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Panel kills bill to stall gas rules

By Staff

State lawmakers voted Tuesday to kill a bill that could have sidelined a series of controversial oil and gas drilling regulations for a year, despite pleas from energy industry advocates that the rules could cost Colorado jobs. “If this ...


GJ chamber to lobby only on business topics

By Staff

In stark contrast to last year, the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce plans to focus its lobbying efforts this year only on business-related matters. “The board really wants to focus in on the bills that have a direct effect on ...


MESA STATE COLLEGE WILL REMODEL PLANT TO HOUSE GROWING DEGREE PROGRAMS

By Staff

Leitner-Poma of America’s old manufacturing facility won’t sit vacant for long after the real estate arm of Mesa State College purchased the property as a new home for some of the school’s programs. Mesa State’s ...


Glenwood citizens to get incentive to go solar

By Dennis Webb

For years, Glenwood Springs’ electric utility has been overshadowed by other area energy providers that, unlike the city, offer rebates for solar power installations. Now that is expected to change, and Glenwood electric customers who ...


Mesa County DA drops sex charge, forwards info to Florida authorities

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Prosecutors have dropped charges in Mesa County against a man accused of having sex with the family dog in front of his 7-year-old son. Jason Lee McRoberts, 30, however, isn’t entirely off the hook. Prosecutors said they were ...


GJ man accused of sex assault on a child

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A 24-year-old Grand Junction man faces a charge of sexual assault on a child after he fled a Fruita home when the mother of his alleged 13-year-old victim found him in her daughter’s bedroom. Derek Russell Plummer, 24, remained Monday ...


Three GJ council races contested

By Staff

City Councilwoman Teresa Coons is the only member of the Grand Junction City Council who can breathe a sign of relief about her re-election campaign. Coons is the only sitting council member who will not face a re-election challenge, ...


County OKs takeover of former Rum Bay

By Staff

The owner of Axis Nightclub, formerly known as Rum Bay, 2993 North Ave., won conditional approval Monday from the Mesa County Commission for the transfer of a liquor license into his name. Neal DeHaven anticipated closing on a deal to ...


Chain crash closes I-70 for 2 hours

By Dennis Webb

A seven-vehicle accident in icy conditions closed Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon for more than two hours Monday morning. The Colorado State Patrol said the accident occurred about 5:45 a.m. about four miles east of Glenwood Springs when an ...


Gas-rule delay to be discussed today at Capitol

By Staff

Oil and gas advocates and environmentalists are expected to descend today on the state Capitol to debate whether Colorado should wait a year to implement a series of oil and gas regulations. Senate Bill 4, sponsored by Sen. Greg Brophy, ...


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