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Sherida Warner

Partnership leads quilt fans around Gee’s Bend

Those acclaimed black quilters of Gee’s Bend, Ala., are making news once again. The women became famous in 2002, when an exhibition of their bold geometric quilts premiered at the Museum ...


Rick Jussel

Psst… Wanna know the secret(s) to beating the Colts? Read on

Whatever happens in Grand Junction stays in Grand Junction. I am now going to reveal to you the secrets to beating the Indianapolis Colts, by my figuring, three secrets. And whatever you do, ...


Dennis Hill

Homegrown: Getting rid of mint

How can I get rid of mint? I planted it in a pot in a raised bed about five years ago. I have taken the pot out and dug it up. Unfortunately, it is now stronger and more widespread than ...


Annie Payne

What your Christmas tree says about you

I have a rare talent. Some might call it a gift. Others, the more incredulous, call it a cheap party trick, but I have yet to meet anyone who can do what I do. I am a Christmas Tree ...


Kathy Jordan

1920s Garmesa was Quaker Oats ranching experiment

A casual traveler coming upon the cement foundations, sunken silos and large cement box-like structures in the desert about 15 miles north of Fruita on 16 Road might stop and wonder what had ...


Gary McCallister

Artists, scientists alike seek to understand world

Science is concerned with physical things. Science is born of questions such as: How many are there? Why do apples fall down? How does a falling thing fall? What shape is it? How big is it? How ...


Dennis Hill

Homegrown: Garden bed soil

I am getting a delivery of Glade Park soil for raised vegetable garden beds constructed of 20- to 24-inch high concrete blocks. The contractor says that in filling the beds he needs to walk on ...


Kathy Jordan

GJHS graduate member of Hollywood 10

Dalton Trumbo was one of Grand Junction’s more famous personalities. Depending on whom you talk to or what you read, it is debatable that he was a favorite son in the 1930s. Trumbo was ...


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Sherida Warner

Unorthodox approach defines art quilters

You might be an art quilter if … you’ve been seen standing in your driveway in broad daylight wearing rubber gloves and a respirator while wielding a spray bottle full of ...


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Kathy Jordan

LS: HISTORY HERE AND NOW, November 27, 2009

The existence of the Bridgeport railroad tunnel, built in the late 1800s, was news to me until I learned of it from John Hocker, a longtime Grand Junction resident and Air Force retiree. John ...


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