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County may buy 90 acres at base of Mount Garfield

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Mesa County is considering purchasing or trading for roughly 90 acres of land at the base of Mount Garfield, adding to a stable of parcels the county has accumulated there in recent years and is preserving as open space. The landowner, Dale ...

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New owner renting out old brothel

By Paul Shockley

The neon sign is gone from the front window at 762 Horizon Drive. So are the massage tables. Federal agents didn’t even bother salvaging an old hot tub, wary about its past. While long-term plans haven’t been determined for the ...

Education tax petition drive coming to valley

By Charles Ashby

The folks who want to put a measure on this fall’s ballot to temporarily raise taxes to fund education are coming to town. Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, is to lead a rally at Long Family Memorial Park on Tuesday to collect signatures to ...

Ruling favors county in Montrose airport dispute

By Staff

MONTROSE — Montrose County does not have to issue an airport access permit to JetAway Aviation, a judge ruled last week, adding JetAway is responsible for paying the county’s legal fees. Twice in 2008 JetAway, a fixed-base ...

Garfield fire agencies look into savings from cooperation, mergers

By Dennis Webb

Some Garfield County fire departments are exploring ways they could work together to operate more efficiently, which has raised the prospect of mergers. Three-department discussions recently led to the resignation of 12-year Glenwood Springs ...

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Armed man terrorizes neighborhood

By Amy Hamilton

An hourslong standoff between a SWAT team and an armed man who barged into a Fruitvale home and shot at law officers Sunday ended that evening after the man was taken into custody. Neighbors whistled and cheered with applause about 5 p.m. ...

Electric co-op will lease solar panel space

By Staff

The Delta-Montrose Electrical Association soon will begin   leasing electric capacity of its community solar photovoltaic panels to customers in Montrose and Delta. The program will begin Thursday. DMEA customers will be able to offset ...

Club 20 assails roadless proposal

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A proposed rule that would govern management of 4.2 million acres of national forest lands in Colorado should be scrapped, according to Club 20. Instead, a rule submitted by Gov. Bill Ritter in 2008 should be adopted, the Western Slope ...

Medicinal pot users, producers not so laid back over regulations

By Amy Hamilton

At its peak, 28 medical marijuana dispensaries dotted Mesa County’s landscape, staffed by about 200 workers who helped pull in tens of thousands of dollars in sales taxes each month for Grand Junction’s city coffers. What a ...

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Montrose Pavilion bursts with color of quilt show

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Thousands of fans of the thread flooded the Montrose Pavilion on Saturday for the second day of the annual Black Canyon Quilt Show. The three-day celebration, which concludes today, is in its 16th year, and is presented each ...

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