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Photo by Dean Humphrey

A downy woodpecker, or possibly a hairy woodpecker, busily pokes and pries on the bark in a downtown Grand Junction tree.
The downy is more common in the suburban areas with the hairy preferring wooded areas. This bird was about the size of a small robin.
They are common in the U.S. except for lower southwest and in most of Canada.

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The case of the eviction of the Mesa Theater and Club operation doesn’t look like it will be resolved anytime soon. According to documents filed with the Mesa County Combined Courts, venue owner Samuel Eric Smith’s company was evicted for failure to pay nearly $14,000 in rent that was due Oct. 1 and Nov. 1.



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