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Budget-cutting Mesa State still big engine of area economy

By Staff

Mesa State College’s place in the economic grand scheme is twofold but contradictory. On one hand, the college is tightening its belt in the face of slashed state support. With the economy shedding jobs, Mesa State is re-examining where ...


Fundraising effort begins for rebuilt Dewey Bridge

By Dan Bennett

A Moab, Utah, resident has donated $900 and challenged others to contribute an additional $2,500 toward engineers’ drawings for the rebuilding of the Dewey Bridge over the Colorado River. The Dewey Bridge Restoration Committee this week ...


Rezoning puts new City Market closer to final OK

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City Market is now one step away from building a supermarket at 12th Street and Patterson Road after the Grand Junction City Council agreed Wednesday night to rezone the grocer’s land. Council members unanimously agreed to change the ...


Curry delays bill to modify oil/gas wildlife provisions

By Staff

“Legitimate” concerns raised about a bill to modify a series of recently released oil and gas regulations moved state Rep. Kathleen Curry, D-Gunnison, to delay consideration of the proposal. Curry said the arguments raised by ...


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Feds give temporary reprieve to immigrant to review his case

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A 21-year-old native of El Salvador has “a breather” to remain in the United States while authorities consider reopening his immigration case. Jose Mendoza Turbin showed up Wednesday morning at the Grand Junction office of the ...


Failed plot lands man a 20-year prison term

By Amy Hamilton

A 20-year-old Grand Junction man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for devising a detailed plan to kill his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend and dump their bodies into deep holes in the desert. Eric Flukey, 20, pleaded guilty ...


Stimulas: How local people reacted to the deals

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“I don’t think it’s that bad a deal. Yes, it’s probably got a lot of pork in it, but what bill hasn’t in the last 100 years?” — Phyllis Wright, 52 “I don’t think it’s such bad ...


Coal Ridge pushing for own baseball field

By Dennis Webb

A young Garfield County high school that has begun to build a successful baseball program now hopes to build a field where the team can play. The Garfield Re-2 School District plans to seek a $200,000 Great Outdoors Colorado grant to help pay ...


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Local woman earns more than $1 million selling supplements

By Carrie Marfitano

When Bette James Laughrun began using Isagenix products more than six years ago, she was not thinking of a career. “I had some health issues, and I thought I’d get involved with them to help my health,” the 72-year-old ...


Fee hike for cop training wins praise of legislators

By Staff

A bipartisan cadre of state lawmakers Tuesday praised Republican Grand Junction Rep. Steve King’s plan to increase vehicle registration fees by 35 cents to better fund police training. House Bill 1036 passed its first full-House vote ...


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