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State could lose Anvil Points money

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The Obama administration’s budget proposal would allow the federal government to absorb $49 million in money that had been collected for the cleanup of an old oil shale plant in western Colorado. The budget proposal also opens the ...

Rec center backers targeting 2010 ballot

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Banking on an uptick in the deflated national economy, members of a group hoping to build a recreation center in Grand Junction said Thursday they tentatively intend to seek a city sales-tax increase in November 2010 to pay for building ...

Six jailed in alleged Montrose cocaine ring

By Carrie Marfitano

Nine people are accused of being part of a Montrose cocaine-distribution organization associated with the Sinaloa Cartel,  according to a federal grand jury indictment announced by David Gaouette, acting U.S. attorney in the district of ...

Glenwood residents rally to back oil, gas rules

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Chanting in support of clean air and water, residents living in Colorado’s natural gas development hot spot rallied Thursday behind more restrictive rules on drilling. Members of the Grand Valley Citizens ...

Heroic effort turns up $1.1 million for charity

By Staff

Even the superheroes of the United Way of Mesa County — everyone in the community who donated to the United Way’s “Heroes Among Us” yearlong, fundraising campaign — could not overtake last year’s fundraising ...

Open burn season starts Sunday; city urges alternatives

By Carrie Marfitano

With spring burn season beginning Sunday, the Grand Junction Fire Department encourages residents to use alternatives to open burning. Each year fire departments are dispatched to out-of-control weed fires that create unnecessary property ...

Energy expo set for today at Two Rivers

By Carrie Marfitano

The fourth annual Energy Forum & Expo is today at the Two Rivers Convention center. Dozens of energy-related firms will have booths set up from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The forum runs 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Speech topics include energy geopolitics, ...


Banking on comic relief

By Carrie Marfitano

CBS is hoping to improve entertainment in the Grand Valley. That’s not CBS the television network. It’s Steve Moore, aka Comic Book Steve, longtime Grand Junction resident. Moore is opening Top 5 Comics, 1938 N. First St., Suite ...


Second-grader found in fetal position from dog attack; gash required surgery

By Staff

A game of truth or dare Wednesday ended much more perilously than Colby Strauser ever intended. The 7-year-old, who lives at a mobile home park in Fruita, had been dared by his best friend to touch for five minutes a neighbor’s fence ...

Woman held in county’s largest heroin bust.

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A suspected illegal immigrant from Mexico was arrested after narcotics officers found nearly 17 pounds of heroin in her suitcase at the Grand Junction Greyhound bus station. Authorities estimated the street value of the heroin at $2 million ...

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