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State program spends $124,295 to preserve orchard in Palisade

By Staff

More than 600 acres are now preserved in the Palisade buffer zone by the Mesa Land Trust. Great Outdoors Colorado awarded the Mesa Land Trust $124,295 in Colorado Lottery funds to purchase a conservation easement on 12 acres of land, owned by ...

Garfield County to take action over RV park’s alleged violations

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Another recreational vehicle park being used by energy workers has run into regulatory trouble with a county government in northwest Colorado. Garfield County commissioners on Monday decided to take legal action ...

Ex-coach gets probation in attempted sex assault

By Amy Hamilton

Former Central High School girls basketball coach and business teacher Matthew Lindholm was sentenced Monday to five years intensive probation after previously pleading guilty to a felony charge of attempted sexual assault of a student during ...

Today is the deadline for voter registration in state

By Staff

If you plan to vote this year, you need to register by the end of today. Colorado law requires that voters register to vote no later than 30 days before Election Day, Nov. 4 this year. To register to vote, you can either visit the Mesa ...

Man allegedly choked into unconsciousness

By Staff

An argument over how much time a local woman was playing video games ended with her ex-boyfriend spending the night in Mesa County Jail, suspected of threatening her current boyfriend with knives. Michael J. Simpson, 26, 1306 N. 25th St., No. ...

District 51 plans intervention program to help bolster its math, reading scores

By Staff

School District 51 is ready to implement an after-school intervention support program, furthering the district’s status as a state frontrunner for enacting similar initiatives. Beginning as early as the second quarter of this school ...


Love of flying keeps pilot grounded

By Staff

Mary Booher isn’t the only female pilot in Montrose, but she’s the only one who gives flying lessons in a 1958 Cessna 182, known in flying circles as a “straight tail.” That’s because the back edge of the ...

Candidates split on ballot proposals for bonds

By Staff

The two Mesa County commissioners seeking re-election are taking the middle ground when it comes to ballot questions on bonds for new schools and new public safety facilities in Grand Junction. Their Democratic opponents, meanwhile, say they ...

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Company working on tent armor

By Staff

MONTROSE — Ed Pilpel, president of Polystrand Inc., is ready to start full production of a special “armor” that can keep soldiers safe inside their tents if a bomb explodes outside. Polystrand has been working with the ...

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Winter makes its high country appearance

By Staff

Grand Mesa received its first snow over the weekend, with 4 to 8 inches falling, according to a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Jeff Colton, who works out of the agency’s office at the Grand Junction ...

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