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081711 Haz Mat Fire

Two treated for injuries after hazmat fire

By Staff

Two people were taken to a hospital and 30 employees on duty Wednesday afternoon were evacuated after a hazardous-material fire started in a Grand Junction pipe yard. Bromine trifluoride, often used in pipes for drilling activity, was inside ...

Sales Tax 081611

Sales tax revenue helps county during lean budget times

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Two of Mesa County’s primary sources of revenue are heading in opposite directions, an indication the county’s 2012 budget could bear a strong resemblance to the scaled-back 2011 version that triggered dozens of employee layoffs, ...

D51 board to decide fate of override next week

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The School District 51 Board of Education will decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a proposed mill levy override on the Nov. 1 ballot. The board heard results Tuesday evening of a mail-in survey sent to 32,744 local households in July ...

Woman killed in crash with semi near Glenwood

By Staff

The driver of a 1999 Jeep died Tuesday in an accident involving a logging truck on Colorado Highway 82 just south of Glenwood Springs, the Colorado State Patrol said. Trooper Nate Reid said the accident happened early Tuesday afternoon and ...

Man gets work release for molesting child

By William Woody

DELTA — A Delta man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child over a four-year period has been sentenced to one year in a work-release program and lifelong probation. Jeffrey Bigham, 47, was arrested Feb. 15 and charged with ...

081611 Cameo plant future

Local firms retained at Cameo plant

By Charles Ashby

Two Grand Junction companies and three Denver-based firms will to do much of the decommissioning of the aging Cameo power plant in De Beque Canyon, Xcel is expected to announce today. The official announcement that the three Denver companies ...

Fish barrier to protect Roan’s native cutthroats

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management plans to join with other entities to place a concrete fish barrier on the Roan Plateau northwest of Rifle to protect native Colorado River cutthroat trout. The project is one of two wildlife-related projects the ...

Vacancy rate holding steady at 6.3 percent

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Grand Junction’s rental vacancy rate of 6.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011 was unchanged from the first quarter, according to a Colorado Division of Housing vacancy report released Tuesday. Grand Junction is far from returning to ...

Recovery of body 081611

Man drowns in Colorado River

By Paul Shockley

Search and rescue crews worked Tuesday night to recover the body of a man believed to have drowned while rafting a stretch of the Colorado River near Orchard Mesa. As of 9 p.m., members of the Mesa County Sheriff Department’s Search and ...

Banker is new business center director

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As a commercial banker for the last 16 years, Jon Maraschin became well-versed in deconstructing businesses and their financial statements, assessing whether they’re worth the risk of a loan. He now has an opportunity to help build ...

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