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Palisade appeals closure of bank branch

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Palisade town leaders may ask Palisades National Bank and the federal agency that regulates banks to reconsider the impending shuttering of the bank’s downtown branch, concerned the closure will hurt an already struggling downtown ...

Payday loan measure tweaks origination fee

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Payday lenders would be able to keep all of the upfront money they charge for short-term loans under a bill approved in a House committee Tuesday. The bill, which heads to the full House, alters a controversial measure approved ...

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New bridge for falls near Ouray

By William Woody

OURAY — Construction is scheduled to resume Monday on a structure to replace the narrow Bear Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 550, two miles south of the town of Ouray. Traffic will be limited to a single lane, and alternating traffic flows ...

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Hawaii looks to Mesa County for health technology remedy

By Rachel Sauer

The locations may be thousands of miles apart, but health care concerns transcend distance: quality of care, care coordination, technology implementation, cost control, physician and patient buy-in and the overarching desire to help people be ...

Family pleads guilty in welfare fraud case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction couple and their daughter may avoid felony convictions for receiving nearly $25,000 in improper welfare payouts from the Mesa County Department of Human Services. Retired Colorado State Patrol Trooper William Chrysler, 62, ...

Holy Family school seeks to play hiding game for Guinness

By Rachel Sauer

Kuniko Teramura, it’s nothing personal. That game of hide-and-seek you played April 4, 2010, the one where 188 people scurried around Kojinyama Koen in Hikone, Japan, probably was super fun. And the crowd of players was big enough to get ...

Local men walk away from Texas plane crash

By Paul Shockley

An airplane with seven men from western Colorado careened off a runway after landing in the Texas panhandle Monday morning, sending four passengers to a hospital. The Amarillo Globe-News reported Ronald Rouse, 66, of Hotchkiss, was piloting a ...

Commissioners gut Clifton taxing district

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday effectively gutted a taxing district for new development in Clifton and Fruitvale, limiting the developments that must be included in the district, and delaying potential property tax rate increases. The ...

Four finalists in line to be Mesa County administrator

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Longtime Mesa County employee and Acting Regional Services Director Donna Ross is one of four finalists for the county administrator post. The other finalists are: Lynda Boswell of Leavenworth, Kan. Boswell performs financial monitoring for ...

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West Middle School student heads to state geographic bee

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Ask Ryland Mahre where Bahrain is on a map and he’ll not only tell you it’s east of Saudi Arabia, he’ll tell you it’s in the Persian Gulf and that the small island had a treaty relationship with the United Kingdom ...

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