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Pipeline workers in court as contract dispute is hashed out

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Several of the approximately 150 workers caught in the middle of a contract dispute between a pipeline company and its contractor showed up to listen this week as the disagreement was aired out in ...

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Councilwoman takes on new task

By Staff

It will be the end of an era in January for the Western Colorado Math and Science Center when founder John McConnell steps down as director and Teresa Coons takes his place. McConnell said it’s time for “someone else to take the ...

School board to discuss plans in wake of vote

By Staff

The School District 51 Board of Education will begin the process of deciding which alternative growth-management plan to pursue after voters shot down a $185 million bond package for new schools. Year-round schooling was the district’s ...


Penry to lead GOP in House

By Staff

Senate Republicans will put an end to the “endless campaign” and work with Democrats, when necessary, to move Colorado forward, newly christened Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, pledged Thursday. Penry, whose ...

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Man’s body found in Dumpster

By Amy Hamilton

A man who was found dead by firefighters after they extinguished a fire in a burning Dumpster early Thursday may have been turned away from a homeless shelter hours earlier, according to several homeless people at Whitman Park. They said the ...

GJ arts panel announces annual champions awards

By Staff

Local artist Terry Shepherd and Enstrom Candies are the 2008 recipients of the annual Champion of the Arts Awards given out by the Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture. The commission announced the recipients Thursday. Award winners ...

Neal wins seat on Colorado State Board of Education.

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Marcia Neal of Grand Junction defied the national trend and apparently held an elective office for the Republican Party in Tuesday’s election. Neal claimed a 51 percent to 49 percent lead, or 148,420 votes to 140,256 for Democrat Jill ...

Five commissioner backers reflect on loss

By Staff

Backers of a proposal to increase the Mesa County Commission from three to five members were concerned about a perceived lack of representation in rural parts of the county, the possibility of one board member dominating the other two and a ...

Strip club gets boost from GJ City Council

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A proposal to open a strip club in Grand Junction gained ground Wednesday night after the City Council ordered the Planning Commission to reconsider a conditional-use permit for the business. Council members unanimously agreed to remand the ...

City won’t abandon plans for complex

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Grand Junction city leaders vowed Wednesday to press ahead with plans to build a series of new public safety buildings, saying the need for larger, technologically updated facilities will not fade. “It was our No. 1 priority, and it ...

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