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Crunch may put off oil/gas decisions

By Dennis Webb

When new Colorado oil and gas rules took effect in April, they failed to address some of the most controversial matters discussed last year during the rules’ drafting. Instead, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission put off ...


New ownership in works for troubled wastewater facility

By Staff

Black Mountain Disposal, a commercial, wastewater-disposal facility used by the oil and gas industry south of De Beque, may be under new ownership by July. One of Black Mountain’s ponds leaked in 2001. Exactly what spilled, how much ...

Suspect in GJ long before ’75 killings

By Paul Shockley

The lengthy criminal record of Jerry Nemnich includes a Grand Junction bad-check case a decade before the fatal stabbings of a mother and daughter that he now stands accused of commiting in the city. Nemnich, 19 at the time, penned a $700 ...

Sales bloom; buyers decide time is right for big purchase

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Economists don’t like numbers in the red, but Tiffany Meyer does. Meyer’s hot new number is candy-apple red — a brand new Ford Mustang she and her husband, Justin, bought Tuesday at Western Slope Auto in Grand Junction. The ...

Organization grades air in county an A

By Melinda Mawdsley

The air quality in Mesa County has improved, according to the American Lung Association. Mesa County received an A grade for pollution levels on the association’s State of the Air report released today . Last year, Mesa County received a ...

Denver Post will go to Sundays only in GJ in July

By Carrie Marfitano

The Denver Post will limit its circulation in the Grand Junction area to Sundays only beginning in early July, said Jim Nolan, director of communications for the Denver Newspaper Agency. Grand Valley customers currently are able to get ...

Roads, public safety top priorities for city

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Having watched its sales-tax revenue drop like so many Western Slope gas drilling rigs, Grand Junction is lining up with thousands of other communities across the country for a chance at federal stimulus dollars, hoping for a financial shot ...

Stimulus funds cause friction

By Staff

On Monday, two Mesa County commissioners squabbled over the details of a $730,074 federal grant to treat methamphetamine addicts, and a third commissioner peppered the local sheriff with questions about a grant for a $213,716 crime-fighting ...

DUST 42709

Red wind blows across desert

By Carrie Marfitano

The winds that swept strange red clouds into the valley over the weekend could be back again this week. The clouds got their color from dust picked up by the wind, which then became trapped in the atmosphere, according to meteorologist Jim ...


Brewer is bracing for Friday backlash from home valuations

By Staff

Mesa County Assessor Barbara Brewer is concerned that people’s ire will inspire them to question their 2009 home valuations, which will be in the mail Friday. “Most Mesa County taxpayers will see an increase in their value,” ...

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