Western Colorado

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Housing Authority expands its help with foreclosures

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Last year, 68 out of 75 foreclosure counselors in Colorado operated in metro Denver or in cities north of the capital. That left seven counselors to handle the rest of the state, with one in Grand Junction and one or two in Durango. A ...

Country Jam, ‘Bobby’ feud topic of Loma town meetings

By Paul Shockley

The subject of a pending federal lawsuit, the feud between country music festivals will be the focus of town meetings over the next two weeks in Loma. Joe Coleman, an attorney representing Country Jam who has criticized plans for ...

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New stores fill mall vacancies

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New tenants are beginning to fill some of the Mesa Mall spaces vacated by retailers at the end of last year and beginning of this year. Da-avy’s Fashion Boutique opened within the past two weeks in the mall’s Food Court next to ...

County, ex-employee continue legal battle

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A battle between Mesa County and a former Clerk and Recorder’s Office employee over unemployment benefits is headed to the Colorado Court of Appeals after the employee won two previous judgments against the county. County officials ...

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Palisade pushes for new library branch

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Palisade town leaders are making their pitch to the Mesa County Public Library District to relocate the Palisade branch to a larger space in the town’s slowly developing civic center, claiming the library can save money now by building ...

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County official heading off to War College

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Tom Fisher has used his skills in the military to help rebuild Iraq’s infrastructure. Now, he has the opportunity to use that experience to benefit Mesa County. The regional services director for the county and Army National Guard ...

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Monument strives for safety

By Amy Hamilton

It’s not something that officials like to broadcast for fear of reopening the floodgates, but Colorado National Monument has experienced some victories during the past year and a half in combating the amount of crime, vandalism and ...

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Volunteers look back as Peace Corps turns 50

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For half a century now, the Peace Corps has sent Americans to the far-flung reaches of the Earth in the hope of spreading information and friendship across national and ideological boundaries. For the volunteers who went abroad, their trips ...

Peace Corps backgrounds varied as the destinations

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More than 200,000 Americans have set aside other aspirations for two or more years and served in the Peace Corps since it was established on March 1, 1961. For those who want to join the ranks of the corps, the basics of it look like this: Of ...

Uranium mill cleanup hits 2M-ton mark

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The cleanup of 16 million tons of uranium mill tailings from a pile near the Colorado River just upstream from Moab, Utah, hit the 2-million-ton mark last week. The milestone was attained Wednesday, earlier than expected, officials said, ...

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