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Brady Trucking wins round in riverfront flap

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A petition that would have overturned industrial zoning along the Colorado River in south downtown failed after Grand Junction City Clerk Stephanie Tuin disqualified some signatures. Her ruling left petitioners short of the minimum number ...

Explosion blasts roof off home; renter OK

By Melinda Mawdsley

A Grand Junction man suffered only minor injuries in a propane explosion inside his home Friday afternoon. An official with the Clifton Fire Protection District said the man is “very lucky” to be alive. Darwin Easter had minor ...


By Duffy Hayes

Last week in Washington, D.C., Naval Reserve officer and Grand Junction local Lt. Marshall Metli got a surprise visit from his soon-to-be new boss — President-elect Barack Obama. “I was really impressed by how personable he was. ...

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Briefs: Mobile Junction January 16, 2009

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Man optimistic even in leanest of times • The combined misfortunes of the world’s commodity prices have collectively cut Robert Nichols’ daily wages in half. “When cans are 70 cents a pound, you can make $20 a ...

Northwest industrial zone backed

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A severe shortage of industrial land in the Grand Valley that developers and real estate agents say has hamstrung businesses looking to expand or move here could be alleviated in northwest Grand Junction. But it will come at the expense of ...

Company increases drilling near Silt

By Dennis Webb

A Denver energy company is proposing to expand on its drilling program between New Castle and Silt by putting in nearly 200 wells over four to seven years. Orion Energy Partners has submitted a master development plan with the U.S. Bureau of ...

Collbran ranch owner charged after feral hogs destroyed

By Amy Hamilton

The owner of Little Creek Ranch in Collbran, the ranch at the center of a November quarantine that resulted in the seizure of 16 feral hogs being transported to the property, has been cited by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Ranch owner ...

Groups sue EPA, say drillers polluting GarCo

By Dennis Webb

Two environmental groups point to air quality concerns in Garfield County in support of a lawsuit they filed Thursday against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding pollution from oil and gas drilling. WildEarth Guardians and the ...

Dominguez wilderness bill advances

By Staff

A plan to set aside nearly 276,000 acres of land in Mesa, Delta and Montrose counties as wilderness and conservation areas overwhelmingly passed the U.S. Senate during a Thursday morning vote. The Senate voted 73-21 — with both ...


Second-longest tenured councilman wants another shot

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When Reford Theobold joined the Grand Junction City Council in 1985, the Grand Valley was mired in an economic crisis brought on by the oil-shale bust. Property values plummeted and foreclosures soared. Fast-forward nearly 25 years, and while ...

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