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More eligible for uranium compensation

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People who worked at uranium mills in Grand Junction, Maybell, Nucla, Naturita, Rifle, Slick Rock and 10 other locations could be eligible for compensation if they suffer from radiation-related illnesses. The U.S. Department of Labor listed ...

Price falls for home at edge of Black Canyon

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Billed as the “only luxury home inside an American national park, with no peer or comparable,” Casa Barranca is on the block, to a benefactor. Thomas Chapman, who built the 4,754-square-foot house on the lip of the Black Canyon of ...

One injured in fire near Rifle

By Staff

An occupant of a home near Rifle suffered minor injuries in a fire that struck a home near Rifle early Tuesday morning. The Rifle Fire Protection District said it was notified of a fire at 7109 County Road 320 just after 5 a.m. The fire had ...

Enstrom’s regional manager runs for Colorado Statehouse

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Lakewood resident Rick Enstrom, regional manager for the Grand Junction-based Enstrom Candies, is running for the Colorado House. Enstrom, a Republican, announced Monday that he would vie for the recently redrawn House District ...

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Lions Club hands out grant money

By Staff

The Grand Junction Lions Club announced recipients of $87,848 in grants for 14 local nonprofit organizations Monday. Also, a $10,000 grant was given earlier to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado as a final payment on a $100,000 ...

State agencies told to repeal outdated rules

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — State government rules and regulations need to be more consumer friendly and less burdensome on businesses and local governments, a special governor’s panel said in a report released Monday. The 94-page report, from the ...

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Combat disorder raised in stabbing defense

By Paul Shockley

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran will assert combat-related, post-traumatic stress disorder as a defense to charges relating to the assault of five people last summer, an attorney said Monday. Alejandro Olvera, 25, pleaded not guilty while ...

Garfield fears repercussions of drilling stance in BLM plan

By Dennis Webb

Comments being prepared by Garfield County contend oil and gas regulations proposed by the Bureau of Land Management for a local management plan could hamper the industry and the county’s economy. Commissioners on Monday recommended ...

Officials OK fewer precincts on county map

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Agreeing that in some places the new Mesa County precinct map looks like urban planning gone wild, the Mesa County Commission approved a new precinct map on Monday. The new map pares from 83 to 57 the number of precincts, which will save ...

GJ airport urged to adopt policy for facilities lease

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Grand Junction Regional Airport needs to come up with a policy that governs the leasing of hangars and other buildings, a consultant told the airport board on Monday. “A clear, well-defined policy that is not subject to ...

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