Western Colorado

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Colo. income growth slows, still outpaces most of nation

By Carrie Marfitano

Personal income growth slowed in Colorado but remained one of the better rates in the nation in 2008, according to numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The total amount of personal income in Colorado increased ...

32 Road bridge may not hold sewer pipe

By Staff

Plans for a pipe intended to carry wastewater across the Colorado River from Whitewater to Clifton Sanitation’s new wastewater treatment plant at 32 and D roads may have hit a snag. The pipeline is proposed to traverse the 32 Road ...

Air quality penalties of $400,000 to pay for school bus fixes

By Dennis Webb

Williams Production RMT has paid more than $400,000 that will be used to help reduce pollution by school buses in Garfield and Rio Blanco counties under a settlement with the state over air quality violations. However, one Garfield ...

Gov. Ritter will speak with Club 20 in April

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Gov. Bill Ritter will speak in Grand Junction next week, three days after new drilling rules he sought go into effect. Ritter will speak April 4 to Club 20, the Western Slope lobbying and promotional organization. No subject for the ...

Mentors respond to Partners need

By Staff

The community has responded in a big way to Mesa County Partners’ January plea for adult mentors. “In the 27 years that I have been with Partners, we have never matched this many,” said Director Joe Higgins. The most in ...

GJ airport gets $8 million grant

By Carrie Marfitano

The Grand Junction Regional Airport will receive an $8 million grant, courtesy of the nation’s economic stimulus plan, for the reconstruction on the airport’s apron, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The ...

Athletic Club downsizing fitness center, owner says

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The 30-year-old Grand Junction Athletic Club’s fitness facility will close its doors Friday and move to a smaller location. The club’s Day Spa and Salon and its Healing and Educational Center will remain at the current building, ...

Springtime cold snap on its way

By Staff

Shorts on Saturday and wool coats on Monday? “This is not unusual, it is just springtime in the Rockies,” said Norv Larson, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Recent temperatures in the 70s plunged ...

County: District 51 should try to re-Bruce

By Staff

Now that litigation has failed to stop Gov. Bill Ritter’s mill-levy freeze, the Mesa County Commission is considering ways to re-enact the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights revenue limitations for School District 51. TABOR, an amendment ...

Rescuers’ calls up, response times slower

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction Fire Department firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to calls an average of 1 to 2 minutes more slowly in 2008 compared to previous years. They’re also responding to hundreds more calls each year, ...

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