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Cause of fatal accident a mystery

By Dennis Webb

Glenwood Springs police are mystified about what caused a man to drive off a road and roll his truck, causing his death Monday evening. James Montaine, 54, of Glenwood Springs died after his truck went off Midland Avenue and up an embankment, ...

Xcel: Natural gas plan nothing new

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Plans by Xcel Energy to replace coal-fired plants in the metro Denver area have coal miners in northwest Colorado upset, but the energy mix it’s proposing isn’t all that new, company officials said. The company’s proposal to ...


Employers recruit from top systems of education

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Improving education is just smart for the local economy, said the head of local economic development. Grand Junction Economic Partnership Chief Executive Officer and President Ann Driggers would love to see the Grand Valley become an ...

Clifton school gets $2.6 million to boost scores

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Clifton Elementary School will receive $2.6 million in federal grant money to help the school improve student performance. Colorado Education Commissioner Dwight Jones announced Tuesday approval of the school’s plan for improvement, a ...

City saves money on scaled-back calendar

By Amy Hamilton

After creating a colorful, scenic calendar for the past decade, the city of Grand Junction this year is paring down the publication in an effort to save money. Photos in the calendar will be reproduced in black and white, and photographers ...

Finalists named for Garfield County judgeship

By Dennis Webb

A prosecutor and an attorney working in private practice are the finalists for a Garfield County associate judgeship. Jonathan Pototsky of Glenwood Springs and Joseph Kirwan of Edwards were chosen by the Ninth Judicial District Nominating ...

Name, cause of death released in fatal fire

By Staff

Carbon-monoxide poisoning from smoke and soot inhalation was the cause of death of a man who died in a mobile-home fire Sunday near New Castle, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. Authorities identified the victim as ...

City to build natural gas filling stations

By Amy Hamilton

Come November, motorists with vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas should be able to fill up at a new station in Grand Junction. City officials already are working with EnCana to create a station for larger commercial vehicles at what is ...

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Mesa County moves to second phase of sewer work

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a $2.93 million contract for the second phase of a project that will provide sewer service to Whitewater. The board awarded the contract to Glenwood Springs–based Gould ...

2010 Mesa County fair sets attendance record

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The 2010 Mesa County Fair rebuffed the recession to enjoy its highest attendance ever, a fact organizers attribute to low entrance fees and new events they say proved popular with revelers. A total of 56,878 people passed through the Mesa ...

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