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Salary cuts start at top for local leaders

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When budget cuts loom, local leaders agree cuts should start at the top. Mesa County personnel saw early signs of an economic downturn back in 2008, according to County Administrator Jon Peacock. Consequently, his $125,004 salary ...

DURAN Leonires

Delta sex offender moves after 20 days

By Paul Shockley

A state-labeled sexually violent predator’s stay in Delta lasted 20 days. Leonires Ruben Duran, 52, who was the focus of a community notification meeting April 15 in Delta, walked into the Delta Police Department and de-registered ...

Limiting tax credit on large business wins first approval

By Charles Ashby

A measure to place a three-year cap on tax credits that large businesses located inside enterprise zones can claim won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Monday. House Bill 1200 would cap those credits to $250,000 a year, which ...

Quick-thinking boy steers truck to safety

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When the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 70 on Sunday morning, it sounded like a routine medical call. What paramedics discovered when they arrived, however, was anything but ordinary. Eight-year-old Dillon Earl ...

Cyclists peddle ideas during tour

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Local transportation planners and bicyclists strapped on their helmets and pedaled around Grand Junction on Sunday afternoon so they could see how local roads and trails can be enhanced for two-wheelers as part of a Mesa County comprehensive ...

Former chief still on job hunt

By Paul Shockley

After missing out recently on jobs in Washington and Montana, former Grand Junction Police Chief Bill Gardner said he’s waiting to hear back on two more job applications. Gardner, 61, declined to identify where else he is seeking police ...

Valley Investments’ assets could be sold more quickly through bankruptcy filing

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The receivership for Valley Investments has filed papers in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, a move aimed at allowing it to sell property more quickly. Valley Investments failed nearly a year ago, but the receivership appointed by Denver district court ...

042210 Rec Center power

Exercisers generate electricity at Mesa State facility

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People working out on one of eight specially equipped exercise machines at the Mesa State College Hamilton Recreation Center can help power the Maverick Center building while burning calories. The cross-training machines, also known as ...

Application is canceled for Fruita pot shop

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The would-be owner of the first medical marijuana shop in Fruita has abandoned efforts to open the business for the moment after a day-care center opened nearby. Fruita’s new zoning regulations don’t allow medical marijuana ...

Clifton home destroyed by fire

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Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Clifton early Sunday. Clifton Fire Protection District personnel were called to 540 Pearce Ave. just before 2 a.m. and found the home engulfed in flames, Fire ...

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