Western Colorado

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First-of-its-kind solar operation going up next to Cameo plant

By Emily Shockley

Xcel Energy’s Cameo Station will have a new neighbor during its last anticipated year of operation. Xcel and Abengoa Solar broke ground on a solar power plant Thursday in a field west of the coal-fired Cameo plant. Abengoa Solar, which ...

Fire stations take more calls; response slows

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In light of the Grand Junction City Council shunning the idea of seeking a sales-tax increase to pay for new police and fire buildings, administrators at the Grand Junction Fire Department are wrestling with alternatives. They’ve ...

GJ police, fire departments to race for charity

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On the streets they help each other out, but this weekend, members of the Grand Junction Police Department and Grand Junction Fire Department will compete against each other for a good cause. The Grand Junction Peace Officers Association and ...

Post office changes GJ mail routes

By Emily Shockley

Some Grand Junction residents could receive their mail at a different time of the day starting Saturday. There will be postal route changes in the 81501, 81503, 81504, 81505 and 81506 ZIP code areas. Residents may have different mail ...

Colorado friends recall late senator

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Americans living far from Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., might have thought they knew all about Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. They were all off the mark, said Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who as a Democrat and a Republican called Kennedy a ...

Plea deal struck in fatal crash

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A Fruita man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a woman in a 2006 drunken-driving accident but may avoid jail time, a possibility that upsets the family of the victim. Jade Huskey, 28, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, driving while ...


World War II vets humbled by heroes’ reception

By Melinda Mawdsley

Cleo Elliott and Bob Strong received the welcome home reception of their dreams Wednesday. Thousands packed the Grand Junction Regional Airport terminal to cheer for the more than 100 area World War II veterans who returned to Grand Junction ...

Feds indict local man in artifacts theft case

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man whose home was searched in June as part of a multistate investigation of stolen artifacts from federal lands has been formally charged. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand ...

County OKs oil-services firm’s permit

By Staff

Despite protest from the mayor of De Beque, Old West Oil Field Services is now a staple of his community. On Tuesday the Mesa County Commission listened to Mayor Dale Rickstrew’s reasoning, but in the end it approved a conditional-use ...

School board candidate steps forward

By Emily Shockley

Palisade attorney Rose Femia Pugliese on Monday became the first candidate for District E in this year’s District 51 School Board race. As of today, there is one candidate for each of the three seats available in this November’s ...

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