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City eyes area north of Interstate 70 for commercial, industrial development

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Grand Junction city officials are targeting the area north of Interstate 70 between Grand Junction Regional Airport and Clifton for commercial and industrial development in the next 30 years and say two new interchanges will be needed in those ...

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Sculptor, Art on the Corner contributor Adcock dies at 77

By Tammy Gemaehlich

Fun-loving Art on the Corner sculptor Gene Adcock, 77, of Carbondale died Nov. 21, in Grand Junction after heart surgery. An assortment of sculptures by Adcock has been featured in the downtown outdoor exhibit — most with the recurring ...

Early access to school for gifted kids?

By Staff

Gifted 4- and 5-year-olds may be given the chance to start school a year early if the District 51 board of education chooses to adopt an early access program. A state law passed earlier this year allows school districts to decide whether to ...

Patterson projects pile up, creating headaches for area drivers

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One of Grand Junction’s most heavily traveled roads became one of its greatest headache-producers Monday, as crews working on three different construction projects snarled traffic on Patterson Road east of Mesa Mall and sent cars ...

Approval likely next week for oil and gas rules

By Staff

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is expected to approve a series of long-awaited energy rules and regulations during its meetings next week, Harris Sherman, the director of the Department of Natural Resources, told state ...

Stranded family of four sleeps in their truck

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A family of four that spent Sunday night atop Grand Mesa should serve as an object lesson for how to deal with the coming high- country winter, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said. Scott Wall, his wife, Jenna, and two children ...

Palisade looks at options for civic center

By Staff

The town of Palisade is weighing the pros and cons of five plans for a civic center before determining how much it would cost. The center would be built in the historic high school building acquired from District 51 earlier this year. Two ...

County road, building projects stay on track

By Staff

As Mesa County moves toward a final budget for 2009, officials say they foresee slower growth in sales tax revenue but increases in grants and other revenue. The local economy is starting to slow, forcing some belt tightening by the county, ...

Ute Water hooks up grateful residents

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Ute Water today will complete work on a new water system serving about 250 properties in the Rosevale and Connected Lakes areas. Ute Water was called in when the Artesian Water Service system serving the area was failing and the owner was ...

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Friends recall spirit of GJ’s New Age link

By Laurena Mayne Davis

Who knew that behind the liquid-brown eyes of Grand Junction High School class of 1955 senior Marilyn Grasso was the flicker of curiosity that would ignite the New Age movement? Not cousin Wayne Bechthold of Grand Junction. But he does recall ...

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