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GOCO awards $558,000 to two Mesa County projects

By Charles Ashby

The Great Outdoors Colorado awarded $558,025 in GOCO Lottery funds to two Mesa County projects, the GOCO board announced Thursday. The money will go to a $484,840 grant to the Mesa Land Trust to help preserve more than 78 acres in ...

Red Flag Warning in effect from noon to 10 p.m.

By Amy Hamilton

Hot, dry and windy conditions in the Grand Valley today have prompted the National Weather Service in Grand Junction to issue a Red Flag Warning from noon to 10 p.m. tonight. Red Flag Warnings mean critical fire conditions exist and burning ...

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Over the Top: ATMs and the economy

By Bob Silbernagel

Bob’s just a bit skeptical about the president’s claim that ATMs are a drag on the economy.  ...

Nederland wants to sell Dead Guy Days

By The AP

BOULDER — The Nederland Area Chamber of Commerce in Colorado is offering to sell the rights to a celebration of a frozen dead guy. Bredo Morstoel’s corpse has been packed in dry ice in a shed at the mountain town since 1993. He ...

BLM issues fire restrictions as fires continue

By The AP

WESTCLIFFE — Hot, dry and windy weather is forecast for much of Colorado, which could hamper efforts to stop the spread of a wildfire in the southern mountains. The Duckett fire has charred almost four square miles near Westcliffe. ...

Man’s death accidental in camper fire; alcohol a factor

By Paul Shockley

Alcohol intoxication was a contributing factor in the death of a 48-year-old man Tuesday night in a camper fire at the Rimrock shopping center, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s office. David F. Johnson, of Grand Junction, died of ...

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Multiple powers of Shoshone: Xcel plant also big influence on Colorado River flow

By Dennis Webb

With its twin turbines out of commission as protection against debris in the high water in the Colorado River, the 102-year-old Shoshone Generating Station in Glenwood Canyon looked like a museum during a public tour this week. Once the ...

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Roice-Hurst Humane Society moves into new facility

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Multiple rooms filled with cats leaping between shelves and curling up on couches were just a dream when Roice-Hurst Humane Society was at 3320 D 1/2 Road in Clifton. Now that the animal rescue organization has moved into the former Mesa ...

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Painting not to Mesa State’s tastes

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California artist Christian Quintin spent five months painting a “whimsical” interpretation of the Grand Valley’s rock formations and rivers to hang in Mesa State College’s Academic Classroom Building. When his $12,300 ...

Record number of visitors boosted tourism spending in state in 2010

By Charles Ashby

Colorado’s tourist destinations set a few records in the number of visitors last year, according to an annual tourism report released Wednesday. The report, commissioned by the Colorado Tourism Office, showed the state remained the ...

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