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Landscaper gives up fight against county

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The owner of a Grand Junction landscape maintenance company is giving up her fight against Mesa County after county officials rejected a pair of protests she filed in light of failing to land a bid to provide landscape services. Grand Mesa ...

State redistricting panel defends work amid legal battle

By Charles Ashby

Groups opposing parts of proposed new legislative district maps are living in the past, the Colorado Reapportionment Commission said in its response last week to numerous briefs filed with the Colorado Supreme Court about the maps. The ...

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Drainage repair for 2 council members handled normally, city manager says

By Amy Hamilton

For the past 40 years after building his home in the 2600 block of H Road, Bill Pitts had complained to everyone he could think of about runoff water that regularly flooded his property, at times turning his rural front yard into a 5-foot deep ...

Energy firm allegedly violates safety reporting

By Dennis Webb

State oil and gas regulators are alleging Noble Energy violated requirements for reporting hydrogen sulfide gas encountered at oil and gas sites in Garfield County. At the same time, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission staff is ...

New name for Palisades National Bank

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The marquee outside the only bank in Palisade changed last week to reflect its new name: Colorado National Bank. As far as Steve Ammentorp is concerned, that’s the only change customers of the 105-year-old financial institution formerly ...


Thousands attend furniture store grand opening

By Charles Ashby

Some came to win prizes. Others came to find good deals. Still others came to American Furniture Warehouse’s grand opening Saturday just to look around. There easily were thousands of people throughout the day who walked through the big ...

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National Guard christens new $12 million training center

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When work began a year ago on a $12 million readiness center for the Colorado National Guard in Grand Junction, the unit it houses had five Western Slope members. On Saturday, when the $12 million building officially opened, Charlie Company ...

Fracking operation prompts more concern about air pollution in Battlement Mesa

By Dennis Webb

Another hydraulic fracturing operation related to natural gas development is triggering concerns about air pollution in Battlement Mesa. Photos taken by resident Garry Evenson show what he says were smelly emissions rising from an Encana Oil ...

GJ fire chief a finalist for Fort Collins job

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction Fire Chief Ken Watkins has been recruited and is one of three finalists for the top position at the Poudre Fire Authority. Watkins said he is not actively looking for jobs outside the Grand Junction Fire Department, but the ...

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Crystal fear: Drop in meth prices concerns law enforcement

By Paul Shockley

It’s a question answered hesitantly in Mesa County drug cop circles. Why is it cheaper? Methamphetamine — public enemy No. 1 for Grand Valley law enforcement and the focus of aggressive enforcement and attention by government ...

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