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Rifle Correctional Center will not close

By Dennis Webb

Gov. Bill Ritter has commuted the death sentence of the Rifle Correctional Center. Ritter and the Colorado Department of Corrections reversed a decision to close the minimum-security facility after state Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, pushed to ...


Stimulus package will help add lanes to Highway 6&50 from 24 to 25 roads

By Carrie Marfitano

The Colorado Transportation Commission approved a list of “ready to go” highway projects Thursday that will be funded by the federal stimulus package. Colorado will receive more than $500 million for transportation projects under ...


County calling 30,000 residents about economy

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Phones will ring at 9 this morning across Mesa County as the Mesa County Commission opens its first effort for a telephone town-hall meeting to discuss the western Colorado economy. About 30,000 people who voted in the past two general ...


Cow moose in Paonia dies from poison plant

By Staff

A moose that had been hanging around Paonia for a few weeks to the delight of onlookers died last weekend from poisoning. Randy Hampton, spokesman for the Division of Wildlife, said a necropsy of the animal performed in Grand Junction ...


Ritter: Move fast on Ruby Pipeline

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Gov. Bill Ritter is asking the federal government to quickly certify the Ruby Pipeline, a $3 billion project that can carry natural gas from Colorado to lucrative markets to the west. The pipeline begins in Opal, Wyo., and will run 675 miles ...


Brew pub won’t show film on fallen Marine

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A Grand Junction brew pub has scrapped its plans to host a showing tonight of an HBO film about the death of Palisade High School graduate Chance Phelps in Iraq. It wasn’t for lack of trying on HBO’s part, officials ...


Energy6 Experts 2-20-9

Experts see no quick fix for economy

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The western Colorado economy will be sluggish at best through most of 2009 while it struggles through a large drop in drilling, energy industry and county officials said Friday. Drill rigs in the Piceance Basin have fallen 60 percent, from ...


Nobody’s talking in probe of sheriff

By Dennis Webb

A district attorney says he has begun investigating allegations against Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario but faces a difficult task because of their anonymous nature. “We’re dealing with anonymous people who will not come ...


High school students hone legal skills while being judged by experts

By Staff

Starting today, students from Grand Junction High School plan to play full-court press in pursuit of their third local title in as many years. But don’t look for the high school team on any basketball court. Mark Carris, coach of the ...


Accused GJ madam’s lawyer gets more time

By Amy Hamilton

The case being made against Grand Junction massage parlor owner Nan O’Reilly, who is charged with pimping, racketeering and other prostitution-related charges, has created a mountain of paperwork. And O’Reilly’s attorney told ...


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