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Race organizer treats fathers as champions

By Melinda Mawdsley

The need for speed was met during a special Father’s Day event at Grand Junction Motor Speedway. In addition to open division racing, the card Sunday included Wounded Warrior races with go-karts adapted for disabled veterans, and the ...

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Safety issue bridged between Battlement Mesa, Parachute

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — A project improving bike and pedestrian access to a bridge between Battlement Mesa and Parachute is a dream that’s been a decade in the making for some area residents. Continued cajoling by the trails committee in ...

3 elected to Delta-Montrose Electric Association board

By Staff

MONTROSE — Glen Black, Terry Brown and Nancy Hovde recently were elected to the Delta-Montrose Electric Association board. In District 4, Black received 2,581 votes, edging Mark Eckhart, who received 2,328 votes. In District 7, Brown ...

Inmate booked after two on facility staff stabbed

By Paul Shockley

An inmate at Mesa County Community Corrections is accused of inflicting minor injuries on two staff members after stabbing them with sewing scissors. Paul Savage, 22, was booked into Mesa County Jail on Friday on suspicion of three counts of ...

Along with property values, assessment protests fall

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Two years ago, more than 4,600 Mesa County property owners streamed through the doors of Assessor Barbara Brewer’s office, objecting to what they perceived as a contradiction: inflating home values in the midst of a ...


Property values tumble on Western Slope

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Property values across the Western Slope are expected to tumble by hundreds of millions of dollars, a blow that has the potential to cut to the quick local governments that have spent the past couple of years shedding jobs and trimming ...

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Flying frackers bring home bacon to valley families

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Prashant Choudhary leapt off the Beechcraft 1900 and, grinning, flung his hands in the air like a welterweight boxer who had just felled a light heavyweight. On Wednesday, Choudhary was home for the first time after five weeks of working on ...

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Race fans champing at the bit

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Horse racing is continuing its thunderous comeback across the Western Slope as more and more dates are being added to accommodate large crowds that want to see people and ponies compete. In Montrose on Saturday, six races ...

Montrose installing roundabout

By Staff

Montrose installing roundabout MONTROSE — Beginning Monday, construction on Woodgate Road at the intersection with Ogden Road will close three of the four legs of the intersection. The $1.5 million project will align the east and west ...

School meal fees will stay the same

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Food will cost School District 51 more next year, but parents and students won’t pay the difference with a meal-price increase. School breakfast prices will remain at $1.25 for elementary students and $1.35 for middle and high school ...

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