Western Colorado

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Stress, jobless rate both on rise

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched up from 8.3 percent to 8.4 percent between April and May. A year ago this May, Grand Junction had a 3.8 percent unemployment rate. To cope with the emotions of losing a ...

FBI’s paid ‘source’ fingered dozens in 21/2-year probe

By Paul Shockley

An artifacts dealer turned informant was paid $224,000 by the FBI over 2 1/2 years during an investigation that resulted in the recent indictments of 24 people, while others remain under suspicion, according to court records made public ...

Layoffs and networking: To tweet or not to tweet?

By Staff

It happens to you. You’re called into your boss’s office and told that your job no longer exists. You go home in a daze and sign onto Facebook. There it is — a prompt asking: “What’s on your mind?” Do you ...

Report: U.S. natural gas reserves surge 35 percent

By Dennis Webb

A new estimate of the nation’s future natural gas supply has soared by 35 percent over one issued two years earlier. The biggest part of the growth is attributable to new shale gas plays that emerged in several parts of the country and ...

District 51 gets $6.7M in stimulus funding

By Emily Shockley

Federal stimulus dollars will arrive in Mesa County as early as next month. That’s when Judy Thornburg, School District 51’s director of student services, expects to see more than $4.3 million roll in to pay for new special ...

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Meth linked to western Colorado artifact raids

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Western Colorado is far from immune to the looting such as that alleged by federal agents after the arrests last week of 24 people in southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. There’s a modern twist, however, to the looting that ...

61 miners get pink slips at Somerset mine

By Dennis Webb

The nation’s recession and increased use of other electricity-generating fuels hit home for 61 coal miners who were laid off at the West Elk Mine in Somerset on Tuesday and Wednesday. The layoffs follow the release of about 40 contract ...

Man charged in apartment shooting

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed a seven-count complaint against a man accused of repeatedly shooting another man at a Grand Junction apartment complex. Robert Roy Rodriguez, 22, faces a minimum 16 years in prison if convicted of attempted ...

Developers face foreclosure on pending Glenwood project

By Dennis Webb

The developers of a proposed hotel, condominium development and conference center in Glenwood Springs are facing a foreclosure action as their project heads for review by the City Council. Alpine Bank is seeking a court order authorizing it ...

New charges expected in Orchard Mesa vandalism

By Paul Shockley

A pair of teenage boys already facing 76 charges in a vandalism spree last month on Orchard Mesa will soon face new charges in the same incidents. “Daily, we’re getting new victims and new case reports,” Deputy District ...

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