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Zoning dust-up may go to voters

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The controversy over the zoning of three parcels of land owned by an oil field services company next to the Colorado River is moving closer toward being decided by Grand Junction voters. City officials confirmed this week Western Colorado ...

Museum exhibit features founders of St. Mary’s hospital

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The Museum of the West on Saturday will open an exhibit about the history of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kan., in western Colorado. The exhibit details the experiences of the nuns who founded St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand ...

Planning commission turns down proposal for Sunlight Mountain

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County’s Planning and Zoning Commission late Wednesday night turned down a proposed base village at Sunlight Mountain Resort. The commission was considering a rezoning to allow a proposal including 830 ...

Companies join forces on oil shale

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One of the companies working on research-and-development oil shale leases in northwest Colorado will work with an international oil-field services company to characterize the lease. American Shale Oil entered into a technical cooperation ...

City creates survey for feedback on public safety

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Insisting they want an honest assessment, Grand Junction city officials announced Wednesday the creation of a Web-based survey that seeks answers as to why voters rejected a pair of ballot measures that would have allowed the city to build $98 ...

Board could vote on Glade Park school soon

By Staff

The District 51 board of education could vote at its Nov. 25 business meeting whether to support a school in the Glade Park area, provided some key questions about the project are answered. An anonymous donor purchased 198 acres along DS Road ...

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Curtain to drop on Cinema at the Avalon

By Staff

Most of the time, it didn’t matter what film was showing at Cinema at the Avalon — longtime friends Thelma Hughes and Janet Johnson were regulars at the Wednesday senior matinees. “We’re very sad,” Johnson said, ...

Stabbing suspect was in GJ facility

By Amy Hamilton

A 17-year-old Montrose High School student whose throat was slashed by an attacker in a crowded school hallway was recovering at her home Wednesday, authorities said. Students held a vigil Tuesday night for Mallory Haulman, who had undergone ...


Pipe crushes GJ man, 21

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A construction worker from Grand Junction was killed Wednesday when a concrete pipe rolled over and crushed him at a new subdivision in north Grand Junction, police said. The 21-year-old man, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead ...

Siblings get surprise call from mom serving in Iraq

By Amy Hamilton

Siblings Holli, Nolan and Batton Acree knew they were getting a surprise Tuesday morning, but the students at Wingate Elementary School never expected this. To the children’s delight, the face of their mother, Maj. Carrie Acree, a ...

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