a 66-unit affordable housing project, which they say can stem problems in recruiting and keeping teachers in the Parachute/Battlement Mesa area. Garfield County School District 16 says the project is needed ...


Growth plan bothers neighbors

By Staff

Glen and Diane Gallegos have owned a home in the 2400 block of I 1/2 Road for the past decade. They chose that area for its rural setting and open spaces, and they would like to see it remain that way. But more homes on smaller lots may be ...


County tries to quicken approval process

By Staff

It is no secret the development community is less than happy with the pace of Mesa County’s development approval process. To speed up approvals, clarify conflicting codes and simplify the development approval process for everyone, a ...


Officials determine who started Redlands blaze

By Amy Hamilton

A man who was burning brush Wednesday morning around the home at 586 Preserve Lane was responsible for touching off a 40-acre wildfire on the Redlands, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. No homes burned in the heavily vegetated ...


Big El Pomar grant goes toward students’ study of energy issues

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Three western Colorado colleges and a nonprofit center will use $75,000 from El Pomar Foundation to encourage western Colorado teens to explore math and science. The Colorado Springs-based foundation Thursday awarded the funds to Mesa State ...


Robinson Bill degree 3-19-9

After almost 50 years, Mesa State professor finds resolution with his degree drama

By Staff

After the first phone call before Christmas, Bill Robinson thought it was a joke. After the second call, he requested a letter to verify what he was hearing on the other end of the phone. “I felt, ‘My God. I can’t believe ...


HITE Morgan

Hite gets 20 years for killing baby

By Amy Hamilton

An Alaska woman who gave birth and killed her newborn at her parents’ Grand Junction home more than a year ago hopes to one day be a spokeswoman to educate other women about Safe Haven laws and other alternatives for mothers who ...


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