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Regional talks aim to resolve bid preferences for contractors

By Dennis Webb

Glenwood Springs contractor Mark Gould doesn’t want to have to create a completely separate business based in Mesa County. But he’s prepared to do so if that’s what it takes to keep winning bids there. New inter-county ...

Owners of properties surrounded by Mesa State appeal rezoning decision

By Amy Hamilton

Owners of two homes that are surrounded by properties owned by Mesa State College want Grand Junction City Council members to reconsider a denial to rezone their property. Clark Carroll and Phyllis Carroll, who own homes at 1220 and 1240 ...

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Montrose doubles parks, green space

By William Woody

MONTROSE — During the past 10 years, the green space or parks acreage within the city limits of Montrose doubled. While it represents growth and development of the city, it gives residents a greater way to connect with the most basic ...

Teen accused of trespassing, assaulting officer after vehicle break-ins

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A Grand Junction teenager was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion he broke into several cars and a garage, then assaulted a police officer. Matthew Stephen Roybal, 18, 616 Cottage Meadows Court, was jailed on suspicion of second-degree ...

Immigration officials targeting small businesses

By Charles Ashby

A Colorado business group is warning small businesses to make sure their employees are legally allowed to work in the United States. That’s because U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has notified 1,000 small businesses around the ...

Woman is denied energy-employee compensation

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At least two people who worked at the Grand Junction office of the nation’s nuclear-power agencies aren’t included in the special-exposure cohort established for federal employees there. One of them, Patricia Claypool, a clerk for ...

Mosquitoes fester with momentum

By Daniel Humphries

It’s mosquito season again, and the little blood-suckers are back with a vengeance. A rainy, wet spring mixed with warm summer temperatures provided perfect breeding conditions for the insects, and experts say they are bracing for a ...

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Bluegrass festival hits discordant note; more green needed

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The third year of the town-sponsored Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Festival struck both harmonious and harsh chords, as attendees and downtown businesses offered positive reviews even as ticket sales stagnated and the town lost money on the ...

Red, white and feeling a bit blue ... as ‘Americana’ made elsewhere

By Staff

The nation has come a long way since it was formed 235 years ago, according to the U.S. census. Not only does the nation have about 311.7 million people, compared to the 2.5 million the nation had then, but numerous other things have changed, ...

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Wee-wee-wee all the way home

By Amy Hamilton

Ruby and Topaz couldn’t stop wagging their hot dog-sized tails Saturday, happily getting used to a number of visitors eager to stroke their wiry, white fur. If not for Pig-A-Sus Homestead — a shady oasis for potbelly pigs about ...

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