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Federal raid at Incubator still a mystery

By Paul Shockley

With neighbors including a nearby shooting range, the sight of firearm-toting law enforcement officers isn’t all that uncommon along her neck of Orchard Mesa at the Business Incubator Center, the center’s executive director said ...

Time not right for Silt Mesa water system, research shows

By Dennis Webb

SILT — A proposed domestic water system for an area facing natural gas development is too costly to be paid for by homeowners and other funding sources, according to survey results and other findings. The Schmueser Gordon Meyer, Inc., ...

McInnis Canyons documentary wins award

By Melinda Mawdsley

The 35-minute documentary, “Stories from the Land: McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area,” recently received the Award of Merit for Leadership in History from the American Association of State and Local History. The Museum of ...

Police evacuated residences nearby as crowd gathered to see outcome

By Amy Hamilton

Quick thinking by four friends at a Fruitvale duplex probably helped save their lives during what could have been a deadly scenario early Sunday afternoon. An armed man who allegedly attempted to carjack a vehicle at a nearby gas station ...

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County may buy 90 acres at base of Mount Garfield

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Mesa County is considering purchasing or trading for roughly 90 acres of land at the base of Mount Garfield, adding to a stable of parcels the county has accumulated there in recent years and is preserving as open space. The landowner, Dale ...

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New owner renting out old brothel

By Paul Shockley

The neon sign is gone from the front window at 762 Horizon Drive. So are the massage tables. Federal agents didn’t even bother salvaging an old hot tub, wary about its past. While long-term plans haven’t been determined for the ...

Education tax petition drive coming to valley

By Charles Ashby

The folks who want to put a measure on this fall’s ballot to temporarily raise taxes to fund education are coming to town. Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, is to lead a rally at Long Family Memorial Park on Tuesday to collect signatures to ...

Ruling favors county in Montrose airport dispute

By Staff

MONTROSE — Montrose County does not have to issue an airport access permit to JetAway Aviation, a judge ruled last week, adding JetAway is responsible for paying the county’s legal fees. Twice in 2008 JetAway, a fixed-base ...

Garfield fire agencies look into savings from cooperation, mergers

By Dennis Webb

Some Garfield County fire departments are exploring ways they could work together to operate more efficiently, which has raised the prospect of mergers. Three-department discussions recently led to the resignation of 12-year Glenwood Springs ...

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Armed man terrorizes neighborhood

By Amy Hamilton

An hourslong standoff between a SWAT team and an armed man who barged into a Fruitvale home and shot at law officers Sunday ended that evening after the man was taken into custody. Neighbors whistled and cheered with applause about 5 p.m. ...

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