Western Colorado

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DECOY COP 2 11-11

‘Ted’ keeps silent watch for speeders

By Amy Hamilton

Traffic on Monday generally kept to the 25 mph speed limit on the wide West First Street in Palisade, thanks to the watchful eye of an officer in a car at the road’s edge. But the silent officer — dressed in a police uniform ...

Man sentenced in online sex sting

By Staff

A Grand Junction man caught up in an online sex sting will spend at least the next 10 years of his life on probation, Mesa County District Court Judge Richard Gurley said Monday. Gurley told John L. Merritt, 26, of Grand Junction, that his ...

Respected sportsman Breer dies

By Dave Buchanan

Dennis “Denny” Breer, the much-respected owner of Trout Creek Flies in Dutch John, Utah, was killed Thursday in a construction accident at his home. According to a note on his shop Web site (http://www.fishgreenriver.com), Breer, ...

Bar owners say they will card every customer

By Amy Hamilton

After being slapped with a two-day closure earlier this month, owners of the downtown Quincy Bar & Grill are not taking any chances about getting another liquor-code violation. “If you don’t have an ID, don’t plan on ...

City officials look at 10% cut in budget

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Grand Junction city officials are proposing a 10 percent cut in spending in 2009, as money managers attempt to strike a balance between providing service for a growing community and accounting for a slight slowdown in sales-tax revenue ...

Methane ending up in water

By Dennis Webb

Increasing natural gas development south of Silt and Rifle is resulting in more gas from drilling showing up in domestic water wells, a geologist says. Most of the highest concentrations of methane in water appear to be in the Divide Creek ...

Big housing project gets panel’s OK

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The real estate arm of Mesa State College took another step Monday night toward developing a large mixed-use project that would include more than 1,100 housing units and retail space nearly the size of Mesa Mall. The Grand Junction Planning ...

Western Slope credit union to merge with Denver union

By Staff

Western Slope-based Great American Community Credit Union is merging with Denver-headquartered Bellco Credit union, officials said Monday. Great American Credit Union, which was chartered in 1960 and has offices in Grand Junction and Meeker ...


Rooftop garden at Mesa State a new height for architecture in Grand Junction

By Staff

Students, faculty and visitors to the third floor of the new business building at Mesa State College can enjoy a cafe-like rooftop garden the likes of which Grand Junction hasn’t seen before, thanks to landscape architect Rob ...

BUS 10-25

District 51’s growth calls for three new bus routes

By Staff

School District 51 students have a little less elbow room on buses to and from school thanks to an influx of new students. The district conducted a study during the first weeks of school to determine whether school buses were traveling at or ...

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