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GJ’s high housing market rating bittersweet, analysts say

By Staff

Local housing market watchers say a national Web site’s listing of Grand Junction as the seventh-strongest real estate market is bittersweet at best. Housingpredictor.com, which made the announcement last week, provides housing ...


GVT has record month in October

By Staff

More Mesa County residents chose to ride the bus last month than any month in Grand Valley Transit’s history. The valley’s public-transportation provider experienced a 30 percent increase in ridership compared to October 2007, ...

Crews search for missing New Castle woman, 54

By Dennis Webb

Two aircraft crews and about a dozen ground personnel searching Tuesday were unable to find a missing New Castle woman whose vehicle was found Monday at a popular trailhead near Goblin Valley State Park in Utah. An Emery County, Utah, road ...

Judge: Fatal crash driver unable to stand trial

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa County District Court Judge Thomas Deister ruled Tuesday that a woman who admitting killing another woman in a 2005 car crash is incompetent to stand trial. Deister dismissed all criminal charges against Christy Buescher, 42. Buescher, ...

Mine shutdown after ‘bounce’ injures five miners

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Federal officials have shut down the Bowie Resources Bowie No. 2 Mine in Delta County after an incident Sunday that left five miners injured. There was a mine “bounce” at a longwall headgate at 5:20 p.m., Bowie Resources said in a ...

BLM withdraws plans to lease land near protected areas

By Staff

Two days of discussions between the Utah State Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service about a controversial plan to lease some pristine areas for oil and gas drilling has led to a deal where those lands will now be protected, ...

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Mills named top superintendent

By Staff

District 51 Superintendent Tim Mills thought it odd when the board of education’s Tuesday night meeting was moved to Palisade High School by board President Leslie Kiesler a few weeks ago. He didn’t know why some of his closest ...

Board backs idea on Glade Park school

By Staff

A proposed alternative school in Glade Park has the support of District 51 after the board of education Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of it. Board President Leslie Kiesler said the resolution passed by the board was a “starting ...


Bomb threat a hoax at GJ High School

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction High School students will have classes as usual today, a day after school was canceled because someone called in a bomb threat. A male voice called in the threat at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday from a pay phone in Grand Junction, telling ...


Pipeline workers: Company owes us

By Staff

About a dozen former employees of Energy Transfer Company and U.S. Central Pipeline protested Tuesday in front of the Mesa County Courthouse and Grand Junction City Hall, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Rood Avenue. The protesters said ...

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