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PERA officials talk about pension changes

By Charles Ashby

Greg Smith and his employees are trying to meet with as many people as possible to talk about the proposed legislative changes to the Colorado Public Employees Retirement System. Smith, PERA’s executive director, said the proposed ...

Lease district awards grants

By Charles Ashby

The Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District announced the award of more than $300,000 in grants to various entities around the county on Monday. The biggest award winner was the Clifton Fire Protection District, which is to receive a ...

TV show to feature Junction’s biogas project

By Gary Harmon

National Geographic Channel’s “Positive Energy” series will take a close look at Grand Junction’s Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant on Wednesday as the series chronicles energy projects in North and South America. The ...

Junction officials propose $26.7M in capital projects

By Katie Langford

Grand Junction city officials proposed spending $26.7 million for 2018 capital projects during a City Council work session Monday, including millions toward street reconstruction, repairing Two Rivers Convention Center and developing Las ...

Blotter, Oct. 17, 2017

By Staff

Junction man accused of menacing and kidnapping A Grand Junction man accused of threatening a woman with a crowbar and placing her in a chokehold is facing multiple felony charges. Roberto Mendoza Castillo, 37, was arrested Friday ...


Orchard raided by task force

By Charles Ashby

One-time congressional candidate David Cox spent the weekend in jail after the Western Colorado Drug Task Force said it found more than 80 marijuana plants and several loaded weapons within reach of his children at his Palisade home. Cox, ...

North Avenue name may stay

By Joe Vaccarelli

The organization that helped lead the charge to change the name of North Avenue to University Boulevard is now asking the Grand Junction City Council to rescind its decision and keep the street as named. In a letter addressed to Mayor Rick ...

Vaccine stops cancer from human papillomavirus

By Joe Vaccarelli

Margot Robb remembers what it felt like 17 years ago when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer and didn’t really know what that meant. Now she’s hoping others won’t have to go through the same experience. ...

Death notices, Oct. 17, 2017

By Staff

■ William Arthur Houck, 72, Clifton, died Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Monument Baptist Church. He was an engineer for the Colorado Department of ...

Email Letters: October 16, 2017

By Staff

There is a simple reason not to support ballot issue 1A I do not support ballot issue 1A for one simple reason. Mesa County has 1 percent sales tax pledged to a debt service that no longer exists. Any voter can Google page 135 of Mesa ...

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