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Mesa County Libraries are bursting at the seams.

By Staff

Mesa County Libraries are bursting at the seams. The library system is experiencing almost across-the-board increases in use of its services, with total circulation of library materials for January up 30 percent over January 2008 and library ...

Police, roads praised in survey

By Staff

Mesa County residents in general are satisfied with life in Mesa County and their government, according to a survey the county takes every two years to gauge residents’ opinions. In some areas, such as law enforcement and quality of ...

Mills: District 51 won’t get more money

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School District 51 won’t see any more money flow into its accounts as a result of the court ruling upholding the so-called mill-levy freeze. The district’s $158 million budget was built on the assumption that the mill levy would ...

HW: Shortage-area designation starts paying dividends

By Melinda Mawdsley

Family physician Dr. Jennifer Stroh is “thrilled” to have recently moved to Grand Junction and health officials hope that others like her will follow. After four years of going through the brainstorming and application process, ...

GarCo wants drilling moratorium to return

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners have agreed to ask the state to reimpose a drilling moratorium in the area of the 2004 natural gas seep south of Silt. The county acted in response to Lisa Bracken’s concerns that gas produced as a result ...

One-year-old struck by vehicle in critical condition

By Amy Hamilton

A 50-year-old man accused of backing a vehicle over his 1-year-old granddaughter at his Orchard Mesa home on Saturday night had been drinking alcohol and failed roadside maneuvers, according to an arrest affidavit. One-year-old Paytonn ...


Independence, opportunity stressed at energy forum

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Mesa County’s energy future should include independence and opportunity, panelists said at a Monday night forum. “We need to plan for a balanced economy,” Bennett Boeschenstein told a group of about 80 people at ...

County offers grant help to Colorado West

By Staff

The Mesa County Commission is trying to help Colorado West Regional Mental Health pay for a treatment building and right the group’s financial ship at the same time. On Monday, the commission approved the submittal of a grant ...

Water main break 3-16-9

A main source of trouble rears its head again

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Andrea Bauer juggles multiple responsibilities as an employee at Fidelity Mortgage, including working as the staff accountant and handling property management. She didn’t expect to add flood-control manager to her job description. But ...

Mill Levy Freeze will continue says court ruling

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A state law that last year had Colorado property taxpayers shelling out $118 million more than they might have otherwise will stand, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday. The ruling means that the so-called “mill-levy freeze” ...

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