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City begins to move on 29 Road project

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The Grand Junction City Council took the first contractual step Wednesday toward the construction of a new interchange at 29 Road and the Interstate 70 Business Loop. It agreed to spend more than $700,000 to purchase property, underground ...


Imposter walks off with hundreds of toys

By Amy Hamilton

A person posing as the coordinator of the Western Slope’s Toys for Tots program took hundreds of toys from drop-off sites in Rifle, Glenwood Springs and Basalt days before the presents were to be distributed to needy kids. Rich Griffin, ...


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Toys for Tots donations down twenty-five-percent this year, but organizers hopeful

By Staff

Anyone taking a seat at Talley’s Bar-BQ and Biscuit Factory had better be ready for more than a menu, a smile and a glass of water. “We harass them,” said Cindy Buehrer, a waitress at Talley’s,  623 Main St. ...


Airport chief says new security rules ‘scariest’ yet

By Staff

A new security directive from the Transportation Security Administration is being called “scary” by staff members of the Grand Junction Regional Airport.  The measure further guards against security risks among airport ...


Department of Revenue seizes IXP Inc. property

By Staff

Officials of the Colorado Department of Revenue have seized heavy equipment, trucks and other property from IXP Inc., a Fruita-based pipeline company. Among those items was the firm’s Cessna 340 airplane. Mark Couch, spokesman for the ...


Calls for help to Latimer House go up after tragedies, violence-related fatalities

By Amy Hamilton

People like Jamie and her children may never find relief from years of domestic violence without third-party interaction, said Jackie Sievers, executive director of Hilltop’s Child and Family Services which includes the Latimer House. ...


Meth still big factor in county’s felony cases

By Amy Hamilton

Meth use has decreased in Mesa County, but it’s still the drug that addicts reach for first, according to a recently released study. The first of a three-part report headed by former Mesa State professor Dr. Michael Gizzi outlines the ...


District 51 to re-evaluate future student enrollment

By Staff

District 51 will re-evaluate its student enrollment forecasts to determine if a tough economy will slow projected growth in the district. Superintendent Tim Mills told the board of education Tuesday night that the district’s ...


Powderhorn ski bus back by popular demand

By Staff

Powderhorn Ski Resort orchestrated a last-minute Christmas miracle to continue bus services this season to the ski area after several patrons called to complain about the service’s demise. First Student decided to stop its daily bus ...


Gas compressors built four years ago without Mesa County approval

By Staff

An energy company did not have approval from Mesa County when it built four natural gas compressors near Collbran four years ago. The county learned of the infraction by Larime Energy when the company that bought the site, Plains Exploration ...


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