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Ritter to sign 3 bills today in Montrose

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter will sign three bills from the 2009 legislative session into law today in Montrose. One of the bills will allow fire protection district boards to increase or decrease fees for ambulance and search and rescue services. The ...


Legislators blast transportation bill

By Emily Shockley

Where there is a spending siphon, a tax is sure to follow. That’s the theory of state Senate and House minority leaders Josh Penry of Grand Junction and Mike May of Parker. Each man said Tuesday at a press conference outside the Old ...


Project to slash District 51’s utility bill

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 hopes to cut nearly one third of the utility costs for Grand Junction High School through an energy conversion beginning this month. The high school could save between $74,337 and $89,822 annually on a $229,028 energy bill ...


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Redlands mural honors uranium miners

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

An unexpected piece of fine art surprises drivers on E 3/4 Road on the Redlands. Painted on the side of an outbuilding, the new mural was commissioned by Joyce Power in honor of her late husband, Frank Power, a well-known and well-loved ...


Denver firm to revive quarry near Glenwood

By Dennis Webb

A Denver-based company plans to revive operations at a quarry near Glenwood Springs to produce rock dust for use in coal mining operations. CalX Minerals bought the mining claims and mining permit for the Mid-Continent Quarry along Transfer ...


Edwards man befriended, then assaulted girl, cops say

By Paul Shockley

An Edwards man has been arrested on suspicion he sexually assaulted a girl after he cultivated an online relationship with her, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department. Adolfo Guardado, 24, was arrested last week on ...


GarCo board approves water treatment plant

By Dennis Webb

Michael Smith bought his property south of Silt knowing it was across the road from a ranch protected from development by a conservation easement. He didn’t expect it to become home to a water-treatment facility for the oil and gas ...


Grand Junction man and his wife saw historic student protest during 1989 trip to China

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For Mike Gallagher, it was difficult to distinguish Tiananmen Square 20 years ago from most any American college campus two decades before that. Gallagher, a former Mesa State College president and now a member of the business faculty there, ...


Spreading homeless camps mean bigger job of cleanup

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When a Mesa County Jail inmate work crew piles out of a van along the banks of the Colorado River this morning, toting ample amounts of trash bags, they will be participating in an annual eviction of the homeless from camps that sprout along ...


Police search for mentally disabled man

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction police are looking for a man who walked away from a local adult assisted-living home. Jimmie Moore, 59, was last seen walking away from the Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., around 2 p.m. Tuesday. Police said Moore ...


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