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Airport seeks delay for those who need federal access badges

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Grand Junction Regional Airport will ask the federal government to ease up on people who have begun the process of getting access badges for the airport but won’t have them by the June 1 deadline. Airport Manager Rex Tippetts told about ...

Antero discusses GarCo drilling plans

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — Around 400 people crowded a gym Wednesday night to hear Antero Resources lay out plans to begin drilling for natural gas later this year within Garfield County’s Battlement Mesa development. The Denver-based ...

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Cops: Alcohol a factor in Patterson crash

By Paul Shockley

Alcohol is a suspected factor in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon that hospitalized one child and left four other children injured. Edward Wildrick, 45, was arrested after the Ford Explorer he was driving hit a Dodge minivan with a ...


Public gets sneak peek at design options for downtown

By Emily Shockley

It’s been 47 years since Main Street’s last makeover. Wednesday night, the Downtown Development Authority revealed four potential looks for the street’s next makeover. The project, tentatively scheduled for construction ...

Man killed when car he’s working on lurches forward, crushes him

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man died early Wednesday when a car he was working under suddenly lurched forward, authorities said. George Chapman, 44, died after being pinned to the ground, the Mesa County Coroner’s Office said. Chapman died of ...

Deputy county clerk one of eight to seek state elections post

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The chief deputy to Mesa County Clerk Janice Rich is one of eight applicants for the job of state elections director. Amy Storm applied for the post, which has been vacant since Holly Lowder left the job shortly before the 2008 ...

Community helps church clean up after vandalism

By Paul Shockley

It wasn’t the recognition Rev. Robert Babcox had in mind. In a unanimous vote on May 13, the 25 worshipers who attended evening services at Trinity Baptist Church, 2748 B 1/2 Road, agreed on a name change. When lawyers signed the ...


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Grand Junction police are investigating why a man climbed onto the roof of a Main Street bicycle shop early Wednesday morning and jumped off when officers tried to contact him. Police didn’t release any information about the man, who ...

Investor faced mortgage fine

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The owner of shuttered Valley Investments was fined $4,400 a year ago by the Colorado Division of Real Estate, according to agency records. Phil Lochmiller agreed to the fine for violating laws relating to mortgage brokering, according to the ...

Sotomayor gets local praise

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County legal circles Tuesday had positive reviews for the nation’s possible first Hispanic justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. This, as several local attorneys said they knew next to nothing about federal appeals court judge Sonia ...

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