Western Colorado

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Energy impact aid to county $3.6 million

By Dennis Webb

Millions of dollars will go to projects in Mesa and Garfield counties as part of the latest round of state energy-impact grants. Forty-seven construction, infrastructure and other community projects   around the state will share in $23.2 ...

State grant will help city expand recycling service

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The city of Grand Junction received a state grant that will nearly triple the capacity of its recycling program. The Colorado Pollution Prevention Advisory Board awarded the $325,731 grant to Curbside Recycling Indefinitely. The grant will be ...

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Pipeline work causes I-70 sinkhole

By Dennis Webb

A void that resulted after a natural gas pipeline was installed beneath Interstate 70 caused a sinkhole on the roadway this week in the Rulison area. State highway workers first noticed the sinkhole Wednesday night just east of Exit 81. Both ...

Xcel pins hopes for solar energy on Cameo plant

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The Cameo Power Plant’s days as a coal-burning electricity generator will be over at the end of 2010, but it might have a longer life as a solar generator. Under a plan approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, Cameo will ...


A prank without trace of harm

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Students and faculty gathered in front of Fruita Monument High School on Thursday morning, wondering how senior pranksters welded an old Eagle hatchback around the flagpole without damaging the pole. “This is a good one. I’m a ...


State group honors GJ for economic development

By Carrie Marfitano

Grand Junction received the 2009 Large Community of the Year award from the Economic Development Council of Colorado during a statewide conference at Two Rivers Convention Center on Thursday. The award is given to a community of more than ...

High point for GarCo gas jobs may be past

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County’s natural gas industry will make a comeback, but probably never employ as many people as it had in recent years, state Demographer Jim Westkott said Thursday. Energy had been responsible for ...

Sex predator’s release in GJ subject of broadcast Tuesday

By Paul Shockley

The release of a state-labeled sexually violent predator in Grand Junction will be the focus of a television broadcast next week, police said Thursday. Police declined to release the man’s identity until they provide the information at ...

GJ woman motorcyclist, 53, dies in crash near Delta

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction woman died late Wednesday night after crashing her motorcycle west of Delta, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Sheryl J. Williams, 53, was driving her 2007 Harley-Davidson east along a left-hand curve and down a hill on ...

McInnis defends call about political plans after group’s assertion

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A Front Range political watchdog group says it will investigate a phone message left by former Republican Congressman Scott McInnis with a supporter. McInnis’ message suggests he’s working with a 527, the term borrowed from the ...

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