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Declining revenue forces county to plan for sharp budget cuts in 2010

By Staff

Mesa County budget forecasters are predicting gloom, though not doom, for 2010 and beyond. As revenue continues to decline, more budget cuts are being made and planned. “2009 is not the year I am worried about,” County ...


Boys linked to church damage

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Two juveniles were arrested Tuesday in connection with an Orchard Mesa crime spree that involved at least eight car break-ins and a stolen car, along with tens of thousands of dollars in damage to a church and a shed. Caleb Hovland and ...


Rare tornado touches down in Bookcliffs

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National Weather Service employee John Kyle was driving back to Grand Junction from Telluride on Tuesday afternoon when he spotted a rare meteorological event in Mesa County: a tornado. “I looked up and saw a white funnel from the ...


Water bill too broad for nation, critics say

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A proposed revision of the federal Clean Water Act would dramatically expand the hand of the federal government in administering water, prompting skepticism from Colorado water officials and legislators. The bill by Sen. Russ Feingold, ...


Grand Junction man wins $1 million

By Emily Shockley

Down the street from a billboard on U.S. Highway 50 that puts the Powerball Jackpot at $170 million, a Grand Junction man bought his way into Colorado Lottery history. Darrell Cox won $1 million Saturday after buying a Powerball ticket at ...


Store keeps liquor license

By Staff

Debra Studebaker’s liquor store is open for business, much to the chagrin of Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland. Studebaker’s store, Monument Village Liquor, 2148 Broadway, has had three liquor violations in the last four ...


Body of male canoeist recovered

By Paul Shockley

The body of a Delta man who drowned in an April canoeing accident was recovered on Sunday. Delta County Undersheriff Mark Taylor said the body of Tyler Korthuis, 21, was pulled from the bottom of Crawford Reservoir around noon. A team of ...


County wants test wells at Rulison site

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County officials say they have gotten little response to the county’s request that the Department of Energy be forced to drill test wells to establish how close to the Project Rulison nuclear blast site ...


Nurse chosen one of state’s best

By Emily Shockley

Jane Foster needed some good news. In August, her annual mammogram showed a white spot on her chest wall that turned out to be early-stage cancer. After a painful round of radiation therapy, Foster, 55, was cancer-free. Two weeks after the ...


Noble Energy gives Mesa State $100,000

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Two programs at Mesa State College will split a $100,000 contribution from Noble Energy as the company looks to remain active in drilling for natural gas in northwest Colorado. Houston-based Noble’s contribution will be split equally ...


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