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Flying frackers bring home bacon to valley families

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Prashant Choudhary leapt off the Beechcraft 1900 and, grinning, flung his hands in the air like a welterweight boxer who had just felled a light heavyweight. On Wednesday, Choudhary was home for the first time after five weeks of working on ...


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Race fans champing at the bit

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Horse racing is continuing its thunderous comeback across the Western Slope as more and more dates are being added to accommodate large crowds that want to see people and ponies compete. In Montrose on Saturday, six races ...


Montrose installing roundabout

By Staff

Montrose installing roundabout MONTROSE — Beginning Monday, construction on Woodgate Road at the intersection with Ogden Road will close three of the four legs of the intersection. The $1.5 million project will align the east and west ...


School meal fees will stay the same

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Food will cost School District 51 more next year, but parents and students won’t pay the difference with a meal-price increase. School breakfast prices will remain at $1.25 for elementary students and $1.35 for middle and high school ...


Tipton opponent Pace stresses common sense

By Paul Shockley

Economic growth and oil and gas development were on the minds of most people who attended a forum Saturday in Grand Junction hosted by Pueblo Democrat Rep. Sal Pace, who said he will be a frequent visitor over the next 18 months in his bid for ...


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GJ companies send fracking crews to sites across country

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More than a dozen worn-out drillers stepped out of the Beechcraft 1900 airliner onto the tarmac in Grand Junction after as many as five sweltering weeks of drilling for natural gas in Texas. As soon as the Texas crew cleared out, another crew ...


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Airline to oil fields sees crimp in business with new security fence

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The security fence being built around the general-aviation section of Grand Junction Regional Airport will hamper Colorado Airlines’ business delivering crews to hydraulic-fracturing sites around the country, the owner said. Even though ...


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UPDATE: Boy, 17, dies in pond

By Paul Shockley

The teenage victim of Saturday’s accidental drowning on an East Orchard Mesa pond was identified today. Gabriel “Gabe” C. Hellmann, 17, of Palisade, drowned after he reportedly jumped into a private pond just west of 499 34 ...


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Second cab company rolls into city

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Grand Junction has been a one-taxi-company town for 20 years. That changed eight days ago when K2 Taxi started taking passengers. It took K2 Operations Manager Kevan Kohlman three years to open the Grand Valley’s first competitor to ...


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Jobless rate changes little over last year

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Grand Junction’s non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point year-over-year this May, reaching 9.9 percent. The local unemployment rate was little changed month-to-month as well, increasing ...


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