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West Nile cases in county now total 6 this year

By Staff

Four more people have been diagnosed with West Nile virus in Mesa County, bringing the county total this year to six cases, according to the Mesa County Health Department. The one woman and five men who have contracted the virus are between ...


Teen’s death investigated

By Paul Shockley

Investigators with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department are working to determine how a teenage boy was fatally wounded Wednesday afternoon in front of a Clifton home. Initial police radio reports around 3:30 p.m. said a male caller, who ...

083110 Moab plane crash

Plane in deadly crash near Moab took off too heavy, report says

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A plane that crashed near Moab, Utah, two years ago, killing 10 people, was more than 300 pounds over its takeoff weight limit, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report. The twin-engine Beechcraft King Air A100 went down ...

Cause of fatal accident a mystery

By Dennis Webb

Glenwood Springs police are mystified about what caused a man to drive off a road and roll his truck, causing his death Monday evening. James Montaine, 54, of Glenwood Springs died after his truck went off Midland Avenue and up an embankment, ...

Xcel: Natural gas plan nothing new

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Plans by Xcel Energy to replace coal-fired plants in the metro Denver area have coal miners in northwest Colorado upset, but the energy mix it’s proposing isn’t all that new, company officials said. The company’s proposal to ...


Employers recruit from top systems of education

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Improving education is just smart for the local economy, said the head of local economic development. Grand Junction Economic Partnership Chief Executive Officer and President Ann Driggers would love to see the Grand Valley become an ...

Clifton school gets $2.6 million to boost scores

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Clifton Elementary School will receive $2.6 million in federal grant money to help the school improve student performance. Colorado Education Commissioner Dwight Jones announced Tuesday approval of the school’s plan for improvement, a ...

City saves money on scaled-back calendar

By Amy Hamilton

After creating a colorful, scenic calendar for the past decade, the city of Grand Junction this year is paring down the publication in an effort to save money. Photos in the calendar will be reproduced in black and white, and photographers ...

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 ...

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