Western Colorado

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Small business, big achievement: Feds honor GJ’s Action Publishing

By Carrie Marfitano

Approximately a million students in North America use Action Publishing’s day planners to organize their lives. Not bad for a local company that rose from the ashes of one that was left for dead eight years ago. And for his part in the ...

Chaos leaves neighborhood all riled up

By Staff

It has been said dogs are man’s best friend. But in the 3100 block of Kennedy Avenue, the hounds have been anything but friendly. Jonathan and Rebecca Gilbert, 3182 Kennedy Ave., have had 16 different dogs incarcerated by Mesa County ...

Animal control officers are spending more time chasing loose dogs, and owners are to blame, official

By Staff

Dealing with roaming dogs consumes most of Mesa County Animal Services officers’ time. Dogs-at-large calls were 42 percent of Mesa County Animal Services’ caseload in 2007. In 2008, chasing down loose canines consumed 48 percent ...


GJHS claims Knowledge Bowl state title

By Carrie Marfitano

If you’re looking for some of the brightest kids in the state, search no further than the Grand Valley. The Grand Junction High School and Fruita Monument High School Knowledge Bowl teams placed first and second, respectively, last ...

Former mayor McCurry dies

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Services will be Friday for former Grand Junction Mayor Bill McCurry, who served a dozen years at the head of a city he served for 20 years, was a master Grand Mesa angler, avid golfer and a graceful recipient of the gentle joke. McCurry died ...

County seeks stimulus help to fix Mack sewage leak

By Staff

It is estimated that 3 million gallons of raw sewage is leaking out of the Mack wastewater treatment lagoon each year. The lagoon, taken over by Mesa County in 2005, has been discharging to the groundwater for years, said Mesa County ...

Coroner faces struggle to ID man found in river

By Paul Shockley

A decomposed body pulled from the Colorado River on Saturday was that of an apparent indigent male in his late-40s to 60s, who may have been in the river “weeks to months,” according to the Mesa County Coroner’s ...

Report details morale problems in GarCo Sheriff’s Department

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After a promotions board deadlocked 2–2 over whom to elevate to the job of Garfield County Jail sergeant in late 2007, Sheriff Lou Vallario reportedly cast the deciding vote. By that time, Vallario already had ...

Silt residents ask officials to stop EnCana from drilling

By Dennis Hill

Two residents south of Silt say an energy company is rushing to complete work on wells before the state can consider imposing a moratorium on oil and gas development in the area to protect water while the possible threat of contamination is ...

Bridge almost done 4-17-9

Monument bridge to open soon

By Carrie Marfitano

Construction on the bridge on Monument Road where it crosses the Redlands Water and Power Co. canal is near completion. G.A. Western Construction of Palisade began the $800,000 project in early January and has a deadline of April 30. The new ...

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