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Natural gas costs on the way up, Xcel says

By Emily Shockley

Natural gas costs are slowly climbing, but the cost of running a home this summer could be less than it was last summer. Xcel plans to increase home and small business energy bills by 7.8 percent starting July 1. The increase will tag on an ...


Low-flying choppers prompt telephone alert to GJ residents

By Staff

A heads-up Monday regarding low-flying helicopters went awry. The Grand Junction Police Department’s new public safety alert system did what it was designed to do and called 50,000 residents at 8:18 a.m. The message alerted residents ...


GOCO to seek input from communities on wish list for projects

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Great Outdoors Colorado this summer will visit communities around the state and ask them to look at the kinds of projects that could be funded with lottery proceeds. The listening tour will take place after the next round of grants, which ...


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GOCO to seek input from communities on wish list for projects

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Great Outdoors Colorado this summer will visit communities around the state and ask them to look at the kinds of projects that could be funded with lottery proceeds. The listening tour will take place after the next round of grants, which ...


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Medical pot shop opens today

By Amy Hamilton

Being green just got a little easier in Grand Junction. A new medical marijuana dispensary, Nature’s Medicine, opens today at 1001 Patterson Road, Suite 5. Owner Dusty Higgins, 28, aims to offer medical marijuana, as well as a host of ...


Construction on 29 Road to begin soon

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The City Council doled out more than $3 million in contracts Monday night to two local contractors to launch a project that will ultimately complete a 29 Road link from Orchard Mesa to north Grand Junction and create an interchange at the ...


Sen. Penry tries to calm fears about drilling

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — State Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry said Monday that he expects Antero Resources to engage in a “good-faith give-and-take” with Battlement Mesa residents to minimize the effects of oil and gas drilling ...


County downplays need for fracking rules

By Staff

Proposed federal legislation targeting hydraulic fracturing fluid, used by the energy industry to release trapped pockets of gas deep underground, drew the ire of the Mesa County Commission on Monday. The commission unanimously passed a ...


Only a third of jobless Coloradans receiving unemployment benefits

By Emily Shockley

Colorado’s unemployment trust fund is full and weekly payments are some of the highest in the nation, but just a third of unemployed Coloradans are receiving benefits. An investigation by non-profit news source ProPublica found only six ...


Cattle rustlers adapting well to 21st century

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Cattle rustling, generally seen as a kind of rough-and-tumble criminal occupation conducted under moonlight and on horseback, has taken on a white-collar tinge. Modern-day rustlers sell cattle over and over or use them as collateral over ...


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