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County frets about zoning on 30 Road property

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Frustrated Mesa County commissioners say they may ask the city of Grand Junction to change the zoning on county-owned land in Fruitvale, alleging attempts to sell the land for development have been hampered by city zoning ...

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Teen says suspect took, crashed ‘my baby’

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A young driver is suspected of taking his friend’s truck without permission and going for a joy ride that ended in a crash Sunday morning. Wrapped in a blanket and visibly shaken at the crash scene Sunday morning, the owner of the ...

Dealer in artifacts probe hits pay dirt

By Paul Shockley

A dealer of archeological artifacts working hand-in-glove with federal law enforcement was paid more than $162,000 for his services over 31 months ending last July, according to court records recently made public. A man was referred to in ...

Greyhound, transit may build joint station

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Grand Valley Transit and Greyhound Lines Inc. are exploring the possibility of building and operating a joint bus station on vacant land north of Mesa Mall. Todd Hollenbeck, transit coordinator with the Mesa County Regional Transportation ...


Major snowstorms keep Powderhorn lifts busy

By Amy Hamilton

What a difference some strategically placed snow makes. Powderhorn Ski Resort has been the lucky recipient of some major snowstorms this winter, and skiers are noticing. Winter storms have regularly dropped snow on the Rocky Mountains’ ...

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Enterprise zones may be outdated, two politicians say

By Charles Ashby

During the past few decades that enterprise zones have been around in Colorado, thousands of businesses have been created, and millions of dollars in tax credits have helped them survive. But now that 80 percent of the state is included in ...


These couch potatoes not sad sacks

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Crane Sorensen thinks there’s no better way to see the world than from the lumpy comfort of a stranger’s couch. Sorensen, 26, is a member of the internationally popular Web site, Couchsurfing.com, which is a social networking site ...

Coloradans warned of census scams

By Staff

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and AARP ElderWatch warned Coloradans last week to beware of scam artists using the 2010 census to steal personal information. Suthers said real census workers will display a badge or other ...

Peach crop unscathed but behind schedule

By Dave Buchanan

Most of Mesa County’s peach crop missed being damaged by the subzero cold snap of mid-December. That spell of extreme cold, as cold as 22 degrees below zero in some areas, killed an estimated 25 percent of Mesa County’s ...

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Tipton against tax hikes, wants more energy jobs

By Amy Hamilton

Fiscal responsibility and debt reduction would be the first two orders of business for Scott Tipton, if he gets elected to the 3rd Congressional District seat. Tipton, a Republican state representative from Cortez, asked about 60 people who ...

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