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Fire destroys home on D 3/4 Road

By Carrie Marfitano

An early-morning fire destroyed a home at 237 D 3/4 Road early Sunday. The Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to the fire at 1:43 a.m. Sunday. The first firefighters on the scene indicated that the house was engulfed in flames. ...


Japanese students tour Grand Valley

By Staff

Twenty Japanese exchange students studying to be travel agents are spending three weeks traveling around the region learning how to better market the area as a tourist destination. The students are from Tokyo and are studying at JTB Global ...


GJ to spend $2 million on energy efficiency

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Grand Junction will sink more than $2 million this year into an array of projects intended to cut the city’s energy costs and make city buildings operate more efficiently. Many of the 74 measures that will be implemented in 17 city ...


Some exemptions for property taxes may fall victim to poor economy

By Staff

The state Legislature has been considering a proposal to temporarily eliminate property tax exemptions for seniors and disabled veterans to help bridge the state’s funding gap. The proposal was one of “dozens” of ...


Fatal crash suspect now free on bond

By Carrie Marfitano

A Parachute man charged in the deaths of Shandi Boetel, 21, and her 6-month-old daughter in a collision on North Avenue has been freed after posting bond. Derrick Maxfield, 20, was released Thursday from Mesa County Jail. His bond had been ...


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Two lives cut short, Shandi Botel and Natalia Casiano

By Carrie Marfitano

Shandi Boetel lay in her casket and held her baby, Natalia, in her arms one last time while a few dozen friends and family came to pay their respects Sunday morning. Members of Boetel’s family traveled from Denver and Ohio for the ...


Times changing in western Colorado’s gas fields

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Times are changing rapidly in western Colorado’s natural gas fields, and there may be no clearer sign of the times than the kind now found on the front door of many energy-related companies. “Not accepting ...


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Man dies when truck plunges into river

By Carrie Marfitano

A Denver man died Saturday morning after his pickup hit an Interstate 70 guardrail on the east end of De Beque Canyon and rolled into the Colorado River. The pickup was headed east on I-70 near milepost 57 about 8:15 a.m. when it swerved to ...


GJ eyeing stimulus money for fire stations

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The city of Grand Junction will apply for up to $15 million in federal stimulus money to build a new downtown fire station and remodel Fire Station No. 2 at 28 1/4 and Patterson roads, hoping to get a cut of a huge pie to build needed ...


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Husband-wife team opens equestrian center in Loma

By Carrie Marfitano

Riders of all ages and disciplines are welcome in a new horse community in the Grand Valley. Anthony Brown and his wife, Janet, are the owners of the new Lynn Ranch Equestrian Facility, 1411 M Road in Loma. It opened Monday, and an ...


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