Western Colorado

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Education one of a few bright spots in grim economy

By Staff

The employment outlook in a spiraling economy is dicey at best. Education is forecast to weather the storm fairly well in Colorado as the rest of the state settles into a recession in 2009, but the outlook for the education sector in Mesa ...

Sixteen feral hogs destroyed after disease discovered

By Dave Buchanan

Sixteen feral hogs that tested positive for pseudorabies were killed last week by state wildlife and agriculture officials as part of an ongoing investigation at a Collbran ranch. Little Creek Ranch remains under quarantine following the Nov. ...

Projects to get money from grants

By Staff

Four major infrastructure projects throughout Mesa County will receive a more-than $3 million shot in the arm thanks to taxes collected from Colorado’s energy industry. “Communities that are impacted by energy and mineral ...

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Christmas spirit alive and well at Latimer House

By Melinda Mawdsley

Kim and Richard Moore learned it is fun to shop with other people’s money. Earlier this month, Kim and her husband, Richard, went on a $3,000 shopping spree at a Los Angeles Macy’s store to purchase items for the Latimer ...

City begins to move on 29 Road project

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The Grand Junction City Council took the first contractual step Wednesday toward the construction of a new interchange at 29 Road and the Interstate 70 Business Loop. It agreed to spend more than $700,000 to purchase property, underground ...

Imposter walks off with hundreds of toys

By Amy Hamilton

A person posing as the coordinator of the Western Slope’s Toys for Tots program took hundreds of toys from drop-off sites in Rifle, Glenwood Springs and Basalt days before the presents were to be distributed to needy kids. Rich Griffin, ...


Toys for Tots donations down twenty-five-percent this year, but organizers hopeful

By Staff

Anyone taking a seat at Talley’s Bar-BQ and Biscuit Factory had better be ready for more than a menu, a smile and a glass of water. “We harass them,” said Cindy Buehrer, a waitress at Talley’s,  623 Main St. ...

Airport chief says new security rules ‘scariest’ yet

By Staff

A new security directive from the Transportation Security Administration is being called “scary” by staff members of the Grand Junction Regional Airport.  The measure further guards against security risks among airport ...

Department of Revenue seizes IXP Inc. property

By Staff

Officials of the Colorado Department of Revenue have seized heavy equipment, trucks and other property from IXP Inc., a Fruita-based pipeline company. Among those items was the firm’s Cessna 340 airplane. Mark Couch, spokesman for the ...

Calls for help to Latimer House go up after tragedies, violence-related fatalities

By Amy Hamilton

People like Jamie and her children may never find relief from years of domestic violence without third-party interaction, said Jackie Sievers, executive director of Hilltop’s Child and Family Services which includes the Latimer House. ...

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