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Council talks fresh start with public safety issues

By Emily Shockley

After the November 2008 failure of two ballot measures that would have paid for construction of a new public safety facility and four fire stations, Grand Junction City Council members will spend the next few months asking city residents what, ...

Initiative launched against health overhaul

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The head of a free-market think tank wants Colorado to opt out of whatever health care measure Congress ends up approving. Jon Caldara, president of the Golden-based Independence Institute, filed language Friday for a proposed ...

Neighbors ask for details on group homes, their residents

By Amy Hamilton

A handful of residents who have voiced opposition to the construction of group homes in their neighborhoods lobbied their concerns during a meeting Thursday night. Residents in the neighborhood of the 2700 block of Olson Avenue were invited ...

Mesa State Hall of Honor class inducted at Brownson

By Allen Gemaehlich

For the first time in his 40 years of coaching basketball, Doug Schakel is missing a game. Instead of being on the bench for Johnson County (Kan.) Community College’s game today, the Cavaliers’ assistant coach is in Grand ...

‘Alien in Junktown’ release at Tenacious Brothers Pub

By Staff

The CD release party for Charles King’s new album, “Alien in Junktown” will be Monday, Jan. 18, at Tenacious Brothers Pub, 118 S. Seventh St. Admission is $10. Opening bands will go on stage at 8 p.m. and King will start ...

Mavs complete sweep of RMAC East opponents

By Allen Gemaehlich

It was a historic night at Brownson Arena. Two former Mesa State College student-athletes and two former coaches received their Hall of Honor plaques Saturday and the Mesa men’s basketball team made school history. The 21-ranked ...

Williams challenges GarCo authority on rock cuttings

By Staff

Williams Production RMT is challenging the legality of Garfield County requiring it to haul away drilling cuttings from natural gas well pads it operates within the Battlement Mesa housing development. The company believes the county ...

Fire damages historic downtown home

By Paul Shockley

A family of four was homeless Friday after a fire ripped through a historic, downtown Grand Junction home. Thick plumes of black smoke billowed around 8:30 a.m. from a two-story residence at 417 N. Seventh St., where 18 firefighters responded ...

Palisade rolls past Moffat

By Staff

On Friday night, promptly after the Palisade High School boys basketball beat Moffat County 68-39, junior Nate Yanez was all smiles and for good reason. Yanez was nearly unstoppable throughout the game. He finished with 23 points, including ...

Roaches prove to be hardy world travelers

By Staff

In November of 1969, the United States launched the Apollo 12, the sixth manned space flight in the Apollo program and the second landing on the moon. The command module carrying the space crew was called the Yankee Clipper. During a ...

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