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Junction hits record highs

By Staff

Grand Junction experienced record high temperatures over the weekend, reaching 72 degrees on Saturday and 76 degrees on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Grand Junction’s previous record for Nov. 1 was 71 degrees, set ...


One-hundred-fifty unpaid workers part of contract flap

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A construction yard that has become part of a wide-ranging contract dispute between a pipeline company and its contractor lacks proper Garfield County permitting, the county says. County commissioners decided Monday ...


Mesa County bands do well at state

By Staff

Mesa County high school marching bands distinguished themselves at the state marching band competition during the Oct. 25 weekend, with several bands placing higher than ever before. Palisade High School finished eighth in the state, and drum ...


Council to consider strip club

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The City Council on Wednesday will consider an appeal of the Planning Commission’s rejection of a conditional-use permit for a strip club in northwest Grand Junction. Planning commissioners on Aug. 12 refused to grant the permit to ...


As GarCo seeks to spread its name, commissioner warns of perils of fame

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County commissioners have conditionally agreed to contribute $19,700 to the creation of a nationally televised report promoting the county as a “hidden gem” for economic development. However, one ...


County pols pleased with governor’s spending cuts

By Staff

Mesa County’s two senior state lawmakers said they are pleased Gov. Bill Ritter has set aside an additional $77 million in the state budget and taken steps to slash state spending in the face of a recession. The Joint Budget Committee ...


Oft-troubled nightclub could reopen under new name Dec. 1

By Staff

The Rum Bay nightclub, at the intersection of North Avenue and the Interstate 70 Business Loop, could be open under a new name before 2009. Patrizia Spencer, 48, of Clifton, has applied to Mesa County for the transfer of the Rum Bay liquor ...


Dems out in force statewide

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Democrats statewide turned out to vote early in greater numbers than did Republicans, as the 2008 campaign season wound its way to today’s culmination, the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office said. GOP voters in western Colorado, ...


GJ Circuit City safe from closing list

By Staff

The Circuit City store in Grand Junction will stay put despite the company’s announcement Monday that it will be closing 20 percent of its stores nationwide because of economic pressures. Reports from the company confirmed the three ...


Haifley fundraiser 11-2-8

Friends, family join to support stricken mom

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Jesse Pollard was with Cyndi Haifley when the call came that Cyndi’s infant son, Aidan, had been badly injured in an accident at home. She was with Cyndi, too, when they learned Cyndi’s husband, Jeff, had suffered a grand mal ...


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