Western Colorado

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Job fair: Many more looking, far fewer hiring

By Staff

The Career Connection Fair at Mesa State College on Thursday will have about half the number of job vendors as in recent years. Diane Kull of the Mesa State advising and career center said the fair will have 59 job vendors, compared with ...

Construction Program’s future home already teaching lessons

By Staff

Of all the construction projects in the Grand Junction area slated for the coming months, Charlie Gains is most excited about the project that will be his future home. Gains is the only full-time construction-management professor at Mesa ...

Nonprofit looks for help for homeless

By Staff

HomeAid Colorado is looking for partners in Grand Junction to assist the working homeless and those who have temporarily fallen on hard times. The nonprofit organization met with members of the Housing and Building Association of Northwest ...

GarCo energy board looks to refocus on residents

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County’s Energy Advisory Board is looking to reaffirm its purpose, amid concern it may have become dominated by industry and unresponsive to residents’ concerns about natural gas development impacts. “The industry ...

Man’s night includes stabbing, arrest

By Tim Harty

A Grand Junction man who was stabbed in the shoulder with a butcher knife Friday night was arrested after being treated at a local hospital. Bobby Ray Miller, 49, 920 Colorado Ave., was arrested on suspicion of harassment, third-degree ...

School District preps for surge in lunch-program takers

By Staff

School District 51 Nutrition Services is bracing for an increase in the number of families in the free and reduced lunch program as the economy worsens. The official fall count of students in the program for the 2008-09 school year was 38.8 ...

Officials see threat to water storage

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The possibility that Gov. Bill Ritter could back a proposal for prohibiting water storage in roadless areas of national forests in Colorado has some Western Slope water suppliers worried. Reservoirs on Grand Mesa and other high-country areas ...

Spring skiing a bear on run at Powderhorn

By Dave Buchanan

Skis, boots, poles, bears. Everything you need for a day of spring skiing. The abnormally warm spring temperatures across western Colorado have brought out the blooms and the bears. On Saturday, Powderhorn Ski Resort announced the closure of ...

Mac Daddy3 Woodward 3-19-9


By Dave Buchanan

Paul and Tina Woodward own Mac Daddy Auto of Grand Junction and … Wait, wait, wait. First things first. Where DID that name come from? If you’re at all streetwise, the term “mac daddy” ain’t no sobriquet of ...

Political Profiles: Reford Theobold March 21, 2009

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After spending 18 years on the Grand Junction City Council, Reford Theobold has been on a six-year hiatus from public office. But once he decided to challenge incumbent Councilwoman Bonnie Beckstein for the District D seat, it didn’t ...

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