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State panel agrees to fine firm $138,000

By Dennis Webb

After being assured the amount was more than “a slap on the wrist,” a state commission on Tuesday agreed to fine a Texas energy company $138,000 for surface violations near the Project Rulison underground nuclear blast site. The ...


Out-of-state power company considers routing line through northwest Colorado

By Dennis Webb

An out-of-state power company is considering routing a high-voltage transmission line through northwest Colorado, prompting a Garfield County commissioner to question what local residents would have to gain from the project. The answer, says ...


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Panel backs rezone for new City Market

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City Market inched closer Tuesday night to building a supermarket at 12th Street and Patterson Road, as the Grand Junction Planning Commission recommended rezoning the grocer’s land at that location. Planning commissioners unanimously ...


MORE CLAIMS FILED AT WORKFORCE CENTER

By Amy Hamilton

Stephen Romero is dedicated to finding a job. The 35-year-old who spends his time these days scouring classified ads and fine-tuning his resume spent Friday at the Mesa County Workforce Center, 2897 North Ave., applying online for unemployment ...


SEEKING UNEMPLOYMENT? WILL YOU HOLD, PLEASE?

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Helen Cross has spent hours on hold or listening to busy signals while waiting to contact officials at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, trying to iron out problems with her application for unemployment benefits. If nothing ...


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FIRM’S EXPANSION BUCKS TREND, WILL CREATE JOBS

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Lewis Engineering of Grand Junction is defying economic trends. As other companies are cutting jobs, Lewis is expanding into a new building and preparing to boost its payroll. Lewis Engineering was founded in 1981 in California and moved to ...


Woman alleges argument led to dragging by car

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A Grand Junction woman was arrested early Monday morning after she allegedly got into an argument with another woman, rolled up her car window on the woman’s arm and dragged her an estimated 200 feet. Candice Jae Suarez, 26, 258 28 1/2 ...


9-YEAR-OLD’S KIDNAPPER FACES AT LEAST 64 YEARS

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who kidnapped a 9-year-old girl by placing her in the trunk of his vehicle and driving away is facing a minimum of 64 years in prison after entering guilty pleas Monday in court. Michael Byerrum, 41, pleaded guilty to ...


Enviros ask Obama to protect ‘wild places’

By Dennis Webb

Forty conservation groups have called on the incoming Obama administration to suspend or vacate oil and gas leases for the Roan Plateau and withdraw commercial oil shale rules for the West. The groups made their request Dec. 18 to ...


Officials to meet, discuss routes for Highway 82

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —  Glenwood Springs and Garfield County elected officials will meet next month to try to settle on what route or routes to formally study for possible construction of a new bridge and road connecting to Colorado ...


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