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Baking soda plant continues expansion in Rio Blanco County

By Dennis Webb

A company that produces baking soda in Rio Blanco County is nearing completion of the first phase of a project to double its output. Concurrent with its expansion, Natural Soda Inc. is launching a program to help financially support community ...

More Glenwood Canyon path reopened

By Staff

The Colorado Department of Transportation has reopened more of the Glenwood Canyon bicycle path, but it remains partly closed because of flood damage. The two-mile stretch between the Grizzly Creek and Shoshone exits of Interstate 70 is open, ...

Montrose festival scavenger hunt set

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A scavenger hunt with a $500 first prize will take place Thursday evening as part of the weekly Main in Motion festival. Two-person teams are asked to register by 5 p.m. Wednesday. The cost is $20 per team. Originally, teams ...

Republican legislators developing business bills

By Charles Ashby

Republicans in the Colorado Senate are looking for ideas to reduce government red tape. As a result, they plan a series of regional meetings around the state so they can gather comments about proposed bills to be introduced when the Colorado ...

072211 Caprock

New building caps latest construction at Junction’s state-funded charter school

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Caprock Academy students will have to wait until mid-September for a brick building at the school’s new 714 24 1/2 Road site to open with three science labs, two art rooms, two music rooms, administrative offices and a full-size ...

072411 Wildfire

Lightning suspected in mesa fire

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Lightning is likely what started a fire that spread to about 30 acres by 6 p.m. Sunday 40 miles southeast of Grand Junction on Grand Mesa. The fire was spotted at 1 p.m. Sunday on private land east of Kannah Creek Road and about 15 miles east ...

Out-of-state students double at Mesa

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Mesa State College led all Colorado four-year colleges and universities in rate of out-of-state enrollment growth between fall 2002 and fall 2010, according to data released last month by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Mesa ...

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Vehicle plate renewal lines growing

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When it came time last week to buy tags for the 1991 Dodge Ram his father recently gave him, David Welker breezed through the Mesa County motor vehicle branch office in Clifton in a matter of just a few minutes. But when he needs to renew his ...

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Ringside bell sounds for ‘El Original’

By Paul Shockley

Jorge Alberto Carrasco’s head kicks were the stuff of champions, several people said Saturday. But his heart was more powerful, family friend Miguel Navarro Jr. told a hushed crowd filling Two Rivers Convention Center at the Cage Wars ...

Pepper spray preceded shooting, trooper says

By Paul Shockley

A Colorado State Patrol trooper said in a recent court filing he fired pepper spray inside a Redlands home, shortly before he allegedly shot and killed 31-year-old Jason Kemp. Ivan “Gene” Lawyer, who pleaded not guilty to criminal ...

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