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Business owners: Pay us our money

By Amy Hamilton

Two local businesses claim they have not been paid for their work in completing a perimeter fence around Grand Junction Regional Airport. Upland Gravel, 152 32 Road, said it did not receive $255,653 owed to it by Nationwide Construction ...

Riverbank dog attacks investigated

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The Fifth Street Wave, as it’s known among Grand Valley whitewater enthusiasts, is well-known among kayakers. Almost as well known is the threat of a dog attack on kayakers who ply the wave at the wrong time. Two kayakers say ...

Fraternities, sororities get students’ approval at Colorado Mesa University

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Colorado Mesa University moved one step closer to welcoming fraternities and sororities Wednesday night when members of the Associated Student Government voted 20–3 to support Greek life on campus. University administration will take ...

Trooper’s ‘bias’ complicates DUI cases

By Paul Shockley

An internal Colorado State Patrol investigation found a now-former trooper submitted improper case reports and displayed “bias” during investigations, calling into question years of criminal cases in Mesa County involving the ...

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Fugitive captured in Denver

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man who escaped custody in Kansas was arrested Tuesday in Denver, where he is suspected of involvement in at least four metro-area armed robberies. Labeled by the Denver Police Department as the “crummy cookie ...

Airport tenants irate, ask council members for leadership change

By Amy Hamilton

About 100 general aviation airport tenants and other supporters packed Grand Junction City Council chambers to air grievances during a meeting that lasted more than two hours Wednesday night. Council members heard about issues ranging from ...

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CMU hires development director

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When the application process for a new director of development failed to summon a wealth of qualified candidates, Colorado Mesa University President Tim Foster knew just who to call. That person was his former colleague across the aisle in ...

Hydrogen sulfide high at 53 wells, Noble says

By Dennis Webb

Noble Energy is reporting dangerous levels of hydrogen sulfide gas have been measured at least once at dozens of its wells not just in Garfield County, but Weld County as well. The company says 21 of its wells in the Piceance Basin have had ...

District moves closer, but falls slightly short of full accreditation

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School District 51 is closer to full accreditation than it was last year, but fell short of the cut again this year, under a new state accreditation system. The system, called Performance Frameworks, was introduced in 2010. Schools and ...

Chatfield, Fruitvale on corrective plans

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The second year of a new state rating system for Colorado public schools delivered good news for R-5 High and Rim Rock Elementary and bad news for Chatfield and Fruitvale elementary schools. The new system, called Performance Frameworks, ...

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