Western Colorado

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Sunlight ski resort gives up on base village idea for now

By Dennis Webb

Sunlight Mountain Resort has withdrawn its proposal for a base village project, deciding to hold off on pursuing any development approval pending discussions with potential investors. Garfield County commissioners originally had been ...


Vote on seat-belt law likely to be tight one

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Rep. Laura Bradford, R-Collbran, might have a pivotal vote if the Colorado House votes next month on whether police can pull drivers over for not wearing seat belts. Bradford, a freshman legislator, said Wednesday she had “some ...


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Troubled teens turn over new leaf

By Amy Hamilton

A newly planted flowering crab-apple tree at the entrance to the Mesa County Justice Center requires 18-year-old Lyndon to look squarely at his past. The teenager from Rio Blanco County, who is nearly three months into about a year-and-a-half ...


Affidavit in murders to remain sealed

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The details of what led police to connect a Longmont man to the 1975 murders of a Grand Junction mother and daughter will continue to remain unknown to the public — for the time being. Mesa County District Judge Brian Flynn on Wednesday ...


Cameo plant to operate for at least another year

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The Cameo Power Plant will get at least one more year of life as a test site aimed at learning whether solar power can be used to supplement electricity generated by burning coal. Xcel Energy had planned to close the plant east of Grand ...


Area health groups prepare for outbreak

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Mesa County hospitals and schools say they are taking the same precautions in response to the spread of swine flu in the U.S. as they would in relation to any flu outbreak. Local health officials insist there’s no reason to run to the ...


Dealing ‘Grandpa’ concedes he’s guilty

By Paul Shockley

Robert “Grandpa” Hakel told a judge Wednesday he’s guilty — with a caveat. “I just want to get this over with,” Hakel told District Judge Brian Flynn, shortly before the judge imposed what could add up to a ...


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Consignment shop owner leads drive to keep sales at home

By Carrie Marfitano

Mandy Barnes, owner of The Encore Shoppe & Gallery, 2493 U.S. Highway 6&50, wants Grand Valley residents to shop locally, and she is giving them an incentive to do it. She has joined the 3/50 Project, a nationwide grass-roots project ...


Briefs: United Way gets Stimulas Help

By Staff

County food and shelter programs will receive a $36,244 boost, thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Mesa County was awarded the dollars, and the United Way of Mesa County will act as the administrator of the funds, according ...


Tennis advocate Elliott honored by parks group

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Longtime Grand Valley tennis supporter Lena Elliott was honored for her contributions during the 2009 Midwest Region Parks and Recreation Conference in Grand Junction. City officials announced Tuesday that Elliott received the Individual ...


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