Western Colorado

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Local media led on a walking tour of new hospital tower

By Melinda Mawdsley

St. Mary’s Hospital assured the public Thursday that its Century Project is on schedule and on budget. Rob Jenkins, owner’s representative for St. Mary’s during the hospital’s $276 million Century Project, led local ...

State snowpack slightly above average for now

By Bob Silbernagel

Midway through the winter, snowpack in Colorado’s mountains is nowhere near last year’s depth-defying buildup, but it is holding its own against historic averages. Across the state, every major river basin is slightly above ...

Three Junction locations close post office boxes

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The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail to post office boxes at three contract locations in Grand Junction on April 17, a move officials said will reduce costs and increase efficiency. About 600 post office box holders will be ...

Two West Slope kids among child flu fatalities

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Colorado is in the midst of the worst flu season for children in the past five years, as state health officials announced Thursday that four kids — including two on the Western Slope — have died of the flu since ...

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Airline offers $59 flights to Los Angeles

By Carrie Marfitano

A family trip to Disneyland or a wild weekend in Hollywood became more convenient and affordable for Grand Junction residents with Allegiant Air’s announcement Wednesday that it is expanding its nonstop service to include Los ...

Legislators look at rule waiver for pit operation

By Staff

A Western Slope lawmaker who voted in favor of strengthening environmental and public health regulations for commercial wastewater is open to granting an exemption from the strict rules for a Moffat County outfit. State Sen. Al White, ...

Bradford shelves bill for oil shale study

By Staff

Controversy surrounding a Collbran Republican lawmaker’s proposal to create a commission to study the possible effects of oil shale development convinced her to sideline her own proposal for a year. State Rep. Laura Bradford told her ...

BLM wraps up road, trail meetings

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management Grand Junction Field Office is seeking public comment on about 2,700 miles of roads and trails as part of a land-use planning project. Information from the public will guide the BLM’s handling of motorized ...

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Budget-cutting Mesa State still big engine of area economy

By Staff

Mesa State College’s place in the economic grand scheme is twofold but contradictory. On one hand, the college is tightening its belt in the face of slashed state support. With the economy shedding jobs, Mesa State is re-examining where ...

Fundraising effort begins for rebuilt Dewey Bridge

By Dan Bennett

A Moab, Utah, resident has donated $900 and challenged others to contribute an additional $2,500 toward engineers’ drawings for the rebuilding of the Dewey Bridge over the Colorado River. The Dewey Bridge Restoration Committee this week ...

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