Western Colorado

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Global demand will force U.S. to look at full range of energy options

By Dennis Webb

State Geologist Vince Matthews can think of more than a billion reasons to expect increasing pressure to develop Colorado’s natural resources, and they all live in China. A ravenous appetite for resources by the Chinese and another ...

Fruita approves 35 feet as maximum sign height

By Staff

Signs are growing taller in Fruita. A thoroughly debated ordinance regarding the height of signs was approved recently by the Fruita City Council. The city’s old sign code limited signs to a maximum height of 8 feet. The new code allows ...

SEM Group asphalt plant to resume operations

By Staff

An asphalt plant that supplies much of western Colorado and eastern Utah with road materials was due to close, but instead will ramp up production, allowing the Mesa County Road and Bridge Department to do its annual road-maintenance ...

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Hot Dog! Memorial Day Weekend official kick-off to wiener season

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Memorial Day and hot dogs go together, well, like wieners and buns. The first long weekend of the summer also is the official start of hot dog season. According to the American Meat Institute’s National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, 7 ...

Teen sought for county advisory commission

By Emily Shockley

The deadline to join the Mesa County Teen Leadership Commission is fast approaching. High school students have until 5 p.m. June 1 to apply for membership on the commission. The teen commission advises the Mesa County Commission on issues ...

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Humor of the common man

By Amy Hamilton

“Besides writing a weekly column for the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Maynard is also a way below average golfer, a barely passable skier and a totally inept dancer. What he can do better than anyone else is sweat and sleep, ...

Tightly knit Plateau Valley class departs, recounting the fun

By Carrie Marfitano

Plateau Valley’s 23-member senior class has been known for its pranks, and it had one left to pull on graduation day. Each departing senior gave the school’s principal a handshake — and a golf ball. “Now I know how my ...

Coffee, bagel shop opening second location in Mesa State dorm

By Emily Shockley

Operators of Main Street Bagels Bakery & Cafe plan for their new location on the Mesa State College campus to be the premier spot for late-night study sessions and blurry-eyed breakfasts. The bagel shop plans to open its second store ...

Briefs: Biz Buzz May 24, 2009

By Staff

• Roy Blythe was named Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects Colorado West Chapter. He founded Blythe Group + Co., 618 Rood Ave., along with his partner, Pamela Blythe, in 1996. The architecture and interior ...

Hotel bookings down 8%, yet Junction officials optimistic about summer travel season

By Carrie Marfitano

The Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau remains upbeat about the summer travel season, despite hotel bookings being down 8 percent so far this year compared to last year. “We’re feeling very, very happy with where this ...

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