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Nonprofits launch program to share various resources

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Mesa County nonprofit organizations hope by sharing office space, computers and other resources with one another, they’ll have more money to share with those they serve. A couple of those groups have taken the reins of a new program, ...

Historical society gives Fruita cash to fix bridge

By Staff

The Colorado Historical Society has given Fruita the green light to use a $200,000 grant to restore the historic Fruita bridge, the state announced Tuesday. The city and its partners at the state level reached an agreement to maintain the ...

Report: Man had 5 shots before crash

By Amy Hamilton

A 21-year-old Fruita man accused of killing his friend in a drunken-driving crash early Sunday morning had been partying at the Cactus Canyon nightclub, where he had about five shots of alcohol in about 30 minutes, according to an affidavit ...

Some Mesa State programs could be phased out in stages

By Staff

Some of Mesa State College’s academic programs could be phased out over time under recommendations released Monday to the campus. A 22-member group of faculty and students, tasked in May by the Mesa State Board of Trustees, held 16 ...

School lunch prices may rise

By Staff

School District 51 nutrition services has requested it be allowed to increase school meal prices for the first time in five years. Nutrition Services Director Dan Sharp told the Board of Education on Monday the increase is necessary for the ...

Ex-GJ man accused of sex assault; bond set in another case

By Amy Hamilton

•  A former Grand Junction man was arrested on suspicion he sexually assaulted children more than a decade ago, starting when he was about 12 years old, according to his arrest affidavit. Jens Petersen, 26, was handed a $25,000 ...

Divide Creek seep should halt drilling in area, citizen says

By Dennis Webb

A resident says a recent problem with a natural gas well points to a need to halt drilling again in the West Divide Creek area south of Silt. Lisa Bracken is calling on Garfield County commissioners to ask the state to reinstitute a drilling ...

Documents turned over in Blagg murder case

By Amy Hamilton

Representatives from an eye care clinic and Mesa State College, two agencies under subpoena, handed over documents Tuesday to the Mesa County District Court about a woman on the jury that convicted Michael Blagg of murder. Colorado public ...

Obama shines light on solar energy

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The spotlight on renewable energy couldn’t have been trained on a better target when President Obama signed his stimulus bill into law, said a Grand Junction man who has long been involved in solar energy. “It was significant for ...

Contractor says benefit for local firms remains unclear

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Just how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will play out for Grand Valley contractors is far from clear, said one contractor hoping to get some work from the package’s provisions aimed at shoring up the nation’s roads, ...

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