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Grand Junction to shift ambulance billing

By Rachel Sauer

The Grand Junction Fire Department will soon be out of the billing business for its ambulance services. On Wednesday night, the Grand Junction City Council unanimously approved a Fire Department proposal to contract its ambulance billing ...


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Governor, 
Beauprez 
of 2 minds 
on energy

By Dennis Webb

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday called a deal keeping state oil and gas initiatives off this fall’s state ballot “probably the most important thing I’ve ever worked on,” while his Republican challenger said it ...


Country Jam 2015 tabs The Band Perry

By Melinda Mawdsley

The Band Perry, the reigning Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year, was named a headliner for Country Jam 2015 on Wednesday, joining previously announced headliner Tim McGraw as part of the four-day country music festival outside ...


Rewards increased in bear, elk poachings

By Dennis Webb

Two Humane Society groups are offering $5,000 per case for information leading to a conviction in the separate poachings of a bear and an elk in the Roaring Fork Valley in late September. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said the Humane Society of ...


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Mesa County receives grant for BMX venue

By Staff

Mesa County will receive the $300,000 Daniels Fund grant it was counting on to help fund a $1.9 million BMX venue at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. The grant award makes up a sizable portion of the $1.33 million the county has committed to the ...


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Two schools in ‘bad’ shape

By Emily Shockley

Concentrating on cracking equations and formulating essays can be tough work for Orchard Mesa Middle School students when the stench of an unreliable sewer line is wafting into the classroom from the hallway. The smell is an unwelcome visitor ...


Airport board gives thought to new ethics policy

By Charles Ashby

The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority will consider implementing a strict ethics policy when it meets again next month, but one that may allow for minor “gifts,” such as chewing gum or doughnuts. The seven-page policy, ...


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Cop accused in vandalisms officially charged

By Duffy Hayes

The Grand Junction police officer accused in a spate of egregious vandalisms at the home of his former girlfriend and her current husband appeared in court Tuesday, for a formal filing of charges in the case. Gage Wright, 37, faces one count ...


Oil shale survey: Strong local support

By Gary Harmon

GOLDEN — Nearly 60 percent of Utahns support a proposed project to mine rock, heat it and collect oil, according to a public opinion study released Tuesday. Enefit American Oil surveyed residents from around the state as well as people ...


State court of appeals to hear cases at Central High School

By Staff

Western Colorado residents will have the unique opportunity Thursday to hear actual arguments in two cases before the Colorado Court of Appeals, when judges will sit for official proceedings at Central High School. The state appeals court ...


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