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Gary McCallister

Tracing history of the tick through Texas Longhorns

I personally hold the record in my family for the number of ticks found on one of us after any given camping trip. This record dates back to when I was child. And, no, I won’t say how ...


Rock Cesario

Triple Played: ‘Musical heroes’ release CDs worth buying

Everyone knows compact discs are not selling as well as they did in the past. Some folks have said the CD is dead. Well, I heard that about vinyl records in 1988, and we can see what has ...


Steve Beauregard

Put down the dress, son, 
and pick up 
this machete

It’s 4:55 p.m. I’ve just arrived home from work to see my 3-year-old son (who happens to be male) dressed in a skirt. And not just a skirt, mind you, but Snow White’s red ...


Rick Jussel

Rockies are a powerhouse, at least on my fantasy team

I am a big fan of fantasy baseball. Many of you know that, some even doing battle with me over a summer or two. CBSSports.com is normally where I go to rake in the dough. It is this process ...


Tammy Gemaehlich

Your Town, April 5, 2015

I wanted to mention a couple of items that failed to make today’s blotter. (And, if this story sounds a little familiar, thanks for being a regular reader. This item first appeared in ...


Gary McCallister

A research subject with a little more buzz than others

Flies have been on my mind lately. I suppose that’s better than being on some of the things they are normally found on. Or maybe that says something about my mind. I’m not sure ...


David Goe

On the Goe: Skylark Music Production provides hope for GJ music scene

With the March 18 closure of the Mesa Theater & Club, a giant void has been created in Grand Junction’s live music scene. Gone for who knows how long are the packed theater crowds ...


Steve Beauregard

The benefits of driver-less cars

I don’t know why some people are worried about self-driving cars. Haven’t they ever seen a 16-year-old boy drive? Besides, these vehicles are our future. Google wants its version ...


Dixie Burmeister

ON FOOD: A variety of foods to test your taste buds

Who knew beets, carrots and macaroni and cheese would be my chosen topics for today. And it’s not an April Fools’ Day joke! Starting off, a few weeks ago, my husband Fred and I ...


Gary McCallister

Research breakthrough burns bright at CMU

Scientists from Colorado Mesa University have made a major breakthrough in genetic research. Dr. Margot Bechtel and Dr. Denise McKenney have teamed up to insert a gene for Luciferase, a ...


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