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School district leads push for affordable housing units

By Dennis Webb

School officials are promoting a 66-unit affordable housing project, which they say can stem problems in recruiting and keeping teachers in the Parachute/Battlement Mesa area. Garfield County School District 16 says the project is needed ...


Growth plan bothers neighbors

By Staff

Glen and Diane Gallegos have owned a home in the 2400 block of I 1/2 Road for the past decade. They chose that area for its rural setting and open spaces, and they would like to see it remain that way. But more homes on smaller lots may be ...


County tries to quicken approval process

By Staff

It is no secret the development community is less than happy with the pace of Mesa County’s development approval process. To speed up approvals, clarify conflicting codes and simplify the development approval process for everyone, a ...


Officials determine who started Redlands blaze

By Amy Hamilton

A man who was burning brush Wednesday morning around the home at 586 Preserve Lane was responsible for touching off a 40-acre wildfire on the Redlands, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. No homes burned in the heavily vegetated ...


Big El Pomar grant goes toward students’ study of energy issues

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Three western Colorado colleges and a nonprofit center will use $75,000 from El Pomar Foundation to encourage western Colorado teens to explore math and science. The Colorado Springs-based foundation Thursday awarded the funds to Mesa State ...


Robinson Bill degree 3-19-9

After almost 50 years, Mesa State professor finds resolution with his degree drama

By Staff

After the first phone call before Christmas, Bill Robinson thought it was a joke. After the second call, he requested a letter to verify what he was hearing on the other end of the phone. “I felt, ‘My God. I can’t believe ...


HITE Morgan

Hite gets 20 years for killing baby

By Amy Hamilton

An Alaska woman who gave birth and killed her newborn at her parents’ Grand Junction home more than a year ago hopes to one day be a spokeswoman to educate other women about Safe Haven laws and other alternatives for mothers who ...


Study tallies oil shale water rights

By Dennis Webb

A study by an environmental group says energy companies have acquired hundreds of water rights for oil shale development and that exercising those water rights could transform western Colorado by drying up agricultural lands. Western Resource ...


Oil, gas rules clear committee, will be debated by Senate

By Dennis Webb

A legislative committee Wednesday approved a bill authorizing new oil and gas rules in Colorado, clearing them for debate by the full state Senate. The Committee on Legal Services approved House Bill 1292 on a 7-3 vote after hearing witnesses ...


Resorts hurting; late-season bargains possible

By Dave Buchanan

Empty beds in ski country resorts might mean good deals for late-season ski travelers. A survey of 15 mountain destination resorts across Colorado, Utah, California and British Columbia showed a 14.9 percent drop in room occupancy for ...


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