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Norwegian elkhound Grey Plume Retrospective won the best of breed at the 51st Annual Dog Show sponsored by the Grand Valley Kennel Club at the Mesa County Fairgrounds Thursday. The elkhound is owned by Patty Brooks, who showed the dog, and Glenda Haggerty of Grand Junction. More than 500 dogs are competing today with more than 600 expected Saturday. The show continues through Sunday with dogs competing from more than 20 states.

City offers voluntary ‘layoffs’

Employees with the city of Grand Junction have been offered voluntary layoff options, in light of strict budget restraints for the remainder of this year, and in anticipation of a lean 2017 budget.





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