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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 ...

Gateway resort to lay off 30 amid economic strife

By Staff

Gateway Canyons Resort announced to employees this week it will lay off approximately one-third of its workforce. Thirty employee layoffs are either effective immediately or within a week, officials said, and about 60 employees will remain ...

Salazar sees no oil shale change by Obama team

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The pending change from the Bush administration to the Obama administration probably won’t change the nation’s approach to oil shale, Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Colo., said Wednesday. The existing program of allowing companies to ...

GarCo employee loses sensitive data disk

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County mailed notices to 7,000 people after a Department of Human Services employee took a disk with sensitive data home and then lost it. Those notified are past Human Services program applicants and recipients, and the data ...

McConnell steps down as director of Math and Science Center

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 city Councilwoman Teresa Coons takes his place. McConnell said it’s time for “someone ...

Fruita center hinges on absentee ballots

By Amy Hamilton

Unofficial election results Wednesday suggested Fruita residents will soon be swimming laps and shooting baskets in a new recreation center. Polls closed Tuesday night with Referred Measure 2C passing by 113 votes, 2,776 to 2,663. However, ...

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