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By Gary Harmon

Fifty people so far have applied to take over as the chief of Grand Junction Regional Airport and more can still offer their names before the application period closes at the end of the month. The airport authority embarked on a second search ...

Law advances 
state’s ability 
to fight fires

By Charles Ashby

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed more bills into law on Wednesday, including one aimed at helping the state better fight wildfires. That measure, HB1129, is designed to go hand-in-hand with last year’s new law creating an aerial ...

Take tough stance on guarding water, 
Rep. Coram urges

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Don Coram wants the Western Slope to get tough when it comes to water. In fact, the Montrose Republican told members of the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday that this side of the Continental Divide should consider pulling ...


Boy, 3, dies after being struck by bus

By Staff

A 3-year-old boy died Tuesday, two hours after being struck by a Grand Valley Transit bus that afternoon, according to Dave Stassen, police spokesman with the Grand Junction Police Department. The boy was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital ...


City aims to turn ‘rural highway’ into modern boulevard

By Gary Harmon

A vision of a tree-lined boulevard geared more to leisurely visitation than quick passage through downtown won general support Monday from the Grand Junction City Council as it considers what next to do on First Street and the Interstate 70 ...

Pot businesses sprouting fast in De Beque

By Amy Hamilton

In a town where wearing your good jeans is good enough, there’s been a steady stream of suits, ties and dress shoes showing up at De Beque’s town meetings lately. While the town’s trustees have plenty of housekeeping ...


For odor problem, it’s ‘Plan C’

By Emily Shockley

The operators of a wastewater disposal facility near Whitewater are on “Plan C” with odor mitigation efforts aimed at combating a smell that neighbors say has emanated from the facility off and on for at least a year, Mesa County ...

Language in state water plan critical, board member says

By Dennis Webb

Colorado Water Conservation Board member Russell George on Monday defended the idea of including a framework for transmountain diversion discussions in Colorado’s proposed state water plan. In a meeting with Garfield County ...

Conservation commission orders action on SG well permits

By Dennis Webb

After more than two years of waiting by SG Interests, state regulators will issue imminent decisions on applications for approvals related to drilling on two proposed well pads in the Thompson Divide area southwest of Glenwood Springs. The ...

Sage-grouse proviso prompts veto threat of defense measure

By Gary Harmon

It’s guns or grouse, the White House said in issuing a veto threat of a military-funding bill that also prohibits listing of the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act. The National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 ...

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