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Bill revives fight over mill-levy freeze

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A late bill in the Legislature would frustrate school districts that try to boost the share of state money they take in if they lower their local property tax rates. The measure, Senate Bill 291, revives a provision that had been included in ...

State rejects bid to delay energy work over water worries

By Dennis Webb

State officials have rejected a resident’s request that they order an energy company to stop work on wells near her home south of Silt. David Neslin, director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, informed Lisa Bracken in ...

City sales tax revenue declines 10.6 percent for January–March

By Staff

First-quarter sales-and-use-tax revenue for the city of Grand Junction was down $1.6 million compared with the same quarter in 2008. It also fell about $2.2 million shy of the city’s projection. Grand Junction took in $13.5 million from ...

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Purse-snatching suspect may be 0 for 2

By Paul Shockley

A man accused in one failed robbery of a woman and suspected in another was arrested Tuesday afternoon in downtown Grand Junction. Adrian Peters, 19, address unknown, was booked on suspicion of felony menacing, attempted aggravated robbery ...

Police await autopsy on body found in Rifle Creek

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — An autopsy is scheduled for this morning of a man’s body that was found floating in Rifle Creek in Rifle. Lt. J.R. Boulton of the Rifle Police Department said a fisherman found the body in the area of U.S. Highway 6 around ...


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A Longmont man accused of fatally slashing a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 will not face the death penalty if he’s convicted, Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Tuesday. After consulting with the Colorado ...

Family resigned to man’s drowning

By Paul Shockley

Dan Korthuis kept vigil at Crawford Reservoir on Tuesday, where he watched cadaver dogs on the job. The Delta father has learned more in recent days than he ever cared to know about what the dogs are trained to do, and how they do ...

Small business, big achievement: Feds honor GJ’s Action Publishing

By Carrie Marfitano

Approximately a million students in North America use Action Publishing’s day planners to organize their lives. Not bad for a local company that rose from the ashes of one that was left for dead eight years ago. And for his part in the ...

Chaos leaves neighborhood all riled up

By Staff

It has been said dogs are man’s best friend. But in the 3100 block of Kennedy Avenue, the hounds have been anything but friendly. Jonathan and Rebecca Gilbert, 3182 Kennedy Ave., have had 16 different dogs incarcerated by Mesa County ...

Animal control officers are spending more time chasing loose dogs, and owners are to blame, official

By Staff

Dealing with roaming dogs consumes most of Mesa County Animal Services officers’ time. Dogs-at-large calls were 42 percent of Mesa County Animal Services’ caseload in 2007. In 2008, chasing down loose canines consumed 48 percent ...

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