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Chambers endorse five county commissioners proposal

By Staff

The chambers of commerce of Fruita and Palisade joined the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday in endorsing a ballot proposal to increase the membership of the Mesa County Commission from three to five members. “We ...

Destructive Montrose Athletic Club fire ‘suspicious’

By Staff

Investigators with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Montrose Police Department are scrutinizing a fire that destroyed the Montrose Athletic Club at 100 Apollo Road early Wednesday. Montrose Fire Protection District Chief Bob ...

Building key to survival, Glenwood resort says

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —  Sunlight Mountain Resort has lost nearly $1 million over the past 11 years and needs to be able to build a base village to survive, a company official said Wednesday night. Officials representing the resort and ...

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Feds: Whitewater park still possible; Palisade officials say time running out

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The fate of Palisade’s whitewater park is yet to be decided as far as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is concerned. Palisade officials, however, remain skeptical the project can be rescued. Fish and Wildlife officials have met with ...

District 51 enrollment at 5-year high

By Staff

School District 51 recorded the largest single-year increase in student enrollment in five years for the 2008-09 school year. Superintendent Tim Mills reported to the Board of Education Tuesday that, as of Friday, the district had enrolled ...

Oil shale only part of energy plan, mayors say

By Dennis Webb

Mayors from Aspen to Parachute say any oil shale development in the region should occur only as part of an energy plan that considers the costs as well as the benefits of fossil fuels and places at least equal emphasis on renewable sources and ...

Sisters eye library for preschool children

By Melinda Mawdsley

Given a choice between holding a barnyard animal or holding a book about barnyard animals, Delaney Schuster always takes the book. Delaney is only 1 year old, so she can barely talk, let alone read, but the fact Delaney already loves books ...

State wants traffic signal at Peachtree

By Staff

Ever try turning left out of the two exits from the Peachtree Shopping Center in Clifton onto the Interstate 70 Business Loop? With cars barreling by in two lanes heading west and two lanes heading east at 45 mph or faster, it can be a ...

Watchdog: State site is a ID theft risk for public

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Some business records available online through the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office contain the home addresses and Social Security numbers of corporate executives, and an identity-theft watchdog who found them said the office should ...


Some turn to gold and silver as economy falters; experts advise diversification is best

By Staff

There is a near run on silver locally, and gold is getting harder to find at coin dealer shops as dealers say more people are placing their wealth in tangible assets they can monitor. “In the last three or four months, I have seen ...

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