Western Colorado

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Times changing in western Colorado’s gas fields

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Times are changing rapidly in western Colorado’s natural gas fields, and there may be no clearer sign of the times than the kind now found on the front door of many energy-related companies. “Not accepting ...

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Man dies when truck plunges into river

By Carrie Marfitano

A Denver man died Saturday morning after his pickup hit an Interstate 70 guardrail on the east end of De Beque Canyon and rolled into the Colorado River. The pickup was headed east on I-70 near milepost 57 about 8:15 a.m. when it swerved to ...

GJ eyeing stimulus money for fire stations

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The city of Grand Junction will apply for up to $15 million in federal stimulus money to build a new downtown fire station and remodel Fire Station No. 2 at 28 1/4 and Patterson roads, hoping to get a cut of a huge pie to build needed ...

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Husband-wife team opens equestrian center in Loma

By Carrie Marfitano

Riders of all ages and disciplines are welcome in a new horse community in the Grand Valley. Anthony Brown and his wife, Janet, are the owners of the new Lynn Ranch Equestrian Facility, 1411 M Road in Loma. It opened Monday, and an ...

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Renovation of visitor center paying immediate dividends, staffers say

By Staff

Everything’s new at the Grand Junction Visitor Center, which reopened last week after a week-long closure for renovation. Much of the $80,000 renovation to the building at 740 Horizon Drive is kid-friendly, making the center a welcoming ...

Charter school cuts high-school grades

By Carrie Marfitano

Independence Academy will reduce its grade-level offerings to kindergarten through eighth grade beginning next year. The School District 51 Board of Education voted during a February meeting to scale back the charter school’s grade ...

Tax change would drain away energy investment, industry says

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Proposed changes to how investments in energy companies are taxed could deal a serious blow to the industry and set back efforts toward energy independence, say industry officials and others. One change involves how investors write off ...

Boy taken to hospital after fight in Fruita

By Staff

One boy was taken to a hospital after being cut in a fight by another boy during a fight Friday night in downtown Fruita, police said. Officers had detained an alleged suspect and were questioning him about the incident that occurred at ...


Junction soldier honored for bravery

By Amy Hamilton

Brett Krueger has a knack for walking on the wild side. So it was not particularly surprising to his family that the 2002 Central High School graduate, now a U.S. Army Ranger, was the squad leader who helped bring down a senior al-Qaida ...

Fatal crash victim, 49, was local businessman

By Amy Hamilton

Quentin O. Spendrup loved anything space-related, so his wife, Mary, planned a 50th birthday surprise trip to Orlando, Fla., to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But the life of Quentin O. Spendrup, 49, “a compassionate man with a heart ...

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