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Wildfire on Roan expected to grow

By Melinda Mawdsley

A wildfire reported Saturday morning on the Roan Plateau had consumed 150 acres and is expected to grow, officials said. The Water Creek Fire, which is burning in heavy timber 10 miles northwest of Rifle, was caused by lightning. No ...

Ritter’s legacy clean on energy

By Charles Ashby

Gov. Bill Ritter says he doesn’t care what his legacy will be when he leaves office in January, but it’s clear what that is. The new-energy economy. So it was fitting earlier this month, on the last day Ritter had to sign the ...

Weekly Planner, June 20, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, June 20 Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 790 26 1/2 Road, 8 a.m.-noon, third Sunday of each month, $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, under 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities in the Grand Valley, ...

Wreck kills woman on motorcycle

By Melinda Mawdsley

A woman is dead after the motorcycle she was driving hit a guardrail Saturday along Colorado Highway 139 near Douglas Pass. The woman, who was not identified, was driving a 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle north around 4 p.m. when she veered ...

Attorney seeks delay in artifacts trial

By Paul Shockley

An attorney for an Orchard Mesa man facing trial next month on federal charges relating to stolen archeological artifacts has asked a judge for a delay, citing new evidence presented by prosecutors in recent weeks. The new information, on top ...

Traffic Alert, June 20, 2010

By Staff

The following road closures and maintenance projects may impact traffic this week: 24 Road closure: On Monday, a private contractor will close 24 Road from F 1/2 Road to G Road to complete a sewer tie-in for a private development. The ...

Some Xcel bills show unexpected charges

By Amy Hamilton

Some Grand Valley residents are opening their Xcel energy bills to find unexpected charges. Xcel was approved to charge rate increases starting June 1 on a two-tier system, charging more per kilowatt-hour used for customers who use more than ...

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Chiropractor works on animals

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Rick Kauffman’s first chiropractic patient was his yellow Labrador retriever, Thor. Kauffman, who lives in Clifton and is semi-retired, attributes years of adjustments to keeping Thor alive for 17 years and three months. Kauffman ...

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Parking shortage at VA hospital irritates businesses, visitors

By Amy Hamilton

Rhonda Sievers often visits her uncle at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center, happy to fulfill his requests to bring a hamburger and a drink. But parking is not always available in the front parking lot of the hospital, 2121 ...

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May unemployment 9.2% in GJ

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After an 11-month reign at the top, Grand Junction’s unemployment rate dropped to second place among Colorado’s metropolitan areas in May, according to data released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and ...

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