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Finalists named for Garfield County judgeship

By Dennis Webb

A prosecutor and an attorney working in private practice are the finalists for a Garfield County associate judgeship. Jonathan Pototsky of Glenwood Springs and Joseph Kirwan of Edwards were chosen by the Ninth Judicial District Nominating ...

Name, cause of death released in fatal fire

By Staff

Carbon-monoxide poisoning from smoke and soot inhalation was the cause of death of a man who died in a mobile-home fire Sunday near New Castle, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. Authorities identified the victim as ...

City to build natural gas filling stations

By Amy Hamilton

Come November, motorists with vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas should be able to fill up at a new station in Grand Junction. City officials already are working with EnCana to create a station for larger commercial vehicles at what is ...

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Mesa County moves to second phase of sewer work

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a $2.93 million contract for the second phase of a project that will provide sewer service to Whitewater. The board awarded the contract to Glenwood Springs–based Gould ...

2010 Mesa County fair sets attendance record

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The 2010 Mesa County Fair rebuffed the recession to enjoy its highest attendance ever, a fact organizers attribute to low entrance fees and new events they say proved popular with revelers. A total of 56,878 people passed through the Mesa ...

School board to forgo bond issue on ballot

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District 51 School Board members voted Monday afternoon not to place a question on the Nov. 2 ballot. The school district asked the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder in July to hold a space on the November ballot in case District 51 decided to ...

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Agency verifies passage of pikeminnow through diversion structure

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The travel of the first two endangered Colorado pikeminnow through the 3-year-old fish passage in De Beque Canyon has been verified. The pikeminnows, one male and one female, passed through the fish passage this month, soon after a detection ...

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Fame is a drain, Joe the Plumber says

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Joe Wurzelbacher, the Ohio man better known as Joe the Plumber, cajoled and charmed about 125 people in front of the old Mesa County Courthouse on Monday. “I hate politics,” Wurzelbacher told the mostly tea-party-related crowd at ...

Man believed to have died in fire

By Dennis Webb

A witness says a burning barrel of trash appears to have been the cause of a fire believed to have killed a man in a mobile home near New Castle Sunday. Brit McLin, chief of the Burning Mountains Fire Department, said Monday it was his ...

Ritter appoints prosecutor to Montrose County judgeship

By Staff

MONTROSE — Gov. Bill Ritter announced Friday that retiring Montrose County Judge John J. Mitchel will be replaced by Jerry Joe Montgomery, assistant district attorney for the 7th Judicial District, effective Jan. 11. According to a ...

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