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Local Briefs, Oct. 6, 2009

By Staff

Western Slope residents win Vegas trip Collbran’s Melody Gulman and Clifton’s Elaine Baker were two of four Coloradans to win trips to Las Vegas as part of the Colorado Lottery. Each won a trip for two to Las Vegas Nov. ...

County Commission gives new church an $82,670 break

By Staff

A church, moving from within the city of Grand Junction to 33 acres in unincorporated Mesa County, is the first to successfully challenge Mesa County’s transportation impact fee since the fee was established in 2005, according to Ken ...

McInnis, Penry weigh in on how to govern

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Gov. Bill Ritter cut $320 million from the Colorado budget and must cut $280 million more. Two of the most strident critics of the governor — former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis and Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, both Republicans who ...

Transit service could fall under city’s budget ax

By Staff

After raising the possibility last month of having Grand Valley Transit provide service past 7 p.m., the Grand Valley’s public transportation provider is now looking at the possibility of curtailing services. City of Grand Junction ...

Fired officer posts bond on sexual assault charge

By Emily Shockley

Former Grand Junction police officer Glenn Coyne walked out of Mesa County Jail on Saturday evening after putting up more than $25,000 in cash or credit. Coyne, who was fired Thursday night from the Grand Junction Police Department after ...

Main Street fountain in dry spell

By Amy Hamilton

It’s been quite a while since water flowed freely from a public fountain at the northwest corner of Third and Main streets in Grand Junction. The fountain, created in 1996 or 1997, was operational until a few years ago, when soil ...

Natural-gas processing plant at full capacity, Williams says

By Dennis Webb

Williams is now operating at full capacity for natural gas processing at its new Willow Creek plant in Rio Blanco County, the company says. Williams said in a news release that its $360 million plant began operations Aug. 7. It has since ...

Fired cop showed no red flags during hiring process

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department invests about $40,000 into every deputy it hires, from the day an applicant fills out a form to the day the new deputy is allowed to drive the road alone. One of those who twice survived extensive ...

Glade Park Parade 10-3-9

Glade Park loves a parade: almost 70 entries

By Emily Shockley

The last time Glade Park had a parade it was 1982, and the procession consisted of a 4-H Club float and a Glade Park Fire Department vehicle. Midway through the route, Steve Miller said, he and the fire chief got in a water fight. “We ...

Driver killed in rollover crash near parkway

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A 37-year-old Mesa County man was killed early Friday after losing control of and rolling his pickup near D Road and Riverside Parkway, Grand Junction police said. Jonathan Hunt was driving a 1997 Dodge Dakota east on D Road toward the ...

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