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Energy park-and-ride bustling, CDOT plans improvements

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A year-and-a-half ago, Richard Duran landed a job with Grand Valley Vacuum Truck Service. Ever since, his work day has started at the corner of Interstate 70 Business Loop and F Road, waiting for a company-provided ride to De Beque. “A ...


Storm brings ski season to Powderhorn

By Staff

Better late than never. Overnight snowfall allowed Powderhorn Resort to open some of its runs to skiers and snowboarders Sunday, three days later than scheduled. Sarah Allen, spokeswoman for the resort, said the overnight snowfall, which ...


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COUPLE ONE OF MANY AREA FAMILIES ADOPTING CHINESE CHILDREN

By Staff

Four-year-old Macey Geer will have her first Christmas on American soil this year. Kate Geer and her husband adopted Macey from Sichuan, China, in July as their second child and little sister to their 6-year-old son, Ian. The adoption ended ...


Transportation planners have big list of goals

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Colorado’s transportation planners are going one step beyond simply hoping Congress and President-elect Barack Obama work out a plan next year to send billions of dollars to infrastructure projects around the country. Russ George, ...


County plans boost to recycling programs

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Mesa County plans to expand recycling services next year, as administrators try to reduce the amount of waste tossed into the landfill. For the first time, county officials will recycle electronics, cardboard and scrap metal at the Hazardous ...


Man killed after hitting tree at Keystone; another dies of apparent natual causes

By Staff

Two men died Saturday at Keystone Ski Resort in separate incidents on the mountain, one in a snowboarding accident and another of apparent natural causes. William Sanko, 69, of Castle Rock was found unresponsive before noon at the junction ...


Salt supply seems stable, melting away winter worry

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While states and municipalities in the Midwest and Northeast dig deep to pay higher prices to replenish stockpiles of salt to keep roads and highways safe this winter, Grand Valley governments appear to be on solid ground — for the most ...


Fifty-five percent of new enrollees at MSC required remedial work

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More than half of the first-time students entering Mesa State College in the 2007-08 academic year required some type of remedial course work, according to a study released last week by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Of the ...


Powderhorn set to crank up the lifts

By Staff

Powderhorn Ski Resort’s lifts might begin to run at 9 a.m. today, pending an early morning decision by staff members. “If it’s enough snow and we can open limited terrain, we’ll go for it (today),” said Sarah ...


Two businesses that depended on housing business shift gears

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Two companies in the same industry are taking different approaches to the slowdown they see coming. Bill Johnson, owner of CJ’s Cabinets, 510 Fruitvale Court in Grand Junction, has been down this road before. Kyle Berger of Timeless ...


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