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Bus service in line for $666,000 in state funding

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One month after learning it will receive $800,000 for a new transfer center, Grand Valley Transit obtained another round of state funding for two other transportation projects. Grand Valley Transit is in line for $660,000 to help build a ...

GOP opposes Hickenlooper’s labor pick

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Republicans are pleased with most of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Cabinet nominations, but not all of them are quite to their liking. GOP lawmakers haven’t opposed the nominations of Republican Reeves Brown of Grand ...

Pilot sees trouble taking off, landing over new obstruction

By William Woody

Grand Junction pilot David Shepard said it’s not a matter of if, but when a tragedy will occur if power lines recently built one-half mile northwest of Blake Field Airport’s runway are allowed to remain where they are. The lines ...


With little snow, monument to open Rim Rock Drive

By Staff

The lack of a winter wonderland has Colorado National Monument changing plans to keep the top of Rim Rock Drive closed until the spring. By Monday, motorists will be able to drive all of Rim Rock Drive. Plowing operations are expected to ...

Health Department flu vaccinations available today, Thursday

By Staff

The Mesa County Health Department is offering mass influenza vaccinations today and Thursday, noting the county is in the midst of the most active flu period. Residents can be vaccinated today with an appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at ...

3rd county child-welfare supervisor sacked

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A third longtime Mesa County Department of Human Services supervisor was fired last week as part of a makeover of the department’s child welfare program, The Daily Sentinel learned Tuesday. County Human Resources Manager Sandy Perry ...

Colorado residents split on presidential address

By Charles Ashby

DENVER—Reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Washington’s Capitol Hill drew mixed reaction Tuesday from Colorado’s Capitol hill. While some heard a speech challenging Americans to build a ...

Unemployment hits 10.2 percent in Mesa County, highest of recession

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Mesa County’s unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point month-over-month to 10.2 percent in December, reaching a new recession-era high for local unemployment. The local employment tally increased from 70,000 people in ...

Mention of fuel sources in president’s speech pleases industry

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President Obama’s mention of natural gas, clean coal and nuclear power as parts of the mix needed to fire the American industrial engine won applause from the energy industry Tuesday. The president’s call for innovation during the ...

Investment advisor sees 3.5 percent growth in GDP

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Local investment adviser Doug May is forecasting good things for the national economy in 2011 and believes the Grand Valley might enjoy some of that progress. May, the owner of May Investments, 244 N. Seventh St., Suite B, said during an ...

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