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County OKs legal action if junk cars are not removed

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Mesa County commissioners agreed Tuesday to take legal action against a Redlands property owner if she doesn’t remove several unregistered, inoperable vehicles from her land by Aug 1. Under a compliance plan unanimously approved by the ...

Local agencies search for attempted-murder suspect

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A man suspected of shooting a 24-year-old woman Monday in a Twin Falls, Idaho hotel room was believed to be near Horizon Drive in Grand Junction Tuesday, 500 miles from where the crime took place. Local law enforcement began looking for ...

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Mesa County bans open burning

By Staff

Citing extreme fire danger, Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey imposed a ban on open burning that takes effect today. The ban covers the unincorporated areas of Mesa County and the incorporated areas of the city of Grand Junction. Officials say ...

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College casts out its Net in search for recruits

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The days of high school seniors opening the mailbox to a stack of college brochures are gradually coming to an end, according to admissions experts at Mesa State College. Social networking is playing a bigger role than ever in student ...


City firm on firing of officers

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction city leaders Tuesday upheld the firings of three former Grand Junction police officers, while an attorney representing the trio signaled a lawsuit may be coming. “In order for us to build trust and confidence within the ...

Governor candidate downplays $27,000 fine

By Charles Ashby

About $27,000 in fines that gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes has agreed to pay for various campaign-finance violations are akin to paying parking tickets, the Republican told his supporters in an e-mail Friday. In that e-mail, sent to Sheryl ...

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Governor candidate facing fine

By Charles Ashby

Republican gubernatorial contender Dan Maes is expected to be ordered to pay what could be the largest campaign finance fine ever levied against a candidate by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office. In response to a complaint filed ...

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Grants give hope to homeless

By Amy Hamilton

Five-year-old Marissa Gomez used to pray each night to God that she and her mother could find a permanent home to live in. The little girl and her mother, along with her four older siblings, slept on friends’ couches or in an occasional ...

Gateway braces for recreational rush

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Mesa County and federal government officials are opening discussions about ways to manage recreational use of public lands in and around Gateway, knowing more people will flock to the area’s red-rock canyons as Gateway Canyons Resort ...

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Visions of Las Colonias Park surface again along riverfront

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Four years ago, a landscape architect stood in front of the Grand Junction City Council and proclaimed that Las Colonias Park, once developed, could become “a new front door for the city.” Today, though, that door still lacks a ...

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