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Mesa State College’s engineering program gets $100K donation

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Mesa State College’s engineering endowment climbed closer to its goal of $750,000 in donations Tuesday with a $100,000 check from retired engineer S.J. “Arch” Archuleta of Palisade. Archuleta presented the ceremonial ...

Ex-deputy says he was fired over junk dispute; sheriff won’t comment

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy under internal investigation relating to a dispute over junk at his property is no longer employed by the agency, authorities said. Mark Lasley, the man at the center of the spat, said he was ...

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Trucking firm’s plan to develop parcel near river may go to Colorado Supreme Court

By Amy Hamilton

A yearslong battle over zoning and a company’s right to develop its land along the Colorado River has been submitted for review to the Colorado Supreme Court. Brady Trucking, 356 27 1/2 Road, has been stalled in developing nearly 13 ...

CMC sets tuition as school awaits OK of 4-year status

By Dennis Webb

Colorado Mountain College on Monday set the upper-division tuition rates it would charge if it receives accreditation to offer bachelor’s degrees. The board of trustees decided to charge $95 per credit hour for students living within ...

FEMA grant to help improve firefighting communications

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Eleven firefighting agencies across Mesa County will be able to communicate directly with one another by late summer. The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded a $922,000 grant to Grand Junction to purchase 454 radios, which operate at ...

Fruita chamber members upset with leadership

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Several Fruita Chamber of Commerce members are calling for the ouster of some or all of the chamber’s board of directors, alleging the board is violating its bylaws, excluding them from meetings and micromanaging the ...

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Monument upgrade to park concerns McInnis

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Former Colorado Congressman Scott McInnis is concerned making Colorado National Monument a national park would mean a boost in headaches, not tourists. McInnis spoke on the issue at a Mesa County Republican Women’s luncheon Monday at ...

Deputy cited on suspicion of drunken driving

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy remains on “restricted duty” in the wake of his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving in March. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Heather Benjamin said Scott Smith is one of three ...

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Family protests plea deal in death of Montrose infant

By Paul Shockley

Despite protests from the victim’s family, Montrose prosecutors on Monday entered into a plea agreement that calls for a 20-year prison sentence for a man accused of killing an infant girl. Daniel Lee Ryan, 23, of Montrose, pleaded ...

State oil, gas chief to testify before U.S. Senate about drilling

By Staff

The chief regulator of the gas-drilling industry in Colorado will testify this morning before a U.S. Senate committee. David Neslin, executive director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, is one of six people scheduled to ...

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