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Public safety initiative still in limbo

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Five months after Grand Junction voters rejected two funding mechanisms that would have paid for $98 million in new police, fire and courtroom buildings, the question of “what now?” isn’t much closer to being answered than it ...

Hope alive for valley’s peach crop

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Most of the Grand Valley peaches survived the week’s cold snap, but a check on Thursday showed early reports of the demise of the apricot crop proving all too correct. Forecasts of cold mornings on Tuesday and Wednesday after a bitter ...

Glade Park land swaps mutually beneficial

By Staff

Mesa County recently pulled off a multiparty land trade in Glade Park, with minimal expense, that will create expansion room for the Glade Park Fire Department, Glade Park Community Services and the Mesa County Road and Bridge Department. It ...

Man wanted in GJ rape attempt

By Staff

Police on Thursday still were looking for a man who reportedly tried to kidnap and rape a woman on North Avenue as she was walking home. Around 3 a.m. Wednesday, police were called on a report that a man had grabbed a woman as she walked ...

Piceance Basin’s oil shale estimate rises

By Dennis Webb

A new study suggests the stakes are even higher when it comes to hopes of developing oil shale in northwest Colorado and minimizing the impacts of that development. In a case of the rich getting richer, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated ...

Postal unit at 12th Street location will close on May 31

By Carrie Marfitano

The owner of two U.S. Postal Service contract postal units that are slated to close April 18 has decided to close his third Grand Junction location May 31. Tony Martinez has decided to close the 2139 N. 12th St. location, in addition to the ...

Smaller, less expensive proposal preceded $98M public safety initiative

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Three years before Grand Junction city leaders unveiled a $98 million, multi-building public safety initiative, a team of city department heads privately developed a conceptual plan for a smaller, simpler project at a fraction of the ...

Students will rally Monday at Capitol to stop state from slashing $300 million

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The Legislature’s budget experts are changing the way the state sets its spending priorities, and Mesa State College students say they’re the ones who will bear the brunt of the new approach. A move by the Joint Budget Committee ...

GJ makes top 25 of Forbes’ list

By Carrie Marfitano

Grand Junction cracked the top 25, making it to No. 24, on the Forbes 2009 Best Small Places for Business and Careers list. In 2008, the city was No. 26. Grand Junction was the only small metro area in Colorado in the top 25. Four Colorado ...

Drunken driver guilty in crash that killed 1, injured 3 other people

By Amy Hamilton

A drunken driver in a crash last year that killed a 28-year-old woman and sent three children to the hospital with serious injuries pleaded guilty Thursday to four felony counts stemming from the accident. Brandon Walton, 26, of Grand ...

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