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Sen. elect White to promote rules for oil shale development

By Staff

Commercial oil shale production might be years away, but Republican state lawmakers plan to craft some general policies this year that could set the stage for developing the abundant fossil fuel. Sen.-elect Al White, R-Hayden, said he plans ...


At heart of downtown, Seventh and Main intersection endures a rough patch

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An empty building languishes at one corner, home for nearly a decade to a thriving business that eventually succumbed to financial problems. Across the street, to the west, is a stately structure whose primary occupant bailed for a host of ...

DA: Father pondered killing son weeks before the slaying

By Paul Shockley

A man who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in his son’s slaying told doctors he thought about killing the boy weeks before the day that the boy was shot nine times, according to court filings. District Judge Brian Flynn last ...

Formerly quarantined ranch for sale

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A commercial hunting ranch near Collbran that was shut down under a monthlong quarantine is for sale. Hayden Outdoors, a real estate company that sells recreational property in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico, is listing the Little ...


Report shows deficiencies in several county facilities

By Staff

Five of Mesa County’s eight nursing homes garnered more health inspection violations than the average Colorado nursing home, according to state and federal inspection data. The county’s nursing homes racked up anywhere from 10 to ...

Natural gas from Piceance Basin being sent to markets outside Colo.

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Questar Pipeline Co. has begun pumping Piceance Basin natural gas to markets south and west of Colorado. The White River Hub connects a natural-gas processing plant near Meeker with four interstate pipelines, Questar said in a news ...

New web site hosted by Mesa County aims to boost local economy

By Staff

Efforts to rev up the local economy in 2009 are delving into cyber-space. GJhotspot.com is a new Web site hosted by Mesa County. It was developed in partnership with the city of Grand Junction and the Grand Junction Economic Partnership. ...

Truck spill shuts down I-70 near De Beque

By Staff

Westbound Interstate 70 near De Beque was closed for more than two hours Friday night after a barrel fell off the back of a trailer, spilling slick liquid all over the roadway and triggering multiple car accidents. The incident happened ...

Accused GJ madam posts bond

By Duffy Hayes

Nan O’Reilly, the 58-year-old owner and operator of Fuji Oriental Massage, 762 Horizon Drive, who prosecutors said was running a thriving illicit prostitution business, bonded out of the Mesa County Jail a little after 5 p.m. ...

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GJ soldier home from Afghanistan

By Duffy Hayes

For at least one area family, the celebration of the new year got under way well after midnight, as they welcomed one of their own home New Year’s Day after more than five months’ duty in Afghanistan. Family members of Army Spc. ...

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