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Confidence up for employers, chamber says

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More employers believe the local economy has stabilized and plan to hire additional workers than during the past two years, according to the latest Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce survey, a sign that perhaps the Grand Valley has ...

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Chase suspect identified, turns himself in

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Edward Michael Pfennig, 40, was arrested Saturday after turning himself in at Grand Junction Police Department headquarters, after a May 2 incident, in which Pfennig drove into the Grand West Kia sign on U.S. Highway 50. Pfennig turned ...

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Garden of Guadalupe dedicated

By Rachel Sauer

In the quiet of a cemetery, on a cloudy spring afternoon, Carl Sandburg’s words waft in like a sigh on the gentle breeze: “Great lullabies to the long sleepers.” Monday afternoon, before the rain fell, Bishop Fernando Isern ...

No agreement on Colorado redistricting

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Legislators in the House and Senate spent hours Monday going through the motions of approving competing bills drawing new congressional districts as the hope of a compromise map both sides could agree on diminished with every ...

Some Glenwood mail processing may move to GJ

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Postal Service mail processing workers questioned Monday night the wisdom of a proposal that would move some operations — and some of their jobs — to Grand Junction. “I don’t want to move. I ...

Pueblo entrepreneur to challenge Tipton in 2012

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A Pueblo entrepreneur next week will announce her bid for the 3rd Congressional District, running to the right of incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican. Tisha Casida, a 29-year-old unaffiliated voter, said in a statement she will announce ...

Businesses to receive dividends

By Staff

Many businesses in Mesa County will receive an average dividend of about $900 from their workers’ compensation insurance carrier. In all, Pinnacol Assurance expects to return about $1.8 million to more than 1,900 businesses in the ...

Teen pregnancy prevention bill passes in House

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rep. Ray Scott joined 22 other Republicans in opposing a bill Monday that would extend successful teen pregnancy-prevention programs in Mesa, Montrose and Delta counties. The Grand Junction Republican said he opposed SB177 ...

Snuffing coal-seam fire to cost $250,000

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State officials hope to snuff out a coal-mine fire that has burned for decades in the seams that lie beneath the lava flow that formed Grand Mesa. The Go Boy Mine about three miles east of Palisade has been an on-again, off-again fire that ...

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Clifton woman allegedly beat, burned child

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Mesa County sheriff’s deputies arrested Clifton resident Dianeth Pittman, 39, on Monday on suspicion that she gave a child a black eye. Pittman, who lives at 463 Topaz Drive, Unit B, originally told deputies the black eye was caused by ...

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