Western Colorado

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City banks on loans to replace pipes, stimulate economy

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The city of Grand Junction hopes to receive $7 million in state loans so it can fix an array of old water and sewer lines and install new sewer lines in the Redlands. City officials are banking on the fast-tracking of the projects to have ...


Outlying county towns cope with sewage problems

By Staff

Wastewater treatment plants are falling into disrepair across Mesa County. De Beque, Powderhorn, Mack and Collbran all face major issues. De Beque is trying to get ahead of the curve by building a new wastewater treatment plant and upgrading ...


Meeting today on education standards

By Staff

The Colorado Department of Education will seek public comment today on revised draft academic standards for the state’s preschool through high school students. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at Doubletree Hotel, 743 Horizon ...


Board to consider appeal of homeless shelter expansion

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The Grand Junction Planning Commission will consider tonight whether the approval of an expansion of the Grand Junction Community Homeless Shelter should stand. City planners in March approved a two-story expansion of the shelter, 2853 North ...


Agency set to provide short-term housing

By Staff

The Grand Junction Housing Authority is close to purchasing a 27-unit apartment block at 2910 Bunting Ave. in Fruitvale. “The proposal is to ... use a third of the units (nine) as transitional housing for families who have experienced ...


Outdoor groups back expanded Clean Water Act

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Several sporting and conservation groups put a high priority on winning approval of the Clean Water Restoration Act. Trout Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited, the Teddy Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and the National Wildlife Federation all list ...


Battle lines form over travel plan for forest

By Dennis Webb

Bob Elderkin is getting older, and his bad hip, back and knees remind him of it every time he goes hunting. For that reason, you might expect the Silt-area resident to be upset about a proposal to reduce all-terrain-vehicle use in the White ...


MEMORIAL DAY 1 5-25

Young and old alike remember fallen heroes

By Melinda Mawdsley

Instead of speaking, Gabriel Howell walked around shaking hands with veterans and the families of deceased veterans before the Memorial Day service at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado. Gabriel is 2 years old. Regina Howell, ...


Cost of getting bond issue on ballot cost District 51 $33K more than budgeted

By Emily Shockley

A quest for money ended up costing School District 51 more than expected. The school district underestimated the cost of the 2008 election in which the district sought a $185 million bond measure. As a result, the fund that includes election ...


Firehouse for sale; rural department needs funds

By Amy Hamilton

Firefighters with the all-volunteer station of the East Orchard Mesa Fire Protection District run into problems every time they respond to a fire. For the past 10 years, the rural department with about a dozen volunteers has crammed three ...


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