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Palisade looks at options for civic center

By Staff

The town of Palisade is weighing the pros and cons of five plans for a civic center before determining how much it would cost. The center would be built in the historic high school building acquired from District 51 earlier this year. Two ...

County road, building projects stay on track

By Staff

As Mesa County moves toward a final budget for 2009, officials say they foresee slower growth in sales tax revenue but increases in grants and other revenue. The local economy is starting to slow, forcing some belt tightening by the county, ...

Ute Water hooks up grateful residents

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Ute Water today will complete work on a new water system serving about 250 properties in the Rosevale and Connected Lakes areas. Ute Water was called in when the Artesian Water Service system serving the area was failing and the owner was ...

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Friends recall spirit of GJ’s New Age link

By Laurena Mayne Davis

Who knew that behind the liquid-brown eyes of Grand Junction High School class of 1955 senior Marilyn Grasso was the flicker of curiosity that would ignite the New Age movement? Not cousin Wayne Bechthold of Grand Junction. But he does recall ...

Police seek suspect in attacks of 2 women

By Staff

The Grand Junction Police Department is asking for the public’s help in capturing a man who has strong-armed two women, attempting to kidnap one, in the last two weeks in the area of F 1/2 and 30 roads. On Nov. 19, near the intersection ...

Donations help missing hiker’s family endure Thanksgiving, pay for search

By Dennis Webb

Community donations helped the family of missing hiker Rose Backhaus spend the Thanksgiving holiday in Utah, where searchers on Friday continued to look without success for the New Castle woman. Leslie Robinson, a good friend of Backhaus, ...

King bill to require all schools to be ready for tragedy

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Colorado could become the first state in the nation to require all schools, colleges and universities to prepare for horrific incidents, such as shootings. Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, is preparing the Critical Incident School Safety ...

DUI suspect’s vehicle rams police sign

By Amy Hamilton

An electronic message board that police sometimes use to warn people against driving drunk was hit early Saturday morning by a suspected drunken driver, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Levi Trujillo, 23, of Montrose was ...

Two local travel agencies merge after owner of one retires to Texas

By Staff

Grand Junction’s oldest travel agency has folded into its competitor. Horizon Travel, 715 Horizon Drive, Suite 201, which has been in business about 30 years, has acquired Grand Junction Travel, known locally for 33 years. The merger ...

Enviros hope for fresh look at Roan drilling

By Dennis Webb

Environmental groups are hoping a new presidential administration will take a new look at the Roan Plateau, possibly leading to reconsideration of the leases that were issued there for oil and gas development. “We obviously still hope ...

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