Western Colorado

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GJHS KNOWLEDGE BOWL ACTION

GJHS claims Knowledge Bowl state title

By Carrie Marfitano

If you’re looking for some of the brightest kids in the state, search no further than the Grand Valley. The Grand Junction High School and Fruita Monument High School Knowledge Bowl teams placed first and second, respectively, last ...


Former mayor McCurry dies

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Services will be Friday for former Grand Junction Mayor Bill McCurry, who served a dozen years at the head of a city he served for 20 years, was a master Grand Mesa angler, avid golfer and a graceful recipient of the gentle joke. McCurry died ...


County seeks stimulus help to fix Mack sewage leak

By Staff

It is estimated that 3 million gallons of raw sewage is leaking out of the Mack wastewater treatment lagoon each year. The lagoon, taken over by Mesa County in 2005, has been discharging to the groundwater for years, said Mesa County ...


Coroner faces struggle to ID man found in river

By Paul Shockley

A decomposed body pulled from the Colorado River on Saturday was that of an apparent indigent male in his late-40s to 60s, who may have been in the river “weeks to months,” according to the Mesa County Coroner’s ...


Report details morale problems in GarCo Sheriff’s Department

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After a promotions board deadlocked 2–2 over whom to elevate to the job of Garfield County Jail sergeant in late 2007, Sheriff Lou Vallario reportedly cast the deciding vote. By that time, Vallario already had ...


Silt residents ask officials to stop EnCana from drilling

By Dennis Hill

Two residents south of Silt say an energy company is rushing to complete work on wells before the state can consider imposing a moratorium on oil and gas development in the area to protect water while the possible threat of contamination is ...


Bridge almost done 4-17-9

Monument bridge to open soon

By Carrie Marfitano

Construction on the bridge on Monument Road where it crosses the Redlands Water and Power Co. canal is near completion. G.A. Western Construction of Palisade began the $800,000 project in early January and has a deadline of April 30. The new ...


Soul Food in town 4-19-9

Guest chef serves soul food on Sundays

By Carrie Marfitano

Residents aching for some home-cooked soul food can find the next best thing at The Stadium Sports Bar & Grill, 3210 Interstate 70 Business Loop in Clifton, where guest chef Maurice Miller started Soul Food Sundays less than two months ...


New 2-story REI store planned at 24 Road

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Developers are expected to break ground later this year on a new commercial development along 24 Road north of Mesa Mall, including a new, two-story REI store. Documents on file with the Grand Junction Public Works and Planning Department ...


Women offenders Balerio2

Background, needs of women in jail prompt search for effective programs

By Amy Hamilton

What works for male criminal offenders doesn’t mean it will work for women offenders, officials in Mesa County’s community corrections system have come to realize. But 30 years ago, officials of the Criminal Justice Services ...


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