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Junction council to Legislature: Don’t let guv divert our money

By Charles Ashby

The Grand Junction City Council isn’t happy that Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office is asking legislative budget writers to use severance tax money to help offset possible taxpayer refunds this year. In a letter to the six-member ...

City agrees to buy system to record 911 dispatch calls

By Amy Hamilton

The Grand Junction Regional Communication Center will update a recording system that has failed in favor of a new system that will be able to accept text messages, video and social media. Grand Junction city councilors during Wednesday ...

Tipton wants to loosen purse strings

By Gary Harmon

Business owners in rural Colorado are frequently stifled from expansion because they’re unable to tap capital sources that are constrained by financial-reform measures, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. It’s one of the areas ...


Steve King cops a plea

By Paul Shockley

Saying he has “no excuses” but seemingly lamenting “three jobs, three schedules, three kids” and a divorce, former Republican state Sen. Steve King received no jail time after he pleaded guilty to public corruption ...

What to do
 with building 
halfway built 
at airport?

By Gary Harmon

About halfway through its winter of construction discontent, the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority has choices ranging in cost from about $827,000 to $3.5 million to deal with its unfinished and increasingly troublesome administration ...

For The Record, Jan. 24, 2015

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Andy and Britta Nilsen, Grand Junction, a daughter, Dec. 11. Mario and Diana Guccini, Loma, a daughter, Dec. 30. Michael H. Lobato and Sara J. Rush, Grand Junction, a son, Jan. 1. Ruben and Karina Delgado, ...

Blotter, Jan. 24, 2015

By Staff

Mailbox vandalism reported A man in the 200 block of East Parkview Drive called authorities to report that someone put firecrackers in his mailbox on Wednesday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Officers removed the ...


Oil shale group picks new leader

By Gary Harmon

A Grand Junction man has taken over as head of the National Oil Shale Association, which includes companies working to develop oil shale in Colorado and Utah. Brad McCloud replaces Glenn Vawter, who headed the nonprofit organization for eight ...

Leitner-Poma granted 2 years to get $222,000

By Greg Ruland

A transport maker based in Grand Junction was recently given two more years to make good on its plan to hire 74 new employees and qualify for $222,000 in economic development cash, state officials said. The Colorado Economic Development ...

Deputy chief: 911 center needs new funding model

By Amy Hamilton

More than three decades ago, when Mike Nordine started at the Grand Junction Police Department, operations at the dispatch center were rudimentary. Call takers would answer phones, write down the incident on a note card and file it in its ...

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