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Truck driver to be tested in hazardous-material spill

By Staff

A truck driver for an environmental services company was taken to a hospital Wednesday afternoon following a hazardous materials spill in the parking lot of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation office in Grand Junction, according to Grand ...


Six restaurants make up the first class 
of ‘Partners for Food Safety’ with county

By Greg Ruland

Six local restaurants want diners to know they serve the safest, as well as the tastiest, food in Mesa County. They won recognition this week as “Partners for Food Safety,” the first participants in a new county program that ...

Economy boosters see benefits of Calgary trip

By Charles Ashby

It’s too early to know if a delegation of western Coloradans to a recent business conference in Canada will produce any benefits, but things are looking like they just might, members of that delegation said Wednesday. Earlier this ...

GarCo blaze signals start of busy year for fire crews

By Staff

In a sign of fast-drying summer conditions after abundant spring rain across the Western Slope, firefighters doused a small wildfire outside of Glenwood Springs and Carbondale Wednesday. The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection Department ...


Programming camp teaches love of tech

By Emily Shockley

Fourteen-year-old Savanah McGuire of Clifton was inspired by her brother to learn how to code. That’s what drew her to attend a programming camp this week hosted by a local high school robotics team at the Grand Junction Business ...


City boss quits; cites ‘conflicts’

By Duffy Hayes

The top administrator at the city of Grand Junction offered his resignation Wednesday, and when the Grand Junction City Council voted unanimously and without comment to approve a lucrative severance package for City Manager Rich Englehart, his ...


Routes in limbo until plan emerges

By Gary Harmon

Route F569 behind the Bookcliffs, south of De Beque, snakes along a dry creekbed. It wasn’t built by the Bureau of Land Management, it goes nowhere in particular, though it does cross the creek on several occasions. There are some signs ...


Locals give hair to show they care

By Amy Hamilton

How’s your head these days? If you’re one of 89 people signed up, you should be feeling a lot more air up north starting Saturday. That’s the number of folks who are slated to have their heads shaved for the annual St. ...


Palisade High debate team takes third place at nationals

By Emily Shockley

Three members of the Palisade High School speech and debate team placed third overall at the USA World Schools Debate Invitational June 14-19 in Dallas. Recent Palisade graduates Stewart Aslan and Tiana Menon and incoming Palisade junior Josh ...


Man allegedly shoplifts, leaves kids unattended

By Staff

A man responsible for two small children who were allegedly wandering a Grand Junction neighborhood unsupervised Monday had been warned the day before about leaving the children unattended, and earlier in the day was cited for shoplifting at a ...

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