Western Colorado

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CFO: Valley owners eschewed advice

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The chief financial officer for Valley Investments suggested several approaches to save the company but was frustrated by the owner’s lack of interest, he testified Friday. Richard Langley suggested several scenarios, including getting ...

Liberal group calls out Penry, state senator on ‘sexist’ remarks

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The liberal activist group ProgressNow Colorado on Friday demanded apologies from state Sen. Shawn Mitchell, R-Broomfield, and Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, for what the group called “sexist and degrading” ...

Energy companies idle while gas prices low

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Energy companies generally are in a holding pattern with their northwestern Colorado drilling activity, or lack thereof, as natural gas prices continue to remain low, according to companies represented this week at the quarterly ...

Weatherford International begins layoffs

By Staff

A division of Weatherford International, an oil-field services company based in Houston, has begun laying off employees in Grand Junction, according to a former employee. The company has several locations in Grand Junction and one in Rifle. ...


Chautauquans ready to act out historical roles

By Melinda Mawdsley

A musician, an inventor and a pirate were among the people invited to Susan Hall’s living room on a recent Saturday afternoon. Well, sort of. On Aug. 29, Hall, a teacher at Wingate Elementary School, hosted a rehearsal for several ...

Child is 3rd person to catch swine flu in Mesa County

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A child under the age of 5 has been hospitalized in Mesa County after contracting the H1N1 influenza virus, health officials announced Thursday. It is the third confirmed swine-flu case in the county. A young adult tested positive for the ...

3 firms cleared, 1 not in benzene probe

By Dennis Webb

The state has cleared three energy companies and is focusing on a fourth in the case of a man who became ill after drinking benzene-contaminated water at his cabin northwest of Parachute. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission staff ...

Residents: Term limits for officials should stay

By Staff

According to a recent survey, Mesa County residents do not want to extend the two-term limits for the sheriff, district attorney and coroner. The survey was conducted Saturday during a telelephone-town-hall meeting with Mesa County officials. ...


Two town halls on health care diverge in tone

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More than 30 Mesa County residents fired off sharp-tongued comments and questions to three members of Congress in opposition to massive health care reform Thursday night, while one of those congressmen laid out his reasons for supporting ...

Fruitvale annexation drive ramping up

By Staff

Effort also includes Clifton; petition now being circulated Efforts to annex Fruitvale into Grand Junction are heating up. Mesa County is ready to start a whirlwind round of meetings that will coincide with a petition drive. A committee ...

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