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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 ...

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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 ...

Authorities probe second suspicious fire in week

By Paul Shockley

A second fire in seven days involving abandoned buildings in north Grand Junction is under investigation, fire officials said. Firefighters were called out just after midnight Saturday on a blaze involving an unoccupied building located just ...

Longtime BLM employee named Glenwood head

By Dennis Webb

A man who long has worked in the Glenwood Springs Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management has been named field manager there. Steve Bennett will oversee 60 employees who work in the office, which oversees BLM lands and minerals in parts ...

Study to probe using landfill gas as power source

By Staff

Can methane gas seeping from the Mesa County Landfill be used to power the landfill and two new county buildings going up next door? That has been Bob Edmiston’s question for several years. Edmiston, director of the Mesa County ...

Race for sheriff likely to draw big field

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A year and a half before Mesa County voters will elect a new sheriff, the names of several local law-enforcement veterans are being bandied about as potential candidates to succeed Sheriff Stan Hilkey. Among them, Palisade Police Chief ...

Earth Day 4-18-9

Celebrating the Earth a few days early

By Paul Shockley

Chloe Hollis of Grand Junction likes Earth Day so much, she’ll be throwing a party Wednesday. Oh, and yes, she turns 27 that day. The real Earth Day. On Saturday, she sat clicking on a hand-held crowd counter which read 660 as of 1:30 ...


After a decade now, “Columbine” has become synonymous with bloodbath

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For a decade now, “Columbine” has been synonymous with bloodbath.  Two gun-brandishing students killed a dozen classmates and a teacher at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, then killed themselves. The outbreak of ...

Grenade found 4-18-9

Grenade interrupts family’s yard work

By Paul Shockley

Joann Martinez said she regularly finds discarded or wind-blown junk in the front yard of her family’s Grand Junction home. But her discovery Saturday morning at 531 28 3/4 Road left her shaking her head: a rusted hand ...

Competency review ordered for convicted man

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ordered a Mesa County judge to take another look at a man’s 2006 attempted-murder conviction. In a 23-page ruling handed down Thursday, the court said Chief District Judge David Bottger applied an ...

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